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June 12: AC urges Nigerians to fight for true democracy

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As Nigerians cele-brate the 14th anniversary of the June 12, 1993 presidential election today, the Lagos State Action Congress(AC) has urged them to continue to fight for true democracy.Read... Read More | Share

Central Bank declares Springbank distressed

Written on June 11th, 2007 by
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SPRING BANK DISTRESSED: THE first shock of the consolidation of banks is here, a year and half after the exercise that was widely hailed as the magic pill for distress in the all-important sector. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has tactically... Read More | Share

Black driver Hamilton wins Canadian GP in landmark victory

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FORMULA ONE CHAMPION: Rookie Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, the first victory for a black driver in Formula One. In a race filled with caution flags, the 22-year-old Englishman won in his sixth F1 start and now has six... Read More | Share

Jefferson: Alleged Bribe Money Given by FBI to Trap Atiku

Written on June 9th, 2007 by
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LAWSUIT: Embattled United States Congressman, Rep William Jefferson told journalists yesterday that the $90,000 found in his residence was given to him by the United State's Federal Bureau of Invest-igations (FBI) to pass on to former Vice President... Read More | Share

Police commissioner, 2 aides arrested with N200m

Written on June 8th, 2007 by
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A mind-boggling scandal blew open at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on Thursday, with the arrest of a Commissioner of Police and his two aides with local and foreign currencies totaling about N200 million. The Commissioner of Police in charge of Budget... Read More | Share

VIDEO: Proceedings of US Congressional Hearing on Nigeria of June 7, 2007

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VIDEO: Proceedings of US Congressional Hearing on Nigeria of June 7, 2007" Elections, Legitimacy and A Way Forward" http://boss.streamos.com/real/international/af-6-7-07.smi (Proceedings start in earnest after about 10 minutes) For texts... Read More | Share

Young Nigerian wins British book award

Written on June 7th, 2007 by
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Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie won Britain's Orange Prize for fiction by women, becoming the first African to take the award in its 12-year history, organizers said Wednesday. Adichie, 29, also the youngest author to have won the prize, was... Read More | Share

Young Nigerian wins British book award

Written on June 6th, 2007 by
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Nigeria's Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie won Britain's Orange Prize for fiction by women, becoming the first African to take the award in its 12-year history, organizers said Wednesday. Adichie, 29, also the youngest author to have won the prize, was... Read More | Share

The Prince In Africa – Forbes.com

Written on June 4th, 2007 by
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Why invest in Africa? For one of the world's richest men, it is a simple matter of money and power. For the past few years, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud, nephew of the Saudi King and ranked by Forbes as the world's 13th richest man, has been... Read More | Share

Blair`s Africa panel reviews Obasanjo role

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A top-level lobby group set up by Tony Blair to champion Africa's cause after he leaves office has become embroiled in controversy over the appointment of the former president of Nigeria to its ranks.Read... Read More | Share

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