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FG rescues 39 Nigerians detained in Ghana over illegal entry

The Federal Government has facilitated the release of 39 Nigerians detained for illegally entering Ghana.   The Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, made this known in a statement shared on its Twitter handle. It said the Nigerian citizens were arrested at Aflao border as they attempted to enter Ghana illegally.   “About a month ago, the Nigerian mission in …

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774,000 jobs: Nigerians react to Tinubu’s daughter, MC Oluomo being part of the committee to supervise FG’s recruitment

Nigerians have reacted to report of Tinubu’s daughter and Iyaloja-General, Folasade Tinubu-Ojo; and the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo being part of the 20-member committee that will supervise the recruitment of 20,000 Lagos youths into Federal Government’s Special Public Works Programme.   The 774,000 youths who are to be employed by FG for …

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I studied law, but didn’t graduate – Suspected fake lawyer confesses after being arrested in Ogun

The Ogun state police command has arrested a man allegedly parading himself as a lawyer in the state.   Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a petition written to the DPO Ajuwon police station by a legal practitioner.   Upon being questioned by the police, the suspect identified as Elijah Ayodeji Ojo reportedly disclosed …

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Disgraced movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein’s accusers are awarded nearly $19m in compensation fund

The New York Attorney General’s office has announced a nearly $19 million settlement for women who were sexually abused and harassed by imprisoned former movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, 68.   “Harvey Weinstein and The Weinstein Company failed their female employees. After all the harassment, threats, and discrimination, their victims are finally receiving some justice,” New York Attorney General Letitia James …

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