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EFCC Arraigns Suspected Land Racketeer For Land Scam
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EFCC Arraigns Suspected Land Racketeer For Land Scam

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 23, 2017

Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday June 23, 2017 arraigned one Ayinde Toafeek before Justice A.…

Nigeria Has Remained Stagnant Because We Let Evil Go Unpunished – Ali Baba
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Nigeria Has Remained Stagnant Because We Let Evil Go Unpunished – Ali Baba

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 23, 2017

Ace Nigerian comedian and actor, Ali Baba has hinged the "stagnation" in the country on the failure to duly punish evil. In an…

International Widows’ Day: Plateau State Government To Empower 2000

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 23, 2017

As part of activities marking this year's International Widows' Day, the Plateau State Government has said it will empower 2000 widows.  The state's…

Conduct Referendum On Biafra Or Anambra Polls Won’t Hold, Nnamdi Kanu Threatens FG
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Conduct Referendum On Biafra Or Anambra Polls Won’t Hold, Nnamdi Kanu Threatens FG

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 23, 2017

The self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to frustrate the conduct of the November 18 gubernatorial…

Recall Of Dino Melaye: INEC To Issue Schedule For Verification Of Signatures July 3
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Recall Of Dino Melaye: INEC To Issue Schedule For Verification Of Signatures July 3

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 23, 2017

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has acknowledged the receipt of the signatures of over 50 percent of registered voters of Kogi West…

Debt: We Have Not Taken Over Etisalat – Banks

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 23, 2017

The consortium of 13 banks to which telecommunications network, Etisalat, is indebted to have said they have not taken over the telco and…

FG’s Appeal Of CCT Judgement: I Remain Unperturbed – Saraki
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FG’s Appeal Of CCT Judgement: I Remain Unperturbed – Saraki

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 23, 2017

Following the decision of the Federal Government to file an appeal against the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which upheld…

EFCC Arraigns Ex-Minister, Akinjide For N650m Fraud

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, June 22, 2017, arraigned a former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory…

$1.6bn Fraud: Court Refuses To Quash Charges Against Diezani’s Ally, Omokore, Others

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, June 22, 2017 struck out an application seeking an…

Court Sentences Illegal University Operator To Ten Years In Jail

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court, Akure, on June 19, 2017 convicted and sentenced one Dr. Martins Olurankinse to ten years…

Communal Clash: Osinbajo Condoles With Taraba State Government, Assures Lasting Solution
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Communal Clash: Osinbajo Condoles With Taraba State Government, Assures Lasting Solution

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has sent his condolences to the people of Taraba State in the wake of the communal clash that killed…

Bukola Saraki: Between CCT And EFCC,  By Yushau A. Shuaib
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Bukola Saraki: Between CCT And EFCC, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

“I swear by the Almighty Allah to do justice. We are all human beings and not God, we must be fair and just,"…

Progressive Governors Forum Condemns Secessionist Agitations

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), which comprises governors elected on the platform of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the recent…

Oyo/Osun Customs Intercepts Goods and Vehicles Worth N28m

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Oyo/ Osun Command of Nigeria Customs Service, on Wednesday 14th June, 2017, in Ibadan displayed 15 vehicles laden with smuggled goods with…

EFCC Arraigns Lamorde’s Impostor
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EFCC Arraigns Lamorde’s Impostor

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Promise Tochi Nwalozie a. k. a Ibrahim Lamorde and Ohaji Ujunwa Raymond, before…

Fraudster Bags 7 Year Jail Term For Criminal Conspiracy And Forgery

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction of one Onwuka Lambert and two others before Justice Abubakar Talba of…

VIDEO: Senator Ashafa Speaks On How The Railway Sector Can Be Moved Forward
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VIDEO: Senator Ashafa Speaks On How The Railway Sector Can Be Moved Forward

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has again spoken on how the railway sector can be moved forward. In the…

Fuel Scarcity Imminent As A Result Of Apapa-Wharf Road Gridlock, NUPENG Warns

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has warned that that the gridlock being experienced by petroleum tankers and articulated…

VIDEO: Senator Ashafa Speaks On How Saraki Has Led The Senate In The Last Two Years
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VIDEO: Senator Ashafa Speaks On How Saraki Has Led The Senate In The Last Two Years

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Senator Gbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate has described the leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki in the…

Why I Prefer The Rich To Be In Charge Of The Economy – Trump
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Why I Prefer The Rich To Be In Charge Of The Economy – Trump

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

President Donald Trump of the United States has said he prefers the rich to be in charge of the country's economy instead of…

Government’s Failure To Adhere To Federal Character Responsible For Ethnic Agitations – Onaiyekan

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Cardinal John Onaiyekan, the Catholic Bishop of Abuja arch diocese has blamed the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for the agitations among…

ABUJA: The City Of The Emperor, By Doyin Okupe

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

There is indeed a "god" in Abuja. He is a very prideful and powerful god and his head office is in the Villa,…

The decline Of Manufacturing Sector In Kano, By Prof. Abubakar Liman
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The decline Of Manufacturing Sector In Kano, By Prof. Abubakar Liman

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

On the occasion of Kano's 50th anniversary, there cannot be a more befitting tribute than to re-evaluate the problems leading to the collapse…

Quit Notice: Igbos In The North Have Nowhere To Go – Kwankwaso

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Senator Rabiu Musa kwankwaso representing Kano Central in the Senate on Wednesday said Igbos residing in the north have nowhere to go given…

Nollywood: Government Must Wake Up And Do More – Omotola
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Nollywood: Government Must Wake Up And Do More – Omotola

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Ace Nollywood actress cum musician, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government to wake up and do more…

Indonesia Expresses Interest To Build Modular Refinery In Nigeria

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Federal Government’s plan to attract investment in modular refineries as part of efforts to boost local refining capacity has started gaining momentum…

Court Remands Two In Prison For Internet Fraud

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, arraigned one suspected Internet fraudster, Folusho Oguntoyinbo, also known as Sydney,…

Witness Narrates How Badeh Tried to Conceal Ownership of N1.8bn Shopping Mall

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

The trial of Alex Badeh, a former Chief of Air Staff, continued on Wednesday June 21, 2017 with the nineteenth prosecution witness, Abubakar…

Dasukigate: Court Restrains Metuh From Applying For Adjournments

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday ruled that no more adjournments at the instance of Olisa Metuh, would…

Don’t Let Your Freedom Of Expression Degenerate Into Hateful Rhetoric, Osinbajo Warns
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Don’t Let Your Freedom Of Expression Degenerate Into Hateful Rhetoric, Osinbajo Warns

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 22, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has warned ethnic agitators across the country to stop using freedom of expression as an excuse to propagate hateful…

Dino Melaye On Recall: It Cannot Stand, Many Will Go To Jail
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Dino Melaye On Recall: It Cannot Stand, Many Will Go To Jail

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Senator Dino Melaye has reacted to the submission of over 50 percent of signatures of members of his consistency, Kogi West Senatorial District,…

Senate Commended For Motion Seeking To Allow Treatment Of Gunshot Victims Without Police Report
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Senate Commended For Motion Seeking To Allow Treatment Of Gunshot Victims Without Police Report

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The Nigerian Senate under the leadership of Senator Bukola Saraki has received commendations from Nigerians over the motion adopted which seeks to compel…

Intelligence Cooperation Among West Africa Police Services Ensured Arrest Of Evans – IGP Idris
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Intelligence Cooperation Among West Africa Police Services Ensured Arrest Of Evans – IGP Idris

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwujeme Onwamadike, the suspected kidnapper popularly known as Evans, to…

JUST IN: Kogi West Constituents Submit Signatures For The Recall Of Senator Melaye To INEC
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JUST IN: Kogi West Constituents Submit Signatures For The Recall Of Senator Melaye To INEC

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Reports reaching The Brief has it that constituents of Kogi West senatorial district, Kogi State today submitted a collection of signatures to the…

Kano Assembly Speaker On Fire As 32 Members Sign For His Impeachment

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

At least 32 members of the Kano State House of Assembly have signed for the impeachment of the Speaker, Kabiru Rurum, following mounting…

We Did Not Remove CRK From School Curriculum – FG

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The Federal Government of Nigeria has debunked media reports making the rounds that Christian Religious Knowledge, CRK, had been removed from the secondary…

Again, Court Adjourns Suswam’s N3.1bn Corruption Trial to September 28

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The trial of former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam and his former Commissioner of Finance, Omadachi Okolobia before Justice A. R. Mohammed…

Saraki: Nigerians React To FG’s Appeal Of CCT Judgement
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Saraki: Nigerians React To FG’s Appeal Of CCT Judgement

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The Federal Government on Tuesday appealed the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which last week Wednesday upheld the no case…

Tackling The Complicated Needs Of Insurgency Victims, By Ahmad Salkida

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Andrew, a white European of the Christian faith, currently works among the internally displaced persons, IDPs, in the war-ravaged and weather stricken villages…

Governing Nigeria Is A Very Difficult Task We Gave Buhari – Oyegun
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Governing Nigeria Is A Very Difficult Task We Gave Buhari – Oyegun

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has said the task of governing Nigeria was a difficult one given…

Ekiti State Gubernatorial Election: PDP Will Defeat APC Again In 2018 – Fayose

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has expressed confidence that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will again be defeated in the gubernatorial election…

None Of Us Is As Great As All Of Us, By Atiku Abubakar
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None Of Us Is As Great As All Of Us, By Atiku Abubakar

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The number one problem plaguing Nigeria is not corruption or even the absence of regular power. The number one problem militating against the…

Debt: Integrity Of Etisalat Network Will Not Be Compromised, NCC Assures

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured subscribers of telecommunication network, Etisalat, of the network's integrity despite being indebted to a number of banks…

Job Scam: Court Sentences Man To 27 Months In Prison

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Justice O. A. Adeniyi of the FCT High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 convicted and sentenced one Micheal…

Anti-corruption: Council For Arts Commends EFCC, Calls For Support

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Olusegun Runsewe, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for…

Corruption: EFCC Presents More Witnesses Against Goje, Others
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Corruption: EFCC Presents More Witnesses Against Goje, Others

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The trial of former governor of Gombe State, Senator Mohammad Danjuma Goje continued on Tuesday before Justice B Quadri at the Federal High…

$115m Diezani Cash: EFCC Sets Surety Free as Jumoke Akinjide Turns Self In

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC on Tuesday withdrew the detention order against Honourable Aliyu Ahman Pategi who stood as surety for…

Saraki: We Won’t Appeal CCT’s Judgement – AGF
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Saraki: We Won’t Appeal CCT’s Judgement – AGF

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami has said the Federal government would not appeal the victory of Senate President Bukola…

Drug Abuse Claiming Lives Of Our Youths – Senator Gbenga Ashafa

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 21, 2017

Senator Gbenga Ashafa has lamented the spate of drug abuse among young people in Nigeria describing it as a national concern. In an…

FG To Release N350 Billion For Capital Projects
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FG To Release N350 Billion For Capital Projects

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 20, 2017

The Federal government of Nigeria is set to release the sum of N350 billion as first tranche for capital projects in the 2017…

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