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”We’ll Soon Sign Anti-Grazing Bill Into Law” – Gov. Samuel Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, said the anti-open grazing bill will soon be signed into law to curb clashes between herdsmen and farmers. The governor stated this in Abuja after briefing Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on the security situation in the state. According to him, the state looks forward to receiving the…

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Former Vanguard Chief Accountant Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Forgery & Stealing

A former Chief Accountant of Vanguard Newspaper, Bhadmus Abiodun, was on Tuesday sentenced to 14-years in prison by Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Ikeja High Court for forgery and stealing N3.1million. TodayNG reports that the money belongs to the media house. Abiodun was arraigned alongside Samuel Ogbole, the Vanguard Media Representative for Onitsha who were convicted of an eight-count charge of…

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EFCC Docks Ex Niger State Governor & Commissioner For N1.46bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned former Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu and his Commissioner of Environment, Parks, Gardens and Forest Resources, Umar Mohammed Nasko, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on an eight-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N1.46 billion. One of the counts reads: “That you Dr.…

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Lara Oshiomhole, 334 Other Foreigners Granted Nigerian Citizenship

A total of 335 foreign nationals were on Tuesday in Abuja granted citizenship by the Federal Government after statutory clearance and due diligence by the relevant security agencies.‎ ‎The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau,‎ who presented the certificates of citizenship to the foreigners, charged them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria. Lara Oshiomhole, wife…

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‘Your Corruption Is Too Much, We Will Blow Trumpet, Not Whistle’ PDP Tells Gov. Ortom

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom of corruption. The party also said that they will blow a trumpet to announce the high level fraud going on in Ortom’s administration. The Governor had earlier called on anybody who has an evidence of misappropriation against his government to blow…

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Budget Faces Fresh Hurdle At National Assembly

Legislators have delayed forwarding the 2017 budget to the presidency for assent after allegations of illegal alterations were raised by some members yesterday. The two chambers of National Assembly passed the budget Thursday after several months of delay. However, it was gathered that the allegations are already creating ripples among some senators. Many of them…

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FAAN Reactivates Ebola Screening Point At Airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reinstated screening points and detecting machines at the airport to forestall the resurgence of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria. The measure was triggered by the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. FAAN’s acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, assured passengers and airport users…

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