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Bishop Kukah in “EFCC cell”

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has visited the spokesman to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati  and Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation in EFCC  cell. The duo  are currently being detained at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. Kukah also spent some time with Musiliu Obanikoro, former minister ...

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Fuel tanker explosion keeps Kirikiri in shock

It was a sad weekend for residents of KiriKiri town as a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit, (PMS) tumbled in the area and ignited a huge fire. The incident which occurred at about 4.30pm jolted resident of the area who scampered to safety as the fire licked everything on its way. Vehicles, motorbikes and everything around ...

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Ondo crisis can bring down government-PDP

Is Ondo state a keg of gun powder that Nigeria is sitting upon, this was the question agitating the mind of Nigerians following comments that trailed the announcement of Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in governorship election scheduled to hold in the state. Most Nigerian’s had and a larger faction of the PDP had ...

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Army confirms return of soldiers missing in action

A large number of soldiers who were missing in action in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents have returned, so the Nigerian Army has said The  Army said that a sizeable number of the 39 soldiers declared missing after last week’s  attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents’ in the border town of Gashigar in Borno, had returned. The Theater Commander ...

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Woman bags 90 years for N5m admission scam

Abuja, Oct. 27, 2016 (NAN) A Federal High Court in Enugu on Thursday convicted and sentenced one Mrs Chika Charles to 90 years in prison for a N5.6 million university admission scam. The jail term comprises three years on each of the 30-count charge preferred against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the commission said in a ...

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EFCC arraigns graduate accused of 900 dollar fraud in Benin

Abuja, Oct. 27, 2016 (NAN) A 29-year-old graduate of the Delta State University, Victor Okunmwendia, on Thursday appeared in a Federal High Court, Benin, charged with a 900 dollar fraud. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and made available to the News ...

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FG gives breakdown of plans for $29.96bn loan

Abuja, Oct 27, 2016 (NAN) The Federal Government says that within the next three years, it plans to borrow $29.96 billion from the World Bank, African Development Bank, and Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA). The other international financial agencies it plans to borrow the money from are Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and China EximBank. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi ...

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