Malabu Oil Deal: Trial Of Dan Etete, Others Stalled

    The arraignment of a former minister of petroleum, Dan Etete, as well as one Aliyu Abubakar and six others has been stalled. This follows the inability of the prosecution to serve two out of the eight defendants in the suit. Etete and the others were scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday at the … Continue reading Malabu Oil Deal: Trial Of Dan Etete, Others Stalled

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Temperature Screenings, Footshakes As OPEC Meets Amid Coronavirus Concerns

  Delegates from oil-producing countries started arriving Wednesday in Vienna to discuss output cuts in a meeting overshadowed by worries over the new coronavirus — both its affect on oil prices as well as a big gathering like OPEC. Two medical staff members, wearing Red Cross vests, were taking the temperature of ministers and other … Continue reading Temperature Screenings, Footshakes As OPEC Meets Amid Coronavirus Concerns

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How Ex-Kwara Scholarship Board Embezzled Students’ Bursary – Witness

    The trial of the immediate past Chairperson of the Kwara State Scholarship Board, Fatimoh Yusuf, and two others have begun at the State High Court sitting in Ilorin. Yusuf is facing trial along with the board’s secretary and accountant, Fatai Lamidi and Stephen Ajewole, for allegedly diverting N50 million meant for the payment … Continue reading How Ex-Kwara Scholarship Board Embezzled Students’ Bursary – Witness

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BREAKING: Bloomberg Ends US Primary Campaign

  Billionaire Bloomberg suspends Democratic primary campaign.

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Electoral Offenders’ Prosecution, South West Commission Bills Scale Second Reading

    The bill seeking the establishment of a commission to prosecute electoral offenders in the country has passed second reading in the Senate. During Wednesday’s plenary, a bill for an act to establish the South West Development Commission was also read and passed for the second time. Both bills were sponsored separately by Senator … Continue reading Electoral Offenders’ Prosecution, South West Commission Bills Scale Second Reading

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Iheanacho Back As Rohr Invites 24 Players For AFCON Qualifiers

  Nigerian international, Kelechi Iheanacho has returned to the national football team after he was axed from the Super Eagles squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Iheanacho made the 24-man list released by the Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on Wednesday, ahead of the quick-double 2021 Africa Cup of Nations … Continue reading Iheanacho Back As Rohr Invites 24 Players For AFCON Qualifiers

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Poland Joins Other Countries, Announces First Coronavirus Case

  Poland on Wednesday announced its first case of coronavirus while adding that nearly 70 people were being tested for the disease. The man, who had visited Germany, is “not part of a risk group” and his life is not in danger, Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski told a news conference. He indicated the man was … Continue reading Poland Joins Other Countries, Announces First Coronavirus Case

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Reps Approve 2019 Budget Of N346.4bn For NDDC

    The House of Representatives has adopted the report of its Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on the 2019 budget of N346.4 billion for the agency. The lawmakers approved the report on Wednesday during plenary in the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, the nation’s capital. A breakdown of … Continue reading Reps Approve 2019 Budget Of N346.4bn For NDDC

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Russia Bans Export Of Masks, Hazmat Suits To Fight Coronavirus

  Russia has banned the export of masks, respirators and hazmat suits to ensure access to the items for medics treating coronavirus patients and the public, under a decree published Wednesday. The ban covers 17 types of equipment including face masks, plastic shoe covers, gloves, surgical scrubs, gas masks, hazmat suits and “reusable anti-plague” suits. … Continue reading Russia Bans Export Of Masks, Hazmat Suits To Fight Coronavirus

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Alleged Fraud: EFCC Re-Arraigns Mompha On Amended Charges

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has introduced new counts into the charge against internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha. He was re-arraigned today at the Federal High Court Lagos, on amended 22 counts which now includes offenses of making false statements to officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), … Continue reading Alleged Fraud: EFCC Re-Arraigns Mompha On Amended Charges

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