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Ekiti guber: Defections hit PDP as Governor Akeredolu joins Kayode Fayemi’s campaign train

Huge crowds snarled Dr. Kayode Fayemi’s campaign train on Saturday as Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State joined the All Progressives Congress candidate in continuation of his visits to parts of Ekiti State, selling his manifesto ahead of the July 14 ballot.

Police in Niger arrest 8 suspects for theft, fraud, attempted kidnapping

Niger Police Command has announced the arrest of eight suspects for theft, bank fraud and attempted kidnapping in different parts of the state.

Police: Why we invited Senator Saraki over the Offa bank robberies

The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, Abuja, has stated why it invited the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over the Offa bank robberies of April 5, 2018, in which 30 people, including nine policemen, died.

Police invite Senator Saraki over Offa bank robberies

The police have invited the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over the April 5, 2018 Offa bank robberies in which nine policemen and 33 persons were killed and millions of naira stolen.

Governor Akeredolu throws weight behind Laffmattazz Live in Akure

Packaged by ace comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, the show, which is already sweeping the length and breath of the south west, is now making its next stop in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State on Tuesday June 12, 2018.

Court strikes out corruption charge against Justice Agbadu-Fishim

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday struck out the corruption suit filed against Justice James Agbadu-Fishim, a judge of the National Industrial Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Court fixes tomorrow to rule on N122 billion judgment debt against Shell, FBN

Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed tomorrow to rule on the garnishee proceedings filed by some Ogoni chiefs from Ejama community in Rivers State against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and First Bank of Nigeria Limited for their failure to pay a N122 billion judgment debt against Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited (SDPC).

FAAN advises motorists on designated parking points

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised motorists to always park their vehicles at designated car parks to avoid penalties.

Shell supports 290 local contractors with N472 billion loans

About 290 local contractors have received loans worth more than N470 billion under the Shell Contractor Support Fund set up by Shell Companies in Nigeria to help vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry secure funds at reduced interest rates, relaxed collateral requirements and quicker processing time.

Group calls for urgent corruption probe of Governor Ortom

An anti-corruption group, Initiative for Transparency (IT), has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to urgently investigate the Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom over alleged massive corruption in the state.

NBBF names new coaches of D’Tigers, D’Tigress

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams.

Nigerian Stock Exchange fines seven financial institutions for delayed financial results

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has fined seven financial institutions for not filing their financial results before the regulatory due date.

Customers: Banks are ripping us through ATMs

Commercial Bank customers within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried excess charges by banks through Automated Teller Machine (ATM) withdrawals.

NPC commissioner nominee remanded in prison for alleged N182m fraud

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has remanded Dr. Saadu Alanamu in prison custody for alleged fraud to the tune of N182m and abuse of bail condition.

Court halts planned sale of 9Mobile, as shareholders demand $43.33m refund

The Federal High Court in Abuja has halted the plan to sell the telecommunication firm, Etisalat, now called 9Mobile.

Senator Ali Modu Sheriff’s supporters threaten to quit PDP

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe State loyal to a former national chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, have threatened to pull out of the PDP over alleged imposition of the state executive committee by its national working committee.

Couple remanded in prison over alleged forgery of First Bank cheque

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a cohabiting couple, Patrick Nana, 35, and Ifeoma Alexander, 39, who allegedly forged a First Bank cheque with an intent to withdraw a sum of N98, 000.

Governor El-Rufai tasks private investors onagro-allied industry

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has called on prospective investors to explore the untapped opportunities in the agro-allied industry.

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Thirteen commercial banks quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) raked in N655.669 billion from fees and commission income last year, figures compiled from the full year 2017 audited results have shown.

Offa Bank Robbery: Police arrest five more suspects

The Nigeria Police high command has said that five more suspects have been arrested in respect of Offa banks robbery where about 33 persons including police men were killed by the deadly robbers in Kwara State.

Power generation drops by 1,087.6mw

The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Sunday said there has been a drop in the electricity generated into the national grid by 1,087.6 megawatts.

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Germany crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday.

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