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For today, Tuesday, September 12, 2017:


My presidency will fight corruption better, says Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has vowed to fight corruption like never before if given the opportunity to preside over the affairs of the country.

Customs in Lagos seizes 1,100 rifles imported from Turkey

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) have intercepted a container loaded with 1,100 pieces of pump action rifles at Tin Can port, Apapa, Lagos, making a total of 2,201 such arms seized at three different times this year.

Patriots, YCE, Afenifere, others condemn attack on IPOB leader

Eminent Nigerians in various organisations yesterday expressed concern over the alleged attack by the Nigerian army on the residence of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.



Soldiers helped herdsmen to attack us, victims tell presidential probe panel

The Presidential Panel set up to investigate alleged human rights violations by the Nigerian Army, yesterday, held its inaugural sitting in Abuja, with Benue indigenes narrating how soldiers helped rampaging herdsmen to attack their communities.

South-East govs, Ohanaeze, others flay Operation Python Dance, clash at Kanu’s home

AN avalanche of reaction, yesterday, trailed soldiers clash with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, at the Umuahia country home of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, which left many people injured as well the Army’s deployment of troops to the South-East for Operation Python Dance 11 (Egwu-Eke).

Another 1,100 pump action rifles seized in Lagos

Operatives of Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday, smashed a syndicate that specialized in smuggling weapons into the country, discovering a consignment of 1,100 pump action rifles loaded in a 20-foot container.



Debate on second term for Buhari disgusting – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Monday, in Lagos, expressed disgust with emerging debates on re-election by some politicians in the country.

I’ll fight corruption better than Buhari, says Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has vowed to fight corruption like never before if given the chance to preside over Nigeria’s affairs.

Jonathan believed Boko Haram was sponsored to remove him — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why the war against the Boko Haram insurgency has remained intractable, noting that the country needed to treat the root of the problem and not the symptoms.



NSE transits from frontier to emerging market: Aig-Imoukhuede

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, outgoing president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) says the exchange has introduced measures to ensure that the bourse moves from being a frontier capital market to an emerging capital market.

Nigeria’s top 30 listed firms earn N612 bn in Q2 2017

Nigeria’s largest listed firms are enjoying a healthy growth in their profits despite a struggling economy.

FG approves concessioning of Lagos, Abuja airports

Yemi Osinbajo, vice president of Nigeria, yesterday announced that the Federal Executive Council has agreed to the concession of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.

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