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RECAP: News of the week

Victor Ogunyinka

Last week, like every other week, there were overriding overwhelming news that left everyone musing.
Not to worry, in case you missed (ICYMI), we just want to make sure you have it at your fingertips, that’s right, Vanguard Media got you covered.
Here is our pick from January 6 to 13, 2018.

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GABON SOLDIERS LAUNCH COUP

Gabon soldiers on state radio early on Monday called on the people to ”rise up” and announced a ”national restoration council” would be formed as an ailing President Ali Bongo is out of the country.

ALSO READ: ASUP strike: FG toying with our future ― NAPS

Just IN: Gabon kills 2 leaders of aborted coup

 

FORBES: NIGERIANS REACT AS DANGOTE’S WORTH DROPS TO $10.3bn

Business tycoon, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, may have retained his spot as Africa’s money bag, with an estimated worth of $10.3bn, closely followed by Globacom chairman, MIke Adenuga, ($9.2bn), but according to the latest Forbes ranking, Dangote’s estimated net worth dropped by $2.1bn from 2018.

Forbes: Nigerians react as Dangote’s worth drops to $10.3bn

FG APPROVES OVER N35.4bn, RESUMES TALKS THURSDAY

Barring any last minute change, academic activities may resume in public universities next week, as Federal Government has approved over N35.4bn for the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

ASUU strike: FG approves over N35.4bn, to resume talks on Thursday

WE’LL NOT PARTICIPATE IN 2019 POLLS ― ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed not to participate in 2019 general elections.

We’ll not participate in 2019 polls — ASUU

INEC RELEASES 7-STEP VOTING PROCEDURE

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has outlined a seven-step voting procedure for February general elections.

INEC releases 7-step Voting Procedure

VIDEO: DERAILED TRAIN IN LAGOS

A train, Thursday morning, was reported to have derailed in Agege area of Lagos State.

Video: Derailed train in Lagos

HOW WE SPEND FUNDS OF MILITARY OPERATIONS, BURATAI TELLS SERAP, EIE, BUDGIT

Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has responded to the joint Freedom of Information (FoI) request by Social Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EIE), and BudgIT.

How we spent funds for military operations, Buratai replies SERAP, EiE, BudgIT

ASSET DECLARATION: FG SLAMS 6-COUNT CRIMINAL CHARGE AGAINST CJN ONNOGHEN

In an unprecedented move, the Federal Government slammed a six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoighen, over his alleged refusal to declare in assets.

Assets Declaration: FG slams 6-count criminal charge against CJN, Onnoghen

 

 

 

 


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