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Nigeria Customs Promote Staff Who Rejected $420,000 Bribe

There is yet hope for Nigeria, and greater hope in the reward of good deeds, especially from the Nigerian civil service system. This much was shown as the Nigeria Customs Service recently promoted Comptroller Bashir Abubarkar of Apapa Area Command to Assistant Comptroller General (ACG), for his boldness in rejecting bribe. Comptroller Abubarkar rejected a bribe to the tune of

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Disgruntled Godswill Akpabio Of Akwa Ibom State Goes To Election Tribunal

ANot happy with the outcome of the elections, and determined to prove that he is the winner in the legislative elections, former governor of Akwa Ibom State and former Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District, Godswill Akpabio, submitted his petitions to the Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, the state capital, on Monday. Akpabio is seeking the validation

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Intrigue As INEC & PDP Trade Words, Over The Commission’s Refusal To Grant Atiku Access To Electoral Materials

The Election Tribunal in the Appeal Court few weeks ago, granted the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate Alh. Atiku Abubarkar, leave to inspect the election materials used during the Feb 23rd elections, in order to use them to build up his case. However, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has disobeyed the March 6, 2019 ruling. This action has been

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Aftermath Of Lagos School Collapse, A Woman Commits Suicide After Losing Two Children

The building collapse in Lagos Island on Wednesday resulted in a mother, who lost her two children in the incident, committing suicide after she received news of the death of the children. The woman, who lives with her husband in Gambari area of the Island, gave birth to the two children, who were between the ages of six and four,

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad Granted US Visa Following Outrage Over Denial

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad, has belatedly received his visa to enter the United States for this week’s Fifa Council meetings. The Fifa Vice-President was unable to attend the opening session of the two-day meeting, after visa delays. Earlier reports indicated the Malagasy had been refused a visa, which Caf when contacted by the BBC, confirmed. As of

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The Humble Lifestyle Of Professor Babagana Zulum, Governor-Elect Of Borno State, Who Still Goes To Work On His Bicycle

It is amazing that in these times when driving around the country in a convoy, possibly filled with soldiers and media crew. One can still find one exception, in the person of Professor Babagana Zulum, Professor of Irrigation Engineering, now governor-elect of Borno State. The professor resumed lectures few days after the governorship elections riding his bicycle from his house

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