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17 Oct 2018
A Britain High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, says the implementation of the Executive Order (6) by the Nigerian Government is important for rooting out corruption in the country. Buhari on July 5, 2018, issued the Presidential Executive Order which empowers the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to take steps, in liaison with relevant…
17 Oct 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has denied claims that it has in its custody 3.5 billion dollars Subsidy fund. The Senate had on Tuesday resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate $3.5bn Subsidy Recovery Fund allegedly created by the NNPC and solely managed by its Group Managing Director Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu…
15 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Government said it has not released the list containing the names of the '50 high-profile’ persons banned from travelling out of the country. A government spokesman said on Saturday that 50 high-profile Nigerians have been banned from leaving the country. “A number of enforcement procedures are currently in place by which the Nigeria…
11 Oct 2018
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Thursday upheld the validity of an executive order by President Muhammadu Buhari aimed at seizing assets of corrupt persons and institutions in Nigeria. Buhari on July 5, 2018, issued the Presidential Executive Order which empowers the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) to take steps, in liaison with relevant investigative…
11 Oct 2018
The Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje Thursday reacted to a report by an online media platform alleging that he was involved in graft. The news paltform, Daily Nigerian News, based in Abuja, reported that Ganduje received up to $5 million in a series of questionable deals with state contractors. The platform said it is in…
9 Oct 2018
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress Tuesday said the deceitfulness of the Senate president Bukola Saraki cost him the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party. "When a leader cannot be trusted, cannot be relied upon, and cannot keep agreements, the people take due cognizance and records of these actions and respond with their votes…
8 Oct 2018
The governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has threatened to quit the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) a little over 24 hours after the party elected its presidential candidate. Before Fayose's surprising announcement, there have been rumours that the Ekiti governor was planning to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress. But he said that…
8 Oct 2018
The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District Shehu Sani has tagged the alleged letter authorised by President Muhammadu Buhari to punish disloyal members of his ruling All Progressives Congress as an 'executive lie'. Sani also applauded Buhari for clearing the air and held firm he never believed Buhari would give such directions. "Thank you President…
7 Oct 2018
Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode might have described Babajide Sanwo-Olu to whom he lost the Lagos State governorship primaries has an unfit for the office of the governor last week. But when the two men met  their political benefactor Bola Tinubu at the national convention of the APC Saturday night, it was all hugs and smiles…
6 Oct 2018
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has taken a swipe at the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) over a controversial comment. The comment, which was attributed to el-Rufai tends to fuel the controversies trailing the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to grant automatic return ticket to a senator, Shehu Sani. A twitter handle identified…
5 Oct 2018
Gombe State governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has denied the report that he is set to step down for Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal as the People's Democratic Party picks its presidential candidate for the next general elections. The primaries will hold in Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, alleged to be in support of Tambuwal, is the governor.…
5 Oct 2018
All Progressives Congress has barred Senator Magnus Abe and Professor Pat Utomi from contesting in the 2019 general election as its governorship candidate in Rivers state and Delta state respectively. Abe a senator representing South-East senatorial district and Utomi, a professor of political economy and president of Lagos Business School, were elected by parallel primaries…

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President of the Ugwumba Leadership Centre for Africa and All Progressives Congress (APC), Uche Nwosu has urged the Federal Government to partner with private organizations and individuals to drive its women and youths' empowerment policies and programmes. He said such measures will eliminate observed sharp practices that have undermined the government's efforts at tackling youths…
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Many students are feared dead in the Ojodu area of Lagos State after a truck ran into them on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened along Isheri Road, just before the Ojodu Police Station. An eyewitness said the accident which occurred at about 3:00 pm claimed the lives of over 10 students with others injured from…
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday released guidelines for its “Production and Productivity” initiative, through the “100 projects for EVERY 100 days” project.
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President Joe Biden was to warn Vladimir Putin in a video call Tuesday against invading Ukraine, threatening painful sanctions and more US military support for Eastern Europe if the Russian leader triggers a military conflict.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on his 70th birthday, joining family and friends to celebrate with the devoted public servant.