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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission kept the Deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu, in its Abuja facility overnight from Tuesday as he was being questioned over issues bothering on abuse of office and money laundering.
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has asked an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to stop the government from temporarily seizing assets traced to him.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says out of the over N41billion disbursed for community projects in Niger Delta, about N15billion went to Rivers State under the Global Memorandum of Understanding.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Mr. Asishana Okauru, has advised the would-be successor of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to sustain what he called the momentum of rapid development of the state.
The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of allegedly undermining the war against insurgency and criminality in Nigeria, saying the human rights organisation is not interested in lasting peace in the country.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday in Abuja warned that Nigeria risked being delisted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) if urgent action was not taken.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the public endorsement that heralded the policy document of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation the document ”embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Monday, admonished corps members to avoid acts capable of threatening the smooth conduct of the 2019 general elections in the country.
The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.
The bodies of two migrants have been recovered off the coast of Italy’s Sardinia, with eight others reported missing, emergency services said on Saturday.
Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm.
North Korea has decided to expel a US citizen who illegally entered the country last month, Pyongyang’s official KCNA news agency said on Friday.