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Don’t Take Money For Bail, IGP Warns Police Commissioners

Ibrahim Idris, Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has warned commissioners of police (CPs) in the commands across the federation to be professional in handling criminal cases. He also warned that any policeman caught taking money before granting suspects bail would be dismissed from service. The force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, in …

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Boko Haram: Pressure on govt over abducted dons

Geo-scientists recommend negotiation The government came under pressure yesterday to ensure the freedom of the university teachers captured by the terrorist group Boko Haram. Geo-scientists under the umbrella of Nigerian Mining and Geo-sciences Society (NMGS) urged the government to do everything to get the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers released. …

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‘Govt hopes on Dangote Refinery to end fuel import’

The Federal Government is waiting on the completion of work on Dangote refinery to fulfil its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019, Minister of State Petroleum Ibe Kachikwu, said yesterday. He spoke during a visit to the Dangote Oil Refinery site at the Lekki Free Trade …

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I’m hale, hearty, says Awujale

THE Awujale of Ijebuland, in Ogun State, Oba Sikiru kayode Adetona is alive, hale and hearty, contrary to widespread rumours about his demise. The 83-year old monarch, who is spending his 57th year on the throne, was reported to have passed on yesterday by some bloggers and websites. But it …

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Oando posts N4.6b profit despite low oil prices

OIL giant Oando Plc has declared a N4.6 billion profit in its half year ended June 30, 2017. An analysis of the half-year  results of oil and gas companies operating in the country revealed an increase in earnings. Royal Dutch Shell’s cash flow rose to the highest since the oil …

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UNIPORT four: Sergeant, two others to die

Justice Letam Nyordee of  Rivers State High Court yesterday convicted and sentenced to death an ex-Police Sergeant, Lucky Orji, and two others for the murder of four students of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) at Aluu, a university village in Ikwerre Local Government Area, on October 5, 2012. Other persons …

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Olympics: LA agrees to host 2028 Games, Paris set for 2024

Los Angeles formally announced its intent to host the 2028 Summer Olympics on Monday after agreeing a deal with Games officials that paves the way for Paris to host in 2024. Olympics  “The Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic bid committee in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), today announced …

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Omoyele Sowore makes account public

The publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has declared on his Facebook page his bank account. Omoyele Sowore Sowore, Monday, said that Bukola Saraki and others manufactured the accounts that was reported to be his saying that he does not have personal or investment account at BOFA. He also went …

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MeCAM, partners sensitise Nigerians about malnutrition

The Media Centre Against child Malnutrition (MeCAM) is partnering with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Scale-up Nutrition Business Network (SBN), to boost information sharing on nutrition in Nigeria. The partnership is sequel to the forthcoming MeCAM Nutrition Symposium scheduled to hold August 4, 2017, in Lagos, themed: …

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