19 August 2019, Monday News

19 August 2019, Monday

Bayelsa guber: Makinde speaks on PDP 'preferred candidate' - Daily Post Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: Makinde speaks on PDP ‘preferred candidate’

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Nigerian Arrested For Cocaine Peddling In India | Sahara Reporters

Another 31-year-old Nigerian was arrested in Delhi recently for allegedly peddling drugs after around 35 grams of cocaine was seized from him

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Borno Governor Places Curse On Persons Depriving IDPs Food | Sahara Reporters

In fact anybody at all that diverts food meant for IDPs, the curse of God through the instrumentality of the Qur’an will come upon them.

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I’ve Forgiven My Attackers —Ekweremadu | Sahara Reporters

I had a feeling that they (his attackers) were under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

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AAU, UNIBEN join warning strike - The Nation Newspaper

AAU, UNIBEN join warning strike

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Transfer: Nigerian defender joins top Spanish LaLiga club - Daily Post Nigeria

Transfer: Nigerian defender joins top Spanish LaLiga club

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Naira exchanges at N359 to dollar at parallel market

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Buhari presides over presidential retreat for ministers-designate, perm. secretaries | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Buhari on Monday in Abuja presided over 2-day Presidential Retreat with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, some State Governors and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in attendance.

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Bayelsa deputy gov, Timi Alaibe speak as PDP screens aspirants - Daily Post Nigeria

Bayelsa deputy gov, Timi Alaibe speak as PDP screens aspirants

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US partners Akwa Ibom govt to fight HIV/AIDs, other diseases – Daily Trust

US partners Akwa Ibom govt to fight HIV/AIDs, other diseases

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$40m Jewelleries: Diezani Accuses EFCC Of Illegal Entry Into Apartment

$40m Jewelleries: Diezani Accuses EFCC Of Illegal Entry Into Apartment.

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Humanitarian actors seek protection, release of abducted colleagues – Daily Trust

Humanitarian actors seek protection, release of abducted colleagues

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Foundation empowers women with social media marketing, SMEs skills – Daily Trust

Foundation empowers women with social media marketing, SMEs skills

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NFF finally reacts to FIFA's life ban on Samson Siasia, reveals next action - Daily Post Nigeria

NFF finally reacts to FIFA’s life ban on Samson Siasia, reveals next action

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Attack On Ekweremadu Is An Abomination, Ndi-Igbo In Germany Apologises

Attack On Ekweremadu Is An Abomination, Ndi-Igbo In Germany Apologises.

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We're reviewing FIFA's life ban on Siasia - NFF - Premium Times Nigeria

We’re reviewing FIFA’s life ban on Siasia – NFF

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FG working out 'cultured' BBnaija, to probe sex content on BBN | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

“Having love affairs on screen is not part of our own culture at all.' Nigeria BBNaija

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Olubadan, Balogun, Ladoja, others begin reconciliation process – Daily Trust

Olubadan, Balogun, Ladoja, others begin reconciliation process

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Many injured in herders, farmers clash in Oyo community - Premium Times Nigeria

Many injured in herders, farmers clash in Oyo community

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Nigerian writers launch anti-suicide movement – Daily Trust

Nigerian writers launch anti-suicide movement

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Five killed as 2 buildings collapse in Jigawa - Daily Post Nigeria

Five killed as 2 buildings collapse in Jigawa

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Senate to partner NCC on copyright matters – Daily Trust

Senate to partner NCC on copyright matters

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Fayemi, Fayose exchange words over alleged plot to disrupt festival - Premium Times Nigeria

Fayemi, Fayose exchange words over alleged plot to disrupt festival

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Presidency speaks on Oyo-Ita’s 'retirement letter to Buhari' - Daily Post Nigeria

Presidency speaks on Oyo-Ita’s ‘retirement letter to Buhari’

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“You are hereby directed to embark on a five day strike effective from Monday, 19th to Friday, 23rd August 2019.” Nigeria

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Kaduna governorship tribunal ends sitting, reserves ruling - Premium Times Nigeria

Kaduna governorship tribunal ends sitting, reserves ruling

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Enugu Appointment: Uzo-Uwani stakeholders zone commissioner slot - Daily Post Nigeria

Enugu Appointment: Uzo-Uwani stakeholders zone commissioner slot

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Ekweremadu’s attackers risk 10-year jail as Nigerian mission seeks prosecution under German law

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‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ presentation event to hold in Lagos - Premium Times Nigeria

‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ presentation event to hold in Lagos

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Lagos Assembly rejects three commissioners-designate, confirms 35 - Premium Times Nigeria

Lagos Assembly rejects three commissioners-designate, confirms 35

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What Ekweremadu said about attack in Germany, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB after return to Nigerian - Daily Post Nigeria

What Ekweremadu said about attack in Germany, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB after return to Nigerian

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“I had no idea how dangerous the sea could be.” Libya Europe Mediterranean

19.8.2019

ASUU tackles FUOYE VC, demands probe of promotion, recruitment - Premium Times Nigeria

ASUU tackles FUOYE VC, demands probe of promotion, recruitment

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Arsenal free-kick specialist agrees to play for Nigeria - Daily Post Nigeria

Arsenal free-kick specialist agrees to play for Nigeria

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Ekweremadu reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s threat to attack Igbo leaders - Premium Times Nigeria

Ekweremadu reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s threat to attack Igbo leaders

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El-Rufai vs Ashiru: What happened at Tribunal on Monday - Daily Post Nigeria

El-Rufai vs Ashiru: What happened at Tribunal on Monday

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Military invasion: Court orders CBN to pay Benue communities N8 billion - Premium Times Nigeria

The Tiv communities were invaded by soldiers in 2001.

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Expatriates in oil, gas sector reduced by 80 per cent —NCDMB Executive Secretary

Expatriates in oil, gas sector reduced by 80 per cent —NCDMB Executive Secretary

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BBNaija 2019: FG Lodges Complaints With NBC Over Live Sex

'I will take up the issue of Big Brother Naija; I have spoken with officials of the National Broadcasting Commission because what is going on now is terrible. Having love affairs on screen is not part of our own culture at all.' BBNaija Nigeria

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Ekweremadu: Attackers insulted Igbo nation - Enugu Parliament - Daily Post Nigeria

Ekweremadu: Attackers insulted Igbo nation – Enugu Parliament

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Sanwo-Olu appoints nine Lagos permanent secretaries - Premium Times Nigeria

Sanwo-Olu appoints nine Lagos permanent secretaries

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Identify, solve problems in your spheres of influence, youths urged

Identify, solve problems in your spheres of influence, youths urged

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NGO laments high rates of illiteracy, out-of-school children in Kwara

NGO laments high rates of illiteracy, out-of-school children in Kwara

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FG docks American-based business woman over alleged N22.9bn fraud - Daily Post Nigeria

FG docks American-based business woman over alleged N22.9bn fraud

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Woman arraigned over alleged N22.9b received from ex-NSA Dasuki

Woman arraigned over alleged N22.9b received from ex-NSA Dasuki

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The 67-year-old said he will remain on the board at Bayern, “but will relinquish my presidency when the time comes”. Bayern UliHoeness

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Wolves vs Man Utd: Livescore from EPL clash at Molineux - Daily Post Nigeria

Wolves vs Man Utd: Livescore from EPL clash at Molineux

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Imo gov Poll: Court voids Okorocha’s in-law’s candidature - Premium Times Nigeria

Imo gov Poll: Court voids Okorocha’s in-law’s candidature

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Burna Boy Ecstatic As Music Legend Elton John Gives Him Shout Out

Burna Boy Ecstatic As Music Legend Elton John Gives Him Shout Out.

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Buhari’s address at the presidential retreat for ministers-designate

Buhari’s address at the presidential retreat for ministers-designate

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Tough time awaits pipeline vandals, say NNPC, Civil Defence – Daily Trust

Tough time awaits pipeline vandals, say NNPC, Civil Defence

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Ogun job portal hits 25,000 in four days – Daily Trust

Ogun job portal hits 25,000 in four days

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IPOB members who attacked Ekweremadu are illiterates, frustrated - Umahi - Daily Post Nigeria

IPOB members who attacked Ekweremadu are illiterates, frustrated – Umahi

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Sowore’s Detention Only Favours Corrupt Nigerians, Politicians –CSNAC | Sahara Reporters

The CSNAC chairman also described the continuous detention of Sowore as one of the worst forms of attack on free speech and citizenship campaign against corruption in Nigeria.

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PDP begins screening of Bayelsa, Kogi governorship aspirants – Daily Trust

PDP begins screening of Bayelsa, Kogi governorship aspirants

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Nasarawa: Sule’s counsel asks tribunal to dismiss Ombugadu’s petition – Daily Trust

Nasarawa: Sule’s counsel asks tribunal to dismiss Ombugadu’s petition

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Investigate tax collection by FIRS, PDP urges NASS

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How herdsmen invaded our community, macheted 7 farmers, destroyed farmland - Oyo monarch - Daily Post Nigeria

How herdsmen invaded our community, macheted 7 farmers, destroyed farmland – Oyo monarch

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“If Hong Kong is still not ready to embrace opportunities to join the country’s development… the city’s development would be ‘very limited in the future while Shenzhen is running at a much faster speed’.” China Shenzhen HongKong

19.8.2019

BBNaija: Mercy, Mike, Seyi, Gedoni, four other housemates up for eviction - Daily Post Nigeria

BBNaija: Mercy, Mike, Seyi, Gedoni, four other housemates up for eviction

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My attackers on drugs, I’ve forgiven them —Ekweremadu

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Lagos Assembly rejects three of Sanwo-Olu’s nominees

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EXCLUSIVE: Why Lagos Assembly dropped Sanwo-Olu’s three nominees

EXCLUSIVE: Why Lagos Assembly dropped Sanwo-Olu’s three nominees

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German Government deports Nigerians 48 hours after Ekweremadu attack - Daily Post Nigeria

German Government deports Nigerians 48 hours after Ekweremadu attack

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“We urge the Government to find ways to engage with protesters, and to refrain from the use of violence.” Zimbabwe Protest

19.8.2019

Three undergraduates in police net for allegedly gang-raping female student in Ondo - Daily Post Nigeria

Three undergraduates in police net for allegedly gang-raping female student in Ondo

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Over 25, 000 register with Ogun Job Portal - The Nation Newspaper

Over 25, 000 register with Ogun Job Portal

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NNPC, NSCDC strengthen partnership to curb pipeline vandalism

NNPC, NSCDC strengthen partnership to curb pipeline vandalism

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Five causes, remedies for back-pain - The Nation Newspaper

Five causes, remedies for back-pain

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Ekweremadu: Embassy in Germany confirms attackers may be imprisoned - Daily Post Nigeria

Ekweremadu: Embassy in Germany confirms attackers may be imprisoned

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Coutinho joins Bayern Munich on loan | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

“For me, this move means a new challenge in a new country with one of the best clubs in Europe.” Coutinho BayernMunich

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Dasukigate: CACOL Hails Arraignment Of Oshodin For N22.9bn Fraud | Sahara Reporters

It is heart-lifting that after many years that Nigerian dignitaries involved in the fraudulent distribution of money meant to purchase security equipment for the country are now being arraigned.

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Ekweremadu: Nigerian Government Vows To Punish Attackers | Sahara Reporters

The embassy added that it would move against the IPOB and its members to deter any reoccurrence of such incidence.

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Armed policemen to intensify patrol on UI campus - The Nation Newspaper

Armed policemen to intensify patrol on UI campus

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Imo: Okorocha's in-law reacts to court's nullification of his candidature, reveals 'mastermind' - Daily Post Nigeria

Imo: Okorocha’s in-law reacts to court’s nullification of his candidature, reveals ‘mastermind’

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Taraba Killings: Arrest of Wadume key to investigations - DHQ

Taraba Killings: Arrest of Wadume key to investigations – DHQ

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Imo: Gov. Ihedioha on vendetta mission, witch-hunting us - APC - Daily Post Nigeria

Imo: Gov. Ihedioha on vendetta mission, witch-hunting us – APC

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Ondo 2020: I have no plan to vie for deputy governor – Lawmaker | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Omolafe has dismissed rumours of his intention to join the race for the Ondo deputy governorship seat in the state in 2020.

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UPDATED: Lagos Assembly clears 35 cabinet nominees, drops three

UPDATED: Lagos Assembly clears 35 cabinet nominees, drops three

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BREAKING: Lagos lawmakers reject three Sanwo-Olu's cabinet nominees – Daily Trust

BREAKING: Lagos lawmakers reject three Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet nominees

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Northern Group Plans To Join #RevolutionNow Protest August 22

Northern Group Plans To Join RevolutionNow Protest August 22

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Benue Govt. owing N22 billion gratuity – Gov. Ortom - Premium Times Nigeria

Benue Govt. owing N22 billion gratuity – Gov. Ortom

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Gov. Fayemi bans use of English Language during traditional events

Gov. Fayemi bans use of English Language during traditional events

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EPL: Mustafi set to leave Arsenal for new club - Daily Post Nigeria

EPL: Mustafi set to leave Arsenal for new club

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New York police officer sacked over choking to death of black man

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Ekweremadu: Shehu Sani Warns Public Officials Against Travelling Abroad | Sahara Reporters

My advice to public office holders: whenever you are invited abroad, take the following steps; call Abike Dabiri to verify, call Farooq Kperogi to attest, call the embassy to vet

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BREAKING: Ekweremadu’s attackers for prosecution under German law-Embassy

BREAKING: Ekweremadu’s attackers for prosecution under German law-Embassy ..

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Akwa Ibom senator loses wife - Premium Times Nigeria

Akwa Ibom senator loses wife

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Dasukigate: EFCC Arraigns Isabella Oshodin Over N22.9bn Fraud | Sahara Reporters

In view of her plea, the prosecuting counsel, Aisha Tahar Habib, prayed the court to fix a date for the commencement of trial.

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We exceeded targets, Fowler replies Kyari's query - The Nation Newspaper

We exceeded targets, Fowler replies Kyari’s query

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Corruption Trial: Bashir Accused Of Receiving $90m From Saudi Arabia

Corruption Trial: Bashir Accused Of Receiving $90m From Saudi Arabia.

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Benue govt owing over N22bn gratuity —Ortom

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Mugabe’s Ex-VP Flees Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Probe

Mugabe’s Ex-VP Flees Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Probe.

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Atiku reacts to attack on Ekweremadu in Germany, speaks on IPOB's violence - Daily Post Nigeria

Atiku reacts to attack on Ekweremadu in Germany, speaks on IPOB’s violence

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Sudan's Bashir in court for graft trial | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Sudan's deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges.

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SSANU, NASU strike paralyse UI - The Nation Newspaper

SSANU, NASU strike paralyse UI

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Customs Seize Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden Among Peppers

Customs Seize Four Tons Of Marijuana Hidden Among Peppers.

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Those Who Attacked Ekweremadu Shall Be Tried Under German Law – Embassy

Those Who Attacked Ekweremadu Shall Be Tried Under German Law – Embassy.

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Court Restrains ICPC From Seizing Yari’s Properties

Court Restrains ICPC From Seizing Yari’s Properties.

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EFCC arraigns Dasuki's 'accomplice' over alleged N2.3 billion fraud - Premium Times Nigeria

EFCC arraigns Dasuki’s ‘accomplice’ over alleged N2.3 billion fraud

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