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Former Chairman, Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic sentenced to 12 years in prison with hard labour for collecting and giving bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has secured 12 years jail term for both Dr. Saad Alanamu, a former Chairman of the Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, and Salman Sulaiman, the Chief Executive Director of Namylas Nig. Ltd, for collecting and giving a bribe …

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Customs intercepts 1,582 parcels of cannabis in noodles truck

The Customs Service, Seme Border Area Command, has said it has intercepted 20 sacks of 1,582 parcels of Cannabis Sativa( Indian Hemp) worth over 30 million Naira, smuggled into the country through the border. ASC Nuruddeen Saidu, the Customs Public Relations Officer, Seme Area Command, disclosed this in a statement …

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Robert Pattinson picked as the new Batman

Robert Pattinson has been chosen as the new Batman, beating out several other actors, including Nicholas Hoult, to play the Caped Crusader, Variety said Friday. The 33-year-old “Twilight” heartthrob is set to play the vigilante superhero in a standalone movie called “The Batman,” under the direction of Matt Reeves, who …

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Federal Government declares Tuesday June 4th and Wednesday June 5th public holidays for Eid-Al -Fitr celebration

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr celebration. A statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barrister Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, congratulated Muslim faithfuls on a successful completion of the Ramadan Fast and enjoined all Nigerians to use the …

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Court Convicts ATM Fraudster (photo)

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office has secured the conviction of one Ikechukwu Sunday Onovo, an ATM fraudster. A statement from the antigraft agency says the Commission had arrested, investigated and taken Onovo before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon sitting at Federal High Court Makurdi, Benue State. …

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BREAKING: PENGASSAN President, Francis Johnson, is dead

The President, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, Mr. Francis Johnson, has died, The PUNCH can confirm. Johnson, it was learnt, died in the wee hours of Friday. The deceased, who became President of the union in 2014, was said to have passed on after an ailment. …

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