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Senate To Investigate Allegations Of Corruption In NNPC

The Senate has set up an Ad-Hoc committee to conduct a holistic investigation into allegations of corruption in the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The committee will also investigate the issues raised in a memo said to be written by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu. The Chairman of the Ad-Hoc committee is Senator Aliyu Wammako. This follows ...

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FG Will Extradite Diezani If Necessary – Malami

The Federal Government says it will bring a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, back to the country to face corruption charges when necessary.   The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), said this on Wednesday in Abuja during an interview granted to some Hausa service State House Correspondents. His statement was in ...

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PDP Attacks Buhari, Says His 57th Independence Day Speech, An Empty Tirade

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s 57th Independence anniversary broadcast, describing same as an empty tirade intended to deceive Nigerians. The party stated this, yesterday, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, who noted that PDP members didn’t expect the President to fare any better than he did. It said: “Like ...

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WORLD CUP 2018: Mikel, Iheanacho, Ndidi, 14 others in camp

The Super Eagles training camp in Uyo is now bubbling ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Zambia as skipper Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and 14 other players have now reported.   The others in Uyo are Elderson Echiejile, Odion Ighalo, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Ahmed Musa, Shehu Abdullahi, Mikel Agu, John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo, Anthony Nwakaeme, Ikechukwu ...

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After we submitted our weapons, govt abandoned us—Kidnappers

We were abandoned by government after we submitted our weapons, so we went back to kidnapping, confessed four militants, who said they were responsible for the renewed kidnappings in Ijegemo area of Lagos State. Operatives of Lagos State Police Command, who arrested them, recovered weapons and part of the ransom they got for their victims, from the suspects.   The ...

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