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Unity Bank Fraud: An Unfolding Story Of Nigerian Corporate Malfeasance

Thomas Akoh Etuh is a very rich man. He is the Chairman at Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc and Founder of the TAK group...

Tinubu Demands 50% of NCAA Revenue Goes to FG Amidst Rising Inflation
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Tinubu About to Cause Air Disaster, Imposes 50% Tax on NCAA

In a bid to raise revenue, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has issued a directive mandating all self-funded agencies, including the Nigeria Civil Aviation...

FBI Releases 4th & Final Batch of #TinubuFBIFiles, Detailing Recipient of Heroin Proceeds
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FBI Releases 4th of 5 Batches of the #TinubuFBIFiles, Detailing Recipient of Heroin Proceeds

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), on Friday, released the 4th of 5 batches of its files on Bola Ahmed Tinubu detailing his...

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Obi raises alarm over plans to renovate Vice President’s House with N15bn

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in 2023 general elections, Mr Peter Obi, has raised an alarm over what he regarded...

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Cornflakes for Jihad: The Boko Haram Origin Story

In May 2021, a 96 year-old businessman died in Rome, Italy. In his lifetime, Ahmed Idris Nasreddin might have amassed a personal fortune...

FBI Files on Tinubu Drops Amidst Lookout For FDI
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FBI Files on Tinubu Drops Amidst Lookout For FDI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) releases yet another Tinubu Files, a series of FOIA documents unveiling to the public how a former...

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Member of EU Parliament, Clare Daly Calls for Suspension of Israel from Int'l Competitions
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Member of EU Parliament, Clare Daly Calls for Suspension of Israel from Int’l Competitions

An outspoken member of the European Parliament (EU), Clare Daly on Tuesday urged major global sport organizations, including IOC, FIFA, UEFA, FIBA, and...

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FG vs Emefiele: Court Order Ex-CBN to be remanded in Kuje Prison

The Federal Government had brought charges against Godwin Emefiele, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, accusing him of fraudulent activities.  ...

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MTN Nigeria Records N740 Billion Forex Loss

MTN Nigeria Plc has reported a staggering pre-tax loss of N177.8 billion, starkly contrasting the N518.8 billion pre-tax profit recorded the previous year....

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South African Tycoon Predicts Rebound for Nigeria Amid Corporate Departures

South African billionaire Christo Wiese revealed that Nigeria’s sizable and expanding population presents an irresistible opportunity for businesses despite the recent departures of...

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Children in Katsina State protest constant attacks by bandits

Children of Wurma village in Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State have taken to the streets to protest the recent killings and...

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Nollywood can compete globally like music industry – Oliver Mbamara

Oliver Mbamara, a Nigerian-born Nollywood actor and producer based in the US, has expressed optimism about the Nigerian film industry’s potential to achieve...

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Breaking: Jose Peseiro steps down as Super Eagles coach

After Nigeria’s journey to the finals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Jose Peseiro announced his departure as the coach of...

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Mukesh Ambani’s Lavish Pre-Wedding Bash Attracts Global Celebrities to Gujarat, India

In Gujarat state, India, a star-studded pre-wedding celebration hosted by Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s wealthiest individual, is underway. Notable guests such as Mark Zuckerberg,...

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Boston Declares ‘Burna Boy Day’ on March 2nd

Boston, Massachusetts, USA, has officially declared March 2nd as “Burna Boy Day” in honour of the renowned Nigerian singer. The declaration was made...

Maintain Peace or Wait Till 2027 Election to Demand Change — Tinubu to NLC
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Maintain Peace or Wait Till 2027 Election to Demand Change — Tinubu to NLC

Bola Ahmed Tinubu has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to wait until the next election to express their grievances or maintain peace,...

Uche Anya, Enugu Capital Chairman Allegedly Demolish Breathe Lounge Over Personal Vendetta
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Anya, Enugu Capital Chairman Allegedly Demolishes Lounge Over Personal Vendetta

Uche Anya, the Chairman of Enugu State Capital Territory Development Authority (ECTDA), after marking Breathe Lounge on the 26th of February for removal,...

Abia Governor Confirms State Negotiation with EEDC Handover of Electricity Supply
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Governor Otti Confirms Talks With EEDC to Handover Electricity Supply

The Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, has confirmed the ongoing negotiation with the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) on handing over eight local...

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Customs Comptrollers In N15bn Scandal As CG Adeniyi Waives Duties On 500 NASS Luxury Vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and its Comptroller General, Bashir Adeniyi, are under intense pressure amidst revenue target shortfalls and suspected fraud in...

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“Obenesu Crescent”: An Excerpt From ‘Breaking Point’ by David Hundeyin

It was March 2021 and I was back in Accra, fresh from my Ivorian adventure. Ndi and Ralph had fallen out over something...

Thomas Etuh eating Unity Bank
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Unity Bank Fraud: An Unfolding Story Of Nigerian Corporate Malfeasance

Thomas Akoh Etuh is a very rich man. He is the Chairman at Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc and Founder of the TAK group...

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Following Yesterday’s Story, The NCAA Has Finally Suspended Max Air’s 737 Fleet

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has responded decisively to yesterday’s exclusive report on West Africa Weekly, which spotlighted alarming safety and procedural breaches at Max Air...

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Passenger Alert: Nigeria is About to Record Another Air Disaster

On Wednesday June 14, 2023, an Aero Contractors Boeing 737-500 with the tail identifier 5N-BLE took off from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja shortly after...

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West Africa Weekly Aviation Special [Part 2]

The Audacity Of Fraud: The Incredible Story Of Nigeria Air “For the services Fairfax has provided and will continue to provide, Fairfax will...

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EXCLUSIVE: Amnesty International Fires Osai Ojigho Following West Africa Weekly Investigation

Amnesty International Nigeria country director Osai Ojigho has been quietly fired, 10 months after the organization under her watch came under public scrutiny following...

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Journalism Career Graveyard: The BBC And Its West Africa Problem

The first thing one learns in this line of business is the maxim “There is never just one cockroach.” Journalists, private investigators and...

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Breaking: Nollywood legend, Mr Ibu is dead

Nigerian entertainment industry has been plunged into mourning with the sudden passing of Nollywood actors, Quadri Oyebanji, popularly known as Sisi Quadri yesterday,...

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Sudan: UN Report Reveals Ethnic Killings in Darfur by RSF

In a distressing report to the United Nations (UN) Security Council, UN experts have accused the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and their allied...

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Peter Obi decries worsening business environment in Nigeria

In a recent statement on X, Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, expressed grave concerns over the deteriorating business climate...

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Austin Eguavoen appointed Interim Coach of Super Eagles

Following the announcement of Jose Peseiro’s resignation as head coach of the Super Eagles, Augustine Eguavoen has reportedly been appointed as the interim...

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Jos Inmates Protest Plans to Slash Rice and Beans Rations Due to Economic Hardship

Hundreds of inmates at the Jos Correctional Centre staged a protest on Friday against plans by facility authorities to cut back on their...

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Custom CG knows about the smuggling- Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo, an investigative journalist, speaking on Channels TV program “Hard Copy,”  unveiled the deep-seated corruption within Nigeria’s Customs Agency, shedding light on...

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