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Is-haq Oloyede: JAMB remitted N7.8 billion to federal govt in 2017

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, says about N7.8 billion was remitted to the Federal Government as revenue by the board in 2017.

We may revisit files of 20 indicted ex-governors – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it might revisit the case files of 20 former state governors it indicted for corruption in 2008.

NAPTIP inaugurates five-man anti-corruption unit

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons( NAPTIP) Wednesday inaugurated the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the agency.

ICPC seeks National Assembly approval to retain percentage of recovered loots

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has formally asked the National Assembly for powers to retain a part of loots recovered by it.

Ekpo Nta bows out as ICPC chief

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mr. Ekpo Nta, has successfully bowed out of office after six years at the helm.


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DHQ: DSS negotiated Dapchi girls release

The Defence Headquarters has said the military were not involved in the negotiations leading to the release of 101 Girls out of the 110 Girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Dapchi, Yobe state.

House of Representatives to probe alleged diversion of funds in amnesty programme

The house of representatives has resolved to conduct a “comprehensive” probe of the presidential amnesty programme over alleged mismanagement of funds.

South Korea fines Facebook for slowing user internet connections

South Korea’s telecom authority is fining Facebook 396 million won (approximately $369,705) for slowing down user internet connections in 2016 and 2017.

Senator Rafiu Ibrahim: Senate to consider central bank nominees on Thursday

Nigeria’s upper house of parliament will consider on Thursday President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the central bank’s interest rate-setting committee, the chairman of the Senate’s committee on banking told Reuters.

Trial resumes in Burkina Faso over failed 2015 coup

The landmark trial over a failed 2015 coup in Burkina Faso resumed in Ouagadougou on Wednesday after being suspended three weeks ago when defence lawyers staged a walkout, an AFP correspondent said.

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PSN stresses need for pharmacopeia in Nigeria

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Alhaji Ibrahim Yakassai, on Wednesday, stressed the need for Nigeria to have a pharmacopiea, saying it is long overdue.

Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi linked with Liverpool move as Emre Can replacement

Leicester City’s Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has agreed to join Liverpool this summer, according to a report on the Daily Star.

Professor Akinyemi: External forces undermining our security

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs and member of the defunct Presidential Committee on Boko Haram during the Jonathan administration, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said that external forces were undermining the country’s security and that the forces were stronger than the country.

Arewa CF: Nigeria can’t survive without the north

The Arewa Consultation Forum (ACF) says Nigeria “can never survive” without the north.

Danny Welbeck decision expected from UEFA on Monday

Danny Welbeck is expected to find out on Monday whether he will face any retrospective action for an alleged dive during Arsenal's 3-1 win against AC Milan on Thursday.