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Over N74.4tr stolen by public officials in 25 years’

Nigerian public officials have stolen more than N74.4tr in the last 25 years, the Co-Chairman, Nigeria Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing National Risk Assessment Secretariat, Sam Onyeka, has disclosed. Onyeka said until 1990, issues of money laundering were associated principally with drug trafficking. He said although efforts were ongoing to recover parts of the stolen…

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Outrage spreads over calls to shift elections

Influential northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF); the umbrella body of northern elders, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and the Apex Igbo socio-cultural oraganisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo have condemned the call in some quarters for the postponement of the 2015 general election scheduled for next month. The two bodies believe that postponing the election would…

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Five injured, 10 vehicles vandalized as PDP thugs attacks Ambode’s campaign team

Pandemonium broke out  yesterday in Mosan Okunola Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, when  supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate for Lagos West, Mr Segun Adewale allegedly attacked members of an independent campaign team of All Progressives’ Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. No fewer than ten vehicles were said to…

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APC rejects Jonathan administration’s call to postpone elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC), the Buhari Campaign Council, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Governors Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) and Aliyu Wamako (Sokoto) all said no to any postponement. While Fashola and Wamako spoke at campaign rallies in their states, the others responded in separate statements. In a statement in Abuja  by its National Publicity…