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PHOTO: Guy defrauded by fake Bitcoin seller cries to EFCC

A Nigerian named Daniel Onowugbeda has cried out to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), to help him track and arrest an alleged fake bitcoin seller who duped him. Going by Daniel’s statement, he wanted to buy Bitcoins, so ...

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Peace Corps to recruit 2,000 youths from Lagos alone

The Peace Corps of Nigeria says it will recruit 2, 000 youths from Lagos State this year, Mr Mutairu Habib, the South-West Zonal Commandant of the corps said on Saturday in Lagos. “The corps is targeting to recruit 2,000 officers ...

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EFCC graduates 331 operatives

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on January 13, 2017 graduated 331 cadets of the Detective Assistant Grade, trained alongside 1498 officers of the Nigerian Air Force at the Ground Training School, Nigerian Air Force Base, Kaduna. The colourful ...

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FRESH: Scores feared dead as multiple blasts hit Madagali, Adamawa

A large number of persons are feared dead following separate multiple explosions that rocked Madagali town in the northern part of Adamawa State. According to Eye-witnesses, three female suicide bombers were responsible for the explosions that occurred on Friday morning ...

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Nigerian Army says it is not planning to attack any country, cautions PremiumTimes

The Nigerian Army has issued a statement in which it challenged a story titled “EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria raises troops for Gambia, ready to remove Yahya Jammeh”, published by an online medium (PremiumTimes). The army assured that there is no plan to ...

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Borno bans sales and consumption of alcohol, use of tricycles, others

As part of measures to prevent further Boko Haram attacks, the Borno State government has banned the operation of brothels, sale of alcohol and spots where illicit drugs are sold and consumed in the state with effect from Friday,  January, ...

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Power generation dips by 207.1MW

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said that that the nation’s power generation capacity dropped slightly from 3,959 megawatts from Jan. 4, to 3,751.90 megawatts on Jan. 12, due to dearth of gas. The Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) website, ...

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CAN thanks Buhari for Obazee’s removal

Following the sack of Jim Obazee’s from his position as executive secretary of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has hailed the president’s decision. General Secretary Rev. ...

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FG suspends Corporate Governance Code

The Nigerian government has suspended a corporate governance code issued by the country’s Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, FRC. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechuckwu Enelamah, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday, after President Muhammadu Buhari’s ...

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Buhari has contradicted himself and has failed like Jonathan – BBOG

The leader of the Bring Back Our Girls group, Oby Ezekwesili, has described as “monumental failure” the inability of the federal government to rescue the remaining 195 Chibok girls after 1,000 days in the hands of the Boko Haram insurgents. ...

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