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Ambode lists arts, culture as tools for good governance

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has underscored the importance of using art and culture to promote democratic governance and advance people-oriented policies.

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Aftermath of new forex policy, stocks trading rises to 2016 high

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos The intention of the leadership of the Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) to introduce a new foreign exchange appears to be impacting positively on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as stocks hit a 2016 high.

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N1.2bn fraud: Ex-banker admits Dariye operated account illegally

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja A former staff of the defunct All States Trust Bank, Adonye Roberts, on Friday told a Federal High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, that a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, illegally operated an account with the bank.

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Togolese national teams to play testimonial match in honour of Keshi

Players from the 2006 Togolese national team will face off against the 2016 side in a memorial match in honour of former coach Stephen Keshi who died on June 8 aged 54, Goal has confirmed.

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Military JTF in Niger Delta foils attack on Agip, arrests 19 vandals

The Military Joint Task Force operation to protect oil installations in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield, on Friday said it foiled an attack on Agip’s oilfield and has arrested 19 suspected vandals in several operations since May 2016.

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Police IGP meets PDP leaders, warns against hooliganism

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Inspector-General of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Mr. Solomon Arase has met with stakeholders within the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja on Friday.

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INEC seeks 10 years ban for electoral offenders

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has moved to amend the Electoral Act that would seek to disqualify or bar electoral offenders from standing for future elections.

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Obanikoro sues EFCC over invasion of Lagos home, claims N100m damages

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Embattled former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has sued the management of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to court.

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LASG explains why it sacked jetty operators

By Olaolu  Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Government has stated that it served eviction notices to ferry and jetty operators, Tarzan Marine Enterprises and Metro Ferry to ensure strict adherence to safety measures and international best practices.

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Amosun opposes setting up of grazing zone in Ogun

By Ahmed Shobiye, Abeokuta Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has expressed the opposition of the state government to the proposed creation of grazing zones in any part of the country.

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