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Buhari gets Umar, his close ally and arms panel member, arrested –

Mohammed Umar, a key member of the panel investigating the mismanagement of public funds meant for the war against Boko Haram, was arrested after Pres. Buhari received damning reports that he was involved in alleged money laundering and illegal possession ...

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Police arrest Man who stole N500k via the ATM.

10 days after, police finally arrest the man who withdrew over N500k from someone else’s bank account using a stolen ATM card.

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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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AMCON debt saga: Sen. Ben Bruce goes motivational

Following his AMCON debt saga, Senaor Ben Bruce goes motivational.

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“We didn’t fund Fayose’s campaign!” Zenith Bank cries out


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Physically challenged notorious job scammer finally arrested

Physically challenged man who is Nigeria’s most wanted job scammer, arrested. The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has arrested, Abubakar Rilwan, one of Nigeria’s most wanted notorious fraudsters involved in online advertising scams on non-existing vacancies in government agencies, PRNigeria is ...

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Senate rejects Pres. Buhari’s ambassadorial nominees list

For lacking federal character, among other gross irregularities the Nigerian Senate has rejected President Buhari’s ambassadorial nominees list.

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PDP Senator urged GovFayose

“Leave Buhari’s wife out of your woes and face the issues,” Sen. Kashamu fires Fayose

In statement issued today in Abuja, the PDP Senator urged Gov. Fayose “to stop the needless mudslinging against Aisha Buhari.” He likened Fayose’s attempt to link Aisha with the Halliburton scandal as a “needless distraction and an amateurish shadow-boxing. His ...

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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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Police allegedly kills 2 students at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic

Unrest reported at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, as police allegedly kills 2 students.

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