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Ex-Perm Sec Forfeits N664m, $137,680 To FG

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered a former Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Onubuogo, to forfeit to the Federal Government the sums of N664,475,246.6 and $137,680.11 found in his bank accounts. Justice Saliu Saidu gave the forfeiture order in response to an application …

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FG Demolishes Kidnapper, Don Waney’s Mansion

The Federal Government yesterday demolished a multi-million naira mansion at Omoku, in the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, belonging to the slain Niger Delta militant and notorious kidnapper, Don Waney. Southern City News learnt that the house was bulldozed under the watch of heavily-armed security agents, who mounted …

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Police Arrest 3 Men Who Robbed Actor Mr Ibu

Three of the suspected armed robbers who invaded the Lekki, Lagos home of Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu over the weekend, have been arrested by Lagos police command. Mr. Ibu confirmed the arrest to E-Daily when he was contacted yesterday, adding that the police have already …

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Katsina Woman Delivers Self Of Quadruplets At Home

A woman identified as Sahura reportedly gave birth to quadruplets, all boys, in her home at Zakara area of Makera village, Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State without any assistance. It was gathered that after giving birth, Saturday evening, Sahura later proceeded to the General Hospital, Dutsinma. A source in the …

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Former Local Government Chairman Jailed Six Years For Stealing N22m

An Osun State High Court on Monday in Ede sentenced a former local government chairman, Rufus Wole-Ojo, to six years imprisonment for stealing and using his position for personal gratification. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on May 28, 2013 arraigned Mr. Ojo before the court on a three-count charge …

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Don’t Dare Run For President, Senator Tells Oprah

Senator Marco Rubio says despite the fact Oprah is rich and famous, Trump’s more famous and he’d beat her in a head-to-head 2020 election. TMZ got the Republican Senator Monday at Reagan National Airport and he conceded Oprah is loved by millions, but running for President is a whole other …

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PDP Sweeps 22 LG Chairmanship Seats In Delta

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP won all 22 chairmanship seats and all but one councillorship position in the Delta State local government election conducted last Saturday, the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC declared yesterday. The lone councillorship position won by the All Progressives Congress, APC was in Ward 2, …

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Family Alleges Harassment By Security Agents

Family of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged intimidation and harassment by security operatives. The family has, therefore, appealed to well-meaning people and the international community to call the security agents to order. In a statement, the family’s spokesman, Prince Emmanuel Kanu, said …

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Man Jailed For Bigamy After Marrying Mum And Daughter

A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to prison last week after pleading no contest to charges that he married a woman — and then married her daughter a year later without first obtaining a divorce. A judge ordered Christopher I. Hauptmann, 44, to serve a term ranging from one year minus …

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Man Stabs Friend To Death In Lagos On New Year Day

A 39-year-old father of five, Olayiwola Stephen has been stabbed to death by his friend and co-tenant, Ibrahim Adetunji, during a quarrel at the Ijegun area of Lagos on New Year day. An eyewitness, Ademola Adegbola, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that a quarrel started between the two …

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Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Kaita Dies

Alhaji Lawal Kaita, 85, a key player in the Second Republic, who became the third civilian governor of the old Kaduna State is dead. Kaita died at the Turkish Hospital, Abuja, yesterday evening. He became governor of the old Kaduna State on the platform of the defunct National Party of …

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