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Cleric to Buhari: ‘Don’t spare looters’

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos 

The presiding Bishop of Christ Life Church, Francis Wale Oke has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to forgive any individual caught in his anti-graft war.

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Ekiti disburses N5million loans to poor farmers

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti

 

Ekiti State Government has disbursed N5 million as loans to 102 peasant farmers in the state.

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NSA conducts mock counter terrorism programme in Abuja

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

 

The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) Tuesday carried out a simulation exercise on counter terrorism in Abuja.

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Alaafin optimistic about positive future for education in Nigeria

 By Ismaila Akanji, Abeokuta

 

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has assured that Nigeria's educational system will attain an enviable height in few years to come with the availability of dedicated teachers who are ready to impact students.

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Ondo to ageing civil servants: ‘Retire from service or…’

By Samuel Faleye, Akure

 

Ondo State Government has said it will flush out workers who are due for retirement from service who who still remain in service.

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Wike  to election riggers: ‘You’ll be treated as armed robbers’

By Samuel Tombra, Port Harcourt

 

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated his warning to those planning to rig the  rerun  elections in Rivers state, noting that they will be treated as armed robbers by the people.

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Kano Emir sacks governor’s brother as village head over graft 

By Musa Madobi, Kano 

Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi ll has dethroned the younger brother to the state Governor Alhaji Sani Umar Ganduje as village head of Ganduje in Dawakin Tofa Local Government citing alleged financial misappropriation. 

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EFCC invites ex-CDS Badeh over Armsgate scandal 

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja


Men of the Economic and Financial  Crimes Commission (EFCC) have invited a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh for interaction over his role in the arms purchase scandal.

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Ijaw group vows to apprehend perpetrators of oil pipeline vandalism   

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba

 

An Ijaw group, Eye of Niger Delta (END) at the weekend set up taskforce committee to investigative the recent attack on oil pipeline in Delta State and to assist the Federal government   fish out the perpetrators of the crime.

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Electricity supply: Nigeria secures $2.6m GEF support 

By Abimbola Fashakin, Lagos 

Nigeria is set to secure $2.6 million to improve its electricity generation from Global Environment Facilities (GEF). 

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