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=>18 Witnesses To Testify Against Metuh In Court – Vanguard
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred seven-count criminal charge against detained National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh.
Metuh and his firm, Destra Investment Limited, were charged before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court over alleged N400 million fraud. READ FULL NEWS….
=>Lazy Youths Will Not Get Buhari’s N5,000 Stipend – Ngige- Dailypost
Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Nigige, on Thursday said lazy youths will not get the N5,000 stipend promised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) government.
Ngige in a chat with newsmen at the secretariat of the APC in Abuja, said “We won’t pay N5,000 for people to be indolent. No country in the world would pay people to go home and sleep and collect cash,” he said. READ FULL NEWS….
=>Buhari Orders EFCC To Probe Ex- Service Chiefs, 36 Other- Dailyindependent
President Buhari has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe former Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Air Staff and 36 others over fraud in the procurement of military equipment. 0
=>Nnamdi Kanu: MASSOB goes on massive protest, civil disobedience January 18- Dailypost
The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has declared its plan to embark on a massive protest on Monday January, 18 over the prolonged detention of Biafra activist, Nnamdi Kanu.
The group made the threat in a communique after its national executive officers’ meeting, at MASSOB headquarters, Okwe Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo State. READ FULL NEWS….
=> Biafran agitation was born in error and ignorance- Obasanjo- Dailypost
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the agitation for the creation of Biafra as an agitation born in error and ignorance.
His words: “Biafra as a secession issue is dead, and nobody should follow that way. I see it as a platform rather than a cause. The agitation was born in error and ignorance. There is the commercialisation of the Biafran agitation, which is criminal. For example, the issuance of so called Biafran passport which takes on nowhere. Biafra agitation is as an industry; a means of making money. Biafra agitation is a hopeless and futile exercise of which nobody should embark on.”he said READ FULL NEWS….
=>Nigerian Football Star Odion Ighalo wins EPL December award
Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has been named the English Premier League player for December after he scored five goals for Watford during the period.
His manager at Watford, Quique Sanchez Flores, was also voted the top manager for the month, africanFootball.com reports.
Ighalo scored in a 2-0 win over Norwich City. He was the match winner at Sunderland, before he netted a brace in a big win over Liverpool at Vicarage Road. READ FULL NEWS….
=>PMB Orders Fresh Investigation Into Kidnap Of 219 Chibok Girls- Leadership
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an investigation into the theft of the 219 gIrls from Government Secondary in Chibok, Borno State.
The panel to investigate the incident which happened in April 2014 is soon to be named by the National Security Adviser, NSA, General Babagana Munguno.
The investigation will seek to according to , statement issued by his senior special Assistant, Media, Garba Shehu,among other things, unravel the remote and immediate circumstances leading the kidnap of the girls by Boko Haram terrorists as well the other events, actions and inactions that followed the incident. READ FULL NEWS….
=> Music stars Dammy Krane and Wizkid fight at Quilox club – Linda Ikeji
Dammy crane injured
According to sources at the club, in the early hours of today Jan. 15th, Dammy Krane, who called Wizkid out on social media a few days ago for allegedly stealing his slangs and lyrics, was attacked by the singer at Obafemi Martin’s All Black party at Quilox night club a fight which got Dammy Krane injured.
=>Police Arrest 114 Boko Haram Suspects In Ondo State- Channels TV
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=> Jonathan becomes first African leader to bag Martin Luther King’s awards – Vanguard
Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was Thursday (January 14th)
honoured by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta,
Georgia. He was awarded with the Presidential Award in recognition of
his leadership in advancing human rights, social justice and the fight
for universal freedom.READ FULL NEWS….
THAT IS T.I.N Magazine’s TOP TEN NEWS STORIES IN NIGERIA TODAY…
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