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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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OGFZA Takes Major Steps Towards Cheap Power at Onne Free Zone

The Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has announced the licensing of a power consortium, PHEDC/ESOP, as project partners to provide cheap electricity in Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone. The mandate of the power consortium is to provide gas-fired dedicated power to the free zone at a cost per kilowatt of power that is lower than the going ...

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Former US President, George Herbert Walker Bush, is Dead

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, has died at age 94. His death was announced by his family Friday night. The president’s health had been in decline in recent months. “George Herbert Walker Bush, World War II naval aviator, Texas oil pioneer, and 41st President of the United States of America, died on November 30, ...

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Petrol Tanker Crashes into Petrol Stations, Shops in Azure, Kills Seven

At least seven people were killed on Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, after a petrol tanker crashed into two petrol stations. The accident occurred at the busy Shasha market, located at Benin-Owo road in Akure. The petrol-laden truck crashed into two filling stations, destroying some fuel pumps. Several eyewitnesses said the driver of the truck which was fully ...

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