“This is fraud” - Buhari didn’t build Loko-Oweto Bridge, Jonathan did, Says Omokri - newsheadline247.com
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“This is fraud” – Buhari didn’t build Loko-Oweto Bridge, Jonathan did, Says Omokri

Nigerians are urged to fact check this. Reno Omokri, a chieftain of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has knocked an advert conveying a message that Muhammadu Buhari-led government constructed the Loko-Oweto Bridge being celebrated by the present administration. The Nigerian activist and critic of the Buhari administration said Nigerians should be Read more

Cement Scarcity: Dangote, BUA for deliberately causing price hike, shortage - Distributors- newsheadline247.com
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Cement Scarcity: Dangote, BUA deliberately causing price hike, shortage – Distributors

AGENCY REPORT Some Residents in Kano and Katsina States have faulted Dangote Cement, BUA Cement, and Sokoto Cement for the prevailing scarcity and constant hike in cement price across the country. These residents told the News Agency of Nigeria that the situation had affected building projects and left bricklayers redundant. Kabiru Idi, a contractor, said Read more

Ex-governor Okorocha, still in detention as EFCC continue rigorous questioning - newsheadline247.com
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Corruption: Ex-governor Okorocha still in detention as EFCC continue rigorous questioning

A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, is still being detained by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in Abuja, the federal capital territory 24 hours after his arrest. Okorocha was arrested and intensely grilled by the operatives of the anti-corruption agency at about 4 p.m. Tuesday at his Unity House private office Read more


Ex-Imo Gov Okorocha under intense interrogation over ‘corruption’: EFCC

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has questioned the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, over issues bothering on alleged massive corruption. It was gathered that Okorocha, who is currently representing Imo west at the senate, was grilled at the EFCC office in Abuja Tuesday. EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, Read more

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Scam: 11 internet fraudsters bag jail terms in Port Harcourt

Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Friday April 9, 2021 convicted and sentenced 11 internet fraudsters to various prison terms, for fraud. The convicts were prosecuted by the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for offences bordering on impersonation and obtaining by false pretence. Those convicted are Read more

Ota Bells University 12th convocation: 81 students bag First Class degrees - newsheadline247.com
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81 students bag First Class degrees at Ota Bells University of Technology

The university applied a robust e-learning platform for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 81 students of the Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State, have graduated with first-class degrees in the 2019/2020 academic session, according to agency reports. The Vice-Chancellor, Jeremiah Ojediran, said on Saturday during the institution’s 12th convocation that they were Read more

NDLEA: Bags of Compressed Illicit Drugs uncovered in Rivers’ warehouse - newsheadline247.com
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NDLEA: Spain bound drug trafficker excretes wraps of cocaine worth N423m in Lagos

Okonkwo Chimezie Henry, a Madrid, Spain bound drug trafficker, who was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja Lagos on Easter day, Sunday 4th April, 2021, has excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.750 kilogramme with a street value of N423 million. Okonkwo was about boarding a Turkish Airline flight Read more