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Senators begin work on new bill aimed at getting suspension from global anti-graft body lifted

SENATORS have began the process of decoupling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) in order to get the country's suspension from the international anti-graft watchdog the Egmont Group lifted.

 

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APC confesses that it does not understand what most Nigerians mean by restructuring

NIGERIA'S ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has conceded that it is perplexed as to why Nigerians are clamouring for a restructuring of the country and added that it is still not fully aware of that the clarion call means.

 

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Record number of nominations received for Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards UK

ORGANISERS of the Nigerian Uncelebrated Awards (UNA) UK have revealed that they received a record number of nominations for this year's forthcoming event following the closing of the exercise yesterday.

 

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Nigerians in the UK organise medical fundraiser for Ondo State's Igbokoda Kingdom

NIGERIANS resident in the UK have organised an ambitious fundraising programme to raise cash build a hospital in the Igbokoda Kingdom of Ondo State taking place in north London on Saturday July 22.

 

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Inspector general of police says he aims to meet UN target of 400 policemen to every citizen

INSPECTOR-general of police Ibrahim Idris has promised that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) will recruit 155,000 personnel over the next five years as part of an ambitious plan to meet the United Nations (UN) target of having one policeman to ever 400 citizens.

 

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Ministers fear that 2017 budget will suffer as a result of Opec directive to cut crude production

NIGERIA has reluctantly agreed to reduce its crude oil output in line with directives issued by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in a move that has raised fears about the government being unable to fund its 2017 budget.

 

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Buhari defies critics and calls as well as writes to Bisi Akande over the loss of his wife

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari reportedly telephoned the former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Bisi Akande earlier today to offer his condolences over the death of his wife.

 

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Arewa Consultative Forum drops its opposition to restructuring Nigeria so long as it is fair

NORTHERN Nigeria's pan-cultural organisation the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said that it is now in favour of restructuring the country so long as the exercise is fair and just and does not discriminate against anyone.

 

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Police search for armed robbery and kidnapping suspect Terwase Akwaza with 33 wives

BENUE State Police Command has stepped up its search for wanted armed robber and kidnapper Terwase Akwaza who married 33 women after it was alleged that any woman he touched ended up as his wife.

 

Yesterday, the command arraigned his wife Queen Akwaza, over her alleged refusal to disclose her husband’s whereabouts. Mrs Akwaza, who appeared before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s Court, was charged with criminal conspiracy, screening of armed robbery and kidnapping suspects and acts of terrorism.

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PDP senators rejoice is Ademola Adeleke takes oath of office showing off his dance steps

PEOPLE'S Democratic Party (PDP) senators were in jubilant mood yesterday as the newly-elected member representing Osun West Senatorial District Senator Ademola Adeleke was sworn-in amid laughter and jokes about his dancing prowess.

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