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N3bn Fraud: Winifred Oyo-Ita Sends Retirement Letter To Buhari

Winifred Oyo-Ita, the head of service of the federation, has offered to immediately proceed on retirement in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, TheCable understands. The widow had been under pressure from her immediate family to retire after news reports emerged that she was being probed over an alleged N3 billion contract scam. Although she has vehemently denied involvement in any ...

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IBB: Congrats, But Most Nigerians Will Always ‘Look Down’ On You, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

…any attempt, deliberate or unintended, to manipulate history to Babangida’s favour should be resisted by restating the bad news that he was to Nigerian democracy… despite all his wealth and power, the generality of Nigerians whose lives he made miserable will always look down on him — whether at 78, 88 or 98. If we didn’t know better, we would ...

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Help Lift Nigerians Out Of Poverty Into Prosperity, Buhari Tells New Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the incoming ministers that government would rely on them to help lift Nigerians from poverty and position them on the part of prosperity. He spoke in Abuja on Monday, while declaring open the ministers-designate two-day retreat, ahead of their inauguration on Wednesday Buhari said, “I count on you. We must work as a team. Working ...

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Attack On Ekweremadu Should Serve As Warning To Igbo Leaders – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, ex-deputy senate president, should serve as a warning to other Igbo leaders that they will be humiliated if found in a public event abroad. Ekweremadu was attacked by some members of the IPOB on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany during the annual cultural festival of the Ndigbo, apex social-cultural group ...

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Breaking News: Yoruba, Hausa Youths Clash In Lagos

A heavy clash between some Yoruba and Hausa youths occurred today in Oke Odo area of Lagos state. It’s unclear the cause of the clash but it took place at the Popular Oke-Odo Market leading to loss of property worth millions. Several people were injured.

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N3b ‘Fraud’: EFCC Quizzes Head Of Service Oyo-Ita

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita over alleged N3billion contract scam. She was also interrogated for alleged abuse of duty tour allowance, money laundering and stealing of government funds. After a four-day grilling during which she was in custody of the anti-graft agency beginning from ...

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FG Committed To Delivering Effective Power Supply To Nigerians – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday reassured Nigerians that Federal Government was committed to ensuring effective and cost reflective power supply in the country. Osinbanjo gave the assurance during the official inauguration of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) new 2×60MVA, 132/33KV substation and associated 132KV transmission lines in Abeokuta, Ogun. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the ...

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Buhari Kicks Against Foreign Medical Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, in Daura, Katsina State, said Nigeria must reduce dependence on medical treatment abroad. He, however, assured that the efforts by the Federal Government will be redoubled to improve health facilities, equipment and services in the country. The President spoke at the commissioning ceremony of Nigerian Air Force Reference Hospital in Daura. He said the Federal Government ...

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Lawyer Files Suit To Stop Buhari From Inaugurating Ministers

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list. The applicant, Musa Baba-panya, who was also the counsel in the case had on Thursday approached the court with an ...

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Oba Of Benin Tells President Buhari To Listen To Nigerians’ Cries

The Omo N’Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II has told President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to the cries of Nigerians. Oba Ewuare stated this on Thursday, while receiving the General Officer Commander, GOC, 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Anthony Omozoje in his palace in Benin. The monarch said that Buhari must not ignore the constructive criticism of ...

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