Nigeria Immigration Service prosecutes senior civil servant over his involvement in passport forgery

NIGERIA Immigration Service (NIS) has initiated prosecution proceedings against a senior civil servant over his involvement in the forgery of documents meant for the procurement of international passports.

 

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Nasarawa governor says there are 10m child beggars in northern Nigeria and he plans to punish their parents

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has raised an alarm that as many as 10m children are involved in begging across northern Nigeria contrary to suggestions that they are actually receiving traditional Almajiri Islamic education.

 

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PDP condemns timing of Sanwoolu's trip to Egypt saying it cost the Lagos taxpayer $1.3m

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu has been severely criticised by the Lagos State chapter of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for leading an entourage of officials to the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Egypt at the expense of taxpayers.

 

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This problem of violent and heavily armed herdsmen can be resolved scientifically

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) This Ruga matter simply refuses to go away as the various component parts of Nigeria keep gearing up for a showdown over the government’s ill-advised divisive policy that has pitted brother against brother. When I read some of the inflammatory statements being made I just shudder. We need to take a chill pill 

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Leading clergymen say they have to flee from pretty women in their churches who tempt them

SEVERAL leading clergymen have revealed that they have to flee from well-dressed and beautiful women who attend their churches in a bid to avoid falling for temptations of the flesh as recently happened to Zion Assembly (Coza) founder Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo.

 

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Lagos Waste Management Authority shuts down market over the indiscriminate dumping of refuse

LAGOS Waste Management Authority (Lawama) officials have shut down the Sangotedo Market in the Eti Osa area of Lagos State over the indiscriminate dumping of refuse and poor hygienic practices by traders operating there.

 

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Senator Elisha Abbo to be charged with assault this week as police demand original CCTV footage

SENATOR Elisha Abbo is likely to be charged with assault this week after the Federal Capital Territory Police Command concluded plans file criminal charges against for slapping a sex shop assistant in Abuja in May.

 

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El-Rufai accepts northern leaders are to blame for the poverty and high illiteracy levels in the region

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai has conceded that the leadership of northern Nigeria is to blame for its economic backwardness as the area is responsible for the poorest and least educated members of the populace while the south of the country is advancing.

 

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Super Eagles players $175,000 better off after eliminating Cameroon as Aiteo boss rewards them

MEMBERS of the Super Eagles are $175,000 better off today after the managing director of energy giant Aiteo Benedict Peters honoured his pledge to reward them with $100,000 if they beat Cameroon and pay an extra $25,000 for each goal scored.

 

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Obudu serves as a template for the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] Over the last 48 hours, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has come out to disassociate itself from the odious Ruga settlement policy. Not only did Macban say it was not consulted before the policy was announced, it said that it was not in support of the ill-thought out, irresponsible, inflammatory and reckless measure

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