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Abia: Panic in community over discovery of dead bodies

The people of Obiawon village in Ogwe autonomous community, Asa in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State are said to be living in palpable fears following the recent discovery of corpses of yet-to-be identified persons dumped in a ...

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JUST IN: Gunmen strike, kill nine people in Benue

Reports say suspected gunmen early hours of Friday attacked Tse Ujoh community in Ikyurav-Tiev in Katsina Alla local government area of Benue State and killed several people. While an eyewitness said that 12 people were found dead. The Police also ...

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Two-thirds of Senators present at a meeting can impeach Saraki – Sagay

The Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that Senate President Bukola Saraki, can be impeached by two-thirds of Senators present at a meeting in the Senate. Sagay who stated this yesterday said, “Nevertheless, ...

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Rivers gov commiserates with Dickson on mother’s demise

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has commiserated with his Bayelsa State counterpart, Mr Seriake Dickson over the demise of his mother, Mrs Goldcoast Dickson. Wike said this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Friday signed by his Special Assistant ...

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Don’t sell 9mobile over $43m debt-Shareholders

Some shareholders of Etisalat (now 9Mobile) have cautioned against the sale of the firm in view of a pending case before the Federal High Court in Abuja. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and others are involved in a negotiation ...

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N-Power to penalize beneficiaries with extra job

Federal Government’s youth empowerment scheme, N-Power, has issued a stern warning to 2017 beneficiaries involved in sharp practices. The empowerment scheme in a tweet on its verified Twitter page on Friday urged those with extra jobs to resign or face ...

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NASS siege targeted at Saraki-Timi Frank

Erstwhile Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has accused the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris and the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole of plotting to blame the recent failed ...

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Kepa pays buyout clause ahead of chelsea move

Athletic Bilbao said on Wednesday that Kepa Arrizabalaga has paid his 80-million-euro ($93 million) buyout clause,  to allow him join Chelsea as the world’s most expensive goalkeeper. “At 12:02 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, La Liga informed our club that ...

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Falana lists Daura’s sins, calls for investigation

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has called for the investigation of the sacked Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura. The lawyer accused Daura of human rights violations, abuse of office, corruption, incompetence and ...

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Governor Emmanuel sacks Akpabio’s brother, one other from cabinet

Former Governor Godswill Akpabio’s alleged defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress has consumed his brother, This is as the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has sacked the state Commissioner for Labour, Productivity and Manpower ...

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