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Presidential Anti-Corruption Committee ‘Summons’ Jibrin The presidential advisory committee against corruption has invited Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman house of representatives committee on appropriations. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, Jibrin said the invitation by the committee was another victory in…

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Presidency Commissions Weekly Newsletter To ‘Hear’ All Nigerians The Presidency Office of Digital Engagement (PODE) has commissioned a weekly newsletter for Nigerians home and abroad to stay abreast of most immediate decisions in-and-out of Aso Villa. The weekly email…

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Yobo, Ex-Super Eagles Captain, Signs For Kano Pillars Joseph Yobo, former Super Eagles captain, has signed for Kano Pillars for the rest of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) season. Yobo, who signed as a League Management Company (LMC)…

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Mimiko’s Ally, Jegede, Emerges Ondo PDP Gov Candidate The immediate past Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the November 26 governorship election in…

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EFCC Hunts Banks, Developers For N100bn Housing Loan Scam The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has focused its attention on developers and primary mortgage banks that obtained housing loans to the tune of N100bn from the Federal Mortgage Bank…

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DSS ‘Arrests’ Boko Haram Spiritual Leader The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has arrested the “spiritual leader at a Boko Haram cell in Kano”, as well as other insurgents plotting to carry out attacks in some states….

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‘Five’ Injured As Building Collapses At Kano University A building under construction at the Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, collapsed on Monday, initially sparking fears that many students and workers were injured. However, according Shehu…

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Man Kills Spouse, Pastor’s Wife, Daughter In Sokoto A 43-year-old man, Taiwo Adio, has clubbed his wife, Yemisi, and three other persons to death with a pestle in Sokoto, Sokoto State. Adio on Saturday night at the Old Airport…

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IBB Must Face Probe Over $12.4bn Oil Windfall, Says SERAP A rights advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has called on the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to reopen the…

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APC No Longer Talking About True Federalism – Fayose Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has backed the call for the restructuring of Nigeria for true federalism. The governor said it was strange that the All Progressives Congress, which…

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Lou Pearlman, Backstreet Boys Founder, Dies In Prison Lou Pearlman, the producer who launched the hit 1990s boy band groups Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, has died in prison while serving a 25-year sentence for bilking investors of $300 million….

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I Left JAMB Better Than I Met It — Ojerinde A former Registrar/Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. ‘Dibu Ojerinde, has said that he was leaving JAMB better than he met it after nine years…

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FG Should Negotiate With Boko Haram’s Two Factions — Ex-General A former Director at the Army Defence Headquarters, Brigadier General Ayodele Ojo (retd.), has called on the Federal Government to negotiate separately with Boko Haram’s two factions. He said…

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Niger Delta Avengers Announces Ceasefire

Niger Delta Avengers Announces Ceasefire The Niger Delta Avengers have pledged to lay down their weapons and resume talks with the Nigerian government after months of attacks on the country’s oil and gas infrastructure that have crippled the economy….