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EFCC Releases Former Speaker Patricia Etteh

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mrs Patricia Etteh, who it arrested over an allegation of fraud. Spokesperson of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, announced her release in a statement on Saturday. Mrs Etteh was released on Friday, three …

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Okada Ban: No Protest Allowed, Lagos Hausa Leaders Warn

Two leaders of the Hausa community in Lagos State have warned their subjects to desist from any form of demonstration to protest the ban of commercial motorcycles popular known as Okada in six local government areas in the state. The leaders spoke in separate interviews with our correspondent on Thursday …

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Parents And Child Drown In France After Wave Hits Coast

Two parents and their child died in western France after a powerful wave swept them out to sea as they were fishing on a dyke in Brittany, authorities said Friday. The 55-year-old father and 33-year-old mother were pulled out of the water early Thursday evening in the western town of …

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Pressure On APC Governors Over Tickets For Senators, Reps

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are under pressure to respect an understanding with their party and National Assembly leadership to give automatic 2023 return tickets to some Senators and House of Representatives members. Those being proposed to return automatically are lawmakers rated to have performed very well. Primaries for Senatorial …

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El-Rufai Seeks Wiping Out Of Communities On Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday proposed the clearance of Katari, Rijana and Akilibu communities along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. He said they harbour criminals and informants. The governor received the first quarter 2022 security report, which says 360 persons were killed and 1,389 others kidnapped in the state between January …

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ASUU Strike: Security Operatives Take Over Enugu Airport

There was heavy presence of security operatives at the main gates of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu following the planned 5 million-man march by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) against the prolonged indefinite strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Enugu metropolis. The operatives …

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