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EFCC intercepts gold worth N211mn at Lagos airport – Official

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. EFCC Acting Head, Media and Publicity, Tony Orilade, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Mr Orilade said the consignment was en …

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Kaduna Archbishop: Nigeria at War with Fanatics, Kidnappers, Terrorists

Most Rev. Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso Says Christians, Muslims not at war Warns political leaders against unguided statements John Shiklam in Kaduna The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna State, Most Rev. Matthew Ndagoso saturday condemned the rising activities of criminal elements in the country, especially in the Northern, noting that Nigeria “is …

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Only 43.3% of states’ agric budgets released in four years — ActionAid

Only 43.8 percent of budgetary allocations to state Agricultural Development Projects (ADPs) were released between 2012 and 2016, a civil society organisation has disclosed. ActionAid made the disclosure Tuesday at a forum it held in Abuja to present its findings on spending by governments at the different levels in Nigeria …

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Documents show ‘broke’ NNPC stacked trillion naira debt, unable to meet commitments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was unable to meet its debt obligations as due in January, as a result of inadequate finances, documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES have shown. The national oil company was also encumbered by huge outstanding Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) remittances and other financial obligations …

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