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Security Tight for Confederations Cup Kick Off in Russia
Following the scheduled kick off of the FIFA confederations Cup in Russia on June 17, efforts have been made to beef up security in the face of rising global terrorism threats and insecurity. Another key factor to consider is the fact that racism is highly prevalent in Russia, and the football governing body would not want a repeat of events that marred Euro 2016.
Osun Bye-Election: Sheriff Presents Party Flag to Adeleke
In a swift move by the PDP to seal the candidature of Ademola Adeleke in the scheduled bye-election for the post of senator representing the Osun West Senatorial District, the party chairman Ali Modu Sheriff on Thursday presented the party to the candidate at the national secretariat in Abuja.
Kano APC Expels Jibrin for Anti-Party Activities
The Kano APC faction has expelled suspended member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Abdulmumini Jibrin over recent alleged anti-party activities. This is following his purported role in the budget padding saga that rocked the House of Representatives under Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
FG To Recruit 7500 Graduates as Tax Advocates
According to several media reports, the Federal Government has conclude plans to recruit 7500 graduates as part of the Community Tax Liaison Officers Project in a bid to promote tax compliance among citizens. Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler made this known on Thursday.
Naira to Gain Further- Analysts
The Nigerian Naira is expected to gain further next weeks as foreign investors dive into local stocks, CBN current intervention policies and on the background of an already improving economy. This is according to reports from several analysts.
Evans Arrested through Sister, Friend, Mistresses
Notorious and billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudemeje George Onwuamadike, aka, Evans who is now in police detention was arrested through information leaked from sister, friend and mistresses. According to several media reports, key information on his whereabouts were discovered for his sister who was traced from one of his special SIM cards.
My Charms Failed Me- Evans
Billionaire kidnap kingpin Evans has decried his arrest saying his charm failed him and that resulted in his arrest. He said he had become worried over the potency of his charm when officers of the Nigeria police successfully trailed him to his Igando detention facility, but his fears were allayed by his native doctor who reassured him.
Ile-Ife Clash: Court Grants Bail to Monarch, Others
Justice Kudirat Akano of the Osun State Federal High Court in Oshogbo has granted the bail application of Oba Ademola Ademiluyi and others involved in the bloody clash between Hausas and Yoruba’s on March 8. This is a positive development following the bloody clash that left about 46 dead, and the insinuations of bias in the dispensation of judgment.
Alleged Graft: EFCC to Reopen CCT Chair Probe
The EFCC is set to reopen the probe of the Chairman of the Code of Conducts Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, just as the CCT dismissed all 18 allegations filed against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. Sources within the EFCC has hinted that the agency is already screening out petitions against the CCT chairman.
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