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EFCC Releases Former speaker, Patricia Etteh, on bail 1

EFCC Releases Former speaker, Patricia Etteh, on bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Patricia Etteh, former speaker of the house of representatives, from its custody. The former speaker was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly receiving a suspicious payment of N130 million. The money was allegedly paid to Etteh by an unnmaed contractor of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) …

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Bauchi CP orders an investigation of the crisis that erupted in Warji 2

Bauchi CP orders an investigation of the crisis that erupted in Warji

The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Mamman Sanda, has ordered a thorough investigation into the crisis that erupted in Warji Local Government area of Bauchi State. On 20th May, 2022 at about 1745hrs Some irate youths set six(6) Houses and seven(7) shops ablaze, while some score of persons were injured as a result …

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U.S. Consulate Supports 30 Emerging Fashion Designers in Niger Delta 3

U.S. Consulate Supports 30 Emerging Fashion Designers in Niger Delta

As part of its commitment to bolster sustainable economic growth in Nigeria, the U.S. government supports a variety of programs to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship across the country.   On Friday, the U.S. Consulate General launched the third cohort of the Field of Skills and Dreams VTE Academy’s Fashion Entrepreneurship Program for 30 emerging fashion …

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Buhari appoints Prof. Taiye Simbine as first female DG of NISER 4

Buhari appoints Prof. Taiye Simbine as first female DG of NISER

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Antonia Taiye Simbine as the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), with effect from 1st June, 2022. Professor Simbine will be succeeding the outgoing Director-General, Dr Folarin Gbadebo-Smith whose tenure expires on 31st May, 2022. She is a Professor of Political …

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U.S. Selects 250 for 4th Women Entrepreneurs Academy 5

U.S. Selects 250 for 4th Women Entrepreneurs Academy

The U.S. government continues to support women’s full and free participation in the economy by creating platforms that enable them to thrive in their businesses, succeed as entrepreneurs, and prosper in their communities. On Monday, the U.S. Consulate hosted a virtual event to welcome 250 Nigerian businesswomen selected to participate in the fourth cohort of …

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Gunmen abduct Keffi Council Chairman, kill Orderly in Nasarawa 6

Gunmen abduct Keffi Council Chairman, kill Orderly in Nasarawa

Gunmen have abducted the chairman of Keffi Local Government of Nasarawa State, Muhammed Shehu and his aide Tanimu Mohammed. The police orderly attached to the chairman, Alhassan Habeeb was also killed by the gunmen. TVC News gathered that the incident happened along the Akwanga-Keffi-Abuja highway on Friday night. Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Adesina …

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Osinbajo solicits supports of APC delegates in Osun 7

Osinbajo solicits supports of APC delegates in Osun

Vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has solicited support of delegates from Osun to win the forthcoming presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress. Professor Yemi Osinbajo who was addressing Osun delegates ahead of the primary election on the 29th and the 30th of May promised to restructure the security architecture of the country if elected. …

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Buhari appoints Semiu Adeniran as Statistician-General of Federation 8

Buhari appoints Semiu Adeniran as Statistician-General of Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Mr Semiu Adeyemi Adeniran as the substantive Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), with immediate effect. This appointment follows the demise of the former Statistician-General of the Federation,  Dr Simon Harry, on 13th April, 2022. Mr Semiu Adeniran …

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Why Justice Okikiolu-Ighile sentenced Peter Nielsen to death by hanging 9

Why Justice Okikiolu-Ighile sentenced Peter Nielsen to death by hanging

The Lagos High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square annex Has found Dane, Peter Nielsen, guilty of two counts of murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and daughter, Petra. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile delivered down the judgment in a more than 5-hour long hearing which started at about 11:15am and ended by 4:30pm. Justice Okikiolu-Ighile, based …

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