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Niger Delta: Elders Caution Buhari Against Threat To Deal With Oil Thieves Like Terrorists

  Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari issued a stern warning to vandals blowing up oil and gas installations, saying the fate of the Boko Haram insurgents in the hands of the armed forces would be their lot. Read here if you missed. However, concerned leaders of Bayelsa State have warned against such inflammatory statements, saying…

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NDLEA Nabs Passenger Concealing 193 Wraps Of Cocaine In His Socks

Samuel Maduewesi The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), yesterday said it recovered 193 wraps of cocaine inside a passenger’s socks at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. This is contained in a statement issued and signed by the agency’s spokesperson, Mitchell Ofoyeju, and made available to journalists in Lagos. According to the statement, the…

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Okonjo-Iweala: Nigeria Is In This Situation Because Jonathan’s Administration Lacked The Political Will To Save

  Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has blamed the current economic situation of Nigeria on the lack of political will of Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save. Below is how The Cable is reporting it: Speaking on “inequality, growth and resilience,” at George Washington University, the two-time finance minister said the World Bank and the International Monetary…

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LASG Moves To Construct Additional Pedestrian Bridge At Ojota

  Following the fiasco witnessed the past couple of days by pedestrians seeking to cross the Ojota expressway, the Lagos State Government yesterday said it would construct an additional pedestrian at Ojota bus-stop along Ikorodu Road to complement the existing one following the upsurge in its usage. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr…

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Fayose Warns Chinese Government Not To Grant Nigeria’s $2b Loan Request

  The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has urged the Chinese Government not to grant the $2 billion loan being sought by the Federal Government of Nigeria. This was contained in a letter addressed to Chinese President Xi Jinping by Governor Fayose on Thursday. President Buhari is currently in China for discussions on the…

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Number Of Freed Inmates Rises To 184 In Lagos As CJ Releases 31 More

 Governor Ambode with Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade  Yesterday, we reported that Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade, the Chief Judge of Lagos State released 153 inmates from the Kirikiri Makimum and Minimum Prisons, in a bid to decongest the prisons. Read here if you missed. In continuation of her efforts to reduce the population of awaiting trial inmates in custody,…

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