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PMB at 74: Peace Shuttle In Birthday Week -FEMI ADESINA


What a helluva week for a man who turns 74 today. In one day, in his birthday week, he flew from Abuja to Monrovia, from there to Freetown, and then to Banjul, in The Gambia. He held meetings lasting many hours, then flew to Freetown, again to Monrovia, and then returned to Abuja by 3.20 a.m. In the afternoon of ...

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Wonder Bank Operators Bag 8months For Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of three operators of a wonder bank – Dayo Peter Bulus also known as Bulus Maiyaki, Oyeleye Adetunji alias James Adetunji and Martins Adebajo for offences bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N968,050.00 (nine hundred and sixty-eight thousand naira, fifty kobo). The convicts ...

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How Dokpesi Got N2.1bn For Campaign, ONSA Director, Abdulmalik, Narrates


Shuaibu Salisu Abdulmalik, a prosecution witness in the trial of Chief Raymond Dokpesi on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, that Dokpesi’s company account, Daar Communications Plc, was paid N2.1billion as a media campaign fund on the instruction of Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), insisting that the ...

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Court Adjourns Dariye’s Trial To Jan 18


Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, Abuja, has adjourned till January 18 and 19, 2017 for further proceedings in the trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye. Dariye is facing a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, to the tune of N1.2billion. The criminal matter, which had ...

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Armed Ijaw Youths Attack Immigration Officers, Cart Away Service Rifles

Ijaw People in Egbesu Dance

Armed Ijaw youths from Ogbe-Ijoh community in Warri South West local government area of Delta State on Saturday evening attacked a patrol team of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), carting away two rifles belonging to the service and leaving one immigration officer wounded. SaharaReporters reliably learned that the gunmen, numbering about 10, also attacked operatives of the Marine Police team ...

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(Photos) NDLEA Intercepts Record N4b Ephedrine Concealed In Artificial Female Hair @ MMIA


  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that it has intercepted the largest ever quantity of the illicit drug, ephedrine, at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. According to the agency, the record haul had a total weight of 83.390 kilogrammes. The NDLEA also disclosed that two bags, with one containing heroin and arriving in the ...

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Army Commandant’s Dead Body Found in School’s Premises

Leye Oyebade, Oyo State Commissioner of Police

The dead body of Col. Anthony Okeyim, the Commandant, Command Secondary School, Ibadan was on Monday found at his apartment located within the school’s premises. SP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ibadan, said the force was treating the issue as a suspected case of murder. “I can confirm to ...

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FAAN Re-Engages Sacked Staff, Redeploys Others


A SaharaReporters investigation has revealed that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) may have re-engaged one of the 22 staff sacked in the recent ‘proper placement’ exercise carried out in the agency. The investigation indicated that the sacked Head of Servicom at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs. Anne Idu, has been re-engaged by management. Mrs. Idu was placed on ...

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Police Arrest Leader Of Gang That Kidnapped CBN Governor’s Wife


The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested the tenth member of the gang responsible for the September kidnap of Mrs. Margaret Emefiele, wife of Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Umar Abubakar, suspected kidnapping gang leader This was disclosed in a press statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, Deputy Commissioner of ...

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Fake Embassy Uncovered in Lagos, Two Chinese Arrested

The suspected leader of the syndicate

The Policemen attached to the squad swooped on them; two Chinese and two Nigerians were apprehended during the raid on their office situated inside an hotel, Golden Point and Suite, on Duduyemi Street in Ejigbo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The Chinese: Liu Honyang, 47, Sun Xinai, 49; and their Nigerian collaborators, Oriyomi Olawale, 47 and Desmond Chinedu, 25, conspired and swindled ...

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