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EFCC Denies Reports Claiming Chairman-Designate, Bawa was Arrested & Detained Over Illegal Sale of Trucks

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied reports that it’s 40-year-old trained EFCC investigator and Chairman-designate, Abdulrasheed Bawa, was arrested and detained by the agency under former Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, over illegal sale of 244 forfeited trucks to proxies in Port Harcourt. The statement released via the commission’s official verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, February…

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Nigeria’s Davido, FK Abudu, Odunayo Eweniyi, Damilola Odufuwa & Olugbenga Agboola Make TIME 2021 ‘Next 100 Most Influential People in the World’

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, TIME reveals the 2021 TIME100 Next list, an expansion of the flagship TIME100 franchise that recognizes 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future of entertainment, health, politics, business and more. The 2021 TIME100 Next issue features six worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the list and Nigeria’s Davido, FK…

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Nigerians Now Enjoy a Stable Power Supply from 15 to 24 Hours Daily- Power Min. Mamman

The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamma has emphasised that Nigerians now enjoy a stable power supply from 15 to 24 hours daily as the Federal Government spends over N50 billion monthly on electricity. Mr Aaron Artimas, the Special Adviser, Media and Communications disclosed on Tuesday in a statement in Abuja, he quoted the minister as…

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Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus Obi Will Be Sentenced Today for Fraud in the US 

Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi will be sentenced in the United States today Tuesday fro fraud charges. He risks a maximum sentence of 20 years in jail. The 33-year-old Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abuja-based Invictus Group who was listed in the “Forbes 30 under 30 influential young entrepreneurs” was arrested by the…

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Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Announce They Are Expecting Baby No. 2

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their second child together, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced this with a stunning black-and-white photo that was taken remotely via iPad by their friend and longtime photographer, Misan Harriman. The baby will be the younger sibling to the couple’s son Archie Harrison, who will turn 2 on May 6. A spokesperson…

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Sanwo-Olu Has Directed the Police to Investigate Assault on Mr. Macaroni & Other Protesters at Saturday’s #OccupyLekkiTollgate

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said policemen who allegedly brutalised #OccupyLekkiTollgate protesters at the Lekki tollgate last Saturday won’t go free. According to a report by The Nation, Information and Strategy Commissioner Gbenga Omotoso stated this on Monday at a media briefing organised by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) surrounding the firm’s repossession of…

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“Honored to be First Woman & First African to Lead”- Okonjo Iweala Says She’s Ready to Tackle the Challenges of World Trade Organisation

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Monday as the first female and first African head of the beleaguered World Trade Organization, saying a stronger WTO would be vital for the global coronavirus recovery. The global trade body called a virtual special general council meeting at which member states officially selected the former Nigerian finance minister and…

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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Comedian Mr. Macaroni & Other Peaceful Protesters Arrested, Denied Access to Lawyers 

The Nigerian Police this morning Saturday, 13th February, 2021, arrested peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. Comedian Mr. Macaroni and many others were among the protesters that were thrown into the Police Black Maria Van with their phones seized. According to reports circulating on social media the arrested were taken from the Adeniji…

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“We Strongly Warn those Planning to Re-occupy Lekki Toll Gate this Saturday to Desist,”-Lai Mohammed 

Information Minister Lai Mohammed said the planned #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest could turn violent because of “hoodlums. We therefore strongly warn those who are planning to re-occupy Lekki Toll Gate on Saturday to desist.” Mohammed told a news conference on Thursday in the capital Abuja. The #OccupyLekkiTollGate is a reaction against the decision by the judicial commission in Lagos that…

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Cryptocurrency Ban: Senate Invites CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele

The House of Senate has invited the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele to brief its committees on the opportunities and threats of cryptocurrency on the nation’s economy. According to a Channels Television report, the decision of the Senate to invite the CBN governor is sequel to a motion by a Federal…

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