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Jonathan rules out prisoner swap with Boko Haram

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants a month ago. Britain’s Africa minister Mark Simmonds, who is in Nigeria for talks about the international rescue missi...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Nigeria should pursue prisoner-for-hostage swap – AFP Analysis

Kidnapped girls are staring into the video.AFP Conditions set out by Boko Haram’s leader for the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls held hostage by the Islamists may lead to a deal that sees the girls freed, analysts said Monday. In a new video obtained by AFP, the group’s leader Abubakar Shekau ...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Phone Swap, OC Ukeje and Rita Dominic Win Big at 2013 NMA

The biggest and brightest stars in Nollywood came out over the weekend to witness the 2013 edition of the Nollywood Movie Awards. The big winners of the night were OC Ukeje and Rita Dominic who took home the Lead actor and Lead actress statuettes respectively while Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Phone SwapR...

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Posted on Oct 14, 2013

{Conversations with Abang Mercy} Spotlight is on Abuja and the land swap scheme by Sen Bala Mohammed’s administration

By Abang Mercy  FCT Housing Estate Abuja is witnessing a series of innovations in the city management, there are several ongoing projects that will transform the city by not only making it livable, but one of the best 20 cities by the year 2020. In this edition of the Conversations with Abang Mercy, an aide ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Sep 23, 2013

Chelsea offers Napoli €30 million for Torres swap with Cavani

By CitizensPlatform   Reports in Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport on Friday claimed that Chelsea have offered Serie A side Napoli €30 million plus Fernando Torres in a bid to secure the services of Edinson Cavani. Napoli is reported to have offered the Uruguayan an improved salary worth €7 m...

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Posted on May 31, 2013

Nigeria’s capital city targets N500b investment on land swap

Minister of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed said on Friday in Abuja that the territory would attract N500 billion from investment in the next couple of years under its Land Swap Policy. Mohammed, who disclosed this at a “Town Hall meeting on Land Swap Initiative’’, s...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2013