Five of escapee prisoners in Kogi prison recaptured

The Controller-General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has confirmed that five of the 13 prisoners who escaped from Koton Karfe prison in the early hours of Saturday has been re-arrested. This is contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson of

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Notorious cultists terrorising Ogun residents arrested

The Ogun Police Command has arrested two notorious cultists, Omotola Amuda (18) and Adesegun Mayowa (20), who were on the wanted list of the command. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, informed news men of the development on Sunday,

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We need an economic war room- Simon Kolawole

The worst kept secret before the 2015 elections was that Nigeria’s economy was heading for a rough weather. Following a sharp drop in oil price, the 2015 budget was based on a benchmark of $65 per barrel, compared to $77.50

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Zamfara Assembly withdraws impeachment threat against Gov. Yari

Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, Speaker, Zamfara State Assembly, says legislators have withdrawn the impeachment threat against Gov. Abdulaziz Yari. Rikiji made the announcement on Sunday in Gusau after a meeting of stakeholders. Stakeholders included the governor, all the 24 members of

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Group urges NJC to investigate Justice Ntong over alleged abuse of power

Press Release A coalition, Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC),has asked the National Judicial Council (NJC), to investigate Hon. Justice NFN Ntong of High Court of Akwa Ibom State, Ikot Ekpene Judicial Division for abuse of powers in a case

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Police confirm murder of Mathematics teacher in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the alleged murder of a Lebanese, Moin Amsuri, a Mathematics Teacher, at Nagarta College, Sokoto. The spokesman of the command, El-Mustapha Sani, made the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency of

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BREAKING: JAMB withdraws 2016 admission lists sent to varsities, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn the list of recommended candidates for admission earlier sent to the tertiary institutions, the Board said in a statement on Sunday. “This is to ensure that the University Senate perform its

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Ex-Appropriation chair, Jibrin, releases pictures of Dogara’s ‘guest houses’ in Abuja

A former chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Sunday released what he said were pictures of one of Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s guest houses, as the budget padding scandal rocking Nigeria’s House of Representatives worsens. Mr. Jibrin

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RideLondon-Surrey: Two riders hurt in separate crashes

Two riders have been injured in separate crashes during the RideLondon-Surrey cycle race. A man came off his bike and hit a tree just after 09:00 BST in Working and was taken to hospital by air ambulance. The cycle race

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Budget Padding Scandal: Pressure mounts on Speaker Dogara to step down

The Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday faced calls from civil society groups for him to step aside amidst criminal investigation into the unfolding budget padding scandal. One of the calls was contained in an open letter written

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