Police confiscate 345,000 used condoms that have been cleaned and resold as new


POLICE in Vietnam have confiscated an estimated 345,000 used condoms which had been cleaned and resold as new to unsuspecting customers with a high risk of passing on venereal diseases to them.



Malian military junta sworn-in as Goodluck's Ecowas 18-month transition programme begins

MALI'S new government has been sworn-in in the capital Bamako today after the interim president Bah Ndaw named the members of his cabinet who will govern the country for the next 18 months.



Buhari responds to letter from UK's Baroness Cox about Nigeria's escalating violence


NIGERIA'S presidency has hit back at fears raised by a member of the British House of Lords Baroness Anne Cox who wrote to the Commonwealth Secretariat expressing her concerns over the escalating violence in the country asking it to intervene in the matter.



Governor Wike believes UK and US visa ban threat led to Edo elections being free and fair


GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has attributed the free and fair conduct of the recent gubernatorial elections in Edo State to the threat by the UK and US to impose visa bans on anyone who rigged the polls.



Buhari backtracks on plans to build railway line to Niger Republic in response to stinging criticism


NIGERIA'S federal government appears to have backtracked on plans to build a railway linking Kano and the town of Maradi in neighbouring Niger Republic with the presidency saying that it will only be responsible for the Nigerian end of the line.



Nigeria needs a conglomerate that goes out to acquire the licence to these 10 highly successful consumer products and mass produces them

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Volkswagen Beetle
(2) AK-47 assault rifle
(3) Kenwood mixer
(4) Phillips pressing iron
(5) Samsung mobile phone
(6) Dell laptop computer
(7) Sekonda wrist watch
(8) Bosch fridge-freezer
(9) LG flatscreen television
(10) Nike trainers


Warri hotel staff give ex-minister Kenneth Gbagi five days to pay compensation for strip-searching them


FOUR former employees of Signatious Hotel in Warri who were stripped on the orders of former minister of state for education Kenneth Gbagi have demanded N1bn on compensation and public apology from him.



Buhari puts one of his 10 presidential aircraft up for sale in desperate bid to raise cash


NIGERIA'S federal government has put one of its presidential aircrafts up for sale as part of an attempt to cut back on extravagant public spending and reduce the cost of maintaining an over-bloated fleet.



Buhari dumbfounds everyone approving an inexplicable $2bn for a railway line to Niger Republic


PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has dumfounded Nigerian political watchers by planning to spend $1.95bn on an inexplicable railway line linking Kano with the city of Maradi in neighbouring Niger Republic.



APC national leaders pressurise Ize-Iyamu to concede defeat and accept Obaseki won in Edo


NATIONAL leaders of Nigeria's All Progressives Congress (APC) have stepped up the pressure on their Edo State gubernatorial candidate Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to accept the result of last Saturday's elections and concede defeat to Governor Godwin Obaseki.




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