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Court orders final forfeiture of penthouses linked to Allison-Madueke

    A Federal High Court on Wednesday in Lagos ordered final forfeiture of two penthouses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. On Dec. 5, 2017, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered an interim forfeiture of the properties after an exparte (without notice) application, was argued by the Economic and Financial

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Dino Melaye accuses APC of failure, says “Nigeria is not only sick presently but equally suffers”

  The ruling APC lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye has taken a swipe at his party, All Progressives Congress (APC) for failing to meet the expectations of Nigerians, many of whom he said, defied the odds to vote for Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s President in the 2015

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Senate probes Double registration allegation against Bello

  The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate allegation of double registration leveled against Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. The resolution to probe the allegation followed observation by Senator Mohammed Hassan (Yobe South) on the need to establish the truth or otherwise of the allegation. Hassan told his colleagues that when it was

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Syria aid scandal: 13-year-old girls forced to trade sex for bread

-IBTimes   Syrian women are being forced to trade sex for aid, despite UN agencies and other charities saying they maintain a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation. Women and girls in Syria are told they must perform 'sexual services' in order to receive food and other aid distributions, according to a report

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INEC insists Presidential,National Assembly elections will hold first

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has insisted that the 2019 Presidential and the National Assembly elections will hold first. Chairman of INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, who spoke during the quarterly consultative meeting with the media in Abuja, on Monday, noted that the governorship and state legislative elections will come next. Yakubu

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