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Diezani jewelry

Court orders interim forfeiture of Diezani’s jewellery, gold iPhone worth ₦14bn

A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture to the Federal Government of some jewellery,a customised gold iPhone worth N14bn ($40m) recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in the premises of a Former ...

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Ademola Adeleke

Osun Election: Supreme Court dismisses Davido’s uncle appeal

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of Senator Ademola Adeleke challenging the declaration of Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the Osun State governorship election. In the lead judgement by Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, the apex court declared that the ...

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ruga

RUGA Suspension Victory For Nigeria- Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has hailed the suspension of Ruga settlements plan by the Federal Government as victory for all peace- loving Nigerians. The Governor, who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary Terver Akase, stated the rejection of the ...

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Nnamdi Kanu And Sowore Meet In New York, Vow To End Domination And Oppression In Nigeria

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and Omoyele Sowore, candidate of the African Action Congress in the 2019 general elections have met in New York to strategize on what they describe as injustice in Nigeria. The duo ...

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Coza

Rape Scandal: Two arrested as hooded SSS officials storm COZA

Two unidentified men have been taken into custody by security agents after they turned up at a planned protest outside the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Abuja. The church has come under nationwide interest since one of its members came ...

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Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed to appear in court over ₦2.5 billion NBC ‘fraud’ case

The immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has been scheduled to appear before a Federal High Court, Abuja, to explain his role in the alleged misapplication of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO) programme. The planned ...

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lagos state Govt

Lagos Announces Dates For Postponed Examinations

The Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday announced new dates for three examinations postponed recently by the state government. Mrs Adeleye Olatokunboh, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, said the three postponed examinations include the Basic Education Certificate Examination ...

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Internet Fraudster Bags 35-Year Jail Sentence In Ilorin (Photo)

Justice M. Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin today convicted and sentenced an internet fraudster, Ajayi Temitope Charles to 35 years in prison without an option of fine. A statement from EFCC says Charles was first ...

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handcuff

JAMB Arrests Candidate For Alleged Upgrade Of UTME Score To 290

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has apprehended a suspect for alleged upgrade his scores in the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination from 153 to 290. The 19-year-old, Adah Eche was a candidate in the 2019 UTME and was ...

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Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Abolishes ₦500 Examination Fee, Declares Education Levy Illegal

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has abolished N500 examination fee in all secondary schools across the state.The Head of Service, Mrs. Ololade Agboola, who made this disclosure, urged principals in secondary schools to comply with the free education policy ...

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