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Federal Capital Territory Contract Compromised

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, has been asked to immediately cancel the bidding for the procurement process and tender involving the provision of waste collection, computers and vehicles for Nigeria’s capital city. Nigeria’s anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre) said the bid which was advertised in Nigerian dailies has compromised the integrity of the country by undermining the directive principle of the federal government which lays emphasis on the need for government agencies to patronise locally made goods, equipment and services. Copies of the…

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Buhari urges muslims to stop violent Extremism

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged his fellow Muslim faithful to do away with criminal activities such as killing, kidnapping and forced marriage. The president said this as part of his message to the Muslims on the occasion of the Maulud celebration, the remembrance of the birth of Prophet Muhammad. He said: “Putting into practice the great virtues for which the Holy Prophet Muhammad is historically famous and revered would have a far greater impact on changing our attitudes and behaviours than the best sermons ever will. “The indiscriminate killing of…

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Polytechnic Examiner gains 20 years imprisonment

Olanrewaju Kayode, a part-time examiner at The Polytechnic, Ibadan has been sentenced to 20-year imprisonment for engaging in examination malpractice. Kayode was arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in June 2016 on a 5-count charge for allegedly collecting money from five students of the institution and attempting to assist them to alter and secure higher exam scores on different scripts written outside the examination hall. He was sentenced by Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State after being…

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‘No Salary Boys’ on Rampage in Lagos

A violent fight between some hoodlums in Ijeshatedo and Ilasamaja areas of Lagos State had at least 30 vehicles destroyed. According to residents in the area, the fight which lasted two days also left more than 14 people injured. “Mostly, the fights are between some guys in Ilasamaja and their Itire counterparts. We need police to curb their activities,” a resident reportedly said. Some of the residents said the fighting hoodlums are called ‘No salary Boys’, adding that the police only arrived after the boys had left the vicinity. The…

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Maina’s discomfort in Kuje Prison worries Family

The family of Abdul-Rasheed Maina, former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, has decried the conditions of Kuje prison where Maina is remanded. Sources had earlier informed SaharaReporters how the embattled former pension boss was being treated with niceties in the prison. He is facing a 12-count charge of money laundering, operating fictitious bank accounts and fraud. On Thursday, he appeared in court in a Wheelchair, forcing the judge to adjourn the trial while the correctional facility ascertains his health condition. Reacting to this, the family in a statement claimed…

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Man kills prostitute in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Babatunde Damilare for stabbing a prostitute to death after a payment dispute. Police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement on Sunday, “On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, around 11 pm, the Surulere Police Station received information that a commercial sex worker, identified as Elochukwu, engaged her customer, Babatunde Damilare, in a fight over the price of sex at the Edo Inn, No. 17 Atan Street, Empire, Surulere. “During the scuffle, the said Babatunde Damilare picked a knife and stabbed Elochukwu in her…

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Two children drown in River in Ekiti State

Ado Ekiti-Tragedy struck at Ureje area of Ado-Ekiti over the weekend, as two secondary school students died inside a  river while swimming. A source who craved anonymity told reporters on  Sunday that the deceaseds who were students of Ado Grammar school located along Ado-Ijan road, died at a deeper portion of Ureje river, which stretched from Ajilosun and flowed down to Odo Ado region of the capital city. About seven students were reported to have scaled the fence when academic works were ongoing to swim in the river, where two…

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Lalong signs MOU WITH Kenya For Tea Company

Following the visit of Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong to Kenya for a peer review meeting, a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU has been signed between Plateau State Government and the Government of Kericho County in Kenya to establish a tea processing factory in Plateau. The memorandum of understanding was signed by Professor Danladi Atu, Secretary to Government of Plateau State on behalf of the State and Joes Bett, County Secretary of Kericho in Kenya and witnessed by the two Governors. In a statement issued yesterday by the Governor’s Director of…

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Former Eagles Defender solicits Financial Support from Nigerians

Former Green Eagles defender, Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him to undergo three surgeries. Ikhana who made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja, said the surgery would cost N10 million naira. He explained that he was advised by the Medical Director, Dr. Christopher Otabor of Alliance Hospital in Abuja to undergo a hip replacement surgery after a Magnetic Resonance Imaging. I need the support of my fellow Nigerians to assist me to perform the remaining…

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Ogun State Corps members taught Self reliance

The state coordinator of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), Dr Belinda Faniyi has urged Corp members not to depend solely on their certificate, but seek ways of adding values to it. Faniyi who spoke during the swearing-in of Batch 18c stream one corp member said: Only a certification without skills acquisition would take graduates to nowhere. She said: “A good number of graduates are churned out every year thereby thicking the population of the unemployed. She added that only graduates who have extra to offer that the general certification get…

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