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Ibori loot: UK renews bid to seize £117m

Ibori loot: UK renews bid

Ibori loot: UK renews bid to seize £117m: A British prosecutor on Thursday launched a fresh attempt to confiscate millions of pounds stolen by a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who was convicted of money laundering and graft in Britain. About £117m known proceeds of crime is being …

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Zamfara bandits kill 31 in fresh attacks, steal food

Zamfara bandits kill 31

Zamfara bandits kill 31 in fresh attacks, steal food: There were concerns in Zamfara State on Thursday about the amnesty the state government granted bandits following the killing of 31 people by hoodlums in two separate attacks on Tuesday. No fewer than 29 people were killed by bandits at the …

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Ebonyi nursing mother’s corpse found in gutter

Ebonyi nursing mother’s corpse found in gutter

Ebonyi nursing mother’s corpse found in gutter: The lifeless body of a nursing mother, one Mama Ebuka, was found inside a gutter in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Monday. It was gathered that the woman, until her death, was nursing a two-week-old girl, whom she gave birth to on …

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Ex-banker defrauds 354 Nigerians of over N500m

Ex-banker defrauds 354 Nigerians of over N500m

Ex-banker defrauds 354 Nigerians of over N500m: A former banker, Seye Onigbinde, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defrauding 354 Nigerians to the tune of over N500m in illegal foreign exchange deals. It was gathered that Onigbinde, who operates under the business name, Blueprint …

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Investors lobby PFAs as pension assets hit N9.8tn

Investors lobby PFAs as pension assets hit N9.8tn

Investors lobby PFAs as pension assets hit N9.8tn: The total assets under the Contributory Pension Scheme rose to N9.8tn as of the end of November 2019. Latest figures released by the National Pension Commission on Thursday revealed that N7.08tn or 70.88 per cent of the assets had been invested in …

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NBA faults AGF, Fayemi says security agencies partnered govs on Amotekun

NBA faults AGF, Fayemi says security agencies partnered govs on Amotekun

NBA faults AGF, Fayemi says security agencies partnered govs on Amotekun: The Nigerian Bar Association has cautioned the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), about his opposition to the South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun. The National Publicity Secretary of the NBA, Mr  Kunle Edun, …

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Govt plans petrol alternative, to crash price

Govt plans petrol alternative, to crash price

Govt plans petrol alternative, to crash price: The Federal Government on Thursday said it would crash the price of petrol by providing Compressed Natural Gas as an alternative source of fuel for vehicles nationwide. The CNG is a fuel that can be used in the place of Premium Motor Spirit, …

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Buhari flies to UK, begins six-day trip today

Buhari flies to UK, begins six-day trip today

Buhari flies to UK, begins six-day trip today: The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will embark on a six-day trip to London on Friday (today), according to the State House. He is to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit, while in London. The summit opens on Monday, January …

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