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Fuel theft: NNPC should go beyond sack of officials – Senate

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The Senate has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for responding to the motion moved during a plenary session by Senator Kabiru Marafa, chairman, Committee on Petroleum Downstream Sector, on the theft of petroleum products kept in the farm tanks of two oil companies and urged the corporation to ...

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Nigerian refugees, others bring dying Italy village back to life

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  In the foothills of the Aspromonte mountains in southern Italy, the silence of a once-dying village is broken by the laughter of a small group of refugees. Tiny Sant’Alessio has been welcoming families and vulnerable migrants here for three years in a project which not only provides humanitarian assistance ...

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Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N.Korea

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Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of “strategic patience” with Pyongyang was over. “This is a very risky path,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference in Moscow. “We do not ...

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Jonathan is an Armed Robber With PhD – Jimoh Ibrahim

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A Former Ondo governorship candidate under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Jimoh Ibrahim has said Former President, Goodluck Jonathan is a notorious armed robber with PhD. This is coming after the House of Representatives ad-hoc panel summoned Goodluck Jonathan over the contract of Oil Prospecting License (OPL) 245. ...

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I am not the owner of discovered billions in Lagos, Senator cries out

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Senator representing Lagos West, Senator Solomon Adeola has denied ownership of the N15 billion recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Lagos yesterday. Adeola In a statement signed by his media adviser, Chief Kayode Odunaro and made available to newsmen on Thursday, Senator Adeola debunked the allegation ...

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Nigeria re-elected 45th time as Chair, UN Peacekeeping Committee

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Nigeria has been re-elected, for the 45th time, to chair the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, regarded as UN’s most strategic committee, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The UN Correspondent of NAN reports that Nigeria was re-elected in spite of some hesitations by some countries to let Nigeria ...

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[UPDATED] EFCC discovers $38m, N23m in Lagos home

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered another large sum of money in a house in Ikoyi, Lagos. According to the EFCC, operatives from its Lagos Zone found the cash during a sting operation. Specifically, it said the operatives uncovered about $38m, N23m and £27,000 from the apartment. This ...

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Magu Will Continue as EFCC Chairman – Osinbajo Declares Support

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The embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has received hearty support from the presidency. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that Ibrahim Magu will continue as EFCC Chairman even as Senate had rejected Magu’s nomination twice based on DSS reports. Osinbajo said without Senate’s approval Magu ...

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African Migrants Sold In Libya Slave Market… See Details

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Latest disturbing reports are suggesting that human beings across Africa are currently being traded for money in the open market. Africans trying to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in “slave markets” in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says. Victims told IOM that after being detained ...

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Police boss insists Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli committed suicide

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Lagos State police boss, Fatai Owoseni, yesterday disclosed that preliminary investigation conducted on the death of Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli revealed suicide. Although the police boss said detectives were expanding their investigation with the cooperation of naval authorities, he revealed that three bullets were fired at the home of late ...

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Protests urge South Africa president to quit (SEE PHOTOS)

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Thousands of demonstrators gathered in the South African capital Pretoria on Wednesday for further protests urging President Jacob Zuma to step down. The march to Union Buildings, the official seat of government, was organised by a coalition of opposition parties following nationwide rallies against Zuma last week. Zuma’s recent sacking ...

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