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Court Stop House of Reps From Probing Diezani

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday ordered the House of Representatives to stop its proposed probe of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, over allegation that she spent N10bn on a chartered aircraft. Justice Ahmed Mohammed …

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Man bags 3 years in jail for defiling girl, 4 in Enugu

An Enugu High Court presided over by Justice Pearl Enejere on Wednesday sentenced one Emmanuel Nkemakolam to three years imprisonment for defiling a four-year old  girl. Enejere sentenced the accused after he admitted guilt to the charge and pleaded for leniency. The state prosecutor, Mrs Ngozi Avah, told the …

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Rivers Govt allege plot to impeach Amaechi

Following the impeachment notice served embattled Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State, a top aide of Governor Rotimi Amaechi briefed journalists at the Government House, Port Harcourt claiming that Amaechi would be the next in line. The aide who pleaded …

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Oil prices rise with Iraq violence

(AFP) – Oil prices rose in Asian trade Thursday with escalating violence in Iraq sharply in focus as militants attacked the major crude producer’s biggest refinery and seized more territory. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for July rose 58 …

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Delta govt defends demolition of illegal structures

Sapele—Delta State Government, yesterday defended its ongoing demolition of illegal structures across the state, saying that it was not witch hunting anybody or group, but in the overall public interest and to pave way for the face lift, socio-economic and …

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