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Kuje prison break: Nigeria Prisons unveils identities of escapee inmates

The identities of the two inmates who escaped from Kuje prison on Friday night, have been unveiled. They are Maxwell Ajukwu from Delta state and Solomon Amodu from Kogi. They were awaiting trial for culpable homicide, before their escape. Efforts ...

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Court orders Abia governor, Ikpeazu, to vacate office over fake tax clearance

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, to vacate office immediately for submitting false information to his party, PDP, for the party’s governorship primary in December 2014. . Justice Okon Abang in ...

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“He has been skinning Nigerians alive,” Amcon slams Sen. Ben Bruce

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria ( AMCON ) sealed off Silverbird Group’s outlets across the country today after the inability of Sen. Ben Bruce and his brothers to repay about N11 billion credit they obtained from Union Bank. In ...

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Zenith Bank, not Dasuki, funded my campaign – Fayose claims

A statement issued today by him, reads in part; “I have no financial transaction whatsoever with Dasuki and Sen. Obanikoro either by cash, cheque or electronic transfer. The management of Zenith Bank, which majorly funded my election, called me to ...

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Presidency finally reacts to Fayose’s claim on Aisha Buhari

The Presidency has dismissed as laughable the desperate attempt by Gov. Fayose of Ekiti State to link Aisha Buhari to William Jefferson’s bribery scandal. Reacting to Fayose’s allegations in a press statement, the SSA to the President on Media and ...

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FG sacks all striking resident doctors

Resident doctors in government hospitals embarked on a nationwide strike yesterday. A circular issued by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, effecting their sack, reads: “It has come to the notice of the management of the ministry that some resident ...

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Lagos State government inks historic Smart City deal with Dubai

The partnership that will see Lagos emerge as the first Smart City in Africa, was signed yesterday in Dubai. A Smart City is a growing concept that draws from the success of Dubai’s innovative knowledge-based industry clusters to empower business ...

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Photo: President buhari appoints new IG of Police

Buhari appoints Ibrahim Kpotun Idris as new Inpector General of Police as Arase retires today.

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Former supreme Court Judge, Niki Tobi Dies

Retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Niki Tobi, has died. Tobi passed on in the early hours of Friday at the National Hospital, Abuja. His corpse was later moved to the morgue of Garki General Hospital. The retired judge ...

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Shocking: Driver ‘Vanishes’ One Dead, 4 wounded in Car Crash incident in anambra (See photos)

A commercial Toyota Sienna bus lost balance, somersaulting into the bush on Tuesday 7th June killing 1 woman and leaving 4 injured close to Ihiala LGA headquarters along Onitsha-Owerri Road in Ihiala, Anambra State. Eyewitnesses ran towards the accident scene ...

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