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Ex-militants Threaten War Over Alleged 2016 Amnesty Budget Slash

Niger Delta ex-militants, under the aegis of Presidential Amnesty Phase II, have threatened war following the Federal Government’s alleged plan to slash the 2016 budget for the Presidential Amnesty Office. Making the declaration yesterday, 14th December, the ex-militants argued that the proposed N20bn for the initiative was unacceptable to them, as it could not cater…

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Emir Sanusi Denies Donating N40bn To Dasuki While He Was CBN Governor

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and now Emir of Kano, Muhammad Lamido Sanusi has denied reports that he paid over N40 billion to embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki during his tenure as governor of the apex bank. The Emir denied making the payments, which were allegedly “donated” to assist the…

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Must Watch! Ex-NIMASA Boss, Akpobolokemi Bundled Into A Vehicle & Whisked Away By EFCC Officials

  Former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokemi, was re-arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday outside the Federal High Court on Oyinkan Abayomi Drive in Ikoyi, Lagos. Akpobolokemi had been in court for trial over his alleged involvement in a fraud scandal of N2.3 billion…

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Court Grants Dokpesi N200 Million Bail, Remands Him In Prison Pending Bail Perfection

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday granted the Chairman emeritus of Daar Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi bail in the sum N200m and two sureties in like sum, adding that the media mogul should be kept at the Kuje prison Abuja, until the perfection of the bail condition. The judge, who…

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Dasuki Pleads Not Guilty, FG Summons Contractors During His Tenure

Though he pleaded not guilty to the N13 billion fraud allegations levelled against him, embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has still got big issues to contend with, as a fresh probe is believed to have been launched into his tenure by the Federal Government. This time, it is all contractors who made supplies…

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LASG To Commence Construction Of Flyover Bridge In Ajah & Abule-Egba

1Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode The Lagos State Government has approved the construction of flyover bridges for two of the state’s high-density traffic zones; Ajah roundabout and Abule-Egba Junction, The Guardian reports. In a statement issued by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde on Sunday, December 13, the two major projects were approved by the…

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Newly Appointed Jos LG Chairman Dies Two Days After Swearing-In

Dr. Hosea Azi, the newly sworn-in Chairman of Jos-East Local Government, Plateau State, is dead. Azi who was sworn in on Friday, 11th December, was involved in a fatal motor accident on Sunday, 13th December at Garaku, Nasarawa State. Plateau State Governor, Simon Dalong, in a press statement described the Chairman elect’s death as “very…

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