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Magu Detention: Direct your request to Presidency not police, IGP tells lawyer

The Nigeria Police Force has denied detaining suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. In a letter by DCP Idowu Owohunwa, Principal Staff Officer to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, written to Tosin Ojaomo, counsel to Magu, in response to his bail application, the police stated that the suspended

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Apex Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s suit against Gov Diri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal filed by a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Timi Alaibe, challenging the emergence of Governor Duoye Diri as the party’s candidate in the last year’s election. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour dismissed

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NFIU submits details of Magu’s forex dealings to probe panel

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has submitted its report detailing forex dealings by the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, to the Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential probe panel. According to newspaper reports, the NFIU provided a comprehensive report on Magu’s alleged activities, including details of his

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Private schools’ owners assure FG of readiness to resume

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has assured the Federal Government of the readiness of the schools under its fold to resume for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and other terminal examinations. The association’s clamour for resumption follows the withdrawal of Nigeria’s participation in the sub-regional examination on Wednesday by

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774,000 jobs: Ngige apologizes to NASS over Keyamo’s outburst on

The Minister of Employment Labour and Productivity, Senate Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, apologised to the National Assembly over the recent alteration between the Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo and a joint committee of the National Assembly over-sighting the ministry. Keyamo had disagreed with the joint committee on the processes and modalities for implementing

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