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The team has gathered the most important news for March 18, Friday. Find all the important things you might have missed below.


The organised Labour has demanded for the resignation of the minister of state for petroleum resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, over statement credited to him that it was cheaper to import refined petroleum products than refine locally.


According to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Bukola Saraki allegedly syphoned Kwara state funds with the help of Guaranty Trust Bank into his foreign account to buy property in London.


In less than 24 hours to the Rivers state rerun national and state parliamentary elections, an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been gunned down by thugs.

4. JUST IN: Rivers Rerun: Amaechi taking delivery of N5billion at airport – PDP (Photos)

According to pictures tweeted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) via its official handle, Nigeria’s minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, was seen at the Port Harcourt international airport. The party alleged that Amaechi was taken delivery of N5billion.


The Nigerian Christian Elders Forum has condemned the inclusion of Nigeria in the coalition against terrorism led by Saudi Arabia which was announced by President Muhammadu Buhari.


About 100 police officers drafted from Akure, the Ondo state capital, for the election rerun in Rivers state were involved in an auto accident on Friday, March 18.


Some senior officers have been invited by a special panel to explain their role in the financial scandal rocking the military.


The National Assembly has given reasons why it reneged on its word to pass the 2016 budget on Thursday, March 17.


Prominent Nigerians today, March 18, trooped to the sleepy town of Abocho in Dekina local government area of Kogi state to pay their final respect to Ocholi, his wife Blessing and son Joshua.


Arsenal Ladies confirmed that Super Falcons of Nigeria striker Asisat Oshoala has joined the club.

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