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Imo state Police command has revealed that musician, Duncan Mighty, was arrested on Saturday over allegation of fraud and not kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The Port Harcourt-based singer was initially rumoured to have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. However, Imo police spokesman, Godson Ikeokwu, said in a statement that Duncan Mighty was arrested following allegation […]

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Alleged $44.9m wire deals: EFCC quizzes Air Peace boss Onyema

AS part of the ongoing probe of alleged $44.9 million wire deals, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has interrogated the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Ifechukwu Onyema. Also, there were strong indications last night that the EFCC may watch-list a former Special Adviser/Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme Office. It was […]

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In 2019, we have arguably not seen more than seven hits. We also need to understand that all hits are successful songs, but not all successful songs are hits. It’s been a mixed year in Nigerian music. ‘Afrobeats to the world’ has gathered pace. Burna Boy leads the charge with a media charm offensive that […]

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Suspension Of Ebonyi Christian Corpers, MURIC Reacts As They Support CAN

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an Islamic human rights organization, has reacted to the expulsion of two female Christian youth corpers from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Ebonyi State. MURIC leader, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in a statement on Tuesday, said those expelled have the right to satisfy their conscience regarding what to […]

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EFCC warns UNILORIN students off ‘yahoo yahoo’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), appealed to Nigerian youths, particularly students, to distance themselves from criminal tendencies capable of disrupting their future endeavours. Mr. Isyaku Sharu, Head of the EFCC Zonal Office in Ilorin made the appeal on Tuesday while addressing students at the University of Ilorin. Sharu said the call had become necessary […]

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Bakassi IDPs accuse customs of diversion of relief materials, threaten sack

    Bakassi IDPs accuse customs of diversion of relief materials, threaten sack   By Anietie Akpan, Calabar 24 August 2019   |   3:31 am Displaced persons of Bakassi Peninsula have threatened to sack all Customs borders in their territory following alleged neglect and diversion of relief materials by personnel of the Nigerian Customs. Speaking […]

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Personnel of the Oyo State Police Command, on Monday, stormed an illegal detention centre at a mosque in the Ojoo area of Ibadan, and rescued 259 persons being held hostage there. The victims were made up of 19 males, 34 females, 11 children, and 23 sick persons. It was gathered that the victims had been […]