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Ododo Takes Yahaya Bello Away As EFCC Officials Leave Residence

Ododo Takes Yahaya Bello Away As EFCC Officials Leave Residence

Ododo ‘Takes Yahaya Bello Away’ As EFCC Officials Leave Residence Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have left the Abuja residence of Yahaya Bello, former governor of Kogi state. The EFCC operatives had earlier restricted movement in and around Bello’s house situated on Benghazi street, Wuse Zone 4. After a few hours, Usman Ododo, governor of Kogi, arrived at the Bello’s residence and was later seen leaving with his predecessor. An EFCC official could be overheard while speaking with his superior on the phone saying Bello was inside Ododo’s car that departed. Shortly after Ododo departed from…
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Hoodlums Attack Federal Lawmaker In Benue

Hoodlums Attack Federal Lawmaker In Benue

Hoodlums Attack Federal Lawmaker In Benue A lawmaker representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency and deputy spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Chief Philip Agbese has been allegedly attacked by hoodlums. The incident happened during his constituency engagement in Igumale, headquarters of Ado Local Government area, in Benue State on Thursday. An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, told The Nation that Agbese, was engaged in Easter festivities with members of his constituents when youths armed with dangerous weapons like clubs knives, cutlass stormed the venue and disrupts proceedings. Agbese was said to have narrowly escaped unhurt as he was whisked away by security…
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Forces Around Presidency  Manipulating EFCC Against Yahaya Bello – Kogi Govt Cries Out

Forces Around Presidency Manipulating EFCC Against Yahaya Bello – Kogi Govt Cries Out

Forces Around Tinubu Manipulating EFCC Against Yahaya Bello – Kogi Govt Cries Out The Kogi State Government has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of witchhunting and persecuting Alhaji Yahaya Adoiza Bello, the immediate past governor of the state, asking for a special probe into the matter. The accusation was made on Friday, 15 March, in a statement by Kingsley Fanwo, Commissioner for Information and Communication. Fanwo, who apparently was reacting to the ongoing prosecution of the former governor, his nephew Ali Bello, and two others over an N84 billion fraud said the state’s accounts are intact. “For…
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Why I Married Three Women Same Day – 26 Years Old Boy

Why I Married Three Women Same Day – 26 Years Old Boy

Why I married three women same day –26 Year Old Boy Aondona set social media agog and got tongues wagging after his marriage to three woman on January 31, 2024, came to public knowledge.Twenty-six-year-old Benue man, Tersugh Aondona, has disclosed the reason behind his decision to marry three wives on the same day. Aondona set social media agog and got tongues wagging after his marriage to three woman on January 31, 2024, came to public knowledge. Speaking on his matrimonial decision, Aondona stated that his ownership of large farmland played a role in his decision to marry three wives at…
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Over 200 Pupils, Teachers Abducted By Bandits In Kaduna School

Over 200 Pupils, Teachers Abducted By Bandits In Kaduna School

Bandits storm Kaduna school, abduct over 200 pupils, teachers Bandits, Thursday morning, stormed LGEA Primary School, Kuriga (1), Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State and kidnapped scores of pupils and teachers. DAILY POST gathered that the incident happened at about 8:20 am immediately after the morning assembly. Locals said the Headteacher of the school and some other staff were among the victims. A former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, expressed displeasure on the incident, expressing optimism that they would be free. ‘’It’s tragic to hear that 232 students have just been kidnapped in Kuriga village, Chikun LG in Kaduna State.…
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Herdsmen Wipe Out Family  Of Seven In Benue

Herdsmen Wipe Out Family Of Seven In Benue

Herdsmen Wipe Out Family Of Seven In Benue Suspected herdsmen on Tuesday afternoon killed no fewer than 10 persons in Azandeh, community, Mbasaa, Mbajiga, Ityulugh, Torov district in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue North senatorial zone But residents of the area put the figures at 30 or more. Among those who killed was a family of seven. Residents identified them as Michael Mtindiga Adzandeh, Iorfa Michael Mtindiga Adzandeh, Akighirga Adzandeh, Tyowuese Adzandeh, Tersee Swende Adzandeh, Terngu Tortiv Adzandeh and Terkaa Shiati Adzandeh. An eyewitness Tersoo Iorbee told The Nation they got information that some suspected herdsmen were coming to…
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How Google Map Led Traveling Corps Members To Bandits’ Den In Sokoto – Shehu Sani

How Google Map Led Traveling Corps Members To Bandits’ Den In Sokoto – Shehu Sani

How Google Map Led Travelling Corps Members To Bandits’ Den In Sokoto – Shehu Sani A former lawmaker and social activist, Senator Shehu Sani, has decried the connivance of certain elements in the increasing cases of kidnapping and banditry in Nigeria. Sani disclosed that a youth corps member, who recently escaped from the bandits den narrated how the Google Map they used while they were going to Sokoto State led them to the bandits enclave. The former lawmaker, who shared the revelation on his X (formerly Twitter) wrote: “One of the Youth Corpers who escaped from Bandits narrated that they…
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NLC Begins Indefinite Strike In Niger State Today

NLC Begins Indefinite Strike In Niger State Today

NLC Begins Indefinite Strike In Niger The Niger State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared an indefinite strike action beginning today, following a deadlock in negotiations with the Niger State Government Committee. This, according to the union, is in response to the government’s failure to address their demands, as stated in a previous ultimatum letter. The information about the strike was contained in a statement by the Niger state NLC Chairman, Comrade Idrees Lafene and the state Chairman of TUC, Comrade Ibrahim Gana. The statement read that “effective from 8am on Wednesday, February 21, workers across Niger…
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EFCC Detains Former Kwara Governor Over Alleged N10 Billion Diversion

EFCC Detains Former Kwara Governor Over Alleged N10 Billion Diversion

Former Kwara Governor In Hot Water: EFCC Detains Him Over Alleged N10 Billion Diversion The news of former Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed’s detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sent shockwaves through the political landscape. The once-respected leader now finds himself embroiled in a scandal of alleged fund diversion totaling over N10 billion Ahmed’s detention came as a result of his compliance with an invitation from the anti-graft agency to their Ilorin zonal office. What began as a routine inquiry swiftly turned into a grilling session by EFCC investigators, delving into the murky depths of financial mismanagement…
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Dino Melaye Is An Empty Joker, Somersaulted Into Politics – Bello

Dino Melaye Is An Empty Joker, Somersaulted Into Politics – Bello

Dino Melaye Is An Empty Joker, Somersaulted Into Politics – Bello The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Abdulahi Bello, has slammed the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dino Melaye, for calling for the cancellation of the just-concluded gubernatorial polls. Speaking to The PUNCH, Bello, who described Dino as a mere political joker with no experience on how to win the guber election, noted that one would have thought that Melaye, being a former lawmaker, would have garnered enough experience to cause an upset at the poll, but added that “the man (Dino)…
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