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ICC Orders Ivory Coast To Hand Over Gbagbo’s Wife

ICC Orders Ivory Coast To Hand Over Gbagbo’s Wife

Judges at the International Criminal Court, ICC, have ordered Ivory Coast to hand over wife of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, Simone Gbagbo, who is accused of crimes against humanity. “After a thorough assessment the Chamber concluded that the Cote d’Ivoire domestic authorities were not taking tangible, concrete and progressive steps aimed at ascertaining whether

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Nigerian Troops Storm Adamawa Communities

Members of the Nigerian Armed Forces are currently carrying out a major operation to fish out remnants of Boko Haram members in Michika and some other neighbouring communities in Adamawa State. Investigation revealed that the soldiers have placed restriction on movement from Hong to Michika to prevent the insurgents from fleeing the area. TELL learnt

I Received FIFA’s Letter – Amadu

Musa Amadu, General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has debunked a report that he denied receiving a letter from world football governing body, FIFA that upheld the majority decision of the NFF 2014 Electoral Appeals Committee. “How can I deny receiving a letter that was addressed directly to me? I don’t know where

‘CIA Torture Methods Brutal And Wrong’-Obama

Barack Obama, President of the United States has said that some of the tactics described in a Senate report on harsh CIA interrogations were “brutal”, “wrong” and “counterproductive.” He said that the CIA techniques, employed in the wake of September 11, 2001 bombing, “were not only inconsistent with our values as a nation, they did not serve

Health Volunteer Shot Dead In Pakistan

Jundullah, an outlawed militant group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a polio vaccination team member in Faisalabad, Pakistan on Tuesday. Ahmed Marwat, a spokesman of Jundullah, said polio workers would always be on the group’s hit list throughout Pakistan and that it would continue carrying out attacks on them. Today’s attack being the


Bribery: Travellers, Airport Workers, Face Five-Year Jail Term

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, ICPC, on Sunday warned airport workers and travellers to desist from offering and receiving bribes. The Commission said it has commenced secret surveillance at the nation’s airports to check corrupt practices. Nta Ekpo, ICPC Chairman, who was a guest on focus, an African Independent Television, AIT,

‘I Won Because I Visited All The 20 Local Governments’ -Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, a former Accountant General of Lagos State, who has just been declared winner of the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos, said he won the primary overwhelmingly because of his mass appeal. Ambode who was declared winner with 3735 votes won by a landslide as the current Commissioner for


South Africa Marks Mandela Anniversary

South Africans today mark the first anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid hero, who died last year at the age of 95. Official ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the former South African president will include an interfaith prayer service early on Friday, followed by a wreath-laying commemoration by veterans of the anti-apartheid

Fayose Blasts Obasanjo For Attacking Jonathan

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti State Governor, on Friday attacked former President Olusegun Obasanjo for criticising President Goodluck Jonathan. Fayose, who spoke at the Yoruba Progress Summit, held at the Oduduwa Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Osun State alleged that Obasanjo shared a huge amount of money to people he did not name during

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