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Nigeria: New Finance Minister Gained Admission into ABU at 14 Years, Raises Suspicion
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Nigeria: New Finance Minister Gained Admission into ABU at 14 Years, Raises...

Nigeria’s new finance minister, Mrs Zainab Shamshuna Ahmed who replaced Kemi Adeosun has sparked off fresh controversy following the scrutiny of her profile. It will be recalled that Kemi Adeosun was involved in a forgery scandal which eventually led to her resignation. See Also: Nigeria:... read more »

South Africa: Girl School's Naked Cultural Performance Sparks Outrage
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South Africa: Girl School’s Naked Cultural Performance Sparks Outrage

A video of some school girls performing at a competition wearing very skimpy outfits, has sparked serious outrage. The outfit which leaves the breasts and buttocks exposed is known as “inkciyo” and is a traditional wear of the Xhosa ethnic group, the second largest ethnic group in South... read more »

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates
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Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates

The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, again on Monday criticised the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. Gates, in an interview with the CNN, said that the Federal Government’s investment in education and health was not good enough. “While... read more »

Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Snake
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Nigeria: JAMB Suspends Worker Over N36m Swallowed by Snake

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Sunday that it had suspended its employee, Philomina Chieshe, on account of N36m which was reported to have been swallowed by a snake in the board’s office in Makurdi, Benue State. The JAMB Head of Information, Fabian Benjamin, told our... read more »

Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office
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Nigeria: Strange Snake Swallows N36 million Cash in JAMB Office

A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash. Before now, JAMB candidates purchased scratch cards from JAMB state offices and other designated centers,... read more »