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EFCC begins investigation of man nabbed with $370,000 cash at the airport

Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun investigation of a man arrested recently for allegedly trying to smuggle 370,000 dollars out of the country. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Uwujaren said the suspect, Adamu Rabiu Mohammed, was intercepted by Customs […]

FG committed to end varsity workers’ strike – official

The Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday said it was committed to end the on-going strike by the non-teaching labour unions in Nigeria universities. The Director, Press and Public Relations of the ministry, Mrs Priscilla Ihuoma, gave the assurance in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. Recall that the unions, comprising of the Senior Staff […]

Rohr invites Mikel, Onazi, Moses, 25 others for Poland, Serbia friendlies

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has called up team captain Mikel Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi and Victor Moses in a 28-man squad for the Poland and Serbia friendly matches. Newsmen report that the friendly matches are in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by Russia. Home-based goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who […]

JAMB official makes U-turn, says N36m ‘collected by superior’ and not snake

Philomina Chieshe, the official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), who claimed that the board’s N36 million was swallowed by a snake, has made a U-turn. Chieshe, who works as a clerk at the JAMB office in Markurdi, Benue state, had told top officials of the examination body that a “mysterious snake” swallowed […]

As Nigeria braces for the Egmont Group hammer

FEARS of the imminent risk of Nigeria being expelled from the Egmont Group, a global network of 152 Financial Intelligence Units (FUIs), set Federal Government officials scurrying to prevent what could spell disaster for our financial system. The Presidency and the National Assembly abdicated their duty of ensuring the independence of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence […]

Picture: Nigerian man elected as first black senator in Italy

An Italian man of Nigerian origin, who is the chief immigration spokesman for the far-right League party, has been elected as the country’s first black senator. Tony Iwobi, whose party has been accused of stirring up xenophobia in Italy, was elected in the industrial city of Brescia in northern Italy — a major immigration hub. […]

Photo News: Jonathan in Sierra Leone to inspect elections

Former President Goodluck Jonathan who is the leader of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) Observer Mission to the March 7 general elections in Sierra Leone set our early Wednesday morning to observe voting in some polling centres in Freetown. Pictures show Dr. Jonathan and members of his team visiting polling centres […]




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