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EFCC interrogates former Senate President, David Mark

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, December 14, invited a former Senate president, David Mark, for questioning. Senator Mark's invitation by the EFCC is related to some financial issues for clarification. A source within the commission said: “We invited the ex-Senate President for interaction on some financial issues

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Police, DSS nab 13 in Port Harcourt for Selling Naira Notes

  The Police, working in collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS), have arrested 13 naira note sellers in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State in a sting operation that included officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Briefing the media on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers State Command,

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21,000 Kaduna teachers win, as Court stops El-Rufai from planned sack

  The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Kaduna on Thursday ordered Kaduna State government to stop the planned sack of 21,000 primary school teachers who failed competency test. Recall that Kaduna state governor, El-Rufai had announced that the teachers who failed the competency test organized by the government would be sacked

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Court arraigns Maryam Sanda, mother, brother, denies bail application

    A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jabi District, has arraigned Maryam Sanda, her mother and brother. bail. Sanda was refused bail application. The judge, however, granted the other defendants bail on the condition that the defendants will produce two sureties with evidence of residence within Abuja. They are also

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Nigerian state governors approve $1 billion from Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram

  Governors from Nigeria’s 36 states have approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account by the federal government to be used in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east. This was revealed by the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki while briefing State House correspondents

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kenya’s Parliament ejects Minority leader for refusing to recognize Kenyatta as President

  Minority leader John Mbadi was on Thursday ejected from Parliament for refusing to recognize Uhuru Kenyatta as President in his remark. Speaker Justin Muturi ordered Mbadi to withdraw the remarks, but the Suba South MP remained adamant. "There is no president in this country to make appointments. I would rather withdraw from

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Muslim leaders call on world to recognize East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Reuters   Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to respond by recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who hosted the summit of more than 50 Muslim countries in Istanbul, said the

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Reps Give Intels 24 Hours to Declare Public Funds in Its Possession

  The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Treasury Single Account (TSA) yesterday gave Intels Nigeria Limited 24 hours to declare the amount of public funds currently in its possession as well as transfer same to the TSA without further delay. It further summoned the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and

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Court orders reinstatement of PDP Obiora Okonkwo as Anambra Central Senator

    The Abuja Federal High Court has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Obiora Okonkwo of the Peoples Democratic Party as the senator representing the Anambra Central Senatorial District. Justice John Tsoho gave the ruling on Wednesday after counsel to other parties in the matter withdrew their arguments against the plaintiff. The judge said

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North Korea Forces Children to Watch Public Executions as reminder not to disobey govt

Newsweek   The U.N. Security Council Monday discussed human rights abuses including torture, starvation and public executions in North Korea and how international sanctions may be affecting humanitarian aid in the country. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein admitted that a lack of access to the Democratic People’s Republic

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