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EFCC lines up 13 witnesses against Patience Jonathan

 

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has tightened security around the 13 witnesses to testify on how four slush accounts were opened for former First Lady Patience Jonathan, Nation reports. A Banker, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and 11 … read more

City Guides

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Lagos: Better governance, better urban life

 

 Lagos is the commercial centre of Nigeria. Once known mostly for crime and dysfunction, the agglomeration’s international reputation has recently been improving considerably. Better governance is making a difference. Lagos State is a booming urban agglomeration with over 21 million … read more

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Nigeria’s battle with Polio continues

 

 In early August 2016, Nigeria was to announce it had been free of polio for two years; but the elation of defeating the disease on the African continent didn’t last long. Polio once again reared its ugly head when 2 … read more

Technology

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Official obstacles stymie Nigeria’s Zuckerbergs

 

 TWO events in the indefatigable city of Lagos have given young entrepreneurs cause to swing between celebration and despair in a matter of days. The jubilation came with Mark Zuckerberg’s surprise appearance in the city during his inaugural visit to … read more

Arts & Entertainment

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’93 Days’: Nigerian Ebola movie extols moment of heroism

 

 Hollywood plague movies are usually about a fictional viral outbreak, unleashing chaos and anarchy that can only be stopped by heroes who transcend the panic. That’s not true for “93 Days”, a Nollywood film premiering on Tuesday, which dramatises the … read more

Sports

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Record-Setting Paralympics Team Returns to Rousing Welcome

 

 Nigeria’s record-setting Paralympics athletes have returned to the country. The team, which won a record 8 gold medals at the Rio Paralympic games, arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Sunday evening to the scores of well wishers who … read more