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Diverted Funds: ICPC Returns N980m To Environment Ministry, 3 Govt Colleges

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has returned N980.2m diverted from the account of the Federal Ministry of Environment and some Federal Government colleges to the ministry and the colleges, respectively. Of the N980.2m total, N924 million was diverted from Federal Ministry of Environment account which …

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How Kidnappers Abducted My Wife, Are Demanding N100m – Steve Nwosu, Sun DMD

Mr Steve Nwosu, Deputy Managing Director (DMD) cum Deputy Editor-In-Chief of The Sun Publishing Ltd, has told a pathetic story of how armed robbers attacked him and his wife, Toyin, before kidnapping her from their residence in Amuwo-Odofin local government area of Lagos State. Nwosu explained that the robbers came …

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APC Govs Shun Maiden Forum Meeting In Katsina

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have shunned a planned meeting of the Progressive Governors Forum in Katsina, forcing the organisers to cancel the event. NAN reports that the three-day meeting scheduled to start on Sept. 14 was to set legislative agenda for the implementation of the APC Manifesto. Also …

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Bamanga Tukur Quits Partisan Politics At 80

Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ambassador Bamanga Tukur, has retired from partisan politics. Tukur announced the decision on Tuesday at the BMT African Garden, Abuja, in his address at a lecture entitled: “Enhancing Capacity Development For a Sustainable Regional Integration In Africa: Making The Dream a …

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Photospeak: Buhari At Breakfast Meeting With French President

Buhari’s delegation joins their French counterparts for a breakfast meeting at MEDEF Headquarters in Paris, Tuesday morning    

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ERA Urges FG To Revoke Agip Licence

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has demanded a Federal Government probe of explosions caused by Nigerian Agip Oil Company [NAOC] operations in several communities in Bayelsa State where the company has facilities. Explosions and resultant deaths have been recorded since 1995 and have escalated in the …

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Most Accidents’re Caused By Careless Road Users – FRSC

Most of the accidents that occur at any point or at any given time in the country are not caused by bad roads, but by careless road users, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has said. Mr. Leye Adegboyega, Assistant Corps Commander, Unit Commander, FRSC, Ota, in a statement on …

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Boko Haram: Unite Against Terrorism – Buhari Urges AU

As part of measures to fight the menace of terrorism, violent extremism, armed conflicts and other crises threatening the peace and security of the continent, President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the African Union and the regional economic blocs within Africa to coordinate their efforts in order to combat the …

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Ayuba Wabba, Aregbesola Meet In Osun, Agree To Pay Workers’ Salaries ‘In Days’

The President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, on Monday met with Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola, on the crisis brewing between the workers and the state government over backlog of salaries. Wabba led labour leaders in the state to meet the governor at the Governor’s Office. Journalists …

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Dissolution Of MDCN’ll Encourage Quackery Malpractices In Health Sector – Arogundade

Prof. Rasheed Arogundade, President, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, NPMCN, has decried the dissolution of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN, saying, the dissolution will not only promote quackery in the health sector but will also allow cases of malpractices to continue unabated Prof. Rasheed Arogundade, who spoke …

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