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579 Soldiers facing court martial - Nigerian Army




Fidelis Soriwei, (Punch) The authorities of the Nigerian Army are prosecuting a total of 579 officers and soldiers. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, stated this during a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday.

 

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Apple buys a Nigerian-owned ICT firm for $1 billion




Staff, (Guardian) One of the World's most celebrated brands, Apple, has bought Nigeria’s Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com. The move, according to market intelligence, is seen as Apple’s plan to bolster its map offering especially given Google’s recent acquisition of Israel’s Waze.

Jonathan: We've done things we shouldn't have done [7>19; 16>19. etc?]




Olalekan Adetayo, (Punch) Outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan has asked for forgiveness from Nigerians hurt directly or indirectly by his actions during his tenure as Vice- President, acting President and President.

Governors in trouble • Anxiety as empty treasuries, debts, salary arrears threaten incoming administrations




Staff, (Daily Sun) As new helmsmen prepare to take over power at the national level and across the states on May 29, they are to inherit a legion headacheas, going by recent feelers. Sunday Sun opens the pandorax box of troubles.

Oshiomhole marries Ethiopian model in Edo • Buhari, Gowon, Aisha, Uduaghan, others in attendance




Staff, (Vanguard) IT was a gathering of who is who in the country at the wedding ceremony of the Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Eric Oshiomhole, at his home town in Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Council of Edo State, Firday.

Obasanjo hands over report on strategic devt plan to Buhari




Levinus Nwabughiogu, (Vanguard) The reports contained templates that would assist the incoming government to rapidly achieve its objectives of taking the nation a notch higher. Top on the list were Education, Power sector, Economy, Security and Infrastructure.

How South African mercenaries helped Nigeria to rout Boko Haram




Wale Akinselure, (Nigerian Tribune) Recent successes recorded by the Nigerian Army in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency are not unconnected with the clandestine strides of a group of South African bush warfare experts, hired in secrecy by the President Goodluck Jonathan-led govt, it has been revealed.

UK election fallout: Chuka Umunna may replace Ed Miliband as Labour leader




Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) In spite of our superior ground operation and the tremendous efforts of members and candidates, Chuka Umunna has admitted that May 7 election was a devastating result for Labour.