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Ex-President Obasanjo faults fed govt’s handling of school feeding programme

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned the Federal Government’s involvement in the school feeding programme, saying it is essentially a programme that the states should execute.

Group accuses NDDC chief of projects diversion

A Civil Society Organisation, Bayelsa Patriotic Watch, has accused the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr. Nsima Ekere, of diverting vital projects meant for Bayelsa to Akwa Ibom state.

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Court remands man for alleged Russian visa fraud

A Karu Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered the remand of a 33-year-old man, Luke Chidozie, in prison, for allegedly defrauding a client of N250,000.

French Open champ Simona Halep to miss Eastbourne

French Open champion Simona Halep will miss next week’s Wimbledon warm-up at Eastbourne after suffering an Achilles problem.

Kwara colleges of education begin indefinite strike

Workers of the three Colleges of Education in Kwara have started an indefinite industrial action.

Nigeria Customs destroys Tramadol, others worth N102 million

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command in Badagry, says it has destroyed expired and seized medicaments in its warehouse with a Duty Paid Value (DVP) of N102.4 million.

Lawyer arrested after claiming executed man innocent

An Iranian defence lawyer has been arrested after claiming a man executed this week for killing three policemen was innocent, Iran’s Fars news agency said Wednesday.