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BREAKING: EFCC Drags Atiku’s Lawyer, Son-In-Law To Court For Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be a son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections. Also, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, in connection with the polls. Both Babalele and Osagie-Giwa were arraigned before the ...

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5 Nigerian Girls Emerge Finalists At 2019 Technovation World Pitch Summit

Five young Nigerian girls have earned themselves a slot in the 2019 Technovation World Pitch Summit that is being held at Silicon Valley in California, U.S.A. after they emerged as finalists for creating an app to help finance an education for indigent children called “Handsout”. The five kids whose ages range between ages 10 and 11 are: Pandora Onyedire, Ayomikun Ariyo, ...

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Anambra Police Arrest ‘Baby Awka’ For Cult Killings

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested the leader of Awka Central market in Anambra State, Emeka Agumadu, popularly known as “Baby Awka” for allegedly sponsoring cult-related killings in the area. In a statement on Wednesday, the command’s Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said Agumadu, who is a high chief in Awka, was arrested on Tuesday. Mohammed said the Commissioner ...

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UNIZIK: Bianca Ojukwu, Akpamgbo, Others Honoured At Faculty Of Law Maiden Alumni Reunion

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former Nigeria  Ambassador to Spain and wife of the late Biafran Warlord, Bianca Ojukwu; former Attorney General of the Federation; Sir Clement Akpamgbo, SAN; and Hon Val Anyika, member House of Representatives as well as Ebonyi Deputy Governor Dr Kelechi Igwe have been recognized as distinguished personalities by the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Law faculty alongside 14 other ...

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Police Killing: Killer Soldiers Moved To Abuja

•Army grills commander The soldiers involved in the shooting and killing of three police officers and two civilians who were being detained in Takum have been moved to Abuja, according to the top police source on Monday night. The police source added that some police officers from Ibi division and other civilians who arrived early at the scene of the ...

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Adopt Rotary Interventionist Approach To Injustices, Leadership Crisis — Obi Urges Leaders

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Inter-Party Affairs, Sen. Ben Obi, has called for the adoption of Rotary International’s approach to solving injustices and leadership crisis in the country. Obi made the call at the installation ceremony of Mr Kanayochukwu Obidigbo as the tenth President, Rotary Club of Awka, Unizik Chapter, District 9142,  in Awka. ...

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‘No Embassy Denied Obi Visa’

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has not been denied visa by any embassy in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Saturday by his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem. Obienyem, who was reacting to news circulating on social media, said that the irony of the falsehood was ...

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Eid Al-Adha: Atiku, APC Felicitate With Muslims

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar and the All Progressives Congress have felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of this year’s Eid al-Adha. In a statement he personally signed, Atiku said, “During Eid al-Adha, we honour the submission of the Patriarch, Prophet Ibrahim to the wish of Almighty Allah to sacrifice his son. ...

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‘Ogbaru One Constituency Not Part Of Anambra’  

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Ogbaru one state constituency in Anambra state is one of the 30 constituencies recognised by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended. The constituency comprises three major quarters namely East-Niger, Nkpikpa and Central Okpoko respectively but the bone of contention is that the constituency has been allegedly forlorned by successive administrations without any ...

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