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EFCC set to Clamp Down On Outgoing Governors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said, yesterday, it would begin prosecution of outgoing governors who prima facie cases of corruption have been established against them following investigations by the Commission. The commission said the prosecution will begin as ...

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A brand new aircraft, just bought less than 4 months ago, crashed 6 minutes after take off.  Took the fire fighters 3 hours to get to the crash site.  Bodies littered around the burning aircraft and some right inside the ...

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FG revokes Shell’s licence for OML 11

The licence for the operatorship of Oil Mining Lease 11 in Ogoni land granted to Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has been revoked by the federal government. The federal government ordered that the licence be transferred to the Nigerian National ...

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Ambode on Lagos Collapsed School: Unknown to Govt, Illegal, to foot bill of victims

The governor of Lagos state, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, has visited the scene of the collapsed school on Massey Street, Itafaaji, Lagos Island, confessing so it was unfortunate that this type of school existed in the building. “It is evident that ...

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Nigerian UN Peacekeeper Mourns His Ex-Boss Who Was died In Ethiopian Airlines Crash. Photos

A former United Nations peacekeeper, Edward Onoriode, has joined a host of others to mourn Christine Alalo, a Ugandan Senior Police officer, who is among the 157 persons that died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, March 10th. During ...

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#ElectionNotWar: Police Officer On Illegal Election Duty Nabbed After Attacking Lawmaker. (Photos+Video)

There was commotion as a police officer was arrested by security operatives in Ajaka, Igbalamela Odolu Local Government Area of Kogi state. According to reports, the police officer identified as Ede Ijamu was allegedly hired by a politician to carry ...

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Nigeria overtakes Egypt as the largest rice producer in Africa.

The Director-General, Africa Rice Center, Benin Republic, Dr. Harold Roy-Macauley has said Nigeria has overtaken Egypt as the largest rice producer in Africa. The Nation reports the director-general said that Nigeria is now the largest rice producer at 4 million ...

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Eiye Members arrested For Armed Robbery In Lagos, Weapons Recovered.

The Lagos police command has stated that its operatives have arrested eight suspected armed robbers, who’ve been terrorising residents of Oworonshoki, Bariga and Gbagada regions of the state. Oti gave the names of the suspects as Seye Yinka, Olasunkanmi Jacob, ...

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720 New Cutlasses Recovered From suspected political thugs Ahead Of Governorship Election – Pics

Law enforcement in Kano has apprehended some suspects and recovered about 720 new cutlasses allegedly imported into the state prior to the governorship elections on Saturday, March 9, 2019. In accordance with reports, the suspects were nabbed adhering to a ...

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2019 Presidential Election Results: Atiku Wins In Rivers State #AtikuMakeThatCall

2019 Presidential Election Results in Rivers State APC: 150,710 PDP: 473,971 Registered Voters: 3,215,273 Accredited Voters: 678,167 Total Valid Vote: 642 165 Rejected Votes: 24120 Total Vote Cast: 666,581 LGA: 23

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