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Mashaba calls for arrests after #FeesMustFall anarchy


Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has called on the police to arrests perpetrators who destroyed property during ‘FeesMustFall’ protests in Braamfontein.

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Peter Dada, Akure The Independent National Electoral Commission has  arraigned seven persons, who were allegedly involved in some electoral malpractices during the November 26, 2016, governorship elec
Ramon Oladimeji A former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, has asked Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to allow her to be tried separately from a former Minis
Olusola Fabiyi, Yola The Federal Government has said it is working on negotiations on how to rescue the remaining 195 Chibok girls still in custody of the Boko Haram insurgents. The Minister of Inform
Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Justice Aishat Opesanwo of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday, frowned on the manner the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was handling the case of Mr. Rickey
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Department of State Services on Tuesday gave an account of its raid on the official residence of a judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, on October 7, 2016
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared a Kastina-based businessman, Idris Usman, wanted for an alleged N1bn fraud involving the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empo
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday rejected a request by a former Enugu State Chief Judge, Innocent Umezulike, to travel out of the country for medical tre
Bukola Adebayo A middle-aged woman, Ubi Eze, has given birth to a baby boy on a road in Arepo, a community in Ogun State. A resident of the community, Mr. Akinlolu Akinsanmi, who took the woman to a h
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, says his administration will leverage the vast opportunities in entertainment, tourism and arts sectors to boost the Gross Domestic Product
 Ozioma Ubabukoh  We share our entire lives with Facebook, from our deepest desires and drunken pictures to our whereabouts and phone numbers. Chances are, though, we are not making the greatest effor
One of the movies that many viewers within and outside Nigeria will not forget in a hurry is 93 Days. Apart from being a historical film, which documents and reflects a very critical period in the nat
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State House of Assembly has held a public hearing on a bill for a law to amend the Lagos State Customary Court Law, 2011. The Assembly said the review was to strengthen the p
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Nigeria Automotive Manufacturers Association has expressed support for the Federal Government’s ban on importation of vehicles through the land borders. The association said
JOBLESSNESS is becoming a way of life in Nigeria. In its just-released report that covered the third quarter of 2016, the National Bureau of Statistics paints a grim picture: 27.1 million citizens are
A well thought out plan is a prerequisite for reaching just about any financial goal you may have. Your plan will invariably involve making certain assumptions; both regarding things that are within y
 Ife Ogunfuwa The power sector has recorded the lowest number of jobs created out of all the priority sectors identified by the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. In an analysis of the Job C
Unemployment and underemployment in Nigeria have the highest level of risks for doing business, the 2017 Global Risks Report by the World Economic Forum has stated. Findings from the country-level ana
Jide Ojo Today, January 18, 2017 marks the last day of legitimacy of Yahya Jammeh as the President of The Gambia. From tomorrow, Thursday, January 19, the megalomaniac dictator who calls himself His E
Samson Folarin The wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has asked members of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), to be more vocal on the worrisome trend of viole
Stanley Opara The Securities and Exchange Commission says the current reorganisation of its operations is aimed at building a better commission and further drive efficiency. SEC said this in a letter
IfeanyiUbah  say they will not appeal the decision of the League Management Company to slam a N9.1m fine on the Nnewi  club for abandoning their game against Kano Pillars on Saturday. The News Agency
AirFrance/KLM says despite the worldwide economic challenges, it will continue to improve on its products and services in the Nigeria in 2017 and beyond. The General Manager, AirFrance /KLM, Jean-Raou
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The University College Hospital, Ibadan will begin free screening and treatment of indigent patients suffering from non-communicable diseases in Oyo State. According to the Min
’Tana Aiyejina US-based Nigerian weightlifter Gloria Moses says she relocated to the United States late last year after a national coach tried severally to sleep with her before she could be allowed t
Lekan Sote To appreciate the plight of erstwhile downstream oil importers, you may have to take a time machine, back to the Goodluck Jonathan Presidency, when the combined forces of MOMAN, IPMAN, DAPP
We all tend to develop habits that provide a rhythm or structure to our daily lives. Once these habits are developed, they can be hard to break. Building good financial habits can provide a rhythm, or
Arinze Onebunne Have you eaten today? Thank the farmer and the farm workers. Farming is the weapon of the future and agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble employment of men. No
Festus Abu Ademola Lookman did not need the full 90 minutes but  four   on the pitch to make a bold statement. The teenager came under the spotlight when  Everton announced that they had agreed a deal
 Chux Ohai Travel writing may not be new in Nigeria, but it certainly does not enjoy as much attention as most other genres of writing. Fortunately, Route 234, an anthology of 23 stories contributed b
Afeez Hanafi The police in Benue State have recovered the charred body of a suspected thief who was set ablaze by an angry mob. The man and two other accomplices had reportedly sneaked into a primary
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams launched their Australian Open campaigns in style on Tuesday as Ivo Karlovic smashed a record 75 aces in an unprecedented, 84-game marathon, AFP reports. Djokovic an
Gbemiga Olakunle When I saw some gory pictures of the Southern Kaduna crisis victims circulating on the social media, I could not get myself to see headless bodies of other victims who were butchered
Stanley Opara The Nigerian equities market, on Tuesday, depreciated by N33bn as 33 stocks recorded losses at the close of trading. The Nigerian Stock Exchange market capitalisation dropped to N9.041tn
Etisalat has announced the names of the three shortlisted authors for the 2016 edition of its pan-African flagship literary prize, the Etisalat Prize for Literature  They are Jacqui L’Ange of South Af

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