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Firm debunks lawsuit on $3.1b Customs automation deal

Firm debunks lawsuit on $3.1b Customs automation deal The Managing Director of Webb Fontaine Nigeria, Opeolu Babalola has debunked controversy of the lawsuit surrounding the $3.1billion automation deal with the Nigeria Customs Service
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Edo strengthens compliance to safety protocols in MDAs

Edo strengthens compliance to safety protocols in MDAs As Odigie-Oyegun congratulates Obaseki, decries egocentric politics Edo State Government has assured that adequate measures would be put in place to ensure strict compliance to safety protocols to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state’s ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs). This followed resumption of work by civil servants on grade levels one to 10 in the…
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In Wake of Severe Flooding, International Organization for Migration (IOM), USAID Combine to Deliver 155 Tons of Doated Relief Supplies to Sudan

Sudan is facing its worst flooding in decades. Weeks of heavy rains have caused destruction, displacement and loss of lives, leading the Government of Sudan to declare a three-month State of Emergency in the country. To assist thousands affected by the floods roiling Sudan in recent weeks, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) joined the U.S…
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Central banking beyond the normal

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Bayelsa accuses RMAFC of illegal deductions

Dayo Ojerinde Bayelsa State Governor, Sen. Douye Diri, has lamented the deduction of the state’s revenue by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission in favour of Rivers State following a high court ruling. Diri said the hurried implementation of the ruling was unacceptable and sub judice as the state’s appeal was pending at the
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N433m commission: Ajayi’s allegation treacherous, false, says Akeredolu’s son

Peter Dada, Akure The son of the Governor of Ondo State, Babajide Akeredolu, on Tuesday threatened to sue the Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Agboola Ajayi, for mentioning his name in the alleged N4.3bn kept in a secret account by the previous administration. Ajayi was alleged to have mentioned that Babajide received a commission
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Police parade seven fake soldiers, reward SARS operatives

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta The Commissioner of Police in Ogun state, Edward Ajogun, on Tuesday paraded seven fake soldiers who were arrested in Lagos and Sagamu after their failed operation on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The CP, while parading the suspects at the command’s  headquarters at Eleweran, Abeokuta,  said the  suspects, who were members of a gang,
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FBI wanted fraud suspect surrenders to EFCC

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja A fraud suspect on the wanted list of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Felix Okpoh, has surrendered to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Lagos. Okpoh, alongside Richard Uzuh, Alex Ogunshakin, Abiola Kayode and Nnamdi Benson, had been declared wanted by the FBI sometime in 2019 for their alleged involvement in
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Group, lawyer disagree on online petition against Malami

Oladimeji Ramon The Chairman, Radical Agenda Movement in the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, says an online petition demanding that the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, be stripped of his Senior Advocate of Nigeria title is valid. But a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr Olukoya Ogungbeje, described the petition as dead on arrival,
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Killing them softly: A Lagos community where residents drink, bathe with petrol water

In this special report, SAMSON FOLARIN looks at how the failure of governance and corporate irresponsibility of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation are destroying the livelihood and health of a community in Ejigbo, Lagos State. On a recent evening, Alhaji Wahab Olorunfunmi was having a meal in his house on Sanusi Street, Eijigbo, on the
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Igbo must return home to invest – Umahi, Ohanaeze

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki  The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi; and the President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief Nnia Nwodo, on Tuesday reiterated the need for Ndigbo in diaspora to return home and invest towards economic development of the region. The two Igbo leaders, who spoke in Abakaliki on Tuesday, on the occasion of the Ebonyi
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Jonathan, Gbajabiamila, Lawan, others in Zaria, mourn Emir

Leke Baiyewu, Tukur Muntari and Godwin Isenyo Former President Goodluck Jonathan, a former vice president, Namadi Sambo, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, were among dignitaries that came to the ancient city of Zaria on Tuesday on condolence visit over the death of the Zazzau Emir,
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