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Land grabbing: Lagos arraigns suspected notorious kingpin, others … Suspects remanded in Badagry Prison

The Lagos State Government on Friday arraigned a suspected notorious land grabber, Chief Kamorudeen Lamina before a Special Offences Court sitting in Oshodi over alleged forceful dispossession of residents from their legitimate rights to land ownership. Lamina, popularly known as Sir K, was arraigned alongside six others on a six-count …

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FG will continue to fight illicit trafficking in Cultural Property – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has promised that the Federal Government will continue to fight against the illicit trafficking in Cultural Property. Declaring open an exhibition of repatriated Nigerian artefacts in Lagos on Thursday, the Minister challenged the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) to double its efforts in …

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GTBank Launches GTPatriot, a subsidized banking package for Nigeria’s military, paramilitary personnel

Foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has launched GTPATRIOT, a unique Salary Account Package which offers Nigeria’s servicemen and servicewomen subsidized banking products and dedicated value added services. The GTPatriot Account allows serving members of the Military and Paramilitary institutions to open accounts with zero minimum balance whilst offering …

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Viola Graham-Douglas becomes Guinness Nigeria’s Corporate Relations Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and …

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Footballer arrested for armed robbery as Police parades suspected 28 armed robbers, 3 kidnappers, cultists in Bayelsa

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Bayelsa State Police Command on Thursday arrested and paraded 28 armed robbery suspects, three kidnappers   and numerous cultists from across communities of the state. The command also arrested a footballer attached to Bayelsa United Feeder Team; one Emmanuel Tibofa for allegedly robbing Swali market traders in Yenagoa. …

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Dogara: N/Assembly has powers to tamper with budget; We won’t be rubber stamp to the Executive; Refusal to implement budget impeachable offence; Receives UniJos Alumni Association

The National Assembly has powers to introduce new projects, add, remove or reduce items in the Appropriations Bills, Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said. In a remark on a motion on matters of privilege moved by Hon. Lawal Abubakar (APC, Adamawa), Hon. Dogara, maintained that …

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