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Fasheun scores Ambode high on good governance

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos The Founder of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC). Dr. Frederick Fasehun has scored Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode high on good governance.

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Ogun police speak on Ilaro protest, to dock errant cop Friday

By Ahmed Sobiye, Abeokuta Ogun State Police Command has reacted to early Thursday morning protests that rock the sleepy Ogun town of Ilaro in Yewa South Local Government Area of the state.

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Nigeria’s Barkindo becomes OPEC scribe

Nigeria’s Mohammed Barkindo will serve as the Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for the next three years.

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Mild drama in Senate as Tinubu tackles Saraki over ranking

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja There was a mild drama at the Senate’s plenary on Thursday as the member representing Lagos Central District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu faulted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki for breaching ranking protocol in the day’s legislative business.

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Assets falsification: CCT to decide Orubebe’s fate on June 30

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has reserved judgment for June 30 in the trial of the immediate past Minister of Niger Delta Ministry, Elder Godsays Orubebe.

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Amaechi blames Jonathan for non-implementation of Ogoni clean up

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt The Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has blamed the immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan for the non-implementation of the UNEP clean up of Ogoniland.

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FG begins environmental clean-up of Ogoniland

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt The Federal Government (FG) has officially commenced the clean up of Ogoniland in Rivers State with the formal flag off of the projected expected to last 25 years.

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Breaking News: Scores killed as police, residents clash in Ogun community

By Ahmed Sobiye, Abeokuta There is tension in Ilaro town in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State as residents are currently engaged members of the Nigeria Police Force in a clash that has left scores of them dead.

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Hassan Usman now Jaiz Bank substantive MD

Jaiz Bank Plc yesterday announced the appointment of Hassan Usman as its substantive managing director. He is to run the affairs of the bank subject to the approval of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

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Economy: FG delegation to meet bond investors in London next week

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos with agency reports Indications have emerged suggesting that a delegation of the Federal Government is set to meet with bond investors in London next week in what experts consider as a move to shore up the nation’s financial base needed for financing the series of infrastructure developments in the country.

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