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PACAC Accuses Jonathan Of Tolerating Corruption
The committee says corruption thrived easily under the former president. It also disclosed that about N1.3trn was stolen by just 55 people during Jonathan's tenure.
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Nigeria Customs Dismisses 29 Senior Officers
Twenty nine officers have been dismissed by the Nigeria Customs, Concise News can authoritatively report. They were dismissed for acts capable of compromising national economy and security.
North East
Senate Approves North East Commission
The bill passed the third reading on Thursday after earlier disagreements over sources of funding and location of headquarters. It will be transferred to the House of Representatives for consent and then to President Buhari for assent.
ISIS Capable Of Attacking Target With Drones – CTC Report
Terrorist groups are becoming more fascinated with how to launch lethal attacks with drone technology. Two incidents have so far been reported. The world should brace up for more, new CTC report warns.
Senate Receives Ambassadorial Nominees List
They include former ministerial nominee, Musa Ibeto, former Deputy Governor of Plateau state, Pauline Tallen, and two-time Senator, Olorunibe Mamora.
New Oba Of Benin To Be Crowned Today
Prince Eheneden Erediauwa will be crowned as the 39th Oba of Benin kingdom today. Governor Adams Oshiomhole will present the Staff of Office to him.
Obanikoro Admits Giving Omisore 1.7bn
Musiliu Obanikoro has again confessed to giving Senator Iyiola Omisore the sum of N1.7bn out of the N4.7bn from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as he continues to answer questions at the EFCC office in Abuja.
Obanikoro’s Confession: I Am Not Distracted – Fayose
Governor Ayo Fayose has responded to ex-minister Musiliu Obanikoro's recent confessions. He described it as a grand plot by the APC led government and EFCC to implicate him "at all cost."
Obanikoro Confesses: Admits To Diverting N2.3bn To Fayose
Musiliu Obanikoro has finally owned up to giving N2.3bn to Ayodele Fayose on the instruction of former National Security Advisier, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
EFCC Seeks To Retain Part Of Recovered Loot
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the government to adjust laws to enable it keep part of recovered loot to take care of the agency's operation.
13 Soldiers Injured, Some Missing As Boko Haram Attacks In Borno
The incident took place at about 5.30 p.m. when suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops' location at Gashigar, border area with Niger Republic, Northern Borno.
Justice Ademola Withdraws From Dasuki Trial
Federal High Court Judge has announced his withdrawal from the trial of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki. He said this is because of the corruption allegations levelled against him by the DSS.
Mob Kills 14 Herdsmen In Kaduna Reprisal Attack
In what could be described as a reprisal attack, an angry mob from Godogodo community in Jema'a LGA, Kaduna have killed no less than 14 herdsmen. This is in response to the attack on the community over the weekend which has left 20 dead and scores injured.
National Assembly
National Assembly Broke, Borrows To Pay Workers
Nigeria's National Assembly have been hit by the prevailing recession in the country too. It has had to resort to bank facilities to pay staff salaries and allowances.
Minister Tasks Stakeholders On Climate Change
Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, has urged stakeholders to engage in relevant projects that will help issues regarding global climate change get into the development agenda at federal and state levels.
Arms Probe
PMB Meets Tinubu, APC Caucus Over Party Crisis
President Muhammadu Buhari has met with APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and other members of the party in order to settle the crisis going on within chieftains of the party. The meeting held few hours after PMB got back to Nigeria from Germany. No official statements has been given about the outcome of the meeting.
Chibok Schoolgirls, Parents Reunite Amid Tears And Joy
According to the girls, they stayed without food for more than 30 days. And when their parents finally saw them, for the first time in over 900 days, they quickly dissolved into a mix of tears and joy.
Court Fines Catholic Church $50,000 Over Sex Abuse Charges
A court in Buenos Aires on Saturday ordered the Catholic Church to pay $50,000 to a former seminarian who alleged he was sexually abused some 25 years ago by an Argentine archbishop.
Chibok Girls: I Facilitated Negotiations With Boko Haram – Shehu Sani
Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central, has come out to say he was the one who linked the Swiss government with commanders of Boko Haram for release of the Chibok girls.
Ondo Election: NSCDC Denies Training Thugs For PDP
The security agency denied carrying out training of thugs for any political party in the State as alleged by the APC. It called the allegation ''reckless and baseless'' while urging Nigerians to disregard it.
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