Allegation of evading EFCC mischievous, says Oduah 

Allegation of evading EFCC mischievous, says Oduah

The Senator representing Anambra North, Senator Stella Oduah, Tuesday described as mischievous, a publication that she was evading invitations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement issued in Abuja, Oduah said that the report was the handiwork of political detractors whose aim was to pitch the anti-graft agency against her. ReportsRead More

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American Singer Rihanna performs African dance routine at the Grammys

American Singer Rihanna performs African dance routine at the Grammys

Rihanna, in a sparkly fuchsia gown, complete with a fringed hemline and a hibiscus draped behind her ear on Sunday, performed the South African `gwara gwara’ dance in a song she featured with DJ Khaled. She incorporated a popular South African dance in her performance of a song titled,‘wild thoughts’. Several international news media hadRead More

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Court remands woman for Indian hemp trafficking

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, remanded a 35-year-old woman, Salihu Binta, in prison custody for allegedly trafficking 30kg of cannabis sativa otherwise called Indian hemp. Binta, who was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ), is standing trial on one count charge, bordering on unlawful possession of narcoticRead More

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Presidency urges Senate to lift embargo on confirmation of nominees

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The Presidency has urged the Senate to lift the embargo on confirmation of nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. It would be recalled that Senate on July 4, 2017 resolved to suspend all issues relating to confirmation of nominees submitted by the executive over what it termed as a move to reduce itsRead More

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Driver jailed six months for absconding with friend’s N184,000

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A Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada, on Tuesday sentenced a 40- year- old driver, Lawal Dauda, to six months imprisonment for absconding with his friend’s money. The Judge, Yusuf Yaqub, sentenced the convict, who lives in Ungwan Hausawa Karmo, FCT, after he pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of criminal breach of trustRead More

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42 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos ports

Forty two ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports in Lagos from January 5 to Jan. 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority ( NPA ) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to NAN in Lagos onRead More

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