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Minister says Artists’ Village here to stay, promises to encourage artists

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday paid an unscheduled visit to the Artists' Village at the National Theatre in Lagos.

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Alleged N2b pension fraud:  INTERPOL issues Red Alert on ex-pension reform boss Maina

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The International Police Organization (INTERPOL) has issued a Red Alert on the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Mr.Abdulrasheed Maina, following his escape from the country.

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World Bank, EU laud Edo on project execution, financial prudence

 

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Representatives of the World Bank and the European Union have scored Edo State Government high on project execution, employment generation and financial management.

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Fire razes Abakaliki main market, property, goods worth millions destroyed

By Achike Uchenna, Abakaliki

 

Goods worth several millions of Naira have been destroyed during a dawn fire outbreak that occured at Abakpa main market in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state.

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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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