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Nigeria qualifies for final, defeats Sudan

Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles on Wednesday in Morroco venue of the African Championship match, defeated its Sudanese counterpart by a lone goal.

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2 Oil Marketers Jail 8 Years for N789m Fraud

Nigeria’s anti-corruption war gathered momentum on Wednesday as Justice Latifat Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court,  Ikeja, has convicted and sentenced two oil marketers – George Ogbonna and Emmanuel Morah, owners of Rocky Energy Limited to eight years imprisonment on a 26-count amended charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and forgery to the tune of N789.6 million. ...

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Arsenal suffer 3-1 defeat at rejuvenated Swansea

Arsenal suffered another painful English Premier League defeat on Tuesday as Swansea City capitalised on some glaring errors to win 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium. The result boosted the Welsh side’s survival hopes and dented the visitors’ top four chances. Arsenal took the lead through Nacho Monreal after 33 minutes, but their advantage lasted just seconds as Mesut Ozil gave ...

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Suspension of Gwarzo in order-Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday insisted that suspension of Mr Munir Gwarzo, Director-General of Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), was valid.

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Bayelsa Commissioner slumps at inter-ministerial briefing

The Bayelsa Commissioner for Special Projects, Mr Fred Obua, on Tuesday slumped and was rushed out of the venue of ongoing inter-ministerial briefing to mark six years of Gov. Seriake Dickson in office. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor was sworn into office for the second term on Feb. 14, 2016. Obua, who was due to ...

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EFCC lacks power to investigate state’s finances, court rules

A Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday ruled that Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) lacks powers to investigate finances of a state as appropriated by state’s House of Assembly, without a report of an indictment from the assembly

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