Our officials took N3bn bribe to rig 2015 polls – INEC

Our officials took N3bn bribe to rig 2015 polls – INEC

FIdelis Soriwei Abuja The Indepedent National Electoral Commission has formally suspended 205 personnel of the commission for allegedly receiving part of the N23bn alleged to have been disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, ahead of the 2015 general elections. A National Commissioner and member of the Information and Voter Education Committee at INEC, Mallam Mohammed Haruna, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the leadership of the commission on Tuesday, said the commission also decided to place the 205 affected officials on half salaries in accordance…

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Trump administration halts sanctuary city reports – The Hill

Trump administration halts sanctuary city reports – The Hill

The Hill Trump administration halts sanctuary city reportsThe HillThe Trump administration on Tuesday suspended its weekly report on so-called sanctuary cities amid questions on the accuracy of the data reported. U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will "analyze and refine its reporting methodologies …After errors, ICE suspends reports designed to embarrass 'sanctuary cities'Los Angeles TimesDeclined Detainer Outcome Report | ICEICEall 83 news articles » Source: Google News All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or…

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Suspect flees as whistle-blower exposes N4bn in secret accounts

Suspect flees as whistle-blower exposes N4bn in secret accounts

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has stumbled on two bank accounts containing a joint sum of N2bn suspected to be the proceeds of crime. The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, that the money belongs to a former deputy governorship candidate in Niger State. The commission, however, did not reveal the identity of the candidate. According to the anti-graft agency, the money was found based on a tip-off from a whistle-blower. The EFCC added that the suspect was on…

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Spicer apologizes after receiving sharp criticism for saying Hitler didn't use chemical weapons – Washington Post

Spicer apologizes after receiving sharp criticism for saying Hitler didn't use chemical weapons – Washington Post

Washington Post Spicer apologizes after receiving sharp criticism for saying Hitler didn't use chemical weaponsWashington PostWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer apologized on Tuesday for remarks that were viewed as downplaying the atrocities of the Holocaust. In criticizing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons during a Tuesday briefing, …Sean Spicer just forgot the 1st rule of politics: Never compare anything to HitlerCNNWhite House gaffe on Hitler and chemical weapons draws ireBBC NewsSpicer apologizes for Hitler blunderThe HillFox News –Bloomberg –Los Angeles Times –Slate Magazine (blog)all 656 news articles » Source: Google News…

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Extradition: Senate seeks due process in Kashamu’s case

Extradition: Senate seeks due process in Kashamu’s case

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate on Tuesday called for a fair trial of  the lawmaker representing Ogun-East senatorial district, Senator Buruji Kashamu, over alleged drug-related offences. The decision was made at the plenary on Tuesday based on the recommendation by the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions. Chairman of the committee, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, submitted the panel’s report on a petition filed by Kashamu’s lawyers, TRLP Law, to the legislature. The law firm had petitioned the Senate against the NDLEA; the then Chairman of the NDLEA, Mr Ahmadu…

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Reps summon two ministers, principal over death of Queen’s College students

Reps summon two ministers, principal over death of Queen’s College students

John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and the Minister of Education, Mr. Adamu Adamu, over the outbreak of an epidemic in Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos, which has so far claimed the lives of three students One of the students, an orphan, Praise Sodipo, had died on March 31, after days of undergoing treatment. Over 1,222 other students were affected by the outbreak, according to a House resolution passed after the Majority Leader, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, moved a motion calling…

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Patience Jonathan’s $15m: Ozekhome challenges companies’ conviction

Patience Jonathan’s $15m: Ozekhome challenges companies’ conviction

Ramon Oladimeji A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has approached the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal seeking to set aside the guilty plea entered by four companies which were accused of laundering a sum of $15.591m being claimed by the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. The convicted four companies are Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited; Seagate Property Development & Investment Co. Limited; Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Limited and Avalon Global Property Development Company Limited. They were last year charged with money laundering…

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Trump says he still wants to tackle healthcare before moving on to tax reform – The Hill

Trump says he still wants to tackle healthcare before moving on to tax reform – The Hill

The Hill Trump says he still wants to tackle healthcare before moving on to tax reformThe HillPresident Trump said that he still hopes to tackle healthcare before focusing on tax reform. "We are going to have a phenomenal tax reform but I have to do healthcare first. I want to do it first to really get it right," Trump said in an interview with …Back To Drawing Board – News from The Associated PressNews from The Associated PressThe Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends – Climate Leadership CouncilClimate Leadership Councilall 124…

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Spicer: Hitler 'didn't even sink to using chemical weapons,' although he sent Jews to 'the Holocaust center' – Washington Post

Spicer: Hitler 'didn't even sink to using chemical weapons,' although he sent Jews to 'the Holocaust center' – Washington Post

Washington Post Spicer: Hitler 'didn't even sink to using chemical weapons,' although he sent Jews to 'the Holocaust center'Washington PostIn criticizing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that even Adolf Hitler did not sink to that level of warfare, despite Hitler's use of gas chambers to kill millions …White House gaffe on Hitler and chemical weapons draws ireBBC NewsSpicer Apologizes for Saying Hitler Didn't Use Chemical WeaponsBloombergWho Should Replace Sean Spicer as Press Secretary?Slate Magazine (blog)CNN –The Hill –The Boston Globe –Reutersall…

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‘How we killed Uber driver in Lagos’

‘How we killed Uber driver in Lagos’

Detectives attached to the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two suspects who posed as passengers and killed an Uber driver, in an attempt to steal his vehicle. The suspects and one other, who is at large, strangled the driver, Innevosa Emmanuel and disposed him of his KIA RIO salon car marked KTU 594DM. They boarded the vehicle from Ikeja to Ogba, Oke-Ira during which they suddenly ordered the driver to make a U-turn and take them to Oremeji Street, Obawole area of Ogba, where he…

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