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Ex-CP Abubakar Tsav urges President Buhari to be tougher in war on corruption

The Public Complainants Commissioner overseeing Benue State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has urged President Mohammadu Buhari to take the war on corruption with all seriousness.

Presidency cancels special parade for President Buhari

The planned special birthday parade to be mounted by the Brigade of Guards as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 75th birthday has been cancelled.

Low-key birthday celebration for President Buhari

The planned special birthday parade to be mounted by the Brigade of Guards as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 75th birthday has been cancelled.

Nigerians in US honours Ambassador Sylvanus Nsofor

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA), USA, on Saturday organised a reception dinner to formally welcome retired Justice Sylvanus Nsofor to the U.S. as the Nigerian Ambassador in the country.

Governor Umahi salutes President Buhari at 75

The Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari as he clocks 75 years today and described him as a catalyst for Nigeria’s development.

CAN chairman urges Nigerians to shun corruption, hate

The chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), FCT chapter, Rev. Dr. Jonah Samson, has called on Nigerians irrespective of their religious inclination to shun corruption in its entirety and all forms of hate.

Open contracting, e-procurement’ll eliminate corruption in award of contracts – BPP

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has disclosed that if the Bureau is able to fully implement open contracting and e-procurement in the country, it will reduce corruption in the procurement system.

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

Palestinian billionaire businessman Sabih al-Masri has been released by Saudi authorities following his detention last week.

Changing the sad story of solid minerals

The gold deposit in Osun state alone is worth about $5 billion in today’s price, according to Professor Olugbenga Akindeji Okunlola, a prominent geologist. That is about N1.5 trillion.

Boko Haram: PDP under ex-President Jonathan shared $269 million, N100 billion in one day...

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under former president, Goodluck Jonathan, in a one day, disbursed the sum of $269 million cash and N100 billion to fight Boko Haram.

Outcome of Ekiti guber poll will shock Governor Fayose – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (South), Chief Segun Oni, and a Chieftain of the party, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, have predicted that the outcome of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State will take Governor Ayo Fayose by surprise.

Jacob Zuma admits South Africans ‘not happy’ with ruling ANC party

South African President Jacob Zuma on Saturday blamed infighting and a failure to tackle corruption for the troubles of the ANC party, which risks losing power for the first time since the end of apartheid.

Palestinian billionaire Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

Palestinian billionaire businessman Sabih al-Masri has been detained in Saudi Arabia on a business trip to Riyadh, his family confirmed to Reuters news agency.

Apologise to Nigerians on the war against Boko Haram – PDP tells APC

Following the approval of $1 billion for the war against Boko Haram, to be taken from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday demanded that an apology be tendered to Nigerians by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government “for deceiving Nigerians on the state of war against Boko Haram.”

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Boko Haram has killed more Muslims than Christians – ex-Minister Sarafa Tunji

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NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

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