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Badagry Demolition: Hoodlums On Rampage

Residents of MTN, Mowo and Atipromeh communities who are counting their loses as a result of the demolition of their building by members of the Nigerian Police Force are also lamenting the regular attacks by hoodlums since Monday when bulldozers and caterpillars came crushing their structures. According to the residents hoodlums have cashed on the opportunity of the homelessness of ...

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Badagry Demolition: From Landlords To Refugees

For the three communities (MTN, Mowo and Atipromeh) affected by the demolition of 325 residential buildings, it is returning from frying-pan to fire. Here the case of Maroko which is now the Victoria Garden City (VGC) is playing out as the Police came with bulldozers and caterpillars Monday and Tuesday (16th and 17th December 2013 respectively) to inflict what has ...

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Govs approved 1% excess crude fund for police – Uduaghan

Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said that the 36 state governors endorsed the payment of one per cent of excess crude fund for use by the Nigerian Police. Governor Uduaghan who disclosed this at the weekend, in Asaba, when he played host  to the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Mr Mohammed Abubakar, explained that it was informed by the ...

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17 Govs Own Private Jets –Ncaa

No fewer than 17 governors are proud owners of private jets top sources at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) have disclosed to National Weekender. This fact emerged following the investigation which the body is going through after it was indicted in the N255m bulletproof cars bought for embattled Aviation Minister Princess Stella Oduah. Recall that after the crash of ...

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Presidency Denies Stealing Rivers Oil Wells, Says Amaechi Is A Blackmailer

The Presidency has denied allegations made by the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi that President Goodluck Jonathan was deploying oil revenues meant for the state to his (Jonathan) nativeBayelsaState. It will be recalled that the recently defectedRiversStategovernor, came out to give reasons for dumping the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday. Mr Amaechi had ...

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PDP’s Expulsion Of Baraje, Sam Jaja Laughable

•Oyinlola’s Expulsion An Affront On The Judiciary…Jega Is A Threat To Our Nascent Democracy…Nwoye’s Mandate Was Trade Off By Tukur We are amused by the recommendation by the Disciplinary Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the expulsion of the party’s National Secretary, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, along with the former National Chairman of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party ...

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No Plans To Sell Nigeria House In New York – Foreign Affairs Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegations that the federal government was planning to sell the Nigeria House in Tarry Town, New York, United States. The ministry while testifying before the H ouse of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs investigating the matter, through its Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Ambassador Dr. Martins Uhomoibi, said there was no time the ...

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Govt Begins Sale Of 31 Onshore, Offshore Marginal Oil Fields

The Federal Government has announced the commencement of the second oil marginal fields licensing for the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry. The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, at a press briefing in Abuja, said a total of 31 oil fields were on offer; 16 located onshore; while the remaining 15 were in the continental shelf. ...

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