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EXPOSED: National Assembly Members Defraud Government Agency Of N27million During Oversight Function

The AuGF 2017 report, Section 10, Revenue Audit Department, as seen by SM LINKZ, showed that the National Assembly had unnecessarily interfered in the finances of CAC to the tune of N27,117,674.00. The Auditor-General of the Federation report has revealed how some National Assembly members, who were on an oversight duty to the Corporate Affairs …

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UN Demands ‘Immediate’ Release Of Kidnapped Katsina Schoolboys

The United Nations has condemned the mass abduction of students at the Government Science School at Kankara, Kastina State. The organisation expressed its concern in a statement by the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, on Monday. Gunmen on motorcycles stormed the Government Science School at Kankara late on Friday. They engaged security forces in …

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EMBER-MONTHS: Cost of Cement, Building Materials Skyrocket

The increasing cost of cement, an important component for building construction has sent apprehension that prospective property developers may compromise quality in their projects. Experts in the built environment fear that the dream of lower construction costs might have failed, as the development has already triggered a ripple effect in popular markets, with prices going …

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Sex-for-passport scandal: Nigerian embassy in Germany fires guard

The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has sacked a security guard, Martins Oni, found guilty of sexual abuse and other criminal activities. Last month, footage on social media showed Oni in a hotel room half-naked arguing with an unknown person who accused him of demanding sex from females who applied for passport renewals. The Embassy had …

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Retired Civil Servants Scramble For Crumbs, Ex-Governors & Deputies Get Outrageous Pension Packages

Many states find it difficult to pay the pensions of their retired civil servants but have no qualms awarding humongous sums as pension to their former governors. Oyadare Gbenga, 60, who retired as a headmaster after 35 years of service in Osun State, was paid only half of his salary for 30 months before his …

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YOUTH DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF NIGERIA(YDPN), READY TO LAUNCH

The much anticipated ‘Party Of The Youth’, the Youth Democratic Party Of Nigeria(YDPN), is set for a Kick-off. The Conveners made this known via a Press Release. Below are the Directives rolled out: Following the Directives of the National working Executive of the Youth Democratic Party of Nigeria, we are pleased to publish and release …

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Maina ‘re-arrested in Niger Republic’

The officer said the arrest of Mr Maina was possible because of an existing mutual relationship and security agreement between Nigeria and Niger. A combination of operatives of intelligence service in Niger and anti-corruption agents in Nigeria have re-arrested the former chairperson of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina. PR Nigeria, a news platform …

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I changed naira to dollars today and I almost cried – Davido

Nigerian superstar singer, Davido, is currently upset with the high dollar rate in Nigeria. The Fem singer took to his Twitter account to lament saying that he almost cried when he changed dollars to naira. Davido who is known for bragging about his wealth on social media once said he had made a lot of …

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