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Top EFCC Investigator Shot in Rivers

A top EFCC investigator by name Austin Okwor was on Wednesday shot by unidentified gunmen I Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. Confirming the incident, the spokesman of EFCC described the attack as an assassination plot, however, the victim was able to escape with his life despite sustaining several bullet wounds.


Nigeria to Flag off Yam Export to UK on Thursday

As a symbol of commitment of the FG to agricultural revolution in the country, Nigeria is set to flag off the commencement of yam exports to the UK. Speaking at the State House, Abuja after the Federal Executive Council meeting, the Minister of Agriculture disclosed this on Wednesday.


Nigeria’s Oil to dry in the Next Three Decades

Speaking on Wednesday morning, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that Nigeria’s oil reserve is projected to dry in the next 25 to 30 years. However, gas projections show it may last up to 60 years necessitating a more radical shift towards gas production.


Suntai, Former Taraba Governor Dead

Danbaba Suntai, former Governor of Taraba who was involved in a plane crash way back in 2012 has died. He was said to have given up the ghost in the United States where he had been receiving treatment following the horrific tragedy of his accident.


Naira to Gain Further- Analysts

The Nigerian Naira is expected to gain further next weeks as foreign investors dive into local stocks, CBN current intervention policies and on the background of an already improving economy. This is according to reports from several analysts.


Adesina Emerges as 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

Some prominent Nigerians including the former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Nigerian Charge d’affaires to the US Hakeem Balogun have hailed Akinwunmi Adesina’s Emergence as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina is the current president of the African Development Bank and was the Minister of Agriculture under Goodluck Jonathan.


Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Sues Police

Nigeria’s infamous billionaire kidnapper, Evans has sued the Nigerian Police on Wednesday. In a class suit to challenge alleged infringements of his fundamental human rights filed before a Lagos State Federal High Court, he urged the court to direct the police to either charge him immediately or release him.


Yerima: I’ll Surrender Myself if Summoned by the Police

The leader of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima has disclosed that he is read to surrender himself to security forces if a warrant for his arrest is filed. Yerima who was part of the youths who issued a quit notice to Igbo indigenes to vacate the 19 northern states has been very vocal for some time now.


Time to Restructure Nigeria Has Come- IBB

The former Military Head of State of the country, General Ibrahim Babangida has joined other prominent Nigerians clamouring for the restructuring of the country. This he made known on Monday when he was interviewed by newsmen. He also urged the youths in the country to desist from hateful remarks that could plunge the country into another civil war.


Oyo Government to Install CCTV Cameras

 The government of Oyo State has concluded on plans to install Closed Circuit Television Cameras in strategic locations across the state. This is just at the state prepares to join the league of states currently under the “safe city project”.


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