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Seven Suspects arrested in shocking Kenya gang-rape video

April 11, 2024

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Police in Kenya said they have arrested seven suspects in connection with a gang rape of a woman in western Bomet county.

The incident, captured in a viral video, happened in Chebanyi village last December, the police said.

The clip trending as "sigor boys" on X, formerly known as Twitter, shows several men in a dimly lit room taking turns to sexually assault a woman, who is heard screaming.

The video has shocked the country, with many calling for justi...

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Russian military instructors arrive in Niger to train army

April 12, 2024

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Russian military instructors have arrived in Niger to train the national army, as Moscow continues to bolster its influence in the troubled Sahel region of West Africa.

The military specialists, who arrived in Niger's capital, Niamey on Wednesday, were seen unloading gear from a cargo plane.

"We are here to train the Nigerien army …[and] to develop military cooperation between Russia and Niger," one of the instructors told Niger state TV RTN.

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Court bars Zuma from standing in election

May 20, 2024

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South Africa's highest court has barred former President Jacob Zuma from running for parliament in next week's general election.

The Constitutional Court ruled that his 15-month prison sentence for contempt of court disqualified him.

Mr Zuma was convicted in 2021 for refusing to testify at an inquiry investigating corruption during his presidency which ended in 2018.

He has been campaigning under the banner of the n...

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9 - March 11, 2024

Kizz Daniel appreciates fans with new EP “Thankz Alot” song


Renowned Nigerian Musician, Daniel Anidugbe, a.k.a Kizz Daniel, has showered his loyal fanbase with gratitude through his latest musical offering, the ‘Thankz Alot’ Extended Play (EP).<...

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3 - May 14, 2024

Enugu Govt Ratifies N100bn Palm Deal


The Enugu State Executive Council has approved the construction of a 380-room five-star hotel at the International Conference Centre, Enugu.

The contract was awarded to the China Communic...

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3 - April 26, 2024

Varsity begins innovative forum to reduce graduate unemployment


The University of Nigeria (UNN) Technology Advancement Programme (UNTAP), on Thursday began an innovative forum to address the increasing number of unemployable graduates in the country.

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6 - April 06, 2024

Enugu Int'l Trade Fair: Mbah Urges FG To Bring To Reality Resolve To Build Complex


The Enugu State Government has urged the Federal Government to bring to reality its resolve and pledge to build the Enugu International Trade Fair complex to international standard according to its...

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3 - February 18, 2024

Enugu Commissioner Hails Mbah Over Sun Award


The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Aka Eze Aka, has congratulated Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, on his recent award as Governor-of-the-Year by The Sun Newspaper Publishing Li...

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5 - October 07, 2023

Ending Open Defecation: NGO Inaugurates Toilet Facilities, Borehole In Enugu School



The Umu-Igbo Unite Care, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has built a 10-room toilet facilities and overhead water tanks for Trans-Ekulu Girls Secondary School, Enugu, to end open def...

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6 - February 05, 2024

Expert Proffers Solution To Free Fall of Naira


The Executive Director, African Network For Peace and Good Governance (ANPG), Bede Aneke, has proffered solution on how the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) can boost the dwindling naira and make it s...

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3 - January 20, 2024

Centenary City: We're Waging War On Criminality, Illegal Developers—ECTDA


The Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority (ECTDA) says it is aware of an attempt to twist its enforcement operation on Friday, January 19, 2024 out of context.

The Executive Chair...

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3 - February 03, 2024

Enugu Govt. gears up to upgrade state owned media houses – Commissioner


Enugu State Government says it is  interested in upgrading Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS) and the Enugu State Printing and Publishing Corporation, known as the Daily Star Newspaper.

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3 - September 01, 2023

YOUTH O'CLOCK: Hon. Okereke Launches Second Phase of CSO Youth Empowerment Programme.


The Honourable Member, representing Awgu/Aninri/ Oji Federal Constituency, Hon. Chijioke Okereke, has launched the second phase of the CSO Youth Empowerment Scheme Programme for his constituents.