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Justice Sylvester Ngwuta earns N24m annually, spent N500m in 10 months -AGF




Ade Adesomoju, (Punch) - The Federal Government on Wednesday said investigations had shown that a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, spent over N500m between January and October 2016 despite his total annual legitimate earnings, including his allowances being N24m.

 

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Super Falcons players seize AWCON trophy over N238m debt




Romanus Ugwu, (The Sun) - The victorious Super Falcons yesterday revealed that they have seized the trophy they won at the just concluded CAF African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon until the authorities concerned offset the whopping N238.05 accumulated bonuses which they are being owed.

Cost of air travel may rise as NCAA audits operators




Staff, (Guardian) - The regulator could also wield the big stick by grounding defaulting airlines or some aircraft thereby putting more pressure on the cost of local flights. Such a penalty on defaulting airlines will mean that the Nigerian airspace will shrink further.

Passengers grumble over rising luggage theft at nation's airports




Staff, (Punch) - Despite efforts to increase security at the country's airports, cases of passengers losing items in their baggage to unknown persons is on the increase.

Mega party: Atiku, Tinubu, Makarfi's PDP target March 2017 date




Staff, (Punch) - It was gathered that the Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party and aggrieved chieftains of the All Progressives Congress had intensified efforts aimed at forming the party since the result of the Ondo State election was released.

Super Falcons beat Cameroon 1-0 to retain Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) title




Staff, (Guardian) - Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Saturday in Yaounde won the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) for the eighth time after beating hosts Cameroon 1-0 before a capacity 40,000 crowd.

I have destroyed my US 'Green Card' - Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka




Staff, (Punch) - Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election.

Nigerian striker, Michael Uchebo's quest for greener pastures in Portugal ends in 'slavery'




Staff, (Punch) - The search for greener pastures has turned into a nightmare for Nigerian international Michael Uchebo, who currently has a contract with Portuguese top-flight club Boavista.

Alleged bribe: Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia sheds tears in court




Staff, (The Sun) - There was a mild drama at a Ikeja High Court, Lagos yesterday as Justice Hakeem Oshodi ordered Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia to enter the dock to face charges of alleged bribe taking. She was arraigned alongside a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla by the EFCC. Ofili-Ajumogobia shed tears as she complied with the judge's order.