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Mannir Hamza Ahmed Photo

EFCC Arrests Man with 19 Wraps of Gold

EFCC Arrests Man with 19 Wraps of Gold

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Mannir Hamza Ahmed for being in possession of 19 wraps of raw gold.The suspect who was arrested on March 1, was aboard an Emirates flight to Dubai.Mannir, is being investigated for an alleged case of conspiracy, illegal mining and export of mineral resources. At the point

Ali Ahmadu Photo

Boy who Survived Boko Haram Attack Returns To Nigeria

Ali Ahmadu, a six years old victim of Boko Haram atrocity, has returned to Nigeria after undergoing a successful surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A young Ahmadu was flown to Dubai on September 10 this year under the guidance of GLPLC, a non-governmental organisation that coordinated appeal for help to enable the young boy walk

Robocop Photo

The World’s First Robot Police Officially Start Work In Dubai

The world’s first operational Robocop has been unveiled in Dubai as part of the emirate’s planned robot police force. The Robocop started work on Sunday and it’s already getting popular. Built to 5ft 5in tall and weighing 100kg, it can speak six languages and it’s designed to read facial expressions. It was unveiled at the

Dubai, Then and Now

The last time I vacationed in Dubai, the world renowned Emirates Golf Club was just an open space in the desert and the burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, was not even a blueprint. This was in the 80’s (when I was with Newswatch) when the UK and the USA were the top vacation spots

Aruna Wins ITTF Star Award

Quadri Aruna, Nigeria’s table tennis player, on Wednesday night clinched two awards at the International Table Tennis Federation’s, ITTF, 2014 Star Awards in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Aruna beats three other nominees, including China’s duo of Fan Zhendong and Xi Xin and Portugal’s Marcos Freitas to win the Male Table Tennis Star of the

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