EFCC releases Okorocha

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday released a former governor of Imo State Senator Rochas Okorocha who was arrested on Tuesday for questioning over money laundering allegations. Okorocha’s spokesperson Sam Onwuemeodo, in a statement on Thursday evening, disclosed that Okorocha “is in his
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Gunshots as Fayose leaves Southwest PDP congress

Former Ekiti State governor Ayo Fayose has made up with Oyo State governor Seyi Makinde, declaring the governor his leader after months of power tussle. Speaking at the Wocdiff Centre, Osogbo, venue of the zonal congress of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Fayose acknowledged, “The
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Army confirms Borno’s Damasak attack

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of two soldiers following an attack on Boko Haram fighters in Damasak, headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State. The incursion into Damasak by terrorists was repelled by troops supported by the air component of Operation
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Hijab: 10 affected Kwara schools resume Monday

Kwara State Government has announced that the 10 schools involved in a recent hijab controversy in the state would resume their third term academic session on Monday, April 12. A statement from the permanent secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development Kemi Adeosun on
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OPC Faults Dambazau Over Comparison With Boko Haram

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Saturday criticised former chief of army staff and immediate past minister of interior Lt. Gen. Abdurahman Dambazau (retd.) for comparing the Yoruba rights group with Boko Haram. Dambazau had said the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and OPC shared
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Ex-IGP Adamu formally hands over to Alkali

Acting Inspector General of Police Usman Baba on Wednesday assumed duty as the 21st indigenous police boss. Appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, Baba takes over from Mohammed Adamu who retired after 35 years of meritorious service to the nation. The handing/taking over of
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