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Ex-minister, four others docked for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday arraigned a former minister of state for power, Muhammad Wakil, and four others before Justice M.T Salihu of the of Federal High Court, Maiduguri, Borno State on a 7-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of over N341 million.

Olisa Agbakoba drags fed govt to court over non-inclusion of South-East in NNPC board

Dr. Olisa Agbakoba has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, to challenging the non inclusion of the South East Zone of Nigeria, in appointments to the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation of Nigeria.

NNPC reshuffle: North can’t get 10 portfolios leaving Niger Delta with two – IPDI

A rights group in Delta State, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to invalidate the recent lopsided appointments at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the rail line project to his home town, Daura, in Katsina state.

NNPC shakeup: President Buhari sidelining Igbo – Ohanaeze

The apex socio-political organisation for the Igbo, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has appealed to President Muhammedu Buhari to revisit the recent reorganisation at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in the interest of peace, unity and good governance.

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France manager, Didier Deschamps, has revealed that Olivier Giroud wants more game time at Chelsea, after impressing for his national side.

Bauchi rerun: Absence of returning officer delays announcement of result

Absence of the Returning Officer in charge of Bauchi State gubernatorial election, Prof. Mohammed Kyari, is delaying the announcement of the outcome of the governorship re-run elections in the state.

Benue REC confirms attack on INEC convoy

The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Benue, Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, has confirmed the attack on the commission’s convoy on Gboko-Makurdi road by unknown gunmen on Saturday night.
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Supplementary poll: YIAGA expresses worry over possession of arms by thugs

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation, has expressed worry over possession of small and light arms by political thugs during Saturday’s supplementary election in some states, Dr Hussaini Abdu, Chair, YIAGA AFRICA said this at a news conference on the outcome of the group’s observation during the supplementary election.
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Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem train with Olympic Eagles

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and his colleague in the senior national team, Chidozie Awaziem, have joined the camp of the Under 23 team and he trained with the team ahead of the Monday’s return leg of the Under 23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya.