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    Did Manchester United buy the wrong Pogba?

    Paul Pogba might be the costliest player of all time, but many believe the Frenchman is over-rated and that Manchester United made an expensive mistake by signing the ‘wrong Pogba’. The 23-year-old has two older twin-brothers who are also footballers. Florentin, the eldest, currently plays for French club Saint-Étienne, while Mathias plays for Dutch side Sparta Rotterdam

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    Why Senate Rejected Buhari’s U.S.$30 Billion Loan

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s request seeking for the approval of the National Assembly for a $29.9billion foreign suffered a setback yesterday after it was rejected by the Senate. The Senate Leader Ali Ndume had moved a motion for the consideration of the request and it was seconded by Deputy Minority Leader Emmanuel Bwacha. However, when the

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    Nigeria: Fayose Grants Herdsmen’s Request to Join Anti-Grazing Marshals

    By Muyiwa Adeyemi Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has approved the request of leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), the umbrella body of rearers, to have representation in the anti-grazing marshals. This was the kernel of a meeting of the governor and MACBAN at the Government House in Ado-Ekiti where

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    Nigeria: EFCC to Arraign Fani-Kayode November 10, May Re-Arrest Him

    By Samuel Ogundipe A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, will remain in custody till his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on November 10, PREMIUM TIMES can report. EFCC sources said Mr. Fani-Kayode would be charged for allegedly receiving about N26 million from a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. The sources

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    Nigeria: Why Govt Patronises Foreign Contractors, Not Local Ones – Fashola

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has blamed Nigerian engineers for creating the vacuum that made the Federal Government patronize foreign contractors. Mr. Fashola said this on Tuesday in Abuja when a delegation of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) led by its President, Otis Anyaeji, paid him a courtesy visit. He

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    Buhari Reacts to Senate’s Decision to Reject Loan Request

    The Presidency has said it will not dispute the decision of the Senate to reject the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow $29.9 billion. The Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang, disclosed this while briefing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. The Senate on Tuesday rejected the request

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    Obanikoro in BIG trouble after N40million cheque to EFCC bounces at bank

    Hopes of former minister of state for defense Musiliu Obanikoro getting out of the detention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) soon have been dashed. Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has agreed to make refunds of the money he allegedly collected from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) Sahara Reporters reports that the ex-minister

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    SHOCKING! This is how many years arrested judges might be spending in jail

    – The Department of State Services have filed charges against three of the arrested judges – Justices Inyang Okoro, Adeniyi Ademola and Sylvester Ngwuta for alleged corrupt practices – The charges against the judges borders on money laundering and illegal possession of firearms – Legal experts have also said that the judges would be spending no fewer that 58

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    Nigeria: Anambra Gets FG, World Bank Backing for Cassava Project

    Following great successes recorded by Anambra State in rice production, the Federal Government and the World Bank have approved additional value chain for cassava production in the state, expected to gulp hundreds of millions of naira. The World Bank-assisted project under FADAMA III, is being implemented in six states of Anambra, Enugu, Niger, Kogi, Kano

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