Nigeria:Alison-Madueke ‘Used Fictitious Persons to Acquire Multi-Billion Naira Assets’

[Premium Times] A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered a temporary forfeiture of two properties valued at $4.7 million (about N1.5 billion) allegedly belonging to Diezani Alison-Madueke, the former Petroleum Minister.

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Nigeria:Countrywide Fuel Queues As Officials Scramble to Abort Crisis

[Premium Times] Despite assurances given by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC against any impending fuel crisis, most filling stations, particularly in the South-west part of the country, are still without the product.

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Africa:Europe Can Learn From Africa About Protecting Children

[HRW] Fifteen-year-old “Sophie” was a student in the Central African Republic when the Seleka, the ar med group of mostly Muslim fighters that had ousted the previous government, threatened to kill the students and teachers at her school. The school shut down.

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