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CCT: ONNOGHEN IS GUILTY AS CHARGED

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found the former Chief Justice of the Federation (CJN) Walter Onnoghen, guilty of false assets declaration. The Tribunal, having considered the submission of the prosecution and the statement and evidence before it, the Tribunal finds them worthy of consideration and more than enough to hold the view that the defendant has contravened the ...

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Tragedy as 4 year-old Boy gets Electrocuted in Niger

A four-year-old boy, Arafat Jibrin has been electrocuted in Niger state when he strayed into an electric transformer house. The incident occurred on Thursday night at the Senior Quarters of the Federal Low-Cost Housing Estate in Maikunkele, a suburb of Minna. The Deceased was said to have been in a search of his sister who had gone to fetch water ...

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OGFZA IS FIRST ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN NIGERIA

  The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has emerged first in the Federal government’s Ease of Doing Business initiative. The oil and gas free zones regulator bagged the award which was presented by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC). This award came after a review by PEBEC which evaluated implementation of the Ease of Doing Business initiative  ...

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EFCC FILES CHARGES AGAINST BABACHIR

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) on Wednesday filed a 10-count charge against a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engr. Babachir Lawal and five others. Others are Hamidu David Lawal; Sulaiman Abubakar; Apeh John Monday; Rholavision Engineering Limited and Josmon Technologies Limited. All the suspects will face trial in the High Court of the ...

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FG Reaches Agreement With ASUU, Releases N15.4bn For Salary Shortfalls

The Federal Government has reached an agreement with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Addressing journalists on Monday evening after the meeting with the striking lecturers in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the majority of their demands have been met including the release of N15.4 billion for payment of salary shortfalls. According to ...

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LASG to Clamp down on Illegal Traders Along Railway Tracks

Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi has declared that the Agency is set to clamp down on all illegal traders along railway tracks across the State, noting that the heavy convergence of illegal traders of various goods around railway tracks is not only suicidal but also against the Environmental Law of the State. He maintained that ...

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FORMER PRESIDENT SHAGARI DIES AT 93

Nigeria’s former President, Shehu Shagari has died at the age of 93. This was revealed by his grandson on his Twitter handle. Shagari was elected Nigeria’s President in 1979, defeating Obafemi Awolowo. He was President from 1979 to 1983.

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DRAMA AS MAN RUNS MAD WHILE USING THE ATM

There was serious drama on Sunday morning, as young man who was trying to make use of an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) along Okpe Road in Sapele, Delta State, was said to have displayed abnormal behavior, which made people believe he had run mad. The man who was identified as Jeffrey Otite, (28), had gotten to the ATM spot on ...

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EFCC ARRESTS SON OF FORMER ABIA GOVERNOR

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the son of former Abia governor in connection with alleged financial crimes perpetrated by his father Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu. News reports had alleged that the EFCC raided a night club in Abuja to effect the arrest of the former Governor’s son. The EFCC has however refuted those reports. In a ...

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