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We never issued warrant of arrest on Maina – EFCC

Maina and Magu of EFCC

*We did not issue the Warrant of arrest Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday denied issuing a bench warrant for the arrest of the ex-Chairman of the Presidential Pension Reform Task Force (PRTT), Mr. Abdul-Rasheed Maina. The EFCC stated this in a counter-affidavit deposed to by one of its …

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NIGCOMSAT targets 150m Nigerians with satellite services


*30% penetration target to be surpassed Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) said more than 150million Nigerians will soon have accessible communication satellite services in their homes. NIGCOMSAT’s Managing Director/CEO Mrs Abimbola Alale disclosed this Thursday at the Ka-VSAT training workshop for reseller/installers in Abuja. Mrs Alale, who was represented by …

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300 doctors left Nigeria in 2016-NMA President

Prof. Mike Ogirima Nigerian Medical Association (NMA),

*Over 35,000 practise medicine abroad More than 300 Nigerian doctors left the country on search for greener pastures outside the country in 2016,  the National President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Mike Ogirima has revealed. He said more doctors have joined the migration train this year. He did not give …

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CCT trial: Saraki drags Appeal Court to Supreme Court

Bukola Saraki...in the Supreme Court

*Buying more time or seeking real justice? Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has headed to the Supreme Court to challenge the verdict handed down by the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, involving false assets declaration charges. The Appellate Court had dismissed 15 out of 18 counts false assets declaration charges …

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Fighting corruption: tooth, nail and blood

Ibrahim Magu...we must kill corruption

*We must kill corruption or it kills us From Tajudeen Kareem As we approach 2019, the contest for political relevance will become very contentious; so will the battle to combat corruption or expose corrupt tendencies, especially in official circles. The tone of this battle was revealed last week by no …

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African Union sports ministers meeting ends in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari signs African Union Sports Council papers

*Calls for AUSC games bids First session of the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 2 Ministers meeting has ended at the ECOWAS Parliament Auditorium in Abuja with a call for bids for the hosting of the maiden AUSC Region 2 Games. In addition, member countries were enjoined to indicate …

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Little League Administrator visits NSDFI

Sunday Oladele North Central Little League District Administrator presenting Fashikun with the gift

*Offa centre annexed to Ondo National Athletics Development Centre *Five to represent Nigeria in international championships in 2018 By Oluwole Francis Sunday Oladele, the District Administrator of the Little League Inc in the North Central, has revealed the grand plans to make the states in his region to thrive in …

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Olubadan: You are comedians on puppet show

Olubadan of Ibadan

*May face court contempt By Debo Adeoye, Ibadan Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has hit back at the Ibadan new vassal Obas, describing their purported threat to recommend him for removal as an affront to the people of Ibadan. The monarch also referred to the 21 kings as …

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