‘How my husband was killed trying to rescue his friend from kidnappers’

Few of the people who were aware of the affinity she shared with her husband had given her any chance of survival when her husband, Jude Nwandu, a politician and businessman, was shot dead by kidnappers in 2010. But nine years on, Hon. Hope Chinyelu Nwandu, an ex-councillor, who is now an enterpreneur, has overcome […]

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Spare no corrupt person, Buhari orders EFCC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday lamented that corruption has retarded development as well as dented the image of the country among the comity of nations. He therefore called on officers and men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to redouble their efforts in the war against corruption. Buhari also charged the commission to spare […]

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FG orders passport issuance in 48 hours, immigration to ensure strict border security

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to ensure strict compliance of the Border Management Strategy that was unveiled yesterday, as part of efforts to ensure border safety and security. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, gave the directives when he declared open the Comptroller General Management Retreat 2019 and launching of […]

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We’ll continue to charge Nigerians reciprocity fees -US

United States Embassy in Nigeria says it will continue to charge Nigerians reciprocity fees because it has yet to receive any diplomatic communication regarding a new fee schedule for Americans seeking Nigerian visas It said in a statement on Friday that “The US Embassy looks forward to receiving official diplomatic communication regarding a new fee […]

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EFCC operatives storm Imo, arrest over 20 fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from its South East Zonal office in Enugu State on Friday morning stormed Owerri, the Imo state capital arresting a number of cybercrime suspects. This is coming less than six days the anti-graft agents swooped on boys suspected to be into cybercrime at their abode at the […]

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Fayose visits Ekiti Assembly, says ‘I have clear conscience’ as PDP blasts Fayemi

Ekiti State former Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Friday honoured the invitation of the State House of Assembly, as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, blasted Governor Kayode Fayemi over the invitation. The Assembly had on Thursday summoned Fayose; a former Speaker of the House, Kola Oluwawole; a former chairman of the Association of Local Government […]

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Ebola kills over 2,000 ahead UN chief’s visit to DR Congo

The Ebola outbreak showed no signs of easing in DR Congo Friday on the eve of the UN chief’s visit to the country, with the death toll from the highly contagious virus crossing 2,000 and a new fatality in neighbouring Uganda. The latest casualty in Uganda was a nine-year-old girl from the Democratic Republic of […]

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