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Panel questions EFCC chiefs as Magu’s probe, detention continue

Panel questions EFCC chiefs as Magu’s probe, detention continue

The presidential panel investigating allegations of corruption levelled against the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday quizzed the EFCC Secretary, Olanipekun Olukoyede, and some directors of the commission. The suspended EFCC boss has been in the police detention since Monday when he was arrested in front of…

Third Mainland Bridge may face closure as FG plans to resume repairs

Third Mainland Bridge may face closure as FG plans to resume repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge. Popoola told the Newsmen that the consultations were towards evolving perfect traffic management architecture. “We want to do maintenance work on Third Mainland Bridge very soon….

Judge’s absence stalls Ize-Iyamu’s N700m fraud case

Judge’s absence stalls Ize-Iyamu’s N700m fraud case

A Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State, on Thursday adjourned till July 7 the trial of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the September 19 election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and four others. Ize-Iyamu and the four others are standing trial over an alleged N700m fraud case preferred against them…

Why we’ve not published Nigeria’s unemployment figures for two years – NBS

Why we’ve not published Nigeria’s unemployment figures for two years – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) will soon commence publishing (un)employment statistics two years after it stopped, the Statistician-General of the Federation, Yemi Kale, has said. Mr Kale said the bureau was faced with insufficient funding but has received funds from the federal government “to continue the survey.” “But this was slowed down by the (coronavirus) pandemic…

BREAKING: Unknown men forcefully move COVID-19 patient from treatment centre in Delta

BREAKING: Unknown men forcefully move COVID-19 patient from treatment centre in Delta

APPREHENSION, Monday enveloped Asaba metropolis and its environs as seven men reportedly stormed the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Asaba and forcefully moved a 53 years Chief Nursing Officer, Mr Michael Mordi who tested positive for COVID-19 from thehospital. The men, who Vanguard gathered came in two cars, entered the hospital premises at about 6pm, against…

Be prepared to welcome independence of Biafra in no distance future – Nnamdi Kanu

Be prepared to welcome independence of Biafra in no distance future – Nnamdi Kanu

Having successfully celebrated May 30th Biafra day, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Sunday assured Biafrans and indeed the entire Igbo to be prepared to welcome the sovereignty and independence of Biafra in no distance future. Kanu has been struggling for the actualization of Biafra sovereignty and has been…