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Illegal deductions: Senate summons CBN gov, banks MDs, Bankers C’ttee, others

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…Set to amend banks’ law over arbitrary charges By Henry Umoru ABUJA— WORRIED by excess bank charges and illegal deductions by commercial banks in the country, the Senate,...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Gov Ahmed says he has no plan to leave APC

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has debunked claims that he was planning to return to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which he left with some other...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

No plan to return to PDP, says Kwara Gov.

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Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has debunked claims in certain quarters that he is planning to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which he left with some other chieftains...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria (3)

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By Eric Teniola BAATOUN, better known as Bariba, is the only one of the Gur languages found in Nigeria, the western parts of Kwara and Niger states. These languages have, as their nearest...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Minna Command of NCS seized contraband worth N200m in 2017

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The Niger Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it intercepted 163 contraband worth more than N200 million in 2017. The Area Comptroller, Mr Benjamin Binga, disclosed this in an...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Assets Falsification Charge: Saraki’s CCT Trial Resumes Feb 6

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has fixed February 6 for the Federal Government to re-open its case against the Senate President, Dr....

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

SERAP to Gov Ikpeazu: Restore Uzokwe as Abia State CJ or face legal action

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to “immediately withdraw his illegal appointment of Justice Obisike Orji as the...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

Court orders Afolayan, ex-navy chief, to pay N9m to herdsman for seizing 42 cows

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An Ilorin High Court has ordered a retired navy chief, Vice- Admiral Samuel Olajide Afolayan, to pay N9 million being the cost of damages and for detaining 42 cows belonging to a Fulani ...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

Tension in Kwara LG over discovery of 2 corpses

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The discovery of two corpses in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara following exchange of gun shots between members of a local vigilance group and some gunmen has heightened tension in the...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

Ortom blasts Defence Minister, says “You’re dancing on blood, graves of innocent pregnant women”

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has lashed at the Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali, over his comments on the recent killings in the state, saying he was allegedly complicit...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

2019: The race hots up in Kwara

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THE struggle for the occupation of the Ahmadu Bello way Kwara State Government House is already gaining momentum. Already, several gladiators of different political weights have been speculated to...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

Cleric arrested for duping victims of N36m

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—A cleric, Oladele Ayuba, has been arrested for advanced fee fraud, after reportedly tricking unsuspecting victims of amounts ranging from N300,000 to N36 million. The...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

2019 election budget being compiled, says INEC’s Prof. Yakubu

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- CHAIRMAN, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmud Yakubu disclosed yesterday that high mortality rate was reported to be taking place among staff of...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →

What women farmers suffer cultivating the foods Nigerians eat daily

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That smallholder women farmers provide a substantial percentage of the foods that, daily, grace Nigerians’ dining tables is no news. However, only a few can appreciate the enormity of their...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki trains health workers in maternal, newborn care

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has begun the training of over 600 medical doctors, nurses and other health workers across all the health...

Thu Jan 25th, 2018     Read More →