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Don decries Nigeria’s crisis, proffers solution

Worried by Nigeria’s unending challenges, including political, economic and social crises, a university professor has sought greater understanding and unity among the various ethnic groups in the country with a view to enhancing national development. The university don, while aligning with some scholars who believed the nation’s plural set up as one of its banes […]

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Elite yet to reach consensus on consequences of corruption – Sagay

…as stakeholders urge collective action Emmanuel Onani, Abuja Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that “no consensus among the elite about the disastrous consequence of corruption”. Sagay, who spoke during a webinar organised by PACAC, also alleged that civil servants played a fundamental role in the “perpetration” […]

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Ex-US envoy to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead

A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead. His wife, Arese Carrington, announced the death in an email to newsmen on Wednesday, titled, “Press Release – Ambassador Walter C. Carrington, former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria and Senegal.” She wrote: “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God […]

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Elite yet to reach consensus on consequence of corruption – Sagay

…as stakeholders urge collective action Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that “no consensus among the elite about the disastrous consequence of corruption”. Sagay, who spoke during a webinar organised by PACAC, also alleged that civil servants played a fundamental role in the “perpetration” of corruption in […]

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DSS release Mailafiya after six hours grilling

The 2019 Presidential Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and former CBN Deputy Governor, Obadiah Mailafia has been released from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) six hours after his interrogation began on Wednesday in Jos. The DSS released him unconditionally, though Rev Parra Mallam stood as surety after he presented […]

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Saudi decongests prisons, to repatriate 200 Nigerians

*94 stranded Nigerians in Lebanon return *Oyo receives 55 returnees To decongest their prisons, the Saudi Arabian Government has concluded plans to deport 200 Nigerians serving different prison terms soon. The disclosure was made by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Nigeria Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa at the Murtala Muhammed International airport while […]

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EFCC rearraigns RCCG pastor over alleged issuance of $1.6m dud cheque

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) on Wednesday re-arraigned Ayodeji Ibrahim Oluokun, an assistant Pastor of the Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG), City of David Parish, Victoria Island, Lagos over an alleged issuance of dud cheque valued at $1.6 million. Oluokun was docked alongside his company; Peak Petroleum Industry Nigeria Limited, before an […]