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Kenyan Police to Extradite Fleeing Binance Executive to Nigeria ‘This Week’

The Kenya Police Service is set to quicken extradition processes for Nadeem Anjarwalla, the Binance executive who fled Nigeria’s custody, to return to Nigeria during the week. Sources privy to details of his arrest spoke anonymously to The PUNCH, saying the extradition would happen this week. The newspaper quoted one of them as saying, “Binance executive Nadeem Anjarwalla has been […]

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APC Members Storm Ondo Party Secretariat, Demand Cancellation of Primary Election

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have demanded the cancellation of the party’s primary election held in Ondo State on Saturday. The party members, who are supporters of four different governorship aspirants – Chief Olusola Oke, Wale Akinterinwa, Jimi Odimayo and Folakemi Omogoroye – stormed the state’s party secretariat on Sunday with placards

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In Q1 2024, Over 1000 Civilians Killed in Nigeria

At least 1,027 civilians lost their lives to a spectrum of preventable incidents such as violence, armed robbery, abductions, gang clashes, Boko Haram, Fulani herders and other forms of terrorist attacks in the first quarter of 2024. In the same period, 123 security personnel, ranging from members of the police force to officials of the

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Nigerians Roast JAMB Over ‘Moronic Response’ on X

Many Nigerians have strongly criticised the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) for posting a response lacking in empathy and professionalism on X. Booming_king, an X user, had asked JAMB about the next step after his daughter’s fingerprints were not captured for the ongoing examination on Saturday. “Candidates whose fingers could not be captured will

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From 4:30pm, How Air Peace’s Abuja-Owerri Flight Ended Up Leaving at 11am the Next Day

Ruth Atkins (not real name), an Imo State resident, has narrated how the many irregularities she experienced while travelling with Air Peace resulted in her getting stuck at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Atkins told FIJ the incident happened between April 17 and 18. She added that the event led to her missing out

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Ganduje Gets Fresh Suspension From Kano APC Faction

The political sandstorm may not be over just yet for Abdullahi Ganduje, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as a different faction claiming to be authentic members of his ward in Tofa LGA of Kano State has now suspended him. A week ago, Haladu Gwanjo-led faction of the party’s executives in the ward

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FACT-CHECK: Did Cardoso Say CBN Isn’t Defending Naira?

Some newspapers published headlines such as ‘CBN Not Defending Naira’ within the week. To date, the premise that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is not defending the naira against the dollar has been based on Olayemi Cardoso’s words. Screenshot 20240421 0933362 1024X777 1 Cardoso, the CBN governor, was at the 2024 Spring Meetings of

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2 Years After Receiving N4.6m, Afialink Yet to Deliver Woman’s Car

Nwafor Maradonna (not real name), an Abuja-based woman, paid Afialink N4.6 million for a car purchase in September 2022, but the company has failed to deliver the vehicle or refund her. She told FIJ that earlier that month, the company posted the picture of a 2011 Mercedes Benz GLK-Class GLK3504MATIC on its Facebook page and

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Traditional Ruler ‘Who Dealt With Bandits’ Shot Dead in Taraba

Abdulmutalib Jankada, the traditional ruler of Sansani Chiefdom, Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State, has been shot dead. FIJ learned that the ruler, who reportedly tackled banditry, was killed on Thursday night. Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen killed him in his palace and fled after perpetrating the act, according to a source. His death took place

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Over Tariff Hike, FUTA Can No Longer Give Students Enough Power

For two weeks now, the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) students have experienced water scarcity due to power outages, and the university management has blamed it on the increased electricity tariff for Band A customers. On April 3, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) announced a hike in the electricity tariff from N66 per

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