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Imo to disband Heartland FC management


Mr. Ugonna Ozuruigbo, Deputy Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, said on Thursday that a new management team would be constituted for relegated Heartland FC, to return the club to the premier league. Ozuruigbo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri that only the General Manager, Mr. Godfaith Otuemena, would be retained. Ozuruigbo, […]

Police arrest Peace Corps officer over rape


The Osun Police Command said it had arrested a member of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Mr. Imran Olalekan, 24, for alleged rape. SP Folasade Odoro, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday in Osogbo. Odoro said that the suspect committed the offense at St. Charles […]

Senate concerned over liquidity crunch in power sector


The Senate Committee on Power has expressed concern over the liquidity crunch in the power sector. It has also expressed doubt over the financial and technical competence of the private investors in the sector. The Chairman of the committee, Sen Enyinnaya Abaribe, expressed the concern in a statement by Dr. Usman Arabi, the Head of […]

Court fixes Dec. 7 for Patience Jonathan’s suit against EFCC

Dame Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed Dec. 7 to hear a suit by ex-First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC),seeking to unfreeze her account. Apart from the EFCC, other respondents are Skye Bank and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa. Also joined […]

Student bolts with bank customers’ N250,000 in Lagos


A 28-year-old tertiary institution student, Anthony Akpiri, who allegedly stole N250,000 from customers of a bank at 16 branches in Lagos, was on Wednesday left off the hook temporarily as he was admitted to a bail of N50,000 by a Lagos court. Akpiri of Iju-Ishaga in Agege area of Lagos is being tried for stealing […]

25 brides for mass wedding in Kwara

FILE PHOTO: Awon Mass Wedding

Mr Femi Adebayo, the Special Assistant to Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed on Arts, Culture and Tourism, on Wednesday said 25 brides would participate in the Shawo mass wedding. The event, also known as Awon Mass Wedding, would hold on Friday in Shao, Moro Local Government Area of Kwara. Adebayo, who disclosed this at a news conference, […]

EFCC’s request to retain recovered money faulted

EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER) has faulted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC’s) recent request for powers to retain a percentage of money recovered by it. This is contained in a statement signed by the group’s Executive Director, Mr Frank Tietie, in Abuja on Wednesday. Tietie said that allowing anti-graft […]

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