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‘EFCC committed to sustaining fight against corrupt politicians’

From Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has promised to sustain its tempo of rigorously pursuing economic and financial crime-related cases irrespective of who is involved. The Sokoto Zonal Commander of the commission, Aliyu Yunusa stated this at a one-day EFCC Civil Society Organisations engagement organised by the Commission on Thursday. […]

19 Years after, my university not yet standing – Atiku • Expresses dissatisfaction with the management of his American University, Yola, Adamawa State

  By Enioluwa Adeniyi The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has expressed his dissatisfaction with the management of the American University of Nigeria.   Naija News understands that the institution was founded 19 years ago by the former Vice President.   Atiku regretted that the institution had yet to be […]

Naira appreciates in parallel market, steadies for 3 day

The naira has continued to appreciate in the parallel market in the last three days even as it maintained consistency in the official market. According to Aboki FX, the naira maintained its consistency even as it appreciated marginally against the United States dollar. For instance, while the market closed at N1140, on Monday at the […]

Bianca Ojukwu refutes a report of mass grave with 322 bodies discovered in Anambra

By Bertram Nwannekanma, with agency report Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, yesterday, in Awka, refuted a report that a mass grave with 322 corpses had been found in Anambra. A November 7 report in some media had quoted a November 6 post on the Facebook page of Ojukwu, Secretary to the Anambra Truth, Justice and Peace Commission […]

Tinubu cancels 40% IGR deduction policy for federal universities

  The president’s announcement was conveyed by the Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, during his speech at the ongoing 75th Founder’s Day ceremony of the University of Ibadan (UI) on Friday.   “The 40 per cent IGR automatic deduction policy stands cancelled. This is not the best time for such policy since our universities are […]

WWhen you make money, it’s not yours,’ Mikel Obi reveals pressure on African footballers

  By Ikenna Ngere Former Super Eagles and Chelsea legend, Mikel Obi has disclosed the pressure that many African footballers experience upon achieving success, stating, “When you make money, it’s not yours.”The 36-year-old underscored that the pressure to seek financial assistance frequently arises from both immediate and extended family members. He noted that many African […]

Wife, 20, sets husband’s house ablaze in Adamawa State for refusing to divorce her

By Akinwande Idowu A 20-year-old woman identified as Amina Hassan has been arrested for setting her husband’s house ablaze, allegedly in retaliation for his refusal to grant her a divorce The tumultuous events unfolded just five weeks after their wedding in the town of Shuware, Mubi North local government area in Adamawa State. According to […]

UK police investigate suicide of British-born Nigerian woman, Alanis Ogundipe, following alleged blackm

UK police investigate suicide of British-born Nigerian woman, Alanis Ogundipe, following alleged blackmail         By Ikenna Ngere The British authorities are currently examining the case of the late Alanis Ogundipe, who tragically took her own life after purportedly facing blackmail from her boyfriend, Ryan Leggetts.   Detective Inspector Jonny Dyer from Greater […]

Unelected Obaseki’s wife to take action against govt officials marginalizing women

Unelected Obaseki’s wife to take action against govt officials marginalizing women     By Rachel Okporu Fadoju   The wife of Edo State Governor, Betsy Obaseki, has threatened to prosecute political leaders and government officials for marginalising women in appointments, especially at the local government level.   Naija News learnt that the Edo State First […]

CBN makes fresh move against ‘powerful Nigerians’ causing naira slope against dollar

  By Richard Ogunsile The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reportedly launched a campaign to hunt down some influential Nigerians allegedly responsible for the depreciation of the Naira against the Dollar.   An insider who reportedly spoke with the Daily Post on Thursday (today) disclosed that the apex bank has vowed to clamp down […]

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