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Osinbajo Flags Trader Money Off In Warri, Explains Criteria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday flagged off the federal government social investment programme, ‘the Trader Money Scheme’ for Delta state in Warri. Professor Osinbajo, who was a guest of the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, in his palace, before proceeding to the Warri Main Market in Warri South council …

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EFCC Intercepts $2.8b At Enugu Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday intercepted the sum of $2.8million from two men at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The suspects, namely Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel were nabbed based on Intelligence reports. According to the commission, the suspects were caught with two suitcases containing $1.4 …

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Prevent Snatching Of Ballot Boxes, Buhari Tells Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Police and other security agents to ensure that the 2019 elections do not witness snatching of ballot boxes and other crimes associated with elections. President Buhari Police uncover fake wine factory in Lagos He made the call yesterday at Wudil, Kano, while delivering …

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Benin Republic Frustrating FG’s Plan To Stop Rice Smuggling —Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has decried the abuse of the Economic Community of West African States protocol, which allows neighboring states to bring in rice into Nigeria. Lokpobiri said this while receiving the new country manager of the International Fund for Agricultural …

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Find Badeh’s Killers; Buhari, Governors Order Security Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to find the killers of the 15th Chief of Defense Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. The president described Badeh’s killing as “very sad and unfortunate” and also, ordered them to bring the perpetrators to face the full force of the law, while …

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FG, States, LGs Share N812.8bn In November

A total of N812.762 billion has been distributed as Federal Allocation for the month of November 2018 between the Federal, States and Local Government Councils. The communiqué issued by the Technical Sub-Committee of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) at the end of its December meeting, in Abuja, indicated that …

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ASUU Strike: INEC Alleges 2019 Elections Under Threat

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has decried the lingering strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, describing it as a threat to its preparations for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. Speaking at a one-day workshop on Gender Sensitive Reporting of Elections on Thursday …

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