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Portable begs EFCC for forgiveness

Controversial singer, Habeeb Okikiola, also known as Portable, has pleaded with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to forgive him if they have any evidence against him abusing the Naira. He said it was never his intention to mutilate the Naira, stressing that he only sprays money to help the masses. Speaking in a recent Instagram live session, Portable noted that he respects constituted authority. The EFCC is set […]

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Business

Tinubu eyes $4bn annual savings from reduced bureaucracies

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday said Nigeria stands to benefit about $2.7bn annually by implementing the Single Window Project. He also noted that the project will save the country at least $4bn lost annually to complex bureaucracies and corruption hindering its trade efficiency. Tinubu revealed this when he inaugurated a new digital trade compliance initiative, code-named the National Single Window project at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. […]

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World

Children among dozens killed in incessant attacks across Gaza

Strikes hit a playground and busy market in Maghazi refugee camp with at least 56 Palestinians killed throughout Gaza in the past day as Israel’s onslaught on civilians continues. Iran marks Army Day as the international community fearfully watches for Israeli retaliation after the unprecedented attack by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The UN, US and Palestinian rights groups join growing condemnation of Israeli settler attacks on Palestinians in the […]

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Court grants Cubana Chief Priest N10m bail

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has granted businessman and socialite, Pascal Okechukwu, better known as Cubana Chief Priest, N10m bail with two sureties in like sum. The celebrity bar man had earlier pleaded not guilty to tampering and abusing the naira during his trial. Cubana Chief Priest was arraigned before Kehinde Ogundare on three counts bordering on abuse of naira by allegedly spraying and tampering with the […]

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News

Abducted wife of Ortom’s former CoS, maid regain freedom

The wife of Terwase Orbunde, former Chief of Staff to former Governor Samuel Ortom, Abigail Orbunde, and her maid Patience Ogute have regained their freedom. Recall that armed men suspected of being herders last Friday attacked Orbunde, his wife, and maid at his farm along Mobile Barracks-Welfare Quarters Road in the outskirts of Makurdi. The marauders who shot the former CoS in the arm whisked his wife and maid away, […]

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Business

FCCPC vows to monitor, investigate price hike

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has resolved to monitor and investigate unusual hikes in prices of goods and services. Ag. Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Adamu Abdullahi in a statement issued on Wednesday said it was unacceptable that despite the recent appreciation of the Naira against the Dollar, consumers continue to face escalating costs without a corresponding decrease in prices. Despite the recent appreciation of the Naira […]

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News

Abia Govt To Demolish Shanties To Expand Okigwe Motor Park in Umuahia Thursday

Abia State government has given the occupants of slums behind Okigwe Park, Umuahia, up to Thursday this week to move out from the area. The Chairman of Abia State harmonized taskforce and commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Uzo Nwachukwu handed down the ultimatum when he led members of the steering committee to the area. Nwachukwu disclosed that the Abia State government will commence demolition of the slums by […]

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News

FG identifies 148 LGs with higher flood risk in 31 states

The Federal Government has said over 148 local government areas from 31 states in Nigeria are at higher flood risk for the year 2024 beginning from April to November. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Director, Information and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation, Funmi Imuetinyan. According to the statement, the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation, Engr. Prof. Joseph […]

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News

NDLEA destroys 304,436kg, 40,042 litres of seized drugs in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, on Tuesday, destroyed 304,436 kg and 40,042 litres of illicit substances seized from parts of Lagos and Ogun states. The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, in a statement made available to journalists, said the seized drugs were publicly destroyed in Badagry, Lagos. Babafemi quoted the agency’s Chairman, Buba Marwa as saying that the open destruction of the seized drugs followed court orders. […]

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