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Why Magu Investigation Must Not End Up As ‘Usual Paddy-Paddy Arrangement’ – Fayose

  Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the investigation of suspended anti-graft chief, Ibrahim Magu, must be carried out in full. Fayose, who is also being tried over an alleged N2.2bn fraud case, said properties seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under Magu had been sold to associates of Magu, … Continue reading Why Magu Investigation Must Not End Up As ‘Usual Paddy-Paddy Arrangement’ – Fayose

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Depp Says Wife-Beating Claim Made Him ‘Quasimodo’

    Hollywood legend Johnny Depp on Friday accused Britain’s The Sun tabloid of turning him from “Cinderella into Quasimodo” by claiming he beat his ex-wife Amber Heard. The first week of Depp’s star-studded libel trial against the paper’s publisher and executive editor drew to a close with the 57-year-old denying hurling a champagne bottle … Continue reading Depp Says Wife-Beating Claim Made Him ‘Quasimodo’

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There Are Nearly 150 Prospective COVID-19 Vaccines, 19 In Clinical Trials – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) African region has said there are about 150 prospective COVID-19 vaccines being developed with 19 in clinical trials. “Globally, there are nearly 150 COVID-19 vaccine candidates and currently, 19 are in clinical trials,” the WHO Africa said in a statement on its website. Also, WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr … Continue reading There Are Nearly 150 Prospective COVID-19 Vaccines, 19 In Clinical Trials – WHO

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$70m Was Moved On Diezani’s Orders, Ex-NNPC GM Tells Court

  A former Group General Manager of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC in charge of Crude Oil Marketing, Gbenga Olu Komolafe has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today, how he delivered 12 padlocked bags containing $70 million to an Abuja-based banker on the instructions of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, … Continue reading $70m Was Moved On Diezani’s Orders, Ex-NNPC GM Tells Court

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Depp Testifies He Was ‘In No Condition’ To Ever Hurt Ex-Wife Heard

  Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp testified Thursday that he was often so high or strung out on drugs that he was “in no condition” to hurt his ex-wife Amber Heard. The third day of Depp’s libel trial against the British tabloid The Sun over its 2018 “wife beater” claim saw the 57-year-old admit that he … Continue reading Depp Testifies He Was ‘In No Condition’ To Ever Hurt Ex-Wife Heard

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Alleged Money Laundering: Yakubu Says 98% Of Over N3.8bn Found In His House Are Gifts

    Former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Andrew Yakubu says 98 per cent of the $9,772,800 and £74,000 cash recovered from a safe in his house in Kaduna State are gifts from well-wishers while two per cent of the money is from the savings he made from … Continue reading Alleged Money Laundering: Yakubu Says 98% Of Over N3.8bn Found In His House Are Gifts

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Why Senate Didn’t Bow To Pressure To Declare Orji Kalu’s Seat Vacant – Lawan

  The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has revealed why the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly refused to yield to pressure to declare Senator Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat and position vacant during the period of his incarceration. He stated this on Tuesday when he received a delegation of the leaders of thought from Abia State … Continue reading Why Senate Didn’t Bow To Pressure To Declare Orji Kalu’s Seat Vacant – Lawan

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Property Seizure: Ex-Army General Sues Lagos Govt, Demands N8bn Damages

  A retired Major General of the Nigerian Army, Abdul Tijjani, has dragged the Lagos State government and seven others before a Federal High Court in Abuja, challenging the alleged injustice perpetrated against him by officials of the state. The plaintiff is specifically challenging the alleged sabotage of the execution of a court judgment which … Continue reading Property Seizure: Ex-Army General Sues Lagos Govt, Demands N8bn Damages

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SERAP Urges Authorities To Treat Magu Fairly

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has expressed “concerns about reports that the apparently arbitrary arrest of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, may be ‘the outcome of power-play’ at the highest levels of government.”

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