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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands 19 men over vandalism, illegal dealing on diesel

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday remanded 19 suspected oil pipeline vandals for allegedly dealing in petroleum products without lawful authority.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

EFCC arraigns 19 over illegal oil deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned 19 suspects before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and dealing in petroleum product without licence.
The Nigerian Navy has handed over 19 suspects and two fibre boats laden with petroleum products to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further investigation and prosecution.-1

Nigerian Navy hands over 19 oil theft suspects, two boats to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over 19 suspects and two fibre boats laden with petroleum products to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further investigation and prosecution.

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Nigeria’s stock market opens week with N55 billion loss

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Maduka Okoye: I’m ready for the big stage

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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

PTF calls for sustained coronavirus protocols at airports

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NDDC: Senator Akpabio should step down for investigation – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to step down and allow investigation into alleged fraudulent practices at the Commission.