Woman allegedly vowed to set up gas plant in Ojokoro residential area despite cries from community - newsheadline247.com
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Woman allegedly vowed to set up gas plant in Ojokoro residential area despite cries from community

Community News DPR seals off the construction site, orders ‘stop work’ A businesswoman, Yemisi Rosiji, is currently battling with landlords and residents of Isokan-West community of Ijaye Ojokoro LCDA over her alleged plan to set up a gas plant in the wholly residential area of the council. In 2018, Ms Rosiji is said to have Read more

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Fraud: First Bank ex-employee jailed 98 years over N49m, $368,203 scam

Oreoluwa Adesakin, a former employee of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has been sentenced to a cumulative 98 years in prison on Monday after she was found guilty of stealing N49,320,652.32 and another $368,203 belonging to the bank. The convict was said to have converted the sums to her personal use. Adesakin was prosecuted by Read more

Magu probe: I don’t regret being panel chairman, says Ayo Salami - newsheadline247.com
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Magu probe: I don’t regret being panel chairman, says Ayo Salami

The chairman of the presidential panel investigating Ibrahim Magu, suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ayo Salami, has disclosed that he does not regret his appointment to serve on the probe panel.  Magu, a former acting chairman of the anti-graft agency, is being investigated over allegations of abuse of office and Read more

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EFCC: 14 internet fraudsters convicted, bag jail terms in Calabar

The Uyo Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, September 28, 2020 secured the conviction of 14 internet fraudsters on separate one-count charge before Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State. The convicts are; Victor Chikeluba Ogadibo, Unwana Aniefiok Edem, Michael Omos, Emediong Read more

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Ogun: We’ll settle all your outstanding entitlements, Gov. Abiodun assures workers

Swears in six new permanent secretaries, four principals-general and 4 Headteachers general Ogun State government has assured that all outstanding entitlements of its workers would be paid, just as it commended the State trade union leaders for their civil and mature ways of handling issues. The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun made the pledge at Read more

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Ex-Gov Akande speaks on why Nigeria must not ‘break-up’

Agency Report A former governor of Osun and pioneer Interim Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has appealed to those agitating for Nigeria’s break-up to bury such thought. Akande made the appeal on Monday in Ibadan during the inauguration of a project owned by Chief Adebayo Adelabu, a former CBN deputy governor Read more

REPORT: Sanwo-Olu imposes one private revenue collector on all Lagos tertiary institutions - newsheadline247.com
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REPORT: Sanwo-Olu imposes one private revenue collector on all Lagos tertiary institutions

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has given all tertiary education institutions in the state September 30 ultimatum to enrol on the platform of a private firm – Payment Technology Limited (Paytech) – for the collection of their internally generated revenues, according to Premium Times NG. But unlike the current practices across the institutions which Read more

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Three internet fraudsters get 10-year jail term in Sokoto

The Sokoto State High Court, Sokoto has convicted and sentenced the trio of Chima Nweke, Ubaka Kanayo David and Glory Arohia to prison for fraud. Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesperson of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), disclosed this in a statement on Monday. According to Uwujaren, the convicts were prosecuted by the Sokoto Zonal Read more

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Labour Strike: NLC to shut down airports, banks, others from Monday

In the most anticipated industrial action in recent time, the Organised Labour in Lagos State has vowed that all sectors would be shut from Monday while the strike lasts. The labour union is fully prepared to embark on industrial action  against the recent increment in fuel price and electricity tariff Deputy Vice President, Nigeria Labour Read more