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Tanko Yakasai urges President Buhari to issue executive order to validates June 12 election...

Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue executive order to validates the results of June 12, 1993 elections.

‎Public complaint commission vows to fight injustice, abuse of office

The Public Complaints Commission (PCC) has vowed to apply the full force of the law in dealing with acts of oppression and abuse of power by public officers.

Uruguay’s former vice president to face trial for embezzlement

Uruguay’s former vice president Raul Sendic will go on trial for embezzlement and abuse of office during his time as head of the state oil group, a judge ruled Wednesday.
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President Buhari’s cash gift divides CAN

National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, is accusing the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of corruption and abuse of office.

NCEF accuses CAN of corruption over alleged President Buhari’s N40 million cash gift

National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has accused the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of corruption and abuse of office.

ASUP chairman advocates capital punishment for corruption

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa branch, has advocated capital punishment for corrupt persons in the country.

Ex-Malawi President Joyce Banda returns from exile

Former Malawi President Joyce Banda will return home Saturday after spending more than three years in self-imposed exile because of graft allegations, a spokesman for her political party said Monday.

EFCC asks Supreme Court to reverse Justice Nganjiwa’s acquittal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Supreme Court to reverse the acquittal of Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa of the Federal High Court on corruption charges.

Police arrest medical director for alleged abuse of office, corruption

The Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Dr. Jojo Onwukwe, was yesterday arrested by policemen from the Force Headquarters over alleged victimisation of the hospital staff, abuse of office and corruption.

EFCC gets court order to arrest House of Reps minority leader over constituency projects

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has obtained a warrant to arrest the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor.

Ex-Governor Aliyu’s fraud trial adjourned indefinitely

A Minna High Court on Monday adjourned the trial of former Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger over an alleged N4.568billion fraud indefinitely.

ANC will be more accountable to South Africans – Cyril Ramaphosa

In his maiden speech as Africa National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa appealed for unity in the party, pledged to tackle corruption that is crippling the party and support resolutions made to empower poor South Africans.

3 LASU staff arraigned for extortion, forgery

Three staff of Lagos State University (LASU) were arraigned, on Thursday, before the state Chief Magistrate Court, Ebute-Metta, Oyingbo‎, over alleged abuse of office, forgery and extortion.

Justice Adeniyi Ademola retires

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court has retired voluntarily from service.

Due process was followed in removal of Abdulkadir Abdulsalam as national chairman – Labour...

The Labour Party has insisted that its former national chairman, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, was suspended and subsequently removed from office in line with the provision of the Party constitution.

Ex-Governor Attahiru Bafarawa loses bid to separate alleged N19bn fraud trial from ex-NSA...

Former Sokoto governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, and his son, Sagir, in an FCT High Court Maitama, lost their bid to separate their trial from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Defiant Catalan mayors back independence referendum

More than 700 mayors from across Spain's autonomous Catalonia region have gathered in Barcelona to confirm their support for a October 1 independence referendum that the central government has declared illegal.

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Adam Silver: No NBA decisions likely until May

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he thinks it will be at least May before any decision can be made about resumption of the 2019-20 season that was shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 10,000 in Africa

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 10,075 in Africa and the death toll reached 487, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Tuesday.

University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital sets up panel to probe death ‘suspected coronavirus patient’

Following announcement on Monday that wife of the controversial patient who died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital on the 3rd of April, Alhaji Muhideen Obamomo Jimoh, has tested positive for coronavirus which implied that the deceased may have also died from the deadly disease, the management of the hospital has set up a ten-member panel headed by Prof E. O Afolayan with Mrs. O.O Olu-bolaji as secretary.
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Plateau declares six days total lockdown for fumigation

Plateau State Government has directed a total lockdown of the state from 12 midnight of Thursday, April 9, 2020 to 11pm of Wednesday, April 15, to enable it carry out a state-wide fumigation across the 17 local government areas of the state to contain the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.
Member representing Ajaokuta Federal constituency at the National Assembly, Idirissu Lawal, has called for expansion of the country’s industrial base.

Kogi Reps member donates relief materials to communities

Member representing Ajaokuta Federal constituency at the National Assembly, Idirissu Lawal, has called for expansion of the country’s industrial base.