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Kano Emir sacks governor’s brother as village head over graft 

By Musa Madobi, Kano 

Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi ll has dethroned the younger brother to the state Governor Alhaji Sani Umar Ganduje as village head of Ganduje in Dawakin Tofa Local Government citing alleged financial misappropriation. 

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EFCC invites ex-CDS Badeh over Armsgate scandal 

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja


Men of the Economic and Financial  Crimes Commission (EFCC) have invited a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh for interaction over his role in the arms purchase scandal.

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Ijaw group vows to apprehend perpetrators of oil pipeline vandalism   

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba

 

An Ijaw group, Eye of Niger Delta (END) at the weekend set up taskforce committee to investigative the recent attack on oil pipeline in Delta State and to assist the Federal government   fish out the perpetrators of the crime.

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Electricity supply: Nigeria secures $2.6m GEF support 

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos 

Nigeria is set to secure $2.6 million to improve its electricity generation from Global Environment Facilities (GEF). 

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APC elders seek credible candidate for Ondo governorship

By Samuel Faleye, Akure

 

A group within the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congressive Congress (APC), the Elders Forum has been urged to work with the state executive committee of the party to ensure that the party presents a responsible and experienced

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Global endorsement of fight against corruption excites FG 

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja 

The Federal Government has hailed the global endorsement of its anti-corruption fight. 

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Buhari departs for France, Britain Tuesday for anti-terrorism shuttle

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to begin official visit to France and Britain on Tuesday as part of efforts to forge global partnership against terrorism.

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Nigeria, Italy sign agreement on police training, intelligence sharing, logistics supply

Nigeria and Italy Monday signed an agreement to assist each other on intelligence sharing, capacity building and provision of logistics to their respective armed forces especially the police.

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Police partner UK agency over kidnapping

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has organized a counter-kidnap seminar in conjunction with the British High Commission in Abuja.

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Minister says Artists’ Village here to stay, promises to encourage artists

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday paid an unscheduled visit to the Artists' Village at the National Theatre in Lagos.

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