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Salami panel rejects Magu’s request, pledges fair hearing

The Presidential Investigation Committee on the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday rejected the request for video recording of the panel’s proceedings made by the suspended Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. The chairman of the panel, Justice Ayo Salami, however, pledged fair hearing to all parties …

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Baby rescued from Anambra bush

A baby girl dumped in a bush in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State has been rescued by police. Detectives found the baby looking sickly and crying but alive. Confirming the incident, Police spokesman, Haruna Mohammed said the baby was immediately taken to hospital for medical attention. Mohammed …

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Ekiti threatens doctors with no work no pay rule

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has appealed to doctors to suspend their strike or the government will invoke the ‘no work no pay’ rule. National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP), on June 30, withdrew its services after the 28-day ultimatum to the government expired. They are …

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JUST IN: Police take over Edo Assembly complex

Police operatives have taken over Edo House of Assembly complex in Benin City. Dozens of the security officials stormed the complex while patrol vehicles were stationed around the area. It was learnt that the move was to forestall alleged planned  attack on the facility. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), Ayoola …

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JUST IN : A’Ibom APC chairman dies

The Akwa Ibom state chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ini Okopido is dead. A top member of the party in the state, who confirmed the sad incident, disclosed that Okopido died in the early hours of today at the Ibom Multispecialty Hospital (IBH), Uyo. According to the source, …

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Fire guts ECOWAS Secretariat in Abuja

There was a fire outbreak at the Accounts and Finance department of the Economic Community of West African States Commission secretariat, Asokoro, Abuja, on Tuesday night. It was learnt that the fire was put out by men of the Federal Fire Service shortly after. The FFS spokesperson, Ugo Huan, could …

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BREAKING: DSS arrests #RevolutionNow protesters in Osogbo

The Department of State Services on Wednesday morning has arrested Olawale Bakare and six other #Revolutionnow protesters wearing orange colour cap around Olaiya Area of Osogbo, Osun State capital. The protesters led by Bakare aka ‘Mandate’ armed with placards had converged on Correspondents’ chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists …

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JUST IN: Lagos cancels 2018 land use charge

Lagos State Government has cancelled the 2018 land use charge and reverted to pre-2018 land use charges. The Government announced this at an ongoing press briefing by Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Rabiu Olowo. The government also waived penalties for land use charge for 2017, 2018 and 2019, which according to …

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