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EFCC arraigns fmr. Adamawa council boss for alleged N982m fraud

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a former Chairman of Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Mr. Felix Tangwami, for a N982m alleged fraud. The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Wednesday that that the former council boss was arraigned before Justice […]

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Obama launches mission to cure cancer ‘once and for all’

REUTERS report. U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged to undertake a historic push to develop a cure for cancer, tapping Vice President Joe Biden to lead the effort. Obama, in the last State of the Union address of his presidency, said America must use its spirit of innovation to help tackle the challenge of […]

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What Obama wants to do about guns

President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night happened at a time of heightened awareness about guns in America, but it was barely mentioned during his address. The topic of gun control has been incessantly frustrating for Obama. Gun advocates still fear he wants to take their guns away, even though he says he […]

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12 dead in Cameroon Mosque suicide blast attack

A suicide bomber killed 12 worshippers Wednesday at a northern Cameroon mosque, security officials said, hitting an area regularly targeted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists. The blast struck the mosque in the village of Kouyape, in Kolofata district north near the Nigerian border, at around 5:30 am (0430 GMT) during morning prayers, a security source […]

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Buhari early arrival at FEC meeting shock Ministers and Vice President

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday surprised many ministers as he arrived for the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting 10 minutes earlier than the commencement time. Buhari, who arrived the Council Chamber at 9:50am with his Aide-de-Camp for the meeting slated for 10:00am met only 19 ministers out of the 36 ministers when he got to […]

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Past administration negotiated with wrong B’haram leader – Adesina

PRESIDENCY has said the past administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan negotiated with fake leaders of the Boko Haram sect in its bid to secure the release of over 200 girls abducted in their school in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014. The was disclosed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, […]

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Metuh tears statement he made at EFCC custody

Embattled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman Olisa Metuh has run into another trouble after creating a scene in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), tearing the statement he made on oath. The EFCC may arraign him in court for alleged wilful destruction of government property and obstruction of operatives from performing […]

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Fact emerged on how contestants were screened for Ooni’s deputy Obalufe

Facts have emerged on how an 11-member committee screened the 10 contestants for the vacant stool of Obalufe Iremo, the head of Ife kingmakers. The Obalufe is second in command to the Ooni. Ten princes from the Aga Ruling House had signified intention for the vacant position after the death of Oba Solomon Omisakin. Some […]

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Construction of 114 inner roads to begin in Lagos

LAGOS State Government has concluded plans to commence the construction of 114 inner roads, estimated at a cost of N17.5billion across the 20 Local Governments (LGs) and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state. Chairman of Conference of Executive Secretaries (ES) Mr. Kolade Alabi, disclosed this yesterday while addressing journalist at a joint press […]

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PDP calls on Fmr. President Jonathan to speak on arms scandal

NATIONAL leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has called on former President Goodluck Jonathan to speak out on the controversial $2.1bn meant for the purchase of arms to fight Boko Haram insurgency during his tenure but which was allegedly shared by some influential politicians. according to Punch, Jonathan, who was the presidential candidate of the […]

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Lassa fever

Lassa fever kills two in Ondo

The Ondo State Government said on Tuesday that two people have been killed by Lassa fever in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dayo Adeyanyu, said this at a Lassa fever prevention stakeholders’ meeting organised for health workers, religious groups, opinion and traditional leaders in Akure, the state capital. The commissioner said one […]

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Hillary Clinton to place tax “surcharge” on Americans who earn more than $5m

HILLARY Clinton would add a 4% tax “surchage” on Americans who earn more than $5m a year if she became president, expanding on her campaign promise to ensure that the super-rich pay a rate higher than middle-class families, The Guardian report. “My plan is kind of simple: we go after the wealthy to pay for […]

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