Latest News July 12, 2015

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  • Nigeria: Vigilance Group Arrests Five Robbery Suspects With Guns in Anambra
    [Independent (Lagos)] Awka -Five suspected cultists, three girls and two boys were arrested on Friday, July 10, 2015, while robbing passers-by at Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
  • Nigeria: IGP Orders Closure of Rivers Councils Secretariats
    [Independent (Lagos)] There was tension across the 22 out of the 23 local government councils in Rivers State on Friday, July 10, 2015, as the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, allegedly ordered armed policemen to block the entrance of all the council secretariats.
  • Kenya: Parliamentarians Mess Up Campaign Against Illicit Alcoholic Brews
    [The Star] What began as a noble, well-intentioned campaign against illicit alcoholic brews in Central Province has been corrupted into a convoluted, haphazard, chaotic and destructive exercise! Lives have been lost, businesses looted, whilst one brewery was razed to the ground in a suspected case of arson.
  • Nigeria: Egyptian Actor, Sharif, Dies At 83
    [Independent (Lagos)] Legendary actor, Egypt’s Omar Sharif, has died of a heart attack at the age of 83.
  • Nigeria: Impersonation – Court Remands Lawyer in Prison
    [Independent (Lagos)] Akure -An Akure High Court has ordered a lawyer, Ganiyu Ashiru, to be remanded in prison custody, for refusing to appear before the court in a case of impersonation brought against him by the Department of Public Prosecution (DPP), Ondo State Ministry of Justice.
  • Nigeria: Spike in Boko Haram Attacks – Desperate Pangs of Dying Monster – APC
    [Independent (Lagos)] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that what Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, interpreted as the worsening cases of Boko Haram attacks under the current administration are actually the desperate pangs of a dying monster. In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said if the distinguished Senator had leveraged his high office to get the necessary information from those involved in the Boko Haram fight, especially the Nigeri
  • Angola: Foreign Minister At South Sudan's National Holiday
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The head of Angolan Diplomacy, Georges Chikoti, participated in Juba, at the celebrations of the fourth anniversary of the independence of South Sudan, held Thursday, July 9, representing the head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, Angop learn today.
  • Nigeria: Uba Raises N11.5 Billion From Rights Issue
    [Independent (Lagos)] United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has raised N11.5 billion in a recent rights issue to shareholders.
  • Angola: Angola Play Friendly Game With Spanish Team
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The national senior male’s basketball team will play Saturday at the Kingdom of Spain with local team under-18 in control game aimed for preparation for the Afrobasket2015 where Angola will defend the African title from 19-30 August in Tunisia.

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