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The Federal Government has filed charges against the President in Council, Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SCN), Joseph Olorunjuwon Agbenla, for alleged abuse of office.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said on Monday it would fight corruption according to the full dictates of the law.
The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Mr Lamine Faty, is in Nigeria purely on routine inspection of the High Performance Centre in Port Harcourt and not because of development in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
Justice D. Z. Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to serve charges of alleged abuse of office and money laundering in respect of the granting of the Oil Prospecting License, OPL 245, to Shell and ENI, brought against a former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke and others, by substituted means.
The lingering crisis rocking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti chapter worsened on Tuesday as splinter group threatened litigation against the zonal union over alleged meddlesomeness in the internal affairs of the institution.
Former Zimbabwean Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko, who has been on the run, appeared in a Bulawayo court on Wednesday facing charges of criminal abuse of office, the Herald reported.
Nigeria’s main opposition party, the PDP, has urged the Senate to further give credibility to its ministerial screening by sending the names of the nominees to the anti-graft agency, EFCC.
Mimmo Lucano, a Mayor who gained international fame for transforming the shrinking community by welcoming migrants, is to stand trial for breaching migration laws and other serious crimes in June.
The Benue House of Assembly has extended the suspension of three Local Government Area Chairmen by three months over alleged misappropriation of public funds and gross misconduct.
Late former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has forfeited six properties and about $1 million to the Federal Government after his company was convicted.
An FCT High Court on Wednesday rejected an application by former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, praying for an indefinite adjournment, pending the compliance of a bail order by the Federal Government
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) will on Feb.14 arraign three men, Dikko Inde, Garba Makarfi and Umar Hussaini, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged N1.1 billion fraud.
Traders at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex have rejected plan by the Amowu Odofin Local Government Area, Lagos State, to take over collection of toll at the main entrance to the complex.
President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (PMBCO) removed the gloves Wednesday night to engage Atiku Abubakar bare-knuckle and lash him over his attack on Buhari, who had blamed Nigeria’s slow system in arresting corruption.
A House of Representatives’ panel has asked the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to arrest President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Anti-Corruption and Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla, for forgery.
Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.
Justin Fashanu, Britain's first and only out gay male professional footballer, is to be posthumously inducted into the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame later this week.
Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew David Armstrong-Jones is set to divorce, a spokesman said Monday — the second marriage split in the British royal family announced within a week.
Tomato plants in France’s far-west Finistere region have been contaminated with a destructive virus that can lead to whole crops being wasted, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.
Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.
Musa Muhammadu has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the bye-election into the vacant Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa.
World football administrators on Tuesday unveiled plans to help players left in difficulty by clubs who fail to pay their wages.
The Commission of Inquiry set up by Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo in 2019 to investigate activities of four tertiary institutions in the state in the last 10 years has submitted part one of its report to the governor.
Pensioners of Nigeria Electricity Power Authority/Power Holding Company of Nigeria (NEPA/PHCN), yesterday, protested non-payment of their over N25 billion benefit arrears since 2012 till date.
The management of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) on Friday announced the award of full scholarship to Fathia Dele Rasheed, a seven- year-old girl spotted using the bank’s ATM gallery light in Ondo State to do her school assignment.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them.