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NPA’s Hadiza Usman files N1b suit against journalist for defamation of character

Abuja]–The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has filled a suit at Federal High Court Abuja seeking for justice against the alleged false publications in an online media, and claiming N1 billion for damages. Usman, who was in court on Friday for the suit filled against Prince Henry Nwazuruahu Shield and thebreakingtimes.com for defamation of character, picked …

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Suspected herdsmen invade Wole Soyinka home in Ogun State

Ogun]–People suspected to be herdsmen recently invaded the residence of Professor Wole Soyinka, renowned playwright, in Ogun State reports have said. The invasion was made public by the 82-year-old scholar on Friday while speaking at a forum in Freedom Park, Lagos. “We are living in dangerous times. My home is under invasion… From Imeko to Abeokuta is under invasion by …

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Nigeria will be out of recession by June-CBN

[Abuja]–The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, expressed optimism that the present economic recession in the country would end by the end of June or latest by the third quarter of this year, based on what he described as emerging positive economic indicators. Emefiele spoke with journalists after a closed door meeting with Senate President, Bukola …

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Oba Akiolu of Lagos advises FG and the banking system on how to empower graduates

[Lagos]–Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu yesterday called on government to devise a means to empower young graduates being turned out yearly by Universities. He made this call at the World Conference of Banking Institute hosted in Lagos yesterday by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN. He also called on banks in the country to see how they …

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Internet fraudster impersonates Ooni of Ife to swindle two US-based ladies

Ogun]–A suspected Internet fraudster, Abiodun Joseph, who impersonated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on his Facebook account and defrauded two Nigerian ladies based in the United States of America (USA) of various sums of money, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command. The suspect, who was arrested last Wednesday, (April 19) at Ilese in Ijebu North …

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Jonathan speaks on 2015 general elections, says he “was disappointed by Jega”

Abuja]–Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been alleged of expressing his disappointment over the handling of the 2015 by Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This was disclosed by Segun Adeniyi, Nigerian Journalists and former Spokesperson for the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, in his new book titled, ‘Against the Run of Play.’ Quoting Jonathan, Adeniyi …

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$43.4m: Osinbajo panel writes SGF, NIA DG

Suspended officials to respond before Monday •EFCC obtains details of NIA’s transactions with CBN •How agency spent Jonathan’s $289m special votes ‘ The Presidential Investigative Committee has formally written to the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr.  Ayo Oke. The committee, headed by Vice President …

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We have not increased cooking gas price – NLNG

Attah stated this during the company’s presentation of “2017 Facts and Figures on NLNG” in Lagos Tony Attah, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, on Wednesday said the company has not increased the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, also known as cooking gas. Attah stated this during the company’s presentation of “2017 Facts and Figures …

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