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The Mirage Giant of Africa going Bankruptcy -Lack of funds halts recruitment into police

The management of the Nigeria Police Force has stopped recruitment into the force as a result of paucity of funds, The PUNCH learnt on Tuesday. The last recruitment into the police was in 2011. Our correspondent learnt that poor budgetary allocations had been hindering the Force from adding to its current 400,000 policemen and policewomen.…

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Acountry that only depends on Crude Oil – DSS grills NNPC director 11 times over swap deals

A director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said that operatives of the Department of State Services have interrogated him 11 different times since May over crude oil swap deals with traders. “The DSS has been harassing some of us,” the Group Executive Director, Refining and Petrochemicals, NNPC, Mr. Ian Udoh, was quoted as…

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Story for the gods -Osinbajo Asks World Leaders to Dismantle Safe Havens for Stolen Funds

Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) Wants stolen funds repatriated to Africa Tobi Soniyi in Abuja
 The Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has called on the international community to develop appropriate mechanism to dismantle safe havens and ensure repatriation of stolen funds and assets to the countries of origin as mandated in the United Nations Conventions…

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APC, Buhari Undermining Rule of Law, PDP Alleges

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh Advises ruling party to stop propaganda Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja
 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over what it described as growing penchant by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari to undermine the freedom and autonomy of democratic institutions in the country.…

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Taboo Roaming in the Zoo-US: We’ll Compel Nigeria to Accept Same-sex Marriage

Linda Thomas-Greenfield As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to meet with his United States counterpart, Barack Obama, in the White House next Monday, the US government is expected to make another case asking the Nigerian government to repeal its law against same-sex unions. Making this known Monday, the US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs,…

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Liars and Deceivers in the high places – Tinubu: I Have Not Made Demands of Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari  and Bola Tinubu   • President asks APC warring factions to reconcile differences Tobi Soniyi in Abuja   
 A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has denied claims that he has been making demands of President Muhammadu Buhari on whom the latter should appoint to his government. Speaking to…

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‘Refusal to Approve N15.37bn Loans Behind Oshiomhole’s Tirade Against Okonjo-Iweala’

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, • Edo Govt: It’s a weak attempt to whip up sentiments Davidson Iriekpen in Lagos and Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja   
The recent spate of allegations against the immediate past Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, by the Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole may not be unconnected…