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How EFCC shared 53 properties seized from pension suspects

David Adodo protested against EFCC

*Demand for a commission of inquiry Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been accused of sharing 53 houses seized by the defunct Maina-led Pension Reform Taskforce Team (PRTT). According to a petition to the Senate and DSS, by Mr David Adodo, chairman of concerned federal pensioners, the total recovered …

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Seamless port operations critical to end Apapa gridlock – Ambode

Apapa gridlock

*Oshodi transport interchange, Airport road’ll positively transform city By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has identified seamless port operations as a condition that will enable permanent resolution of the Apapa gridlock. Speaking at the second edition of Lagos Corporate Assembly tagged ‘A+ Meets Business’, a forum …

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Oyo Christians commend Ajimobi over tournament

Ajimobi Oyo State governor

*Pledges more support Oyo State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) commended the State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi for his support for the maiden Soccer for Christ Under-16 Championship, the final of which the governor was ably represented by his Chief of Staff, Dr Gbade Ojo last weekend …

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Akeredolu parleys BEDC for power in Ondo  South

Ondo state delegation to BEDC

*Ondo South communities may get supply before December Following the directive of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, for the fast track of reconnection of communities that have been denied electricity in Ondo State, a major milestone was accomplished yesterday between Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) and the state government. Allen Sowore, …

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$180.6bn Centenary City: EFCC arrests Anyim Pius Anyim

Anyim Pius Anyim...now in EFCC gulag

*May be dragged to court in days Anyim Pius Anyim, former Secretary to the Federation (SGF) has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and currently being quizzed by the anti-graft agency over fraud he allegedly perpetrated involving $180.6 billion Centenary City in Abuja. Abuja Centenary City, …

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Pension: Bring Okonjo-Iweala, Larmode to testify -Maina

Abdulrasheed Maina...pension

*I will speak if my security can be guaranteed Former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a high powered committee to investigate what happened to the N1.6 trillion pension assets that his team recovered. He also requested …

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Hot FM, NAN, Nigeria Info, NTA in semi-finals 

Mike Obasi of Hot FM during the FCT SWAN Cup

*FCT SWAN/Ahmed Fresh Cup It promises to be a firecracker of games this weekend as red-hot Hot FM takes on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in the first semi-final of the 2017 FCT SWAN/Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-A-side football tournament at the Area 3 stadium pitch while team Nigeria Television Authority …

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