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Pakistani Arrested At Lagos Airport for Drug Trafficking

Iftikihar Arslan, a 19‑year‑old Pakistani, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for attempting to smuggle 25 parcels of heroin into Nigeria.   The suspect, who claimed to be a student of Punjab College in Pakistan, was apprehended at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, by NDLEA operatives

INEC Seeks Gender Equality

In order to achieve gender equality and inclusiveness ahead of the 2015 general elections and subsequent polls, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it would integrate gender issues in all electoral programmes. The commission also assured that its newly developed gender policy would complement the nation’s National Gender Policy. Ishmael Igbani, INEC National

The World Stands Still for Port Harcourt

  All is now set for the opening ceremonies of the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014. The weeklong ceremonies which will hold between Tuesday April 22 and Saturday April 26 will kick-start the yearlong programme during which the attention of the globe will be focused on Port Harcourt. The main opening ceremony will take

Sunset at Dawn

Sunset at Dawn  – An eye witness account of the bomb blast at Nyanya Motor park By SAMUEL TORLUMUN   It was 6:45am and we were about 200 meters to the popular Nyanya Bridge when we heard a devastating twin blast around the Urban Bus Terminal, popularly known as El-Rufai buses. It was so thunderous that it

Record Of Casualties From Abuja Bomb Blast

By Samuel Following the attack on some residents of Abuja this morning, MEMA’s official report indicates that 71 people died from the Nyanya explosion while 124 injured. Sani Datti, information officer to MEMA said both dead persons and the injured are deposited in nine hospitals in Abuja A detail of the treatment shows that: Abuja


Experts in the corporate world have lamented the possibility of Africa being left behind in the changing landscape, tools, behavior and expectations of work going on all around the world. At an event tagged, “Future of Work Africa: the talent acquisition perspective,” leading talent recruiters and employers met to discuss and proffer solutions to what

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