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EFCC Re-arraigns American for Allegedly Defrauding Three Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday re-arraigned an American, Marco Ramirez, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $1.2 million on the pretext of securing green cards for them. Ramirez was re-arraigned before Justice Mojisola Dada on an amended 12-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining under false […] The post EFCC Re-arraigns ...
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Tributes as THISDAY MD’s Wife is Laid to Rest

By Obinna Chima in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom The wife of the Managing Director of THISDAY Newspapers, Mr. Eniola Bello, Mrs. Helen Eniola-Olaitan has been laid to rest. Eniola-Olaitan, was committed to mother earth at the Danescourt Cemetery, at Wergs Road, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, after a funeral service at the All Nations Church in Wolverhampton. Friends, […] The post Tributes as ...
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Ghanaians are paying for 4000 megawatts of power sitting idle, Energy Commission reveals

Ghana’s Energy Commission has disclosed that the country has almost 4,000 megawatts of power in excess in its fold that is not being used but pays for its cost.
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Lawan sacks Festus Adedayo 48-hours after appointment as spokesman

Lawan had appointed Adedayo as his spokesman on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
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Lawan Rescinds Appointment of Adedayo as Media Adviser

By Deji Elumoye in Abuja President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has rescinded the appointment of Mr Festus Adedayo as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity barely 48 hours after the appointment was made public. The review of Adedayo’s appointment was contained in a two-paragraph statement issued Thursday by Lawan’s Special Assistant on […] The post Lawan Rescinds Appointment ...
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DPR, NSCDC Clamp down on Illegal Fuel Station Operators

By Seriki Adinoyi in Jos The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in collaboration with men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commenced its monitoring exercise and sealing off of illegal filling stations across Jos, the Plateau State capital. The operation, which led to the arrest of several operators/workers of the illegal […] The post DPR, NSCDC Clamp down on Illegal ...
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OPEC Congratulates New NNPC GMD, Kyari

By Kasim Sumaina in Abuja The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), on Thursday, sent a congratulatory message to the newly appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari. The copy of the letter, signed by OPEC Secretary General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, and obtained by THISDAY in Abuja, […] The post OPEC Congratulates ...
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Ghana’s opposition party wants women parliamentary aspirants to have a free pass without any competition, here’s why

The largest opposition party and the minority in Parliament, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed desire to allow females who aspire to be Parliamentarians have a free pass without going through any competition.
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Drama as 2 Speakers emerge at Bauchi House of Assembly

Out of 31 representatives, 11 members convened at the House about 6 am to elect a new Speaker.
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Suspected Militias Kill Five in Benue Community

By George Okoh In Makurdi Suspected Jukun militias have been accused of killing five people in Gyenku village in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State. The Chairman of the council area, Mr. Tor-Tyokaa Ibellogo, who confirmed this in a telephone chat with reporters on Thurday, said the attackers invaded the village very early Thursday […] The post Suspected Militias Kill Five in Benue Community ...
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FG, ACCA Collaborate to Address Deficiencies in Public Sector Accounting

By James Emejo in Abuja The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Thursday said it is working with the federal government to address deficiencies in public sector accounting in the country. Speaking at a forum with finance and human resource directors in Abuja, themed: “Driving Collaboration to Develop Finance Capacities in the Public Sector,” the […] The post FG ...
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STEM METS Resources Marks Fifth Anniversary of Providing Quality Education

STEM METS Resources, an organisation committed to inspiring Nigerian children by providing quality, innovative and alternative educational learning platforms, has marked its fifth anniversary. In the past five years, the organisation has delivered world-class Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M) based programs to children with the mission to inspire creativity and innovation and also ...
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Crisis Hits Newly Inaugurated Bauchi Assembly as 2 Speakers Emerge

From Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi A mild drama on Thursday unfolded at the Bauchi state House of Assembly when 11 members of the 31 member Assembly gathered and elected Suleiman Abubakar Dangaldiman Ningi of the All Progressive Congress (APC) speaker. THISDAY reports that those who elected the new speaker included the 9 members of the […] The post Crisis Hits Newly Inaugurated Bauchi Assembly as ...
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Ghana secures $5.6 million from the luxury vehicle tax in the first quarter of 2019

The Ghanaian government has collected some $5.6 million (GH¢30.19 million) from people who use luxury vehicles in the country within the first quarter of this year.
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DSS confirms arrest of fake medical doctor in Adamawa

The fake doctor was employed by Adamawa Health Management Board as a doctor in October 2015.
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Buhari says keeping children out of school is now a crime

The President says the first nine years of basic education are crucial for the development of any child.
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NAFDAC to ban Snipper, other products in Nigeria

The agency said it would mount evidence that the products hurt applicators and the environment.
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Appeal Court Affirms Nnamani’s Election as Senator

By Alex Enumah in Abuja The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the election of Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani as the senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District. The appellate court in affirming Nnamani’s election dismissed the appeal filed by Prince Lawrence Ezeh of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the judgement of Justice Inyang Ekwo […] The post Appeal Court Affirms ...
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