EFCC Detains Former SGF, Babachir Lawal

[This Day] Abuja -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) wednesday detained the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr. Babachir Lawal over corruption allegations and diversion of funds when he superintended the Pres…

[This Day] Abuja -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) wednesday detained the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr. Babachir Lawal over corruption allegations and diversion of funds when he superintended the Presidential Initiative on the North-east (PINE).

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Army Disputes Kitatta Release Reports

[Monitor] Kampala -The Army has disputed reports regarding the release of Boda Boda 2010 patron, Abdallah Kitatta, who was arrested by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) in the ongoing hunt for killers of Case Clinic accountant, Francis Eka…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Army has disputed reports regarding the release of Boda Boda 2010 patron, Abdallah Kitatta, who was arrested by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) in the ongoing hunt for killers of Case Clinic accountant, Francis Ekalungar.

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Govt Releases U.S.$1M for Free Distribution of Contraceptives to Nigerians

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government wednesday said it had released $1 million for the delivery of contraceptives to enhance quality family planning among Nigerians.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government wednesday said it had released $1 million for the delivery of contraceptives to enhance quality family planning among Nigerians.

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NNPC Says It Earned U.S.$239 Million From Crude Sales in November

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) wednesday said it earned $239.10 million from its sale of crude oil and gas in the month of November 2017.

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) wednesday said it earned $239.10 million from its sale of crude oil and gas in the month of November 2017.

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Two Arrested As Hospital Dispels Singer Mowzey Radio’s Death Reports

[Monitor] Two people have been arrested to help police with their investigations into the beating of Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo, best known as Mowzey Radio of the Goodlyfe Crew.

[Monitor] Two people have been arrested to help police with their investigations into the beating of Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo, best known as Mowzey Radio of the Goodlyfe Crew.

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15 Years Old and Already in the Big Leagues

[CAF] “He is a very intelligent player, talented and has potential, which is why I made the decision to pick him for the CHAN. It will allow him to gain experience. For me, this player is the future of Nigeria. He will be a star in a few years. Being 1…

[CAF] "He is a very intelligent player, talented and has potential, which is why I made the decision to pick him for the CHAN. It will allow him to gain experience. For me, this player is the future of Nigeria. He will be a star in a few years. Being 15 years did not stop me from selecting him backed by his talent and technique. He is above the lot. He's a player who can do a lot with the ball," Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf said.

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CBN May Cut Interest Rates Before July

[Leadership] With inflation continuing on its downward trend, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed that the apex bank could start cutting interest rates in the first half of the year.

[Leadership] With inflation continuing on its downward trend, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed that the apex bank could start cutting interest rates in the first half of the year.

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Govt Urged to Formulate Policies That Will Encourage Local Tech Devt

[This Day] The Managing Director, BCX Nigeria, Mr. Ayo Adegboye has stressed the need for the federal government to formulate polices that would protect indigenous technology companies. He also called for policies that would encourage the upscaling of …

[This Day] The Managing Director, BCX Nigeria, Mr. Ayo Adegboye has stressed the need for the federal government to formulate polices that would protect indigenous technology companies. He also called for policies that would encourage the upscaling of local technology solutions to commercially viable solutions.

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Herdsmen/Farmers’ Conflicts – Experts Caution On Reprisal Attacks, Security

[This Day] Abuja -A peace and conflict resolution expert and Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Prof. Oshita Oshita has warned that retaliatory and reprisal measures by aggrieved people and communities occasione…

[This Day] Abuja -A peace and conflict resolution expert and Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Prof. Oshita Oshita has warned that retaliatory and reprisal measures by aggrieved people and communities occasioned by the herdsmen attacks in Nigeria may provoke a security dilemma.

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Biafra Group Backs Obasanjo’s Call for Buhari’s Retirement

[This Day] Awka -The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has supported the call by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for President Muhammadu Buhari to shun contesting the 2019 presidential election.

[This Day] Awka -The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has supported the call by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for President Muhammadu Buhari to shun contesting the 2019 presidential election.

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