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EFCC Seeks Forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m, N9.1bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, January 15, 2016, filed an ex-parte application seeking an order of interim forfeiture of various sums of money linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan in 15 bank accounts.The ex parte application is supported by a 15-paragraph affidavit deposed …

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‘I am appealing to you to try to restrain your people’ – President Buhari tells Governor and elders from Benue state

Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, called on the government and people of Benue State to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities, assuring that all the perpetrators of violence in the state will be made to face the wrath of the law. Receiving a delegation of political …

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Shackled children found in Perris, California home

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The parents are held on charges of torture and child endangerment Two parents have been arrested in California after police found 13 people allegedly being held captive at their home, including some “shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks”. David Allen Turpin, 57, …

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Syria war: Turkey denounces US ‘terror army’ plan for border

Image copyright AFP Image caption About half of the border force will be made up of Syrian Democratic Forces fighters Key powers involved in Syria’s civil war have criticised US plans to help an allied Kurdish-led militia set up a 30,000-strong “border security force”. Turkey’s president vowed to “suffocate” efforts …

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Plane carrying 162 passengers skids off a runway and ends up stopping just feet from a sea in Turkey (Photos)

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter A plane carrying 162 passengers and 6 crew was involved a minor accident on Saturday when it overran the runway at Trabzon, and coming to stop next to the black sea in Turkey. According to the Aviation Herald, the Pegasus Boeing 737-800, registration TC-CPF performing …

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Photos: President Buhari meets with Saraki and Dogara over the security situation in Benue state

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter President Buhari on Sunday night met with Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara at the Aso Villa to discuss the security situation in Benue State and other parts of the country. Photos: Many feared dead, scores injured as …

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Herdsmen crisis: NYSC suspends orientation course in Benue and Taraba state

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The National Youth Service Corps Management has informed all Prospective Corps Members deployed to Benue and Taraba States that the 2017 Batch “B” Stream ll Orientation Course scheduled to hold in Benue Camp has been suspended. According to NYSC, a new date will be …

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Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe president made the comments to White House reporters at his Florida golf resort on Sunday President Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. …

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Hawaii told to fix its alert system after false missile alarm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople were warned to take shelter The US state of Hawaii has been told it did not have “reasonable” safeguards in place to prevent the false missile alert that caused panic on Saturday. Ajit Pai, chairman of America’s media regulator, the Federal …

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Buhari Presidency raises alarm over fake tweet attributed to President

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Buhari Presidency raises alarm over fake tweet attributed to President The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina made this known in a statement issued in Abuja. The Presidency has alerted the public on the existence of a fake Twitter handle purportedly …

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