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Arrest of Jonathan’s cousin against ex-president – Lawyer

EFCC NLRC to flush out illegal operators in lottery industries

It’s been two weeks now that the Managing Director of Kakatar Civil Engineering Company, Robert Azibaola, and his Executive Director, Projects, were arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over a $40 million pipeline job. Their lawyer, Gordy Uche, SAN, has accused the commission of embarking on a vendetta mission against former President Goodluck Jonathan. The ...

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FG reduces use of first, business class air travels

FG reduces use of first, business class air travels

The Federal Government will soon limit the use of first class and business class ticket to ministers, permanent secretaries and head of parastatals. This is coming after the Efficiency Unit successfully negotiated for bulk discount with local and international airlines to cut on cost of governance, especially cost of travel. Mr Festus Akanbi, Special Adviser, Media to the Minster, said: ...

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We will assist youth to become wealth creators – Akinwunmi Ambode

We will assist youth to become wealth creators - Akinwunmi Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday said his administration will provide quality educations in tertiary institutions owned by the state to make graduates wealth creators. Ambode could not make it to the 24th Convocation Ceremony of the Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH, Ikorodu but was represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule. He said we are aware of ...

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8 ships laden with petrol expected to arrive Lagos ports

8 ships laden with petrol expected to arrive Lagos ports

Eight ships laden loaded with petrol are expected to arrive Lagos from April 7 to 12 to improve the supply of petroleum products in the country. There were also indications that 25 other ships with food items and other goods are to arrive the ports from April 7 to 26 also. The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, stated that the 25 ...

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Maiduguri NASS seeks support for establishment of NEDCOM

Maiduguri NASS seeks support for establishment of NEDCOM

Maiduguri National Assembly, yesterday are seeking the supports of governors and stakeholders for the establishment of Northh-East Development Commission, NEDCOM. This will enable the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the affected sub-region, before the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) amounting to 2.8 million can be return to their various communities. Mohammed Monguno, representing Monguno/Marte/Nganzai federal constituency, made this statement in Maiduguri when ...

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Breaking News:UNILAG students protesting

UPDATE: UNILAG protest over lack of water and electricity

The Students of University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba, UNILAG, staged a protest this evening complaining of no light and water in various hostels. The students complained that there has been no light in their respective hostels, which has hindered them for proper preparation towards their forth coming exams. They also complained about lack of water in the hostels as most ...

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Delta State Polytechnic students groan over incessant robbery attacks

Delta State Polytechnic students groan over incessant robbery attacks

Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro Students are lamenting over the rising cases of armed robbery attack in their private hostels. They hereby appealed to the police, men of the vigilante group and ither security agencies to intensify security surveillance in the community. The hoodlums usually storm our hostels between the hours of 8 p.m and 11 p.m daily, some of the ...

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APC youth leader, 3 others killed in fresh Fulani herdsmen, farmers’ clash in Benue

APC youth leader, 3 others killed in fresh Fulani herdsmen, farmers' clash in Benue

Fulani herdsmen and farmers Tsa Tia, in Tarka Local Government area of Benue State, clashed once more after some unidentified youths in the village allegedly killed two herdsmen and five cattle that were grazing the village. This prompted the herdsmen to storm the village later in the day to retrieve their remains of their kinsmen and resulted to the death ...

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Antonio Conte confirmed as Chelsea coach

Antonio Conte confirmed as Chelsea coach

Chelsea have appointed Antonio Conte as their new head coach to replaced Guus Hiddink at Stamford Bridge from the start of next season. The Premier League Champions have long been linked with a move for the italy head coach and he has now signed a three-year deal. Antonio Conte will leave his currentt role as coach of Italy after Euro ...

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Nigerians paying for sins of PDP – Tinubu

Nigerians paying for sins of PDP - Tinubu

The national leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said yesterday that Nigerians are paying part of the sins of the 16-year rule of Peoples Democratic Party PDP, which resulted in lingering fuel crisis in the country. Tinubu said: “PDP has destroyed the country ever since they have been ruling, we should  not be lamenting about petroleum ...

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Nigeria Navy arrest 2 boats with N20.4m illegally refined diesel

Nigeria Navy arrest 2 boats with N20.4m illegally refined diesel

The Nigeria Navy impounded two boats in Akuku Toru Local Government waterways area of Rivers State. The boats were carrying 100,000 liters of illegal diesel worth N20.4 million. Base Operations officer, NNS Pathfinder, Commander Ugochukwu Ajulu, said in-line with the strategic directives from naval authorities on March 31, the two bots were impounded during our troops routine patrol. Those arrested ...

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JAMB to release cut-off marks in June

JAMB to release cut-off marks in June

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, hereby informed every candidates who sat for the recent examinations that the cut-off marks for both Universities and Polytechnics will be made public in June 2016. This statement was made after some websites and social media were publishing fake JAMB’s cut-off marks, and it should be ignore. Candidates seeking admission are expecting JAMB ...

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Fayose condemns arrest of 76 igbo villagers against Fulani Herdsmen

APC youth leader, 3 others killed in fresh Fulani herdsmen, farmers' clash in Benue

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has critically condemned the arrest of 76 igbo villagers from Ugwuneshi Autonomous Community in Enugu State, due to the clash between the natives and Fulani herdsmen. He said it is high time lovers of peace in the country must speak out on this keg of gun powder with the threat that the Fulani herdsmen has ...

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April Fools Day

what you need to know about April Fools Day

April fools day is celebrated every year on 1 April by playing  practical jokes and spreading hoaxes. The jokes and their victims are called April Fools, while people playing April Fools jokes exposes their prank by shouting April Fool. Some newspapers, magezines and other published media report fake stories, which are usually explained the next day or below the news ...

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Arrested chibok girl receiving treatment

Arrested chibok girl receiving treatment

The alleged chibok girl who was arrested after trying to initiate a suicide bombing have started receiving treatment in Cameroon. The authorities in cameroon and security officials confirmed this. It was noted that the girl was found to be heavily drugged and bore several injuries on her body, but her health condition had delayed her movement to the far north ...

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Angry youths storm ExxonMobil gates over oil spill

Angry youths storm ExxonMobil gates over oil spill in eket community

The youths from Eket Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom, storm the gates of ExxonMobil Airstrip and Housing Estate and paralyzed activities at the facilities. This happened as a result of delay in payment of compensation to Eket, which was affected by an oil spill in 2011.  The youths carried placards with inscription “ExxonMobil Release our Money”, “ExxonMobil Enough is Enough”. ...

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Stop giving 13% oil derivative to governors – Ndigbo group tells FG

Stop giving 13% oil derivative to governors - Ndigbo group tells FG

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF) has appealed to Federal Government to stop the 13% oil derivation been given monthly to state government in oil producing states. The president of the group, Mr Augustine Chukwudum said this on Monday in Enugu. His been quoted as “It is clear that this monthly allocation to oil producing statess does not get to the ...

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Chad withdrawal from AFCON to affect Super Eagles

Chad withdrawal from AFCON to affect Super Eagles

Chad have withdrawn from 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying rounds due to financial constraints, in which this is detrimental to Super Eagles chances of reaching the the main tournament. In accordance with  qualifying rules, all point gained from the matches involving chad will now be discarded. So that means three point will be deducted from Nigeria, Egypt and Tanzania, ...

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Youth engagement in agriculture will stop terrorism – AYFI

Youth engagement in agriculture will stop terrorism-AYFI

The Federal and State Government have been told to agressively engage youth in agricultural programms as this will reduce terrorism and other crimes in the country. President of Arewa Young Farmers Initiative AYFI, Comr Salisu Suleiman, made this statement during a press conference in Abuja on the maiden ‘Arewa Young Farmers’ Agribusiness Summit’. The summit was designed to engage the ...

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Two trapped in underground tank in Lagos

Two trapped in underground tank in Lagos

Yesterday two male contractor workers got trapped in an underground tank at Berger, Lagos State. It was noted that  this incident happened during a cleaning excercise carried out by a gas station in early hours of yesterday. The victims wants to renovate the underground tank of the gas station around 6.10 am, but this turned sour as the two workers ...

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