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EFCC didn’t raid my home for hidden funds – Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, debunked rumours making the rounds that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission raided his Lagos home and found funds in different currencies stashed in vaults. He also attempted to dispel rumours that … Continue reading

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$12m Fraud: US court jails Nigerian Sodipo Williams

A US Federal judge on Friday sentenced a Nigerian, Kevin Kunle Sodipo Williams, to six and a half years in prison over a stolen identity fraud scheme that sought more than $12 million in tax refunds. The judge also ordered … Continue reading

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Adesina’s prize will stimulate interest in agriculture – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the World Food Prize award to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will stimulate people’s interest in agriculture. Obasanjo disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa state in … Continue reading

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Kogi CJ releases 6 inmates in Okene prisons

Chief Judge of Kogi state, Justice Nasir Ajanah has unconditionally released six Awaiting Trial inmates at the Federal Prisons, Okene, in his renewed effort to decongest prisons. Ajanah released the inmates while reviewing the warrants of 82 awaiting trial inmates … Continue reading

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UNICEF expresses optimism towards ending FGM/C in Ebonyi

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), yesterday express the optimism that with the commitment and zeal exhibited by traditional institution, the clergy, youth organizations and women groups of Amechi community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State in the … Continue reading

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Anti-grazing Law: Ortom warns traditional rulers

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has said traditional rulers found to be constituting themselves into criminal elements to frustrate the implementation of the anti-open grazing law would be removed from office. Speaking while inaugurating local government committees for the implementation … Continue reading

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FG begins monitoring of constituency projects

Constituency projects being implemented by federal lawmakers across the country will now be monitored by the Federal Government. The Executive Director of the Nigeria Stored Products Research Institute, Prof. Olufemi Peters, who disclosed this in Minna, Niger State yesterday, said … Continue reading

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