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EFCC uncovers $37.5m Banana Island mansion belonging to Dieziani Alison-Madueke

EFCC uncovers $37.5m Banana Island mansion belonging to Dieziani Alison-Madueke

EFCC says it has uncovered a $37.5m mansion belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke at Banana Island, Lagos. A statement by the anti-graft agency states that the mansion on Building 3, Block B, is a fifteen storey edifice comprising of 18 flats and 6 penthouses, Bella Vista at Plot 1, Zone N, Federal Government Layout, Banana Island ...

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I wont be back until my doctors are satisfied – President Buhari

I wont be back until my doctors are satisfied - President Buhari

President Buhari said he will not be returning to Nigeria until his doctors in the UK are satisfied with his health status. In a letter sent to the Senate and exclusively obtained by Premium Times, reads: “Further to my letter dated 18th January, 2017. In which I notified the Distinguished Senate of taking part of my annual leave, “During my leave, ...

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Graphic photos: Company director assasinated in broad day light in Benin

Graphic photos: Company director assasinated in broad day light in Benin

The sad story was shared by an eye witness. The man, said to be a company Director, was assassinated in broad day light while driving in his SUV with his wife & son in Benin City yesterday. The son was shot. Read the sad story below See graphic photos below:

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Graphic photo: Remains of Policeman killed by herdsmen discovered in Delta

Remains of Policeman killed by herdsmen discovered in Delta

The remains of a police officer reported missing during a fierce gun battle between policemen and Fulani herdsmen on Sunday in Ohoror community, Delta State. has been recovered by locals on Tuesday. The body was found floating on the river close to the scene of the clash by residents of the community who then informed the police. It can be recall that, Herdsmen ...

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N3bn diverted amnesty funds: EFCC confiscates six properties owned by former Militants, bankers

N3bn diverted amnesty funds: EFCC confiscates six properties owned by former Militants, bankers

Six properties traced to some suspects alleged to have diverted about Three Billion Niara ( N3,000,000,000.00) Amnesty Funds in the Niger Delta have been confiscated by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The suspects, comprising top brass former militants and bankers that allegedly facilitated the diversion of the funds, are still being investigated by operatives of the ...

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South Africa to increase its National minimum wage to $260, which is N130k in Nigeria

South Africa to increase its National minimum wage to $260, which is N130k in Nigeria

The South African government has announced plans to increase its National minimum wage from $60 to $260, which is about N130,000 when converted to the Naira. According to Reuters, Deputy President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced this today after holding negotiations with some leaders of the labor unions. He however stated that the new minimum wage regime would take effect ...

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Photos: Charly Boy, Omoyele Sowore, join NLC, TUC officials in a protest in Lagos

Photos: Charly Boy, Omoyele Sowore, join NLC, TUC officials in a protest in Lagos

The protest organised by  the Nigeria Labour Congress  NLC, and the Trade Union Congress TUC , took place today in Lagos State. Charly Boy and Omoyele Sowore, were spotted with the protesters, which they moved from Maryland to the Lagos State Secretariate Ikeja. See photos below:

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Money Laundering allegations: Court freezes lawyer, Mike Ozekhome’s account

Money Laundering allegations: Court freezes lawyer, Mike Ozekhome’s account

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the temporary freezing of an account run by Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome.The court today gave the order after listening to a motion ex-parte filed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.The antigraft agency dragged Ozekhome to court after finding N75 million domiciled with GT Bank. Counsel ...

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US and Japan successfully carry out Anti-Missile test

US and Japan successfully carry out Anti-Missile test

As the battle for world Supremacy and control over Asia’s military space goes on, the United States has continued to show it won’t relent in it’s efforts to continue global order and crack down on any military monopoly China and North Korea are trying to play out in Asia, as the U.S in conjunction with ally Japan launched & successfully ...

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Photos: Another Corp Member, Olajumoke Abetesola, died in Bayelsa State Orientation camp

Photos: Another Corp Member, Olajumoke Abetesola, died in Bayelsa State Orientation camp

A female Corp member, Olajumoke Deborah Abetesola, died after an asthma attack on Friday, February 3rd, at the orientation camp in Kaiama, Kolokuma-Opokoma, Bayelsa State. It was gathered that the deceased, who graduated from Lead City University in 2016, passed away at the Clinic Department of the camp after efforts by health workers to save her life failed. May her ...

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#IstandwithNigeria: Charly Boy joins protesters in Lagos

#IstandwithNigeria: Charly Boy joins protesters in Lagos

A few Celebrities including Charly Boy, Seyi Law, Yomi Fabiyi Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore and others were all in atA few Celebrities including Charly Boy, Seyi Law, Yomi Fabiyi Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore and others were all in attendance and few speeches were made.tendance and few speeches were made. See photos below:

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We hear you loud and clear – Yemi Osinbajo tells protesters

We hear you loud and clear - Yemi Osinbajo tells protesters

Today, February 6, 2017 the much anticipated pro-Nigerian protest held in Lagos and Abuja. In Lagos, the protest kicked off at about 10am from National Stadium and protesters marched to the National Theater. At about 12:30pm, the protest had wrapped up. While declaring open the Government—Private Sector Engagement Forum on the Nigeria Economic Recovery & Growth Plan 2017 — 2020 ...

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Breaking News: Buhari extends sick leave

Breaking News: Buhari extends sick leave

At a time Nigerians were anxiously waiting for his arrival today, President Buhari has written a letter to the National Assembly informing them of his desire to extend his leave, in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors. According to the statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on ...

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Photos: Former Bauchi state governor, Isa Yuguda, forfeits his properties to FG

Photos: Former Bauchi state governor, Isa Yuguda, forfeits his properties to FG

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, February 4, 2017, executed the interim order granted by Honouble Justice J. T. Tshoho of Federal High Court Abuja Division in respect of the forfeiture of the property of Isa Yuguda, former Governor of Bauchi State.The property is located on plot 184 Attahiru Bafarawa close, beside Fariah Suits, GRA, Bauchi. The order ...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals will be made from recycled mobile phones

Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals will be made from recycled mobile phones

Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green. The Japanese public have been asked to donate unwanted mobile phones and other electronic items to help make 5,000 medals.Organizers hope to get eight tonnes of metal from collection boxes which will be ...

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James Ibori arrives his hometown, Oghara in Delta state

James Ibori arrives his hometown, Oghara in Delta state

Convicted former Delta state governor, James Ibori, received a hero’s welcome as he arrived his country home in Oghara, his hometown in Delta State. Quite a number of the kinsmen of former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, were at the Benin Airport in Edo State to welcome him. Ibori arrived on Chartered flight and immediately proceeded to his village ...

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Tell me one thing I have said that is not true- Lai Mohammed reacts to those calling him “Lie” Mohammed

Tell me one thing I have said that is not true- Lai Mohammed reacts to those calling him "Lie" Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has asked those that always refer to him as “Lie” Mohammed  and accuse him of always telling a lie, to state one lie he has told since assuming office. The Minister said this in an interview with AIT Friday. “People just have a mindset that whatever Lai Mohammed says cannot be true, but ...

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Man arrested for raping 7-year-old boy in his shop in Lagos

Man arrested for raping 7-year-old boy in his shop in Lagos

A 38-year-old trader, Hafeez Yusuf, who lives in Kareem Oyelade street, Dopemu, Lagos, has been remanded for raping a 7-year-old boy who went to his shop to buy biscuit. Yusuf reportedly lured the little boy into his inner shop and penetrated the boy via his anus. The victim eventually confided in his mother when the pain became unbearable, leading to ...

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CAN, PFN calls for the resignation of President Buhari

CAN, PFN calls for the resignation of President Buhari

The South South chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, have called on President Buhari to resign honorably if he can not stop the killings by Fulani herdsmen and revive the economy. The religious body made the call at its meeting in Warri, Delta state yesterday February 2nd.Speaking through the National Vice ...

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Gov. Shettima to security agencies, “Go after anyone with links to Boko Haram, including my biological children”

Gov. Shettima to security agencies, "Go after anyone with links to Boko Haram, including my biological children"

Concerned over the renewed suicide attacks in Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima has asked security agencies to go after anyone factually suspected of despicable links with the Boko Haram and other criminals, if that person happens to be one of his biological children. In a video interview, Shettima said: My dear brothers and sisters, the people of Borno State,   In ...

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