Arrest and prosecute Goodluck Jonathan, group tells EFCC

A Civil Society group, known as the Forum for Accountability and Justice, today called for the immediate arrest of former President Goodluck Jonathan, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over/what it termed as the alleged monumental corruption believed

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Trump ends amnesty for 800,000 young immigrants

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ended an amnesty that protected from deportation 800,000 people brought to the United States illegally as minors. “I am here today to announce that the program known as DACA that was effectuated under the Obama

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Nigeria’s exit from recession excites Senate

The 8th Senate on Tuesday applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics indicating that Nigeria’s economy has officially exited recession. The Senate, in a statement by Chairman of its Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi,

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Benue workers begin warning strike over unpaid salaries

Benue State workers on Tuesday embarked on a 7-day warning strike over the non-payment of salaries and allowances. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who went round some offices, observed that they were all locked as the workers complied with

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Buhari, Osinbajo celebrate Nigeria’s exit from recession

The federal government has welcomed exit of Nigeria from recession, but with caution and optimism. It said it would continue to drive economic growth by vigorously implementing the Economic Recovery & Growth Plan (ERGP) launched earlier this year by President

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Cholera outbreak in Borno: Death toll hits 20

At least 319 suspected cases of cholera and 20 deaths have been reported in Borno State, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Tuesday. The NCDC said the disease had currently affected six areas in the state, with Muna Garage

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After pleading guilty to kidnapping, Evans’ fundamental rights suit adjourned

The N300 million suit slammed on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and three others by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (also known as Evans), challenging his continued detention was on Tuesday adjourned till September 21. Justice Chuka Obiozor of

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North Korea warns that ‘more gift packages’ on way to U.S

Amid the international uproar over North Korea’s latest and biggest nuclear weapons test, one of its top diplomats said on Tuesday his country was ready to send “more gift packages’’ to the U.S. Han Song, North Korea ambassador to the

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Adeosun confirms N350bn release for capital projects

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday confirmed the release of the sum of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government for the implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget. She confirmed the

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Fire burns seven schoolgirls to death in Kenya

The education minister has blamed a fire that engulfed a female hostel on arson, saying it was probably caused by students who were fighting over senior appointments in the school. In a fire incident suspected to be an arson, seven

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