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Senate confirms Buhari’s CBN four nominees, rejects one

  The Senate has confirmed four of five nominees named as non-executive directors of the board of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmed nominees are Ummu Jalingo, Justitia Odinakachukwu, Mike Obadan and Adeola Adetunji. It however, rejected Abdu Abubakar, as senators who screened him said they were dissatisfied with his responses to

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‘Murdered’ journalist Arkady Babchenko turns up alive after death staged to ‘expose Russian plot’

The Telegraph   By Wednesday afternoon, most of Arkady Babchenko's friends and colleagues had gone through the familiar cycle of grief and confusion that follows the killing of a Russian dissident journalist. Obituaries had been written, travel arrangements were in train for the funeral, and Western politicians including Boris Johnson had announced they

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Update: Court Jails former Taraba governor Nyame for 14 Years Over N1.64bn Fraud

  Jolly Nyame, former Governor of Taraba State, has been sentenced to prison by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, for fraud. Nyame was charged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 41-count of allegedly diverting N1.64billion during his eight-year governorship tenure between 1999

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