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EFCC Apprehends 32 Yahoo Boys In Abeokuta

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  announced the arrest of 32 suspected internet fraudsters known as “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys” on Thursday. The suspects reportedly range from the ages of 15 to 39 years, they were arrested at Liberty Estate, Laderin area of Abeokuta. EFCC operatives said some of the items recovered from them were six exotic…

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Police Officers To Work 8 Hours Daily, Instead Of 12 – IGP Adamu

Acting inspector-general of police,Mohammed Adamu,has directed that policemen across the country to work eight hours daily. Adamu, who announced the directive at a conference of heads of police medical facilities on Thursday, said this is to curtail work-related stress. He said this will in turn reduce the misuse of firearms and extra-judicial killings in the…

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The Average Nigerian Business Pays 48 Taxes, Affects Investors and Entrepreneurs – Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, chairman and founder of Heirs Holdings, says Nigeria would be unable to keep its investors and entrepreneurs if the issue of multiple taxation is not abolished. The billionaire noted that the average Nigerian business pays 48 taxes. TheCable reports that he delivered the keynote address at the 21st annual tax conference of the…

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OB Cuisine: Watch Omawumi Prepare Proper Banga Soup On Accelerate TV’s “Off The Menu”

Accelerate TV has unveiled the latest and final episode of season 1 of their cooking show “Off the Menu“, and it features Omawumi. In this episode, the multi-hyphenate is sharing about her love for family and heritage with host, Soliat Bada. We also learn how to prepare a delicious dish of Banga soup. Watch below. For more on Cuisine, follow us on…

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Father Of Two Sri Lankan Suicide Bombers Arrested For Allegedly Aiding His Sons

Police are holding the father of two Sri Lanka suicide bombers on suspicion of aiding and abetting his sons, as an international investigation continues into the devastating terror attacks which left at least 359 people dead across the country. Mohamed Yusuf Ibrahim was arrested Sunday following attacks at hotels and churches. His adult sons, Imsath…

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Appeal Court Reserves Judgement On Oyetola and Adeleke Tussle

The Appeal court in Abuja has reserved judgment in a three-legged appeal filed by Governor Gboyega Oyetola, his party and the Independent National Electoral Commission over the nullification of his election by the election tribunal. After listening for eight hours to the submissions of three senior lawyers for Oyetola and the lawyers for Senator Ademola…

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Buhari Heading To The United Kingdom On A ‘Private Visit’

President Muhammadu Buhari will reportedly travel to the United Kingdom on Thursday after a visit to Maiduguri, Borno state, his media office says. The president was in Lagos on Wednesday to inaugurate projects being executed by the state government. He is now in Maiduguri to inaugurate “developmental projects especially in the sectors of education, healthcare…

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Earthquake Hits Nepal On Eve Of The Anniversary Of An Earlier Quake

  Nepal was struck by a magnitude-5.2 earthquake on Wednesday, the country’s seismological centre said, on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the major quake that killed about 9,000 people. Nan reports that the moderate intensity quake hit at 6.29 a.m. local time (1244GMT), Nepal’s National Seismological Centre said. Its epicentre was in Naubise,…

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