Daily Archives: January 17, 2018

Gov. Bello appoints 21 new Perm Sec – Daily Post Nigeria


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Gov. Bello appoints 21 new Perm Sec
Daily Post Nigeria
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello,has approved the appointment of 21 new permanent secretaries into the state civil service. Bello who also retained three old permanent secretaries said the appointments were made in furtherance of the ongoing ...
Kogi to become leading cassava producer- OfficialThe News
Kogi govt approves appointment of 21 perm secsDaily Trust
Kogi gets 21 new permanent secretariesThe Eagle Online
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Customs Officials Kill 1, Injured 2 In Lagos – SaharaReporters.com


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Customs Officials Kill 1, Injured 2 In Lagos
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Narrating the incidence, one of the passengers said they were shocked when they were stopped and customs official immediately opened fire on them. by Saharareporters, New York Jan 17, 2018. Men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), today, shot and ...
One feared dead, others injured in hoodlums, customs clashThe Nation Newspaper
Customs officers allegedly shot bus driver to death in LagosDaily Post Nigeria
Customs officers kill Bus conductor in LagosP.M. News
The Punch -Information Nigeria -BellaNaija -TVC News
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N’Delta militants demand restructuring, threaten fresh attacks – Vanguard


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N'Delta militants demand restructuring, threaten fresh attacks
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WARRI – THE Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, Wednesday, called for restructuring of the country, declaring anybody opposed to it, including the Federal Government as enemy. File: Militants before the federal govt amnesty programme. The group in a statement ...
Niger Delta Avengers To Resume Massive Attack Oil Facilities, Demand RestructuringSaharaReporters.com
Niger Delta Avengers vows to launch deadly attack on pipeline in few daysDaily Post Nigeria
Avengers threaten fresh attack on Nigeria's oil facilitiesThe Nation Newspaper
Reuters -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Daily Trust -OilPrice.com
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EFCC Arraigns Justice Yunusa, Rickey-Tarfa’s Staff For Alleged Gratification – SaharaReporters.com


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EFCC Arraigns Justice Yunusa, Rickey-Tarfa's Staff For Alleged Gratification
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Count 1 of the charge claims that Justice Yunusa between February and September of 2015, attempted to “pervert the course of justice by engaging in constant private and confidential telephone conversations” with Mr. Rickey Tarfa (SAN), who was at the ...
EFCC arraigns dismissed Justice Mohammed Yunusa on corruption chargesPremium Times
Federal high court judge, Yinusa docked for corruption offencesVanguard
EFCC arraigns Justice Yunusa for 'perversion of justice'The Nation Newspaper
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Killings: Buhari should’ve visited Benue, not elders coming to Aso Villa – Shehu Sani – Vanguard


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Killings: Buhari should've visited Benue, not elders coming to Aso Villa – Shehu Sani
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Senator representing Kaduna Central under the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Benue state elders shouldn't have visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa over the recent killings of their indigenes by ...
Benue Killings: Mark, others commend Senate's interventionDaily Post Nigeria
Fuel Scarcity: Senators reject committee's reportTV360
Killings: Senators Seek State Police, Signing Of Peace Corps BillLeadership Newspapers
CHANNELS TELEVISION -TheCable -Premium Times -Nigerian Observer
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Wike splashes N60m on Go Round FC – The Nation Newspaper


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Wike splashes N60m on Go Round FC
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Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike (CON) on Tuesday afternoon splashed sixty million naira on Go Round Football Club for gaining promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League and winning the Nigeria National League, NNL Super 4 in ...
Omoku Killings: RSG Donates N50m To One-Year-Old Orphan …Says Nigerians Unhappy With Nation's DirectionThe Tide
Wike assures ONELGA people of enhanced securityNew Telegraph Newspaper

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UNILAG to begin 50th convocation ceremonies Feb. 19 – Vanguard


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UNILAG to begin 50th convocation ceremonies Feb. 19
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The University of Lagos (UNILAG) says it will begin its 50th convocation ceremonies for the 2016/2017 academic session on Feb. 19. Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe. The institution's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, disclosed this on ...
UNILAG Reveal Plans For 50th Convocation CeremoniesNaija News
UNILAG Set For 50th Convocation CeremoniesNigeria News
UNILAG rejects N23m allowance allocated to workersNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Alleged missing of $44m in NIA: Reps to probe new DG – TVC News


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Alleged missing of $44m in NIA: Reps to probe new DG
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the House of Representatives on resumption of plenary for 2018, yesterday, resolved to probe the newly appointed Director-General, Mr. Rufai Abubakar. The House also resolved to investigate Abubakar's nationality, citizenship and competence which came ...
NIA: Top Staff, Retirees May Petition Buhari Over Abubakar's AppointmentIndependent Newspapers Limited
Reps probe NIA over $44m cash movementDaily Trust
Why ONSA Ordered Movement of $44m Belonging to NIA to SafetyTHISDAY Newspapers
AllAfrica.com -WorldStage -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Fulani herdsmen: Again, Ohanaeze rejects cattle colonies, condemns killings – Daily Post Nigeria


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Fulani herdsmen: Again, Ohanaeze rejects cattle colonies, condemns killings
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has rejected Federal government's proposed cattle colonies in order to curb the activities of Fulani Herdsmen. The organisation stressed that grazing colonies was not only against the bible ...
Killings: IPOB charges South-East govs, Ohanaeze on open grazing banVanguard
Fulani herdsmen: Speak up now, IPOB charges S'East governorsNew Telegraph Newspaper
Speak Out Against Fulani Herdsmen, IPOB Tells S' East Govs, Ohaneze NdigboIndependent Newspapers Limited

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EFCC arraigns ex-governor’s son for alleged N92m fraud – Information Nigeria


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EFCC arraigns ex-governor's son for alleged N92m fraud
Information Nigeria
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will arraign the son of the ex-Nasarawa State governor and the senator representing Nasarawa-West senatorial district, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Mohammed Adamu with alleged fraud to the tune of N92m ...
Alleged N92m contract: Ex-Nasarawa governor's son for trialThe Nation Newspaper
EFCC charges senator's son with N92m fraudThe Punch
N92m Fraud: EFCC arraigns governor's son tomorrowP.M. News
Lagos (press release)
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We have compensated residents affected by Lagos, Ibadan rail line – Nigerian govt – Daily Post Nigeria


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We have compensated residents affected by Lagos, Ibadan rail line – Nigerian govt
Daily Post Nigeria
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government of Nigeria has paid compensation to all residents affected by the ongoing new Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge lines. Amaechi disclosed this on Tuesday at Papalanto in Ogun State ...
Amechi concerned over set backs on construction of Lagos-Ibadan railway lineTV360
Delivering standard gauge in December shaky, says AmaechiThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos- Ibadan railway: We're battling with time — AmaechiDaily Trust
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Imam arrested with human organs in Lagos – Daily Post Nigeria


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Imam arrested with human organs in Lagos
Daily Post Nigeria
Men of the Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday arrested an Islamic cleric, Alfa Kayode Abdul-Fatai in Alakuko area of the State over alleged illegal possession of human parts, including a female private organ. The suspect, who was arrested at No. 4 ...
Private parts, heart, kidney found with Lagos alfaVanguard
Alfa arrested over possession of human partsPulse Nigeria
Alfa arrested with heart, private parts in LagosThe Punch
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We paid ransom twice for Hosea Ibi, not knowing they were murderers—Gov Ishaku – Vanguard


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We paid ransom twice for Hosea Ibi, not knowing they were murderers—Gov Ishaku
Vanguard
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, yesterday, revealed that they paid ransom twice for the murdered member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Hosea Ibi, representing Takum I. Gov Darius Ishaku. Ishaku made the revelations when late Ibi's ...
Presidency Plotting To Rig Katsina NASS By-election – PDPLeadership Newspapers
Taraba gov wants lawmaker's killers arrestedThe Punch
Killing of lawmaker: Govt imposes curfew on TakumDaily Trust
Guardian (blog) -THISDAY Newspapers -P.M. News -The Nation Newspaper
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AkWA IBOM: Emmanuel takes on Godswill – Vanguard


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AkWA IBOM: Emmanuel takes on Godswill
Vanguard
Within ten days, two political disciples of former Governor Godswill Akpabio were sacked from the cabinet of his handpicked successor, Governor Udom Emmanuel and as such, bringing to reality the long envisaged political combat that many have either ...
Akpabio speaks on rift with Gov. EmmanuelDaily Post Nigeria
Government can't be stopped by anybody – Gov. EmmanuelPremium Times
I can't negotiate A'Ibom unity – Gov EmmanuelThe Nation Newspaper
The Tide -Leadership Newspapers -Independent Newspapers Limited -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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Kaduna Protest: el-Rufai’s Aide Denies Allegation Of Sponsoring Thugs – Leadership Newspapers


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Kaduna Protest: el-Rufai's Aide Denies Allegation Of Sponsoring Thugs
Leadership Newspapers
Special assistant to Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Public Affairs, Mukhtar Maigamo, has called on Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to stop dragging his name in its activities, saying he did not sponsor thugs to disrupt the union's ...
Ex-President Jonathan denies comment on Gov el-Rufai's campaign fundsVanguard

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Nigeria practicing ‘military democracy’ under Buhari – APC Chieftain, Bisi Akande – Daily Post Nigeria


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Nigeria practicing 'military democracy' under Buhari – APC Chieftain, Bisi Akande
Daily Post Nigeria
Bisi Akande, a former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Nigeria is practicing a “military democracy” under the President Muhammadu Buhari's government. The former APC National Chairman said there was no way ...
Akande Blames System Of Government For Herdsmen AttacksCHANNELS TELEVISION
Bisi Akande Calls For Change Of Nigeria's ConstitutionAfrica Independent Television
Why attacks persist, by Bisi Akande, as PDP donates to victimsGuardian (blog)
The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers -Independent Newspapers Limited -10,000 Couples
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N9bn arrears: Prepare for Occupy Calabar, pensioners tell Ayade, Speaker, relatives – Vanguard


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N9bn arrears: Prepare for Occupy Calabar, pensioners tell Ayade, Speaker, relatives
Vanguard
CALABAR—CROSS River State local government pensioners have told Governor Ben Ayade, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly and relatives to prepare for them (pensioners), as they will be occupying Calabar, the state capital, over N9 billion owed ...
N9bn unpaid gratuities: LG retirees give Ayade ultimatumThe Punch
Cross River gets one month ultimatum to pay pension arrearsGuardian (blog)
Pensioners threaten to occupy Ayade's office over N9bn arrearsNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Benue Killings: Ortom Apologises To Al-Makura, Forgives Lalong – Leadership Newspapers


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Benue Killings: Ortom Apologises To Al-Makura, Forgives Lalong
Leadership Newspapers
The governor who made his mind known during a courtesy visit by a delegation from Plateau led by the Plateau State commissioner for Lands and Survey, Festus Fwanter, also apologised to the Nasarawa State government for the comments he made against the ...
Don't cause panic in Makurdi, Ortom warnsThe Nation Newspaper
Plateau's delegation sympathises, apologises to Benue State peopleGuardian (blog)
Ortom accepts Lalong's apologyThe Punch
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Killings: Senators Seek State Police, Signing Of Peace Corps Bill – Leadership Newspapers


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Killings: Senators Seek State Police, Signing Of Peace Corps Bill
Leadership Newspapers
Senate yesterday gave the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, 14-day ultimatum to arrest, investigate and hand over to Benue State Attorney General for prosecution the perpetrators of killings that recently took place in Benue State. It also ...
Senate issues IGP 14-day ultimatum over Benue killingsThe Punch
8 things Saraki said in 2018 resumption speechDaily Post Nigeria
Senate Gives IG 14 Days to Arrest Perpetrators of Benue KillingsTHISDAY Newspapers
Daily Trust -Premium Times -Vanguard -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
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FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan’s property in Abuja – The Punch


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FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan's property in Abuja
The Punch
The Development Control Department of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, on Tuesday demolished a property allegedly belonging to the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. The FCT stated that the building, which was located along ...
Patience Jonathan's property demolished in AbujaDaily Post Nigeria
FCTA Pulls Down Patience Jonathan's Building In AbujaNigeria News
Patience Jonathan's Property in Abuja Demolished by FCTANigeria Today
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Lagos Police Inaugurate Operation To Check Cultism – The Tide


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Lagos Police Inaugurate Operation To Check Cultism
The Tide
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Edgal Imohimi, yesterday inaugurated 'Operation Know Your Neighbour' to check cultism and drug peddling in the state. He inaugurated the operation during a town hall meeting hosted by Area G Command in Ogba ...
How fraudsters attempted to defraud LASG, impersonates Ambode by witnessesVanguard
How artisans tried to steal N50m – Lagos AGThe Punch
2 men docked for cloning Ambode's phone lineP.M. News
The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers -360Nobs.com -Daily Post Nigeria
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A’Ibom raids: Army kills two more militants – The Punch


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A'Ibom raids: Army kills two more militants
The Punch
The troops of 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, have killed two more militants, including the second-in-command to a suspected kidnap kingpin, Akaninyene Jumbo, aka Iso Akpafit, who was killed by the troops on Monday. The militants, Aniebet Udoh and Thankgod ...
Army raids cultists' hideout, kills ring leaderThe Nation Newspaper
Soldiers kill A' Ibom most wanted criminalsNew Telegraph Newspaper
Army Kill Two More Etim Ekpo TormentorsIndependent Newspapers Limited
Nigeria News -Ripples Nigeria
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Jos youths foil DSS’ attempt to arrest preacher – The Punch


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Jos youths foil DSS' attempt to arrest preacher
The Punch
There was apprehension in Jos on Tuesday as youths numbering over 100 resisted the arrest of a radical pastor and the General Overseer of the Evangelical Outreach Ministries international, Prophet Isa El-Buba, `by operatives of the Department of State ...
DSS on Rampage, Harasses Clergy in JosTHISDAY Newspapers
Worshippers frustrate attempts to arrest pastorThe Nation Newspaper

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Savings Bond opens grassroots investment window – The Nation Newspaper


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Savings Bond opens grassroots investment window
The Nation Newspaper
The first Federal Government Savings Bond auction for the year began on January 8 and ended January 12. The two and three-year bonds, due in January 17, 2020 and January 17, 2021, were offered at 11.098 per cent and 12.098 per cent per annum ...
2017 Budget: N1.2trn released for capital projects – DMOVanguard
2017 budget: N1.2tn released for capital projects, says DMOThe Punch
DMO: FG to Borrow Additional $700m from Multilateral AgenciesTHISDAY Newspapers
The Whistler NG -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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FCDA Demolishes ‘Patience Jonathan’s Building’ – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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FCDA Demolishes 'Patience Jonathan's Building'
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A building belonging to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has been demolished by the Federal Capital Development Authority. The building, located in Mabushi District of the nation's capital, houses a foundation belonging to Mrs ...
FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan's property in AbujaPremium Times
Patience Jonathan's Abuja property demolished by FCTATheNewsGuru

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Breaking: Court remands Daily Times publishers in prison over alleged fraud – Vanguard


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Breaking: Court remands Daily Times publishers in prison over alleged fraud
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ABUJA – An Abuja Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Mpape, on Tuesday, remanded the publisher of Daily Times, Mr. Fidelis Anosike in prison custody over alleged N100million fraud. Equally remanded at kuje prison was the Managing Director of the company ...
Court sends Daily Times 'publishers' to prison over alleged fraudPremium Times

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EFCC quizzes ex-governor Jang – The Nation Newspaper


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EFCC quizzes ex-governor Jang
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday quizzed a former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, over his tenure. Jang had allegedly spent N747.65billion in eight years but a Transition Committee led by Prof. Sonni Tyoden said he ...
EFCC grills former Plateau governor, JangDaily Post Nigeria
Jang in EFCC net as security agency arrests prominent Plateau cleric, El-BubaSundiataPost (press release) (blog)

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Gov. Gaidam signs 2018 Appropriation Bill into law – Premium Times


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Gov. Gaidam signs 2018 Appropriation Bill into law
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Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Tuesday signed the N92 billion 2018 appropriation bill into law. In his speech while signing the bill in Damaturu, the state capital, Mr. Gaidam commended the state House of Assembly for the speedy passage of the ...

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Court orders forfeiture of N6bn, $222000, N2bn shares linked to Jonathan’s cousin, ex-aides – Vanguard


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Court orders forfeiture of N6bn, $222000, N2bn shares linked to Jonathan's cousin, ex-aides
Vanguard
ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, okayed interim forfeiture of N6,584,785, US$222,000, and N2,028,800,000 worth of shares of Aso Savings Ltd, that were allegedly secured fraudulently from proceeds of the sale of Power ...
Court orders forfeiture of N6bn, 12 houses owned by Jonathan's cousin, aides to FGThe Nation Newspaper

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Obaseki orders search for bombs in Okpella as explosion kills one – Vanguard


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Obaseki orders search for bombs in Okpella as explosion kills one
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Following the explosion that rocked Okpella community in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Tuesday, the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has directed the commissioner of police and the Director of Department of State Services (DSS) in the ...
IED explosion kills 1 in EdoDaily Trust
“Bomb explosion kills one in Edo” – State GovtPremium Times
Bomb factory discovered in Edo community, one killedDaily Post Nigeria
The Punch -Naija247news -The Nation Newspaper -Independent Newspapers Limited
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House of Reps probes alleged disappearance of $44 million from NIA – Daily Post Nigeria


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House of Reps probes alleged disappearance of $44 million from NIA
Daily Post Nigeria
The House of Representatives on Tuesday probed the reported disappearance of $44 million from the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The alleged N44m money was reportedly moved from the coffers of the agency to an unknown destination shortly after new ...
Reps probes appointment of new NIA chief, 'missing $44 million'Premium Times
Reps To Probe Missing $44m From NIALeadership Newspapers
Reps to investigate NIA DG's appointment, $44m cash disappearanceThe Nation Newspaper
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