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Euphoria as ANA releases 2018 shortlist

In the lead up to the 2018 ANA convention holding from 25th-27th October in Lagos, the panel of judges of the 2018 ANA literary prizes, led by Professor Fashina, has released names of shortlisted writers for different categories.
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Senior TCN workers frown against calls for sack of managing director

The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies Transmission Company of Nigeria has frowned against calls for the sack of the Managing Director, Usman Mohammed.

FIRS seals off TCN over tax default

Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS, has sealed off of the corporate headquarters of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, over unremitted taxes.

Electricity workers threaten nationwide power blackout

Electricity workers in the country have called for the dismissal of Usman Muhammed, managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Electricity workers threaten to shut down power nationwide

Barring any urgent intervention from the federal government, workers under the auspices of Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) may ground the entire power structure across the country to a halt.

APC sweeps Nasarawa local council polls

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has declared the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of all elective positions contested during Saturday’s council polls.

Police parades 13 suspected oil thieves

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.

Governor Ahmed approves appointment of local council monitoring committees

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the appointment of Local Government Monitoring Committees for the 16 local government councils in the state.

DSS arrests suspected accomplice of “Ghana” in Taraba

The Department of State Services said it had arrested Isaiah Suwe, an accomplice of the notorious kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza (aka Ghana), at Takum in Taraba.

Five suspected kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Not less than five suspected kidnappers were said to have been arrested by men and officers of the Katsina State Police Command.

Court orders ex-permanent secretary to forfeit N664 million, $137,680.11 to federal govt

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today ordered that a former permanent secretary in the Ministry of labour and Productivity, Dr Clement Illoh Onubuogo, alleged to have been involved in the Sure-P scam to permanently forfeit the sums of N664million and $137,680.11to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Two soldiers aided CBN chief Emefiele’s wife kidnapping – police report

Two soldiers were involved in the September 2016 kidnapping of Mrs. Margaret Emeiele, wife of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, a police report accompanying the amended charges filed against the suspects have shown.

Ex-President Jonathan’s ex-campaign chief Ngozi Olojeme forfeits 38 houses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced 38 choice houses to a former Chairman of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olojeme.

EFCC arrests finance chief of ex-President Jonathan’s campaign over alleged N69 billion fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 presidential election.

Kidnapper of central bank governor’s wife dies in custody

A suspect, Umar Abubakar, who allegedly led a gang to kidnap Margaret, the wife of the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has died in police custody.

Anambra guber: Police commissioner, deputy redeployed

The Nigeria Police on Tuesday redeployed the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Umar Abubakar, and his deputy, Mike Okoli, as part of preparations for Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Community tasks Niger govt on infrastructure

Azza community in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger have appealed to the state government to extend the dividends of democracy to it.

ICPC arraigns former Kebbi SSG, commissioner for alleged N664m fraud

The defendants were also accused of using their offices as SSG and Commissioner of Finance to siphon N315,000,000 which sum was approved and released to organize sensitization and enlightenment programmes for Imams and Mallams against religious incitement of supporters for the 2015 general elections in the 21 Local Government Areas of Kebbi State.

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