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Arms Deal: N54.8 billion recovered so far by FG, says Lai Mohammed

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Federal Government, has stated that the sum of N54.8billion has been recovered from suspects in the ongoing probe into the arms purchase scandal.

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N-Delta militancy fuelled by non-clean up of Ogoniland —Buhari

iPresident Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Nairobi, Kenya, said that non-clean up of oil spillages in the Niger Delta especially in Ogoniland, was responsible for the militancy the region witnessed in times past.

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Court denies Kanu, other Biafran agitators bail

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, presided over by Justice John Tsoho has declined to release the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu‎ on bail pending his trial.

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Aisha: Supreme court must revive faith of Nigerians in judiciary

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the party’s governorship candidate in Taraba State, Senator Aisha Alhassan, “deserves the mandate that she was given by people of the state.”

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FG issues travel advice to Nigerians over Zika Virus

 *Urges Nigerians to shelve travelling to Latin America

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has urged pregnant Nigerian women against traveling to Latin America over outbreak of a viral disease known as Zika.

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S’Court sacks Oduah, Uba from Senate, replaces them with Chris Uba, Emeka  

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Supreme Court has sacked all the senators and members of the House of Representatives from Anambra State.

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LASG lights up Third Mainland Bridge, seeks night economy for Lagos

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

As part of its ongoing statewide “Operation Light up Lagos” project, Lagos State Government has completed the illumination of the Third Mainland Bridge. 

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Group lauds LASG over action on ex-Lagos deputy governor’s mansion

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos 

A group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has lauded the Lagos State Government for sealing off a set of building belonging to the immediate past deputy governor of the state, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire. 

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Ooni of Ife visits Awujale, sues for unity in Yorubaland

By Tunde Ademola, Abeokuta

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has paid a royal courtesy call on the Awujale of Ijebulan, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, Ogbogba II, in his (Awujale’s) palace in Ijebu-Ode on Friday.

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APC backs Ambode on moves to rid Lagos of gangs, cultism

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has thrown its weight behind Governor Ambode's resolve to rid Lagos of gangs and cults.

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