EFCC confirms attack on Magu’s house

Ibrahim Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed an attack by unknown gunmen on a property belonging to its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu. In a statement on Wednesday evening, spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said the attackers murdered a police sergeant guarding the property located in Karshi, a suburb of Abuja. “The More...

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By metro On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Fire guts 20 vehicles as tanker explodes in Festac

No fewer than 20 vehicles and four commercial motorcycles were on Wednesday afternoon burnt when a tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos State. The More...

Muhammadu Buhari
By metro On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Nigeria denounces xenophobia, racial discrimination, others

Nigeria restated its commitment to work with all States that share its ideal of a world free of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. Mr Alex Ajayi, Minister, Permanent Mission of Nigeria More...

Bukola Saraki
By metro On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Court drops most corruption charges against Senate president

Court of appeal on Tuesday dismissed 15 corruption charges against the Senate president related to alleged false declarations of assets, but it upheld three other charges against him. Bukola Saraki’s three-year More...

El-Rufai
By metro On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Kaduna: El-Rufai signs N216bn 2018 Budget

El-Rufai Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has signed the N216.55 billion, 2018 budget passed by the State House of Assembly into law. The budget is made up of N131.1 billion capital expenditure and N85.44 billion More...

Lai Mohammed
By metro On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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2017 Budget Failure Won’t Affect 2018- FG

Lai Mohammed Nigerians have been assured that the 2018 budget when passed, will be implemented far better than the 2017 budget. The assurances were given on Tuesday by the Federal government in as the Minister More...

Saraki
By metro On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Saraki’s Trial At CCT Must Continue, Says Court of Appeal

The Court of Apeal in Abuja has reversed the acquittal handed to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over his trial for false assets declaration. The appellate court, in a More...

By metro On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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FG finally hands over State House, Marina to Lagos govt

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the process of handing over the State House, Marina to the Lagos State Government. The process which started about 20 years ago was completed with the signing and exchanging More...

Bukola Saraki
By metro On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Saraki decries increasing rate of unemployment

Bukola Saraki President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has expressed concern that out of 38.2 million youths component of the labour force in the country, 15.2 million are either seeking employment or out of job. Meanwhile More...

Benjamin Netanyahu
By metro On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Middle East crisis worries Nigeria

Benjamin Netanyahu Nigeria has expressed great concern about the situation in many parts of the Middle East and called for the peaceful resolution of the protracted conflicts between Israel and Palestinian. “Obviously, More...