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EFCC traces N47.2bn, $487.5m to Diezani

A search of one of Alison-Madueke’s palatial residences in Abuja, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, turned up boxes of gold, silver and diamond jewellery, worth several million pounds sterling.

Anambra church shooting desecration of highest order – ANN

Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), a new political group, has added its voice to the gamut of condemnation that trail the killings at the Catholic Church at Ozoubulu, in Anambra State, describing the act as “unimaginable desecration of the house of God and unparalleled disregard for the sanctity of the human life”.

Ogbeh tasks agric varsities on core mandates, food production

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured lecturers and students engaged in non-agricultural studies in the country’s three universities of agriculture that their careers will not be jeopardised.

No measure of intimidation will deter us – Anti-Buhari protesters

Protesters under the aegis of “OurMumuDonDo” have vowed to continue the action, saying that no amount of intimidation would deter them.

Adewole tasks states on health facilities

Minister for Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday warned state governors in Nigeria not to build new health centres in their states but instead take good care of existing ones and make them functional.

Funds stall production of electronic ID cards

Lack of funds tied to recession is currently slowing the production and issuance of the national electronic identification card being handled by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk

A review of several studies has found strong evidence to suggest that a woman's breast cancer risk can be reduced if she breast-feeds her children.

Rivers Gov. Wike, APC bicker over bad governance

Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are accusing each other of destroying democracy and good governance in the country.

Obaseki announces plan to set up export processing centres

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has announced plans by his administration to set up Export Processing Zones in the state.

Experts urge removal of alleged 60, 000 ghost workers

Economic experts have demanded the removal of alleged 60, 000 ghost workers from the civil service payroll.

Middle Belt youths issue Oct. 1 quit notice to herdsmen

A coalition of Middle Belt Youths has asked herdsmen to vacate the region before October 1 this year. They, however, distanced themselves from the quit notice issued to Igbo resident in the north.

Fed govt saves N1.53bn as Customs intercepts smuggled new vehicles, rice

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has saved a total of N1.4 billion for the federal government as it intercepted 37 brand new vehicles smuggled into the country from Republic of Benin.

Fed govt may establish 15 more agric varsities

The federal government through the ministry of agricultural and rural development has expressed the desire to ensure Nigeria establishes 15 specialised universities of Agriculture in the next few years.

Senate ask fed govt to release 12bn for standard guage rail project

This is coming as the federal government has promised to release the balance of 12 billion naira of the project this week, having released 60 billion naira in April this year.

Cameroon commended on its generosity to Nigerian refugees

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has commended Cameroon for its generosity towards the Nigerian refugees who fled to the country to escape the destructive activities of Boko Haram terrorists.

Ortom urges Benue people to embrace dry season farming

Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue has urged the citizens of the state to engage in dry season farming.

NECA unveils e-learning scheme to boost entrepreneurship

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has partnered the Imagine Business Services to unveil NECAPreneur, an entrepreneurship e-learning programme.

Northern govs donates N360m to insurgency victims in Borno

The Northern Governors’ Forum on Tuesday donated N360 million to support humanitarian services to persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.

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The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

PSC charges security agencies to investigate leakage of NFIU letter to banks

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC) yesterday charged security agencies in the country to leave no stone unturned in investigating how a letter by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to commercial banks requesting the account details of principal government officers was leaked.

ANCOPSS hails FCT minister for promoting school principals

The All Nigeria Conference of Principal of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has commended the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello for approving the promotion of some school principals to directorate cadre.

Thabo Mbeki: US, UK asked South Africa for help to oust Robert Mugabe

Former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, has said that the United Kingdom and the United States of America, had sought the help of his country to remove the late President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe from office.

PDP chieftain charges members to be committed

Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) ethnic community in Kuje area council, Hon. Yusuf Dabo, has called on members of the party to be prepared to erect political structures that would offer them the opportunity to occupy decision making position.
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Ekiti farmers want financial support from governor

Some farmers in Ekiti North Senatorial District on Wednesday appealed to the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, ‎to provide loans for them to enhance their agricultural production.