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    Oshiomhole On EFCC Radar Over Alleged Inflated Contracts

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced investigation over alleged inflated contracts and diversion of billions of naira of the state revenue by the immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. A senior operative of the anti-graft agency told our correspondent in Abuja that the investigation of Oshiomhole is predicated on…

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    Independence: Govs Optimistic Nigeria ‘ll Soon Get Out of Recession

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    Activities to mark Nigeria’s 56th independence anniversary climaxed yesterday with speeches by respective state governors expressing optimism that Nigeria will soon get out of the economic recession. However, one peculiar thread that ran down the speeches of all the governors was the concern over the dwindling economy. Lagos In Lagos State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode appealed…

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    Economic Downturn Forces Low-key Celebration

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    The downturn in the country’s economy has compelled Nigerians to resort to a low-key celebration for this year’s Eid-El-Kabir billed for Monday, LEADERSHIP Weekend checks have revealed. Reports from our correspondents across the states of the federation show that from preparations for the Sallah, this year’s celebration will not be glamorous like those in previous…

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    Code Of Conduct Bureau Dumps N8bn Office Hqtrs Project

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    After spending over N1billion, being part payment for the construction of office complex headquarters, the Code of Conduct Bureau has abandoned the project, The Bureau, under the chairmanship of Sam Saba had opted to purchase a completed 9-storey building located in the central business district of Abuja just as the abandoned one is also located…

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    FG, States To Spend N1trn On Health

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    The Federal and states governments are to spend about N1 trillion on the provision of health care services across the country, according to allocations in the 2016 budgets of the two tiers of government. While the federal government would spend N227.7 billion on health care delivery this fiscal year, the rest of the money would…

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    Idris Usman Resigns As YDP National Technical Adviser

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    The national technical adviser of Young Democratic Party (YDP), Comrade Idris Usman has resigned his position, saying the party lacks integrity and cannot be a vehicle to the Promised Land. According to Usman, the party has derailed and has never got its acts together right from day one. He also accused members of the party…

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    Children’s Day: Saraki, Dogara, Govs, Declare Zero Tolerance For Child Abuse

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    President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of he House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and some state governors declared yesterday that  perpetrators of child rights abuse will henceforth face severe sanctions. Speaking when he received children of various ages in his office, as part of activities to mark the 2016 Children’s Day, Saraki called for…

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    N100bn Pension Assets: EFCC Invites Ex-Rep Duru, South African Investor, Others

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    In order to protect over N100 billion worth of pension assets being managed by First Guarantee Pension Limited (FGPL), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a senior staff of the Ministry of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mrs. Chinyere Christie Ekweonu — a surety for suspected fraudster, Hon Chidi Duru, who…

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