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EFCC Beams Searchlight On Private Varsities

EFCC Beams Searchlight On Private Varsities

Worried by the increasing the number of fake private universities in the country, the  Economic Financial Crime commission (EFCC) said it has concluded plans with the National universities commission (NUC)  to crackdown on such unauthorized institutions operating without the federal government license. Acting chairman of the anti-graft agency, Ibrahim Magu, who disclosed this during a

BREAKING: Gunmen attack another Anambra church, kill policeman, civilian

Gunmen on Sunday struck at the Assemblies of God Church on the Oguta road Onitsha, Anambra State killing one policeman and a civilian. This is coming seven days after gunmen attacked St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu and killed no fewer than 13 persons and injured 27. An eyewitness account told our correspondent that the gunmen

Customs intercepts N1.6b assorted vehicles, Indian hemp

The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted various items, including vehicles and Indian hemp, with a Duty Paid Value of N1.61 billion. The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Colonel Hameed Ali, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos. Ali told newsmen that the unit intercepted eight Lexus Jeep LX 570, 2017

Militants set October 1 deadline to declare Niger Delta republic

• MASSOB condemns call for boycott of Anambra election • FG plans to engage 50,000 youths for pipeline surveillance Niger Delta militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV) have stated that arrangements have reached an advance stage with other agitators to declare a Sovereign Republic of Niger Delta (SRND) on October 1,

Why we tear gassed anti-Buhari protesters in Abuja – Police

The FCT Police command has explained why it dispersed some protesters under the auspices of Our-Mumu-Don-do Movement at Unity Fountain, Maitama, Abuja. The Police in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said some miscreants, hoodlums and other criminal elements had infiltrated the protest hence the need to intervene and prevent

Lagos Spent N15bn To Beef Up Security In 2016 – Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, says the state government spent over N15bn in 2016 to beef up security and ensure the safety of lives and property. Governor Ambode added that security being one of the tripods upon which the administration is built has improved drastically since he assumed office. He attributed the development to

Nomination To The Board of ICPC: Maimuna Aliyu Gives Own Story, Denies Complicity In Alleged Corruption

One of the nominees drafted to occupy the Board of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, (ICPC), Maimuna Aliyu whose appointment was reportedly stepped down by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has distanced herself from any corruption allegations even as she gave her own ‘story’ to clear her name. Maimuna Aliyu’s reactions came on the heels