EFCC stops dollar transactions, asks embassies to charge in naira

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has barred foreign missions based in Nigeria from transacting in foreign currencies and mandated them to use Naira in their financial businesses.   The EFCC has also mandated Nigerian foreign missions domiciled abroad to accept Naira in their financial businesses.   The anti-graft agency said the move is to…

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Unveiling the Shadows: Exploring a Decade of Corruption Unraveled in Nigeria

By Omowaye Oluwakemi E. H22/Mc/0076 The Polytechnic Ile-Ife, Osun State In a significant turn of events, a recently published global report by the Open Society Foundations has thrust Nigeria’s persistent battle against corruption into the spotlight. Released in January 2024, the report delves into the intricate relationship between democracy and corruption, suggesting that corruption poses…

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FULafia issued with security challenges

The Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) is facing security challenges as yet-to-be-identified gunmen reportedly invaded the off-campus student apartments in Gandu, a neighbouring community of its permanent site in Nasarawa State. The incident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, leaving students in fear and calling for improved security measures. The gunmen targeted about three…

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NDLEA intercepts codeine syrup, loud consignments worth over N2.1billion at Lagos, Port Harcourt airports

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says its operatives have intercepted large consignments of codeine-based syrup and Loud, a synthetic strain of cannabis, worth over N2,185,000,000.00 at the Port Harcourt seaports, Onne, and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja. NDLEA also said its officers, with the cooperation of other security agencies, on Friday,…

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Manchester City Secures signing of Rising Talent, Timeo Whisker

In an exclusive report by esteemed football transfer specialist, Fabrizio Romano, Manchester City has finalized the acquisition of the promising 15-year-old winger, Timeo Whisker. As revealed via his official X account (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday evening, Romano shared the breaking news, stating, “Manchester City has sealed the deal to acquire the 15-year-old talented winger Timeo…

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Senate House passes N2.17trn 2023 Supplementary Budget

The Senate has approved and passed 2023 supplementary budget of N2.17 trillion naira. This decision followed the committee on appropriation’s review of the report presented by Chairman Senator Solomon Olamilekan. Within this amount, 18 billion naira is allocated for statutory transfers, N1.33 trillion for recurrent expenditure, and over N1.12 trillion for contributions to development funds….

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“This is only the beginning” Cassie breaks silence after video of ex Diddy abusing her in a hotel emerged

Cassie Fine, formerly Cassie Ventura, has spoken for the first time since a 2016 footage of her ex-boyfriend Sean “Diddy” Combs abusing her in a hotel hallway emerged. On Thursday, May 23, Cassie took to her Instagram page to share a statement where she thanked fans for the support and spoke of her “healing journey”,…

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Police Apprehend Kidnappers and Ritualist, Recover Human Hair in Delta State

The Delta State Police Command has made significant strides in combating crime, apprehending kidnappers and a suspected ritualist found in possession of human hair. One of the suspects, identified as Favour Eze, a 24-year-old male from Amasiri Village in Afikpo L.G.A, Ebonyi State, was arrested along with a cache of incriminating items, including a locally…

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