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In Case You Missed It: Top Stories In The NEWS Today!

Written by Adeeko Ademola

In Case You Missed It: Omojuwa.Com brings you a recap of top stories in the NEWS today 17th of March, 2017.

 

Lagos State Government wants Queens College shut down

The Lagos State government has advised an indefinite shutdown of Queens College over the outbreak of water-borne disease in the school.


Magu, DSS DG Meet At Aso Rock mosque

Lawal Daura, director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), and Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), observed Jumat prayer with President Muhammadu Buhari at the mosque in the presidential villa in Abuja, on Friday.


Car thief in Lagos crippled after residents removed his charm [VIDEO]

A drama ensued in the Surulere area of Lagos state yesterday as a car thief lost the ability to walk, after residents in the area stripped him off of his assorted charms.


Bauchi blogger Abdulhakeem found dead after going missing

A Bauchi based Nigerian blogger, Abdulhakeem Bauchin Bauchi has been reportedly found dead after he was declared missing.


“Magu can serve in acting capacity indefinitely”, Presidential committee tells Buhari.

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to remove the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, whose confirmation was rejected by the Senate on Wednesday.


Why I barred governors from visiting me in London – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the reason he did not allow governors to visit him all through his 49-day medical vacation in the United Kingdom.


Man discovers 706-carat diamond

A Pastor has found one of the world’s largest uncut diamonds, weighing 706 carats, in Sierra Leone’s eastern Kono region.


FIFA bars Mali from international football

World football body, FIFA on Friday in Zurich said all of Mali’s football clubs have been suspended from international competitions, after the country’s government interfered in the national association.


Lagos generated N300Bn as IGR in one year, higher than 33 states combined – NEITI

The internally generated revenue (IGR) of Lagos state rose by approximately N33 billion from 2015 to 2016, beating 33 states put together.


EFCC arrests “Sheikh” over N11m internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Saheed Omoniyi over alleged N11 million fraud perpetrated through the Internet.


Supreme court has opened up its spendings, NASS must do same – BudgIT

BudgIT, a civic organisation for good governance, says the Supreme Court of Nigeria has opened up its budgetary spendings for 2015 and 2016, and the national assembly must do the same.


Boko Haram will take over Africa, Shekau boasts in new video

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared in a new video released on Friday urging his fighters to persist in their insurgency against democratic governments until the sect takes over most countries in Africa and enthrone Sharia particularly in Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria and Mali.


Troops arrest dumb Boko Haram terrorist with 8 phones

Troops of 159 Task Force Battalion have arrested a dumb and deaf suspected Boko Haram terrorist, whose name, age and origin could not be ascertained due in Borno State.


Lagos Govt Demolishes Houses in Otodo Gbame

Houses in Otodo Gbame, a waterfront community in the Lekki area of Lagos state, are currently being demolished by the government, despite a subsisting court injunction stopping the forceful eviction of residents.

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