ICPC arrests former judge over ‘N220 million fraud’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it arrested Kabiru Auta, a former judge of a Kano state high court, over an alleged N220 million fraud. In a statement on Wednesday, Rasheedat Okoduwa, spokesperson of ICPC,

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FG revokes residence permits of expatriates in Intels

The federal government, through the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has revoked the resident permit of expatriate staff of six companies operating in the country. Muhammad Babandede, comptroller-general of NIS, announced this in Abuja on Wednesday in a statement issued Mr Sunday

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Saraki rejects Ndume’s first prayer after suspension

In what appeared like a continuation of contention between the two, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday rejected an appeal by former Majority Leader, Ali Ndume, for a minute silence for deceased senator, Isiaka Adeleke. Mr. Ndume had sought

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Buhari backs Senate, orders reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of the security aides of Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state. Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, made this known in a statement on Wednesday. According to the

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Name the person I stopped you from investigating, Jonathan challenges Farida Waziri

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has accused Farida Waziri, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of lying against him. Waziri was chairman of the anti-graft agency during Jonathan’s time in office. Over the weekend, she alleged that

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ANAMBRA: IPOB insists Igbo must boycott all south-east elections

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has again asked the Igbo to boycott all elections that will be conducted in the south-east. The group said beginning with the November 18 Anambra governorship election, there should be no voting in the

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Nigeria ranks third most terrorised country in the world

The 2017 Global Terrorism Index, GTI, has been released, and Nigeria for the third year running remains the third most terrorised nation in the world. The country, which has been battling the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east for many

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Australia qualifies for fourth World Cup

Australia qualified for their fourth successive World Cup by beating a physical Honduras 3-1 at Stadium Australia in Sydney. After a goalless first leg, Aston Villa player Mile Jedinak’s 53rd-minute free-kick took a decisive deflection off Henry Figueroa to break

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Group donates healthcare centre to Nasarawa community

By Yemi Esho, Abuja Dunes Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has donated a pre-primary healthcare centre to Piyanko, a community in Nasarawa State for the people to have easy access to medical attention. The chief executive officer (CEO) of the

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Every effort must be made to resolve all issues— Buhari calls for calm in Zimbabwe

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm and peace, as the army takes over power in Zimbabwe. It was reported that President Robert Mugabe and his wife, have been detained – where the president was replaced with Comrade E Mnagngawa. According to a statement

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