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EFCC Nabs 9 internet fraudsters with 2 Merc GLK, Toyota Camry and More

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo boys, in Abuja. EFCC’s Acting Head, Media and Publicity Mr Tony Orilade made this known in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. According to the statement, the suspects were arrested by the Advance Fee Fraud Section of the commission on Nov. 30 through an intelligence ...

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Climate Change Gets Worse, CO2 Emission on the Rise

Global emissions of carbon dioxide mainly from fossil fuel burning will rise 2.7 percent in 2018, scientists said Wednesday, signalling a world “completely off-course” in the fight against climate change. Last year, CO2 pollution increased by 1.6 percent after a three-year hiatus that raised hopes manmade greenhouse gas emissions had finally peaked despite an expanding world economy. “This growth in ...

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Petrol Station Blast Kills 2, Injures 10

At least two people were killed and no fewer than 10 injured in an explosion at a petrol station northeast of Rome on Wednesday, firefighters and police said. The blast occurred when a tanker truck carrying flammable liquid was refueling at the petrol station on the Salaria highway 30 kilometres (18 miles) outside the capital, according to Italian media. “A firefighter ...

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Hyundai Nigeria Kick-starts Free Service Nationwide

Free routine service check-up and maintenance for Hyundai vehicles is currently underway at the Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited (HMNL) service outlets nationwide, the dealership has announced. The planned vehicle repairs scheme which is themed ‘Before Service Free Check-up Camp’ begins Monday, 10 December 2018 through Sunday, 20 January 2019. Announcing the incentive in Lagos, HMNL Service Manager Srinivas Jayaram said ...

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Uber Launches Bus Service

Uber Technologies Inc has launched a bus-booking service in Cairo, Egypt the company’s Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshali said on his first visit to the country as the company aims to tap a sprawling low-income market. The company also announced a new Uber Lite app that, from early next year, will allow users with basic Android phones and little connectivity to ...

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Proposed Strike by Oil Marketers Act of Sabotage – IPMAN

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says strike threat by some oil marketers over lingering fuel subsidy debts is act of sabotage. It also said in a statement by its National Secretary, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, in Abuja on Wednesday, that the threat was an attempt to disrupt the relative peace in the downstream oil sector. The proponents of ...

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Group Kicks Against U.S Visa for Atiku

Members of the Forum for Non-Governmental Organisations of Nigeria on Wednesday stormed the America embassy in Abuja requesting the country to reject visa application of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Abubakar the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the, 2019 presidential election in Nigeria, has been denied visa by U.S for 13 years. The protesters marched to the entrance ...

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May’s Brexit Deal Runs into Storm in Parliament

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May launched a momentous Brexit debate Tuesday after suffering a string of stinging rebukes from MPs that exposed her lack of support in parliament. The House of Commons voted 311-293 to force the government to publish the full legal advice it received from the attorney general about the divorce deal May struck with the European Union ...

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Buhari Re-election: Osinbajo Begins House-To-House Campaign(View Photos)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday commenced door to door campaign at Nyanya and Karu suburbs of the FCT, prompting residents to troop out chanting “Sai Baba’’. He took the campaign to door steps in support of the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo was given a rousing ...

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Again, FG Meeting with ASUU Inconclusive

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He said both parties were yet to reach a concrete decision. “For now, we ...

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