Chief Judge frees 66 inmates at Kirikiri Medium Prison
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Atilade gave the order during a visit to the prison as part of efforts to facilitate administration of justice in the state and reduce overcrowding in the facility. No fewer than 66 inmates of the Kirikiri Medium Prisons, Lagos, on Tuesday breathed an air of freedom as the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, ordered their release. Atilade gave the order during a visit to the prison as part of efforts to facilitate administration of justice in the state and...

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017
NPP National Council meets today over Otiko vs Bugri feud
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A nasty public feud between Gender minister Otiko Djaba and NPP Northern Regional chairman, Bugri Naabu has landed on the table of the NPP National Council. Expected to meet Wednesday morning, the elders of the party are keen to resolve the impasse between the two who share a common trait of a brutal frankness. This trait was at open display last Saturday when Bugri Naabu disrupted a meeting chaired by Otiko Djaba. The NPP Northern regional kingpin felt disrespected that a...

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Dr. Nduom donates $64,000 to Catholic institutions
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The Chairman of Ghana’s largest conglomerate, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has made a donation to some religious and educational institutions in the country as part of his 64th birthday presentations. At a brief event held at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel Monday, the 2016 Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) made a $64,000 donation to some Catholic schools and churches. Some of the beneficiaries are the Brothers of Holy Cross who received a sum of GHS100,000 and St. Vincent College...

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‘Journalists like stealing chicken’ – Zambia minister
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Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela explains a bad joke he made yesterday evening, where he told journalists not to steal chicken. The private sector organisers invited Chototela to officiate at the signing ceremony with an Egyptian company selling elite homes in Zambia, and about 10 urban housing units were sold at the event, but the occasion was not to pass without an elite joke against the not-so elite journalists. “I hope chickens won’t go missing here because...

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Wednesday, 10 May 2017
GAF denies involvement in ‘Galamsey’
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The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has denied any involvement in galamsey activities in the country and has consequently condemned reports and discussions suggesting otherwise. In a press release issued Monday, May 8, 2017 and signed by GAF’s Director of Public Relations, Colonel E. Aggrey-Quarshie, the Ghana Army said a purported leaked Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) report citing the Army as engaging in galamsey cannot be true. He said GAF has not engaged in any form of “galamsey” or supervised...

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Monday, 08 May 2017
Tema: Suspected robbers gun down businessman at TOR traffic light
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A 45-year-old businessman was on Monday afternoon gunned downed by two suspected robbers near the Tema Oil Refinery Traffic Light. The two suspected robbers, who were riding an unregistered motorbike, shot the deceased identified as Wahab Mohammed in the head and bolted with an unspecified amount of money. The deceased and his brother Issahaku Suraj, who are believed to be scrap metal dealers, were returning from the Industrial Area branch of Zenith Bank where they had withdrawn an unspecified amount...

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