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Two NAF officers dismissed over attack on Ibrahim Magu’s farmhouse

Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force have been dismissed for their alleged involvement in the murder of a police sergeant securing a farmhouse owned by the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.

15 police officers in detention over extortion

The leadership of the Abia State Police Command says it has arrested 15 police personnel under its command for allegedly extorting money from motorists and other members of the public.

Anti-Bello protests ground APC headquarters

Scores of protesters grounded activities at the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja, yesterday.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN blackmailed Nigeria into reducing $330 million fine – ex-minister

Immediate past Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu on Thursday explained that Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) practically blackmailed the federal government into reducing the over $330 million controversial fine imposed on it by the National Communication Commission (NCC).

Looted Abacha’s £211 million seized by British court

A British court has seized 211,000,000 million pounds looted by the former Nigerian dictator and military head of state, General Sani Abacha.
national assembly abuja

Banks target federal lawmakers’ severance packages to recover loans

Some outgoing senators are allegedly under serious pressure following their inability to meet their financial obligations to the banks that gave them loans for their elections.
Sergio Ramos' every touch was jeered by Real Madrid fans during the opening exchanges during his side's 2-0 victory over Valladolid -- but the Bernabeu skipper said he was not aware of any booing.

Sergio Ramos: I want to retire at Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos dismissed on Thursday speculation he could leave Real Madrid this summer by insisting he wants to retire at the club and has made up with president Florentino Perez.

Cross River government uncovers N1.3 billion fraud plot

The Cross River Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it has uncovered an alleged attempt by a fraudster to defraud it of N1.3 billion from UBE Matching Grant.

Ex-General seeks probe of $2.1 billion recovered from Abuja home

A retired General of the Nigerian Army, Adamu Yusuf, on Tuesday requested an investigation into the circumstances following the recovery of about $2.1bn and other assets by some security officials from a residence allegedly linked to a former public officer in Abuja.

Governor Gaidam: I am leaving Yobe better than l met it

Out-going Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, said on Tuesday that he was leaving the state better than he met it 10 years ago.
North Koreans work on a rice field during the harvest outside the North Korean capital of Pyongyang

UN: North Koreans ‘forced to pay bribes’ to survive

North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Security of Nigeria is on my mind 24 hours of the day

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured members of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) that he would not let the nation down on security in the country.

Court acquits ex-President Jonathan’s cousin over $40 million fraud

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has discharged and acquitted former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Robert Azibaola, of $40 million laundering charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Sadiq Radda, has explained why the Federal Government released some seized items to their owners.

Presidency: Why we returned seized items to owners

The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Sadiq Radda, has explained why the Federal Government released some seized items to their owners.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC quizzes town union leader over alleged N200 million fraud

President General of Enugu-Ngwo Town Union, Mr. John Enwu, has been quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged misappropriation of over N200m belonging to the community.

Sports ministry, AFN meet over refund of IAAF’s $130,000

Less than three days to the expiration of deadline given to Nigeria by the International Associations Athletics Federation (IAAF) to return to $130,000 mistakenly paid to the Athletics Federation Nigeria (AFN), Nigeria may be banned from competing in major competitions across the globe.
Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.

Full List: Teni, Burna boy, Mr Eazi bag 2019 BET award-nominations

Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: I would’ve sued doctors that wrongly diagnosed my wife

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in that aspect in which they have competence.

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Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun: My dream is to play in Champions League

Brighton and Hove Albion center-back Leon Balogun say he hopes Super Eagles qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC probes why convicted pension thief is not in jail

A former Assistant Director in the Federal Civil Service, John Yakubu Yusuf, who was sentenced to six years imprisonment last year by the Court of Appeal for stealing about N24 billion from the Police Pension Funds, is reportedly enjoying his freedom.
Nigeria Police

Police begin manhunt for Osun cultists

Police operatives are on the trail of hoodlums who caused chaos in some parts of Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Thursday night when they exchanged gunshots.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: Ninth National Assembly poised to cover lost grounds for President Buhari’s...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the 9th National Assembly under his leadership is poised to cover lost grounds created by his predecessor, Senator Bukola Saraki.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.

Ohanaeze: The future of Nigeria is bleak

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.