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Fight against corruption becoming tougher, Magu claims – Punch Newspapers

[ad_1] The EFCC Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has said that the fight against corruption is becoming tougher, urging all Nigerians, including children, to use every weapon at their disposal to fight it. Magu said this in Lagos on Friday during the sensitisation forum on the plan to launch “EFCC-Creative Youth …

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Publisher apologizes for offensive material in nursing textbook – Punch Newspapers

[ad_1] Publishing giant Pearson has apologized for material in a nursing textbook which has been criticized as culturally and racially offensive. The objectionable section in the textbook was brought to the attention of the publisher by an uproar on social media this week. The Pearson Education book, “Nursing: A Concept-Based …

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26 cops complete tactical training – Punch Newspapers

[ad_1] No lesser than 26 policemen on Friday emerged as tactical commanders after completing a three-week tactical commanders’ training programme in Abuja. The men were trained by American security experts under the Special Programme for Embassy Augmentation and Response, Office of Anti-Terrorism Assistance, United States Embassy, Abuja. It was learnt …

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Retired Biafran policemen payment’ll bring closure to civil war -FG – Punch Newspapers

[ad_1] Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The Federal Government on Friday said the payment of pension benefits to retired Biafran police officers was aimed at ‘bringing closure’ to the painful legacies of the Nigerian Civil War. The payment of the pension was flagged off at an elaborate ceremony in Enugu on Friday. …

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Imo Assembly not Okorocha’s puppet – Speaker – Punch Newspapers

[ad_1] GIBSON ACHONU, OWERRI Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly and President of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (African Region), Dr. Hon Acho Ihim, has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that the lawmaking house is a rubber stamp of Governor Rochas Okorocha. Ihim, who briefed newsmen in his official …

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PSG fans banned from Marseille game – Punch Newspapers

[ad_1] Paris Saint-German fans have been banned from Marseille’s stadium and the surrounding areas for Sunday’s Ligue 1 clash between the bitter rivals, local police said on Friday. Marseille-PSG is France’s most heated rivalry and trouble has flared between opposing fans in previous matches. “The relationship between Marseille and PSG …

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