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Senate threatens to issue warrant for arrest of 16 Nigerian CEOs

The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, have threatened to issue a warrant for the arrest of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Glo Mobile and...

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“They stripped my house bare”: Jonathan confirms theft at his Abuja residence

Former President Jonathan, has confirmed that his Abuja home in Gwarimpa was broken into by thieves who then made away with every movable item in the house. This was...

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Graphic: Armed Robbers Trail Man, Shoot Him Dead And Cart Away His Money In Owerri

A yet to be identified man was shot dead by some dare devil armed robbers around Tetlow Road by School Road Junction, Owerri in Imo state today July 26th. According to an...

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So Far, Nigerian Government Has Paid #325 Million To Whistle Blowers – EFCC

According to the EFCC (Economic and Financial Crimes Commission), the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun confirms that the Nigerian Federal Government so far has paid a...

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Six Students Kidnapped In Epe Still In Captivity Two Months After They Were Abducted From Their School In Lagos

Six students of the Igbonla Model college in Epe, Lagos state who were kidnapped by gunmen on May 25th, are yet to regain their freedom two months after. The kidnappers gained...

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70 Killed In Afghanistan As Taliban Launch Suicide Car Bomb Attack And Slaughter Patients Inside A Burning Hospital

No fewer than 70 have been killed in Afghanistan after Taliban militants launched separate attacks on a bus and a hospital. The attack on the hospital was carried out a day ago...

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Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Attack Two IDP Camps In Borno, Kill 7

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers last night attacked two IDP camps in Dalori, Borno state killing at least seven persons. According to eyewitnesses, the first attack happened...

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Former OAU VC sent to prison over alleged N1.4 billion fraud

Justice David Oladimeji of the Federal High Court in Ede, Osun State has ordered the former Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Anthony Elujoba, be remanded in...

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Photos of Arms and Ammunitions destroyed by Army in Kastina

The Presidential Committee on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM) has carried out a symbolic destruction of about 700 weapons recovered from cattle rustlers in Katsina State....

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President Buhari and Osinbajo have told me that as long as they are in office, Magu remains the chairman of EFCC- Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai today said President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, have vowed to ensure that Ibrahim Magu will remain Chairman of EFCC as long as...

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Nigeria ranks 5th in World’s Most Dangerous Countries list

Nigeria has been ranked as the 5th most dangerous country in the world by The World Economic Forum.  In its biennial tourism report with one section focusing on safety and...

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Policewoman arrested for releasing Evans the kidnapper after he was captured in 2006

A policewoman has been accused of helping suspected kidnapper Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike (aka Evans the kidnapper) escape justice in 2006. The woman identified as Tina was...

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Trial of 6 suspects arrested for robbing Segun Odegbami’s house adjourned till August 17

The six men arrested for allegedly robbing the home of former Super Eagle player, Segun Odegbami and stole items worth N14.1 million have been charged before a Magistrates’...

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Photos: EFCC arraigns Four for $500,000 Fraud

The EFCC Tuesday arraigned four staff of First Marina Trust Limited before Justice J. E. Oyefeso of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on a two-count charge bordering on...

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Court orders FG to publish names of suspected Looters

Justice Hadiza Rabiu Shagari of the Federal High Court in Lagos today ordered the Federal Government to immediately release to Nigerians information about the names of...

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Stowaway: We are investigating the incident – Med-View Airline

The management of Med-View Airline has reacted to the stowaway incident on its flight from Lagos to London. The young boy identified as Emmanuel Ugochukwu survived freezing...

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Always go around with a valid ID card- Lagos state Police command advises Ikorodu residents

The Lagos state police command has released a statement advising residents of Ikorodu community to always have a valid ID card with them when going about their lawful businesses....

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Court fines former first lady, Patience Jonathan, N50k for withdrawing her suit against EFCC

Justice S. Seidu of a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has imposed a fine of N50,000 on former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, for withdrawing a suit...

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Terror suspect arrested over plot to assassinate French President Emmanuel Macron

On Monday, a “far-right” extremist was arrested in France over an alleged plot to assassinate new French president, Emmanuel Macron. The 23-year-old man was taken into...

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JTF raid local arms manufacturing hideout in Delta State, arrest wanted oil bunkering kingpin, others

Troops of Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) has over the weekend conducted successful raid operations on identified local arms manufacturing hideout in Arhavwarien...