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Court Orders: Okorocha To Forfeit Over 500 Properties ‘Illegally Acquired’ By Him

In February, the court had ordered the interim forfeiture of all the properties linked to Former Imo State Governor, Okorocha.

The forfeited properties are contained in pages 226 to 272 of the Imo state Government white paper report by a Judicial Commission of Enquiry on Recovery of Lands and other related matters.

But the former Imo governor had asked a federal high court in Abuja to set aside the order.

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Nigerian Investment Council’s Boss, Arrested By EFCC Over Corruption Allegations

Nigerian Investment Council’s boss, arrested by EFCC over corruption allegations.

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NIPC Mrs. Yewande Sadiku has been arrested by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for questioning over corruption allegations.

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Jennifer Lopez And Ben Affleck Were Spotted Holding Hands Alongside Matt Damon On Malibu Beach STROLL (Photos)

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were spotted holding hands alongside Matt Damon on Malibu beach stroll just days after LGBTQ+ outrage regarding his use of a homophobic slur.

The 50-year-old actor seemed to be trying to put his best foot forward as he walked alongside his 48-year-old best friend/writing partner and 52-year-old actress and singer on Sunday.

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Brits battling floods spot ‘mermaid’ going for a swim (photos)

Brits battling floods spot ‘mermaid’ going for a swim. Gavin Millar, who snapped the photos, was looking out of his top floor apartment in a flat in Battlefield Gardens on the south side of the city, when he saw a mermaid swim past his window yesterday, August 7.

The rainwater had turned his street into more of a canal when he spotted the woman wearing a mermaid outfit attempting to swim in the floodwater.

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Senate Committee -We did not propose creation of 20 new States

Senate Committee denies proposing creation of 20 new states says spokesperson. The Senate Committee maintained that it is not in a position to propose creation of any state as reported.

The National Assemble reportedly disclaimed a media report that the Senate Committee on the Review of 1999 Constitution has proposed the creation of additional 20 States.

According to the spokesperson, the report is a gross misrepresentation of the decision of the committee on the request for creation of more states.

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BBNaija: Liquorose ‘seductively’ tells Emmanuel that she wants to Rape him (video)

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As the Big Brother Naija reality show enters its third week, Liquorose has been heard telling Emmanuel that she wants to rape him. 

While the duo who seem to been having an off and on ”affair” were having a coversation, Liquorose seductively whispered to Emmanuel that she wants to rape him.

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Bride refuses to smile as her husband sprays her Naira notes at their traditional wedding (Video)

Bride refuses to smile as her husband sprays her Naira notes at their traditional wedding. A viral video of a bride refusing to smile as her husband sprayed her Naira notes at their wedding has got people talking.

Some Nigerians claim the bride is from a community where she is expected to keep a straight face while her husband sprays her and should only smile when she is satisfied with the amount of money he has sprayed her.

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Two arrested over ritual killing of 50-year-old woman in Delta State

Two arrested over ritual killing of 50-year-old woman in Delta. Two suspects have been arrested in Delta state over the ritual killing of a 50-year-old pepper seller.

20-year-old cobbler, Akpoghene Idogo and one Onos Simon were arrested for conniving to kill Mr. Patience Komor for ritual purposes.

The suspects after killing the lady, removed some vital organs and buried the body in a shallow grave. While Simon was arrested two days after the incident, Idogo who fled the area to avoid arrest was arrested in Kwale where he had gone to seek refuge.

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Hisbah finally comments on the dress worn by Yusuf Buhari’s bride-to-be, Zahra Nasir Bayero, at her bridal shower

Hisbah finally comments on the dress worn by Yusuf Buhari’s bride-to-be, Zahra Nasir Bayero, at her bridal shower.

The Hisbah Commission for the Promotion of Islamic Teachings in Kano State has finally reacted to the dress worn by Zahra Nasir Bayero, the daughter of the Emir of Bichi, during her bridal shower.

Zahra Nasir Bayero is to wed Yusuf Buhari, the son of the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.

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Kaduna Government Suspends Schools Resumption Over Insecurity

“As the security operations proceed, the Kaduna State Government has been advised to postpone the resumption of schools, previously scheduled for 9th August 2021, and to pause the continuation of infrastructure projects and construction in high-risk areas, while awaiting further assessments by the security agencies.

Mr. Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Internal Security in a statement on Friday, commended the military and police high commands for the ongoing security operations against armed bandits across the state.

Government said it had requested the military and police high commands to expand the operations to newly identified hide-outs.

“The government praises the doggedness and courage of officers and troops carrying out air and ground operations around Kaduna, Niger, Katsina, Plateau and Zamfara boundaries”, it said.

It also urged all residents to be patient and report any security breach to the nearest security agencies.

“New dates for school resumption will be announced, based on further security assessments.” While wishing the military and security agencies resounding success against the bandits, Kaduna government appeals for the understanding of all residents over any inconvenience caused by the postponement”, it said.