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How stolen mace was recovered under bridge –Police

The police have said the mace that was stolen from the Senate chambers on Wednesday was recovered under the flyover before Abuja city gate. The Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, SP Adeniran Aremu, in a statement on Thursday, said a “high-powered police investigation team” recovered the symbol of legislative authority where it was abandoned. READ […]
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