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FG sacks two top officers of the prisons service

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  The Federal Government has retired a Deputy Controller-General and an Assistant Controller-General of the Nigeria Prison Service, (NPS). 

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More trouble for Omisore as EFCC probe N60b vote for Senators, Reps

By Our Correspondent The travails of a former Deputy-Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore is yet to abate as detectives have recovered a sensitive document from his Abuja home detailing how the sum of N60b was shared by members of the senate in the last 6th Assembly.

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Buhari lauds Ogun over developmental strides, visionary leadership

By Ahmed Sobiye, Abeokuta  President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the developmental strides achieved in Ogun State under the leadership of Senator Ibikunle Amosun. 

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Mimiko has case to answer over $1.2b arms deal, says Ondo APC

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Governor Olusegun Mimiko to come out clean on media reports suggesting that he received over N500million from the office of National Security Adviser to ex-President Gooduck Jonathan.

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Photo News: Fayemi distributes Rice, Wheat, Spaghetti to Ekiti APC members

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State now Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi today distributed food stuffs such as Rice, wheat, Noodles, Spaghetti etc to the residents of Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. The former governor gave One 25kg bag of rice, One 10kg pack of semovita, One pack of spaghetti and One 10kg bag of wheat to each ...

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Saraki forgery trial stalled as judge embark on annual vacation

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The forgery trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Mr. Ike Ekweremadu on Monday suffered a setback due to vacation embarked upon judges of the Federal High Court.

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Ekiti Assembly members allege invasion plot, seek police protection

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Members of Ekiti State House of Assembly have accused the Police of planning to invade the state and arrest top government functionaries and senior members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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Atiku says Monguno was an icon in uprightness

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar has described the late former minister of Mines, Power and Petroleum, Shettima Ali Monguno as an icon of uprightness whose wisdom will be greatly missed by Nigerians.

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EFCC writes NASS over N2.5b strange payment to Omisore

…retrieves budget padding document on how N60b was shared to Senators, Reps in 6th Assembly …May summon former Clerks, top directors

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Hijab: Obasanjo lauds Aregbesola on religious neutrality

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has commended Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for being neutral in matters relating to religion.

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