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Lagos Police to Charge Lekan Shonde for Murder of wife

Mr. Lekan Shonde, the husband of Late Mrs. Ronke Shonde, who he allegedly murdered in a case of domestic squabble, will tomorrow being Friday be charged to court for murder. This is coming a day after the autopsy report conducted by the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) declared that the deceased died of respiratory seizure and bruises on the …

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Suspected Militants Bomb Agip Gas Pipeline Again

By Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa There were indications on Tuesday evening that militants operating in the Niger Delta may have again blown up a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) at Ogbembiri in Southern Ijaw local government area, Bayelsa State. It would be more than a dozen times that the oil and gas facilities belonging to …

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Fuel Price Increase: Court Stops NLC from Going on Strike

The National Industrial Court has stopped ‎the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on strike to protest last week’s increase in fuel price by the federal Government. Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the restraining order following a suit by the Attorney General of the Federation. Justice Adejumo, held: “The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying out the …

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Fuel Subsidy: Group tells Tinubu, Soyinka to apologize to Jonathan

The Concerned Ijaw Transformation Ambassadors (CITA) has said that Bola Tinubu, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon, John Oyegun and the leadership and members of the Save Nigeria Group to tender an unreserved apology to former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan over the sinister role they played when he announced the removal of fuel subsidy on the 1st of …

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UK Daily Mail accuses Amaechi of diverting £140million of state funds into Buhari’s presidential campaign

Muhammadu Buhari seen by some as leading the battle against corruption But worrying allegations swirl around one of Nigerian leader’s close allies Rotimi Amaechi accused of misappropriating £338m commission probing sale of state assets Also accused of diverting £140m of state funds into Buhari’s presidential campaign When David Cameron was caught on camera last week before an anti-corruption summit describing Nigeria …

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Ozekhome, MRA say Lai Mohammed’s loan request from NBC is illegal, unlawful

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome and the Executive Director of Media Right Agenda, Edetaen Ojo have described the memo emanating from the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for a loan request to embark on a foreign trip as illegal and unlawful. Citing the minister’s action as a violation of the provisions …

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NLC, TUC tells Nigerians to stock up food, as strike begins Wednesday

• Begins Countdown To Wednesday’s Strike • Reps Call Emergency Session, Summon Kachikwu Rising from a joint meeting between the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their civil society allies in Abuja, on Saturday, Labour called on Nigerians to stock up on essential commodities, as it begins a strike action on Wednesday in protest of recent hike …

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