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EFCC to Falae, Odili, Ladoja: ‘Refund cash or face trial’

All politicians who shared in the allegedly diverted $2.1billion arms cash must return what they got or face trial, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said. A former Military Administrator of Kaduna State, Gen. Lawal Jafaru Isa, has refunded 60 per cent of the money he allegedly collected from the Office of the […]

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‘Fire CBN Gov Immediately,’ Past. Tunde Bakare to Presidency

The Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and probe him. Bakare, who was Buhari’s running mate in the 2011 presidential election, said this while delivering his State of the Nation address, titled, ‘Roadmap […]

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Buhari yet to receive new salary package report — Investigation

More than three months after the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission said it would give the country a new salary structure for political office holders, the agency is yet to submit the report to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Punch, those to be affected by the new remuneration packages are the president, vice president, […]

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Department of State Security released Faleke, Audu’s son

The Department of State Security (DSS) yesterday quizzed Hon. James Faleke, the running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the November 21 governorship election in Kogi State. Also quizzed by the DSS at its Abuja Headquarters was Audu’s eldest son, Mohammed. They were both released afterward. Faleke confirmed the meeting last night but […]

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Seriake Dickson wins re-election as Bayelsa governor

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson yesterday won a second term after a tension-soaked election. The election came to a conclusion following the declaration of results of Saturday’s supplementary election results in the troublesome Southern Ijaw Local Government Area and 101 polling units across six local government areas. Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won […]

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Student bags first class after 17 carry-overs in previous course

The Internet was abuzz on Saturday after the story of a student, Hillary Agbo-Odeh, who graduated with flying colours against all the odds, went viral. According to an online medium, Idoma Voice, 30-year-old Agbo-Odeh completed his Psychology programme in Benue State University with a first-class degree after no less than 17 failed courses as an […]

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