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EFCC docks 2 oil firms, directors over N1.57bn alleged fraud

Two oil service companies and their directors, were, Monday,  arraigned by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos for allegedly inducing a financial institution to deliver to Danium Energy Services Limited the sum of N1.57billion. Counsel to EFCC,  Rotimi Oyedepo, in the charge,  said the accused on or about October 5, 2016 in ...

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DAVIDO: Tagbo’s fake autopsy result hits social media

NIGERIAN pop singer,  Davido, is bound to be having sleepless nights at the moment, not because he’s sick, but principally, because of the turn of events in his life following the death of his friends, Tagbo and DJ Olu, who both died on different days under mysterious circumstances. And in the midst of the tragic circumstances, a fake autopsy and ...

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Sen Bob Corker Says Trump’s Recklessness Threatens ‘World War III’

WASHINGTON — Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, charged in an interview on Sunday that President Trump was treating his office like “a reality show,” with reckless threats toward other countries that could set the nation “on the path to World War III.” In an extraordinary rebuke of a president of his own party, ...

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House summons: We’ll use mechanism of law to get you, Reps tell Magu, NNPC, others

APPARENTLY disturbed by the deliberate refusal of acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu and other agencies of government to obey summons, the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions, yesterday, vowed to apply the mechanism of the law to make them appear. Other agencies accused of flouting summons include the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, ...

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White House Makes Hard-Line Demands for Any ‘Dreamers’ Deal

WASHINGTON — The White House on Sunday delivered to Congress a long list of hard-line immigration measures that President Trump is demanding in exchange for any deal to protect the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers, imperiling a fledgling bipartisan push to reach a legislative solution. Before agreeing to provide legal status for 800,000 young immigrants brought here illegally as ...

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Aisha Buhari berates Aso Rock Clinic CMD

   Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Monday publicly upbraided the Chief Medical Director of the State House Clinic, Dr. Husain Munir, over the poor state of the health facility established to take care of the President, Vice-President, their families as well as members of Staff of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. She spoke at the opening of a two-day stakeholders ...

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Insecurity: Edo protesters petition Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, demand redeployment of CP

Protesting Edo State indigenes on Monday demanded the immediate redeployment of the Commissioner of Police, Edo State Command, Mr. Haliru Gwandu, over rising cases of killings and kidnapping in the state. They petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari; the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, citing cases which remained unresolved. They ...

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Ex-Chief Of Army Staff Victor Malu Is Dead

         Former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Victor Malu, is dead. A family source who confirmed the news said General Malu died at the age of 70 in the early hours of Sunday. He was said to have travelled to Cairo, Egypt for a medical check-up and died at a hospital after he had battled diabetes and ...

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Sagay Blasts APC Leaders Again, They Can’t Convince Nigerians They’re Fighting Corruption, Should Be Removed

THE leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC will find it difficult to convince Nigerians that it is fighting corruption and should be removed given the fact that the party’s officials are promoters of corruption, the Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Anti-Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, has said. Sagay spoke on a Channels Television programme last night even as he ...

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