Thugs disrupt APC meeting in A’Ibom

Hoodlums suspected to be loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State on Saturday disrupted a meeting of the All Progressives Congress in Ika Local Government Area of the state. They were said to have vandalised vehicles and injured many of the APC supporters. During the meeting held in Urua Inyang, Ika council headquarters, over 500 More...

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We won’t take anything less than N1bn ransom for four abducted Lagos pupils—Suspected kidnappers

    Fate of the remaining two pupil yet unknown Suspected criminals who abducted six pupils of Igbonla Model College, Epe in Lagos State have reportedly contacted parents of four of the victims, demanding More...

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We approved massive road, railway projects in 2017 budget—Dogara

Massive infrastructural developmental projects will commence as soon as the presidency assents to the 2017 Appropriations bill passed by the National Assembly, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu More...

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FG plots strategy with medical experts to combat Hepatitis in Nigeria

The Federal Government on Saturday assured Nigerians of its commitment to take proactive steps towards controlling the spread of Hepatitis in the country. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, stated this during More...

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Forex Intervention  Policy : Oil marketer drags FG  to court

In a bid to forestall the continued implementation of alleged discriminatory Forex investment  policy to the advantage of some importer of Petroleum products, an independent Oil marketer in the down stream sector More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Buhari should forget 2019; he has failed Nigerians massively – Balabare Musa

Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government scored itself high in the mid-term assessment of its performance in key areas including security and graft fight, Second Republic Governor More...

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Yahoo Biz: US jails 3 Nigerian fraudsters 235 years

Three Nigerian scammers who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been slammed long prison sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens of millions of dollars from their schemes. Oladimeji More...

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AMCON concludes plans to sell PAN, recovers N134b in 2016

Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) has said that it recovered N134 billion in 2016 alone. But it clarified that not all were cash. The breakdown of the figures shows N86.9 billion was collected in cash; More...

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Tension as Boko Haram hijacks bags of rice from United Nations in Borno

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect broke loose in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Friday, hijacking bags of rice which the World Food Programme (WFP) planned to distribute to Internally Displaced Persons More...

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How my ex-staff,  Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, deceitfully collected N18m from me—Witness

As Ajumogobia, Obla seek court’s permission to trave abroad for medical treatment By Temitope Stephen A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Friday heard how the suspended Federal High Court Judge, Justice More...