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Court Remands Nenadi Usman, Fani-Kayode in Prison

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Mrs Nenadi Esther Usman, and a former Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode before a Lagos High Court. Also arraigned on Tuesday were one Danjuma Yusuf and Jointrust Dimensions Nigeria Limited before the court presided ...

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Oritsefemi gets former manager, Danku arrested by police

Sources disclose that the Lagos state police command were at the Muson Centre, Onikan over the weekend to arrest Oritsefemi’s former manager, Yusuf Adepitan, also known as Danku.

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Militants to Junaid Mohammed: We’re fighting to leave Nigeria’

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba Militants operating in the Niger Delta have stated that their aim is to exit the region from the rest of the country and not to be placated.

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Court summons EFCC, Zenith Bank over Fayose account

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti A Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital has summoned the leadership and management of the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Zenith Bank should appear it on July 4.

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Nigeria oil output rises to 1.9 million bpd due to repairs -NNPC

Oil production in Nigeria has risen to about 1.9 million barrels per day (bpd), from 1.6 million bpd, due to repairs and more than a week having passed since a major pipeline attack in the Niger Delta, a state oil company spokesman said on Monday.

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Court summons EFCC, Zenith Bank over Fayose account

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti A Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital has summoned the leadership and management of the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Zenith Bank should appear it on July 4. At the resume hearing of a case filed by Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose seeking the court to order the anti-graft ...

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Nigerian Government Exenorates Buratai, wants report on Dubai property disregarded

The Federal Government has added its voice to that of the Army and Defence Headquarters in defence of the integrity of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt-General Yusuf Buratai, who was reported to own a property in Dubai, with some members of his family, saying it should be discountenanced. The Guardian recalls that an online medium had reported that ...

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Alaafin canvases sports as tool to curb youth violence

 By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has identified enlightenment and sporting activities as viable weapons against youth violence and restiveness. 

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Strike: Ekiti workers defy union leaders, refuse to resume work

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti  Government workers in Ekiti State have shunned their offices on Monday following the suspension of a one-month strike action embarked upon to press home the payment of five month arrears of salaries. 

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Local companies float Nigeria’s soils specified fertiliser brands

By Musa Kajuru, Kaduna  As part of efforts to boost agricultural produce and ensure food security in the country, four indigenous companies have collaborated to roll out specified fertilizer brands for Nigerian soils. 

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