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Court orders banks to unfreeze Peace Corps’ accounts

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday ordered banks to unfreeze the 24 accounts of the Peace Corps of Nigeria. The accounts were frozen at the instance of the Police though an ex-parte order it secured on June 23. John Ojogu, on behalf of Peace Corps, …

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Reps issue bench warrant on EFCC boss Magu

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, for refusing to appear before it. The Committee had at different times invited Mr. Magu to appear before it on a petition …

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BREAKING NEWS: Kachikwu’s allegations: Senate probes NNPC boss

BREAKING NEWS: Kachikwu’s allegations: Senate probes NNPC boss

The Senate has set up a panel to probe the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, over allegations made against him in a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu. ALSO READ: Minister Of State …

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Senate okays removal of speed bumps from federal roads

Senate okays removal of speed bumps from federal roads

The Senate has asked the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove speed bumps on federal highways and enforce compliance with speed limits. The directive followed the adoption of a motion jointly moved by Senator Barnabas Gemade (Benue North-East) and Senator Stella Oduah (Anambra-North) at the plenary on …

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JAMB: Senate tells Nigerian govt to totally scrap post-UMTE

Senate has urged the Federal Ministry of Education to totally scrap post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). This followed the adoption of a motion sponsored by Umaru Kurfi, during its session on Tuesday Senate also urged the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to initiate a strategy to ensure the efficiency …

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