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Femi Falana

Buhari Lacks Power To Approve State, LGA Police – Falana

A senior advocate of Nigeria and rights activist, Femi Falana, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot single-handedly approve establishment of State and Local Government Areas police. In a brief statement in reaction to the recommendation of the Presidential panel ...

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Ghanaian Employer And His Daughter Killed In Ondo By Guards

The Ondo State Police Command have arrested two security guards identified as Ayuba Idris and Taisu Abubakar, who killed their Ghanaian employer and his daughter over 3-months unpaid salary. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Undie Adie who paraded the ...

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University of Ibadan

EFCC Arraigns Two Suspects For Defrauding UI Lecturer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday arraigned two persons for allegedly defrauding one Dele Akinbuluma, a lecturer and doctoral student of the Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan.

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boko haram

Boko Haram Captures Marte LGA In Borno State

The war against terrorism has suffered a setback as Boko Haram captured Marte Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno State after an attack on a military base in the area. One of the soldiers who was in the military base, ...

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Appeal Court Orders Forfeiture Of ₦1.4bn Obtained By Company Linked To Saraki

The Court of Appeal in Lagos, on Friday okayed the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the final forfeiture of N1.4billion which a firm, Melrose General Services Limited, obtained from the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) through ...

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Our Foreign Victims get Special Treatment — Kidnap Suspect

Our Foreign Victims get Special Treatment — Kidnap Suspect

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team have arrested two members of a kidnap gang operating in Kaduna State. The suspects, Abdulmimini Adamu and Usman Abdulahi, were said to possess been mixed up in kidnapping of four expatriates ...

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Buhari, Not Tinubu Chose Gbajabiamila For Speaker – El-Rufai.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said contrary to speculations that the House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) was being sponsored by Bola Tinubu for Speaker of 9th House, it was President Muhammadu Buhari himself who chose him. El-Rufai stated ...

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EFCC Arraigns Philomina Chieshe Who Blamed Snake Over JAMB’s Missing ₦35m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday, May 31, 2019, arraign the controversial official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Philomina Chieshe who claimed that the missing N35 million (Thirty Five Million Naira) JAMB proceeds ...

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Boeing 777-300

Boeing 777-300: How Obasanjo, Director General and 393 others escape crash on Ethiopian Airlines

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other Nigerians escaped death on Wednesday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport when an Ethiopian Airlines plane almost crashed.

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Pres. Buhari Signs 2019 Budget Of ₦8.91trillion

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N8.91 trillion into law couple weeks after it was passed by the National Assembly. The budget includes N4.65 trillion recurrent expenditure, N2.94 trillion capital expenditure, statutory transfer of N502.58 billion, ...

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