• NAPTIP Rescues 50 Victims Of Human Trafficking In Kano

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    The Kano Zonal Command of National Agency for the prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) on Sunday said it had rescued no fewer than 50 victims of human trafficking within two months. The NAPTIP Zonal Commander, Mr Shehu Umar said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…

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    FG To Unbundle NNPC Into 5 Operational Zones

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    The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday said that a major overhaul of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) system would be announced in the next one week. Kachikwu stated that NNPC would be unbundled to four or five main operational zones comprising 30 companies to be headed by a director…

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    Oil Will Soon Sell For $50pb – Kachikwu

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    Unperturbed by recent disagreements among members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has stated his conviction that the days of $50 a barrel of oil is coming. He also said he was  unrelentlessly continuing to push for production freeze consensus. The minister told media outfit, CNBC,…

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    Man Bags 12 Months Jail Term For Assault

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    A Zuba Grade 1 Area Court on Monday sentenced a 30-year-old farmer, Shuaibu Musa, to 12 months imprisonment for assault and causing hurt. Musa of Jabu village, Abuja, was arraigned on a three-count charge of joint act , assault and causing hurt. The presiding officer, Malam Gambo Garba, who sentenced Musa after he pleaded guilty,…

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  • Man Faces Trial Over Alleged N10m Fraud

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    A 46-year old businessman, Taoreed Kafo, was on Friday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly obtaining the sum of N10 million under false pretences. Kafo, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. Kafo, who resides at No. 4 Macaulay St., Lagos Island, Lagos, appeared at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on a two-count charge of…

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  • Osun Assembly Passes Primary Healthcare Board Bill

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    The Osun House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the State Primary Health Care Development Board Establishment Bill 2016. The passage of the bill followed a motion moved by the Leader of the House, Mr Timothy Owoeye, and seconded by Mr Oyeleke Ogunsola, representing Ayedire Constituency. The bill, which was sponsored by the executive arm of…

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    Boko Haram: FG Commends Bilateral, Multilateral Partners Over Efforts To Defeat Terror Group

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    The Federal Government has expressed gratitude to its bilateral, multilateral partners and other friendly nations for their cooperation in its efforts to defeat and uproot the terror group, Boko Haram. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alhaji Aminu Wali, expressed the gratitude during a debate on “threats to international peace and security’’ held at the UN…

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