Nigeria's accountant -general flown to Abuja by EFCC over his role in N80bn fraud case

NIGERIA'S accountant-general Ahmed Idris has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering said to be to the staggering tune of N80bn ($192.65m).

 

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Orji Uzor Kalu describes all non-Igbos running for president as greedy and selfish people

FORMER Abia State governor Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has taken a swipe at all of Nigeria's current non-Igbo presidential aspirants describing them as selfish and greedy for trying to usurp a position that should be zoned to the southeast geo-political zone.

 

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AfDB president Adeshina rules himself out of Nigeria's presidential race taking place next year

AFRICAN Development Bank (AfDB) president Dr Akinwumi Adesina has ruled out the possibility of him running for Nigeria's presidency next year pointing out that for now he is focused on his current job of continental development.

 

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Semi Ajayi extends his contract with West Brom as he signs a new three year deal with the club

SUPER Eagles centreback Semi Ajayi has signed a new three-year contract with his English Championship clubside West Bromwich Albion (WBA) that will see him stay at the Hawthornes until 2025.

 

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10 things I would want the Arewa Consultative Forum to do in Sokoto State in the wake of the recent crisis that has exposed the socio-economic fragility of the area

 

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[1] With Nigeria currently going through a dark hour, I believe it is time for the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) to stand up and be counted. I have singled the ACF out because most of the hopelessness we are currently witnessing is in their backyard and their region offers the most potential too

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PDP members in Oyo warn Governor Makinde that they will leave if candidates are imposed on them

GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has been told by the members of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that some of them will defect and leave if the powers-that-be impose candidates on them during the forthcoming primaries.

 

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Two suspects arraigned before a Sokoto Magistrates Court this morning over the murder of Deborah Samuel

TWO suspects accused of the murder of Shehu Shagari College of Education student Deborah Samuel have been arraigned by the police before a Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with murder.

 

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El-Rufai appears to throw his weight behind Amaechi as the preferred candidate to succeed Buhari

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State appears to have thrown his weight behind transport minister Rotimi Amaechi as his preferred presidential candidate in what is seen as a big blow to former Lagos State governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

 

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Tunde Bakare challenges Muslins to show which part of the Koran supports extra-judicial lynching

PRESIDENTIAL aspirant and general overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church Pastor Tunde Bakare has challenged Nigerian Muslims to recite which portion of the Koran supports the killing of anyone accused of blasphemy.

 

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Portuguese coach Jose Peseiro offered one year contract as new Super Eagles head coach

PORTUGUESE coach Jose Peseiro has been formally appointed as the new Super Eagles manager by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect subject to him signing an agreement in which he will be paid $70,000 a month.

 

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