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Edo Govt to Tackle Human Trafficking Cartel

Edo Govt to Tackle Human Trafficking Cartel

 Godwin Obaseki, Edo State Governor, has described human trafficking as the greatest security challenge facing his administration and has vowed to deploy the state’s powers and resources to destroy the illicit trade.  Edo is one of the states where human trafficking is rife. Over the years, many of its youths, particularly young girls, are lured by

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How the Nigeria Police Saved Anambra from Post-Election Mayhem

But for the refusal of top police officers dispatched to Anambra State to supervise security during the just-concluded governorship election, the incumbent governor would have been robbed of victory  Ahead of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State won by a wide margin by the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives

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Boy who Survived Boko Haram Attack Returns To Nigeria

Ali Ahmadu, a six years old victim of Boko Haram atrocity, has returned to Nigeria after undergoing a successful surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A young Ahmadu was flown to Dubai on September 10 this year under the guidance of GLPLC, a non-governmental organisation that coordinated appeal for help to enable the young boy walk

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Why Magu is After Daura!

    TELL’s investigation shows that EFCC is probing into alleged corrupt practices of the director-general of the Department of State Security, Lawal Musa Daura Since riding into power on the mantra of “change” and anti-corruption posturing, Nigeria, under the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has become a theatre of the absurd. The actions and

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FG Suspends SEC DG

  The federal government has suspended the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Mounir Gwarzo, from office, to allow for an unhindered investigation of several allegations of financial impropriety leveled against him. Patricia Deworitshe, Deputy Director, Ministry of Finance in a statement issued on Wednesday,  said the suspension was in line with the

Fans Attack Whizkid over Banky W’s Wedding

Whizkid, one of Nigeria’s star musicians, failed to attend Banky W’s,  his former boss’s white wedding. The event held on November 25 in South Africa.  This really made some fans angry and they trooped to his instagram page to call him names, ranging from proud to arrogant. Whizkid’s absence is viewed as a snub, as

Atiku Leaves APC

Atiku Abubakar, former vice president has resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a statement released this morning, the former vice president said “events of the intervening years” have proved that he was wrong to have believed that the APC was capable of bringing about a “rebirth of the new Nigeria”. Here is

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Nigeria Floats US$3bn Dual-Tranche Bond to Fund 2018 Budget

Following the presentation of the N8.6 trillion 2018 Budget to the the National Assembly two weeks ago, the Federal Government on Monday announced that it has priced its offering of US$3 billion aggregate principal amount of dual series notes under its US$4.5 billion Global Medium Term Note programme (increased from US$1.5 billion). The Ministry of

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Alex Ekwueme is Dead

Alex Ekwueme, 85, former vice president in the second republic, is dead. He died in a London hospital yesterday, according to a statement released by his family. His younger brother, Laz, who’s the traditional ruler of Oko, in Anambra state, conveyed the message in the statement. “The Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing

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