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    300 IDPs return to Bayelsa community

    From: Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa About 300 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Peremabiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area Bayelsa State have returned to their homes 22 months after they were forced out of the community in the wake of crisis that engulfed the community during the 2015 Bayelsa State governorship elections. The 300 had…

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  • Pensions: Bribery scandal rocks Ebonyi audit dept.

      From: Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki Some pensioners in Ebonyi State, on Tuesday, raised the alarm over alleged criminal activities of some staff of the state’s audit department who allegedly demanded financial gratification before their files were prepared for payment of entitlements. The audit department was a creation if the state government to prepare files of…

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  • Senior lawyer sues LPPC over SAN investiture

      From Godwin Tsa, Abuja A senior legal practitioner, Mr. Beluolisa Nwofor has sued the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) at a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), over withdrawal of his Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) rank. The lawyer who also accused the Committee of employing delay tactics to frustrate the hearing…

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  • Girl 19 in police net for aborting 7 months pregnancy

      From Molly Kilete, Abuja Men of the Apo Divisional Police headquarters in Abuja, have arrested a 19-year-old woman for allegedly aborting a seven months only pregnancy. The suspect, Favour Stephen, an indigene of Benue State, was said to have been arrested after an informant called the police to report the incident. The suspect who…

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  • Maina’s reinstatement: We are embarrassed, says APC

      From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as embarrassing, the reinstatement of former chairman of Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the ministry despite the alleged financial scandal hanging on his neck.. National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, who made the condemnation at…

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  • Reps to EFCC: Arrest Maina immediately

      *To investigate his reinstatement as director From Kemi Yesufu, Abuja The House of Representatives has called the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), to use all available means to arrest former Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Pensions regime, Abdulrasheed Maina. This is as it resolved to constitute an ad-hoc committee to investigate Maina’s disappearance,…

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  • Christian pilgrims to depart for Jerusalem from 7 airports

      The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Rev. Uja Tor Uja has disclosed that the Commission would fly Nigerian pilgrims to the Holy Land this year from seven international airports. He made the disclosure last Sunday during a thanksgiving service of the Commission at the Family Worship Centre, Wuye Abuja, and…

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  • Road crashes on the decrease in Imo -FRSC

      From GEORGE ONYEJIUWA, Owerri The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Imo State, Mr. Kayode Aremu says that road crashes in the state is on the decrease compared to the previous year. The Sector Commander disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the preparation of the command to face the challenge…

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  • 7 die in auto crash in Osun

      From Clement Adeyi, Osogbo   Seven persons lost their lives in a ghastly auto crash in Osun State in the early hours of Tuesday when an 18- passenger bus laden with yam tubers and heavy bags of yam flour was involved in an accident in Ifon-Osun area of the state. Among the dead were…

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  • Pension scandal rocks Ebonyi

      From Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki Some pensioners in Ebonyi State Tuesday raised the alarm over alleged criminal acts of some workers in the state’s audit office who allegedly demand financial gratification before their files are prepared for payment of entitlements. The retirees alleged that already, some of them had complied with the demands of the…

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