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Joint ICPC, FRSC, DSS team nab 37 FRSC officials, 5 others for extortion

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By Soni Daniel Abuja—A team of security operatives has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, for allegedly extorting motorists on the highways. The team, comprising...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Cross River ultimate beneficiary of NHGSFP – FG

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The Federal Government says that Cross River State has benefited immensely from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP). Justice Bibiye, Communications Manager, National Social...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Extortion of motorists: Joint inter-agency team arrests 37 road safety officials, others

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A Joint Inter-Agency Team, led by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arrested 37 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for allegedly...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

N3b scam: Presidency weighs options on Oyo-Ita

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By Soni Daniel ABUJA—Despite denial of non-receipt of her resignation letter, the Presidency has begun weighing options regarding the continued stay in office of the Head of Service of the...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

FG, ECOWAS commission pledge to provide basic amenities in Northeast

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The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, says the commission in collaboration with Nigerian Government will provide boreholes, rehabilitate damaged schools and health...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

NIOB president decries building collapse

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…Says institute to ensure buildings constructed in Nigeria meet required standard By Kingsley Adegboye The newly inaugurated president of the Nigerian Institute of Building NIOB, Kunle...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Bandits kill three in Oyigbo, as LG boss confirms 12 dead in latest Ogoni killings

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By Egufe Yafugborhi Ogoni Killings – MEMBER representing Onyigbo Constituency in the Rivers State House of Assembly, Promise Nwankwo, has reported three residents killed by hoodlums who...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

IPOB assault: Ekweremadu a scapegoat of impending revolution – Ikubese

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Ikubese By Anthony Ogbonna The Convener of YesWeFit Revolutionary Movement and Former Presidential Aspirant, Dr Thomas-Wilson Ikubese has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

8 killed, LG boss, monarch’s houses burnt in Ogoni

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—No fewer than eight persons were again feared killed and houses, including home of Khana Local Government Chairman, Lahteh Loolo and a wing of the palace of...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Direct police, navy to publish names of all detainees, Falana tells FG

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LAGOS—HUMAN rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to direct all security agencies in Nigeria to publish the names of all detainees and their places of...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai: Nigerian Army’s symbol of discipline

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By Nkechi Odoma The office of the Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) is powerful anywhere by every yardstick of perception. The occupant of the exalted office, and in the case of Nigeria now, Lt. Gen....

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Wike, RVSG, not renaming Rumuwoji Mile 1 Market

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By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT – RUMUWOJI community of Abali, Rebisi, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Rivers state has faulted recent media claim of move by the state government...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Army vs Police: Proliferation of security agencies responsible for rivalry — Nwanguma, ex-NOPRIN boss

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… Average of two clashes yearly By Esther Onyegbula Whereas investigations may have established links between criminal intent and the killing of three policemen by army personnel, an...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial portfolios: Round pegs in round holes or…

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor AS President Muhammadu Buhari swears in the 43 ministers-designate on Wednesday, all eyes are on him to see the portfolios he will assign the seven...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

HERDSMEN ATTACKS: You will weep if you see our people who survived – Benue tribal leader

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•Tells FG: Keep your RUGA money, give us N/C Development Commission By Peter Duru, Makurdi Chief Edward Ujege is the President General of Mdzough U Tiv and the Chairman of Benue tribal...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →