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ICPC begins trial against Edo lawmaker over forgery 

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin 

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Matters Commission (ICPC) has commenced trial in a forgery case preferred against the member representing Estako Federal Constituency

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Court grants ex Air Nigeria staff N475m compensation over wrongful sack

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 

The National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos has granted the sum of N475, 280,492.48k for payment to a former staff of the now moribund Air Nigeria Development Limited.

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My Sons not involved in Arms deal, reports malicious, says Obanikoro

A former Minister of Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has stated that his sons, who he described as thoroughbred professionals, are innocent of the allegations being bandied around in a section of the media.

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Alleged looting of N1.3tr:  Fayose, Dariye, Turaki, Kalu, Ladoja,

Farouk Lawan among 55 implicated by FG
...Wike, Sylva, Akingbola, Farouk Lawan named too
...FG still studying list to accelerate trial of suspects

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Soldiers arrest suspected Boko Haram member in Delta

 

A 35-year old man, suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect has been arrested by officers of the 19 Battalion of the Nigeria Army in Sapele, Delta State.

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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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