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March, 2017

  • 31 March

    Nigeria Summons Indian Ambassador Over Xenophobic Attacks

    Nigeria summoned the Indian ambassador to Abuja on Wednesday following violent mob attacks on Nigerian students in India, the country’s state news agency reported. Hundreds of residents of Greater Noida, a satellite city of New Delhi, went on a violent rampage on Monday, attacking Africans following the death of a …

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  • 31 March

    Africans Never Mistreat Foreigners – Indians In Nigeria Condemn Xenophobic Attacks In India

    Abuja/New Delhi:  Amid attacks on Africans in India, the Indian community in Nigeria today voiced support for Nigerians living in the country saying such a trend was “disturbing” as Africans never mistreat foreigners. Asserting that the conception about Africa and Africans among many Indians is incorrect, the Indians living in …

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  • 30 March

    Ibrahim Magu’s Response To Report On Him By The DSS

    THE HONOURABLE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION & MINISTER OF JUSTICE Federal Ministry of Justice, Shehu Shagari Way, Abuja. RE: REQUEST FOR COMMENTS RE: REPORT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES I most respectfully refer to your letter referenced HAGF/EFCC/2016/Vol.1/23 dated 19th December, 2016, asking me to respond within 48 hours …

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  • 30 March

    EFCC Re-arraigns FUTA Vice Chancellor, Bursar for N156 Million Fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, March 30, 2017 re-arraigned the duo of the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Professor Adebiyi G. Daramola, and the Bursar, Emmanuel Ayodeji A. Oresegun, before Justice W. R. Olamide of the Ondo State High Court, Akure …

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  • 30 March

    Federal Lawmaker Arraigned In Court For Certificate Forgery

    A member of the House of the Senate, Nse Ekpenyong, was on Thursday arraigned at the Federal High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for alleged forgery of a polytechnic diploma. Mr. Ekpenyong represents the Oron Federal Constituency, Akwa Ibom State. The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), which arraigned the …

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  • 30 March

    Professor of Law Debunks National Assembly’s Power To Issue Endless Summons

    Sadly since 1999, the National Assembly has continued to violate the principle of separation of powers embedded in the Constitution in the name of conducting investigations, though its committees, under Section 88 and 89 of the Constitution, and in pretence that it is committed to exposing or combating corruption in …

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  • 24 March

    Why Nigeria fails to achieve economic buoyancy – Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman

    The former Minister of National planning, Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman has said that unless there is strong political and legislative support to government’s policies and initiatives, Nigeria’s quest for economic buoyancy, national growth and sustainable development would remain a mirage. Dr. Shamsuddeen made the disclosure in Kano on Thursday while delivering a paper titled “Public Private …

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  • 24 March

    Nigeria’s economic reform plan not good enough – IMF

    The International Monetary Fund, IMF, is not satisfied with the Nigerian government’s economic reform efforts, a new report has shown. Reuters news agency reports that the development could delay talks over $1.4 billion in international loans. According to a 68-page IMF report obtained by Reuters, the Washington-based fund will urge …

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  • 24 March

    World Exclusive: How President Buhari Was Allegedly Poisoned

    Until the day President Muhammadu Buhari traveled to London for 10 days medical vacation, very few privileged Nigerians knew what exactly prompted his sudden and largely unprepared journey to the UK. But is it clear to those that are privy to some pieces of information regarding his health that the …

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  • 21 March

    The Queen and Barack Obama should jointly sue Donald Trump for libel, George W Bush’s ethics lawyer says

    The former chief ethics counsel to President George W Bush has suggested the Queen pair up with former President Barack Obama to sue Donald Trump over his “libellous” claims that they wiretapped him. “Obama could now have a co-plaintiff in a libel suit against Trump,” tweeted Richard Painter, one of the …

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