Tag archive for ‘South Africa’
The bag of ephedrine
By admin On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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NDLEA Intercepts Hard Drugs worth N4bn at Lagos Airport Hidden in Hair Attachment

The bag of ephedrine LAGOS DECEMBER 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd) said that the Agency’s More...

Spanish Chef, Richard Efetobore
By admin On Saturday, December 10th, 2016
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Spanish Chef Nabbed with N14bn ‘Methamphetamine’ Concealed in Food Luggage

Spanish Chef, Richard Efetobore LAGOS DECEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have intercepted methamphetamine More...

Chief Sunny Onuesoke
By admin On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Onuesoke Slams Decampee Politicians, Vows to Remain in PDP

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS DECEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has condemned the way and manner at which politicians defect from one party to the More...

Mr. Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS
By admin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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‘Nigeria Entertainment Industry Generates $16bn in Gross Domestic Product’

Mr. Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS By Barth Ndego Mr. Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), who was recently More...

Chief James Ibori
By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016
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James Ibori May Regain Freedom in December

Chief James Ibori LAGOS OCOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori will become a free man in December, after spending half of his jail term in prisons in the United Kingdom. Ibori More...

South African retired Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu is pictured during a tea party held to mark his 85th birthday on October 7, 2016 in Cape Town.  / AFP PHOTO / Rodger Bosch
By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016
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South African Anti-Apartheid Icon,Desmond Tutu Begs for Death

South African retired Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu is pictured during a tea party held to mark his 85th birthday on October 7, 2016 in Cape Town. / AFP PHOTO / Rodger Bosch LAGOS OCTOBER More...

Church members in mourning mood
By admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Christ Embassy Pastor Commits Suicide After Mistakenly Sending His Manhood Picture to Church WhatsApp Group

Church members in mourning mood LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Limpopo, South Africa pastor, simply identified as Pastor Letsego, has committed suicide. Letsego is of the Christ Embassy, a church founded by More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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How NDLEA Arrests Man with Hard Drug Worth N31m Hidden in Food Ingredients (PHOTOS)

abiodun israel banjo during arrest LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Nigerian living in Pretoria, South Africa has been arrested with parcels of methamphetamine at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) More...

Okowa
By admin On Monday, September 5th, 2016
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Okowa to Partner South Africa on Diversification of Economy, Natural Gas Exploration

Okowa LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said his administration will explore avenues to harness the more than 25 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the state. The governor More...

Oscar Pistorius
By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Oscar Pistorius to Serve 6 Years Imprisonment for Killing Girl Friend

Oscar Pistorius LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, with the judge who decided the punishment calling the double-amputee More...

IGP Ibrahim Idris
By admin On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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Kidnappers Demand $40m for Release of Sierra Leone Diplomat

IGP Ibrahim Idris LAGOS JULY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY) — Kidnappers in northwest Nigeria seized a diplomat from Sierra Leone on Friday and are demanding a $40 million ransom, that country’s information minister and More...

Lekganyane Lerato tucked 1.2kg of cocaine in her breziere
By admin On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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Friends Lured Me into Drug Trafficking, South African Lady Nab with 1.2kg of Cocaine Tuck in Brassiere Laments

Lekganyane Lerato tucked 1.2kg of cocaine in her breziere LAGOS JUNE 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Attempt by a South African lady to smuggle 1.210kg of white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine to South Africa More...

Okojie
By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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How Ayo Oritsejafor Ruins Christian Association of Nigeria- Olubunmi Okojie

Okojie LAGOS JANUARY 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In perhaps the most stinging criticism of the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), by a past leader of the body, the former Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, More...

MTN OFFICE
By admin On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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Nigeria slashes MTN N1.4Trillion Fine as Nigeria’s CEO, Michael Ikpoki, Resigns

LAGOS DECEMBER 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The MTN Group has released the statement below announcing the resignation of its Nigerian CEO just as the N1.4 trillion fine imposed on the company was slashed by the Nigerian Communications More...

MTN
By admin On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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MTN in Another Trouble, Fined $662,000 in Uganda

LAGOS NOVEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Commercial court has ordered telecom giant MTN Uganda to pay a sum of Shs 2.3bn (about $662,000) in damages to EzeeMoney Limited for sabotaging its business. Justice Henry More...

MTN-NCC
By admin On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Nigeria Extends Deadline for MTN to Pay $5.2bn Fine

LAGOS NOVEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)) — African telecommunications giant MTN says Nigeria is extending Monday’s deadline for it to pay a $5.2 billion fine. A statement from the South African-based company More...

MTN-NCC
By admin On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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$5.2b Fine: Govt May Allow Staggered Payment by MTN

LAGOS NOVEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Mobile giant MTN Nigeria may pay its $5.2 billion fine in tranchies, The Nation learnt at the weekend. This, said a source, is being considered because of the implications of moving More...

Sifiso
By admin On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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$5.2b Fine: MTN Chief Executive Resigns

Sifiso LAGOS NOVEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The boss of Africa’s biggest mobile company, MTN, has resigned after the firm received a $5.2 billion (£3.4 billion) fine from Nigeria. Chief executive Sifiso Dabengwa More...

MTN OFFICE
By admin On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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African Telecom Giant, MTN Battles Nigeria over $5.2bn Fine

LAGOS NOVEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY) — Africa’s biggest telecommunications company is locked in a nasty battle in powerful Nigeria, with billions of dollars at stake. MTN Nigeria, MTN Group’s subsidiary More...

Oscar Pistorius
By admin On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Oscar Pistorius’ Freedom Suspended

Oscar Pistorius LAGOS AUGUST 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year prison term for killing his girlfriend, may not walk free as expected this week because the decision More...

Oscar Pistorius
By admin On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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Oscar Pistorius Release on Friday in Doubt as Prosecutors File Appeal Against His Verdict

Oscar Pistorius LAGOS AUGUST 18TH (URHOBOTODAY) – In just four days’ time Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre after serving 10 months for killing his girlfriend Reeva More...

MTN AND ETISALAT
By admin On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Poor Network: MTN Looses High End Users to Etisalat in Nigeria

LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY) – Africa’s top mobile phone operator, MTN Group, gave a downbeat outlook for Nigeria, its biggest market, on Wednesday after losing high-end users to Gulf rival Etisalat. South More...

US President Barack Obama
By admin On Sunday, July 19th, 2015
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U.S. to Trace Nigerian Stolen Assets, Boost Military Assistant

US President Barack Obama LAGOS JULY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The United States will offer to help Nigeria’s new leader track down billions of dollars in stolen assets and increase U.S. military assistance More...

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By admin On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Nigeria Leads Africa’s Smart Phone Market with Samsung,Tecno, Apple Lead as Vendors

LAGOS JULY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria was in the lead of Africa smart phone in the first quarter of 2015, latest figure released by Global Technology Consulting Firm, International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. Nigeria More...

NUC
By admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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REVEALED:Nigeria has Only One University in Africa’s Top 10 List

LAGOS JULY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Only one Nigerian university has made it to the list of top 10 African universities, a rating that has six South African schools. In a ranking released Tuesday, Nigeria’s University More...