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Dana crash: Oduah to appear before coroner

Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Stella Oduah, has to appear before a Lagos coroner court to answer questions over the June 3, 2012 crash of a Dana Air’s plane in Iju-Ishaga area of the state. The MD-83 plane belonging to Dana …

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Rivers ACN Lauds Judiciary over PDP Judgment

From: Blessing Iruoma, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has described the latest judgment on the warring PDP State Executive Council  in which the Chief Godpower. U. Ake-led state Exco was sacked, bringing …

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Court Grants Nnamani Leave To Travel Abroad

Despite opposition by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday granted a former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani leave to travel abroad on medical grounds. Justice Mohammed Yunusa, while ruling on …

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Rivers PDP Crisis: Amaechi plots to stop new PDP Exco

A plot by the Rivers State government to obtain an exparte order of injunction to stop the newly inaugurated Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Executive Committee from carrying out their legitimate duties has been uncovered. A source close to the Rivers …

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Jonathan holds talks with Zuma

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Abuja hosted his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, who was on a one-day working visit to Nigeria. The two leaders held closed-door consultations upon the visitor’s arrival. Addressing journalists after the meeting, Zuma said …

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Tremors from Iran quake kill 13 in Pakistan

Tremors from Iran quake kill 13 in Pakistan At least 13 people were killed and hundreds of houses destroyed in southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday when the region was struck by tremors from an earthquake that was centred in neighbouring Iran, …

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EFCC Docks Two for N20m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC yesterday arraigned the duo of Mabeline Orits Ogunkoya and Roland Emughedi, before Justice H.A. Nganjiwa of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on 6-count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by …

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EFCC Arrests Former Mint MD Over $5m Polymer Bribery Scam

Embattled Former managing director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, Ehi Okomoyon has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The former Mint boss, who recently resigned his appointment on the heels of the embarrassing …

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Widows urge Boko Haram to accept amnesty

Widows in Borno on Monday appealed to members of the Boko Haram to take advantage of the proposed Federal Government amnesty programme and drop their arms. A cross-section of the widows affected by the activities of the sect made the …

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