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EFCC arrests 4 over Obasanjo’s $16b power projects

Two top officials of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), the company which supervised execution of the $16 billion Obasanjo power projects, have been arrested by the EFCC.   They were among the four persons detained by the anti-graft agency on Wednesday. The arrests signaled the beginning of the probe of the humongous expenditure during the Obasanjo presidency, with …

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Oby Ezekwesili accuses President Buhari’s government of asking Twitter to suspend Aisha Yesufu’s account

Yesterday, Twitter temporrarily suspended the account of co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls advocacy group BBOG, Aisha Yesufu, for violating their rule.   Reacting to the suspension, former minister and co-convener of BBOG, Oby Ezekwesili, accused the Buhari-led administration of reporting Aisha’s account because she consistently exposes the incompetence of the Buhari-led government. She appealed to the social media app …

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Alleged Rape: Police seize Pastor Fatoyinbo’s International passport, conduct search on his house and office

Detectives from the Force Criminal Investigation Department(FCID), Abuja, investigating the alleged rape against pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo on Wednesday, August 28 conducted a search on the residence and office of the embattled pastor in Abuja.   According to a report by Daily Sun, the police also seized the passport of Fatoyinbo, as part of the bail conditions granted to the pastor. Fatoyinbo was also made …

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El-Zakzaky and wife to embark on another medical trip soon

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat will reportedly be embarking on another medical trip which they will be accompanied on by security operatives.   A top IMN source confirmed the planned trip in an interview with The Nation and he also revealed that El-Zakzaky’s family members and close associates have been stopped from visiting by DSS …

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Shehu Sani now a blogger after being kicked out – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, says his arch rival and one of his political enemies, Senator Shehu Sani, has become a blogger after he lost out in the Kaduna Central Senatorial election held in February this year.   Sani left the All Progressives Congress (APC) after clashes with El-Rufai to join the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) where he lost his seat …

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Harvard first-year student deported Over His Friends’ Social-Media Posts

Shortly after landing at Boston’s Logan International Airport on Friday night, on his way to begin his freshman year at Harvard University, 17-year-old Ismail B. Ajjawi was taken aside by immigration officers who he says detained him for eight hours, questioned him about his friends’ social-media activity, and then deported him.

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