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Pro-democracy protesters rallied outside Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, demanding London do more to protect its former colonial subjects and ramp up pressure on Beijing over sliding freedoms.
Seun Onigbinde, who is the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, has said that he neither deleted nor deactivated his Twitter account due to the new appointment.
Mr Frank Ugboma (PDP-Oguta State Constituency) says his victory at the Election Petitions Tribubal sitting in Owerri, Imo, has renewed hope for the party and common man in the state.
Corruption will continue to thrive in the country when accountability is ignored, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has described as relieving and a welcome development the recent decision of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to take the fight against corruption to the grassroots to give it a more desired bite.
Nigeria is set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said on Wednesday.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday revealed that the government was set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, has reiterated his commitment to transparency and accountability in the operations of the corporation.
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to continue to collaborate with the Nigeria Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, to ensure accountability and transparency in the state’s financial dealings.
A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, says if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were to be a company, he would own 90 per cent of it.
Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says the Federal Government will prosecute saboteurs of its Social Investment Programmes (SIPs).
Hong Kong riot cops fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles on Saturday, as a standoff in a working-class neighbourhood descended into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several days.
The Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit, ACTU, in the Presidency, yesterday declared the unit’s willingness to partner with MBA Forex and Capital Investment Limited to improve a culture of accountability and transparency in the country.
The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region.
The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mr Mele Kyari, who made the disclosure in a statement, said the announcement of winners was consistent with its commitment to transparency and accountability in all its activities.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday released the list of 15 winners of the crude oil lifting contracts 2019/2020 under the Direct Sale of Crude Oil and Direct Purchase of Petroleum Products (DSDP) arrangement.
Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.
Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.
Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a few days ago concluded its governorship primary in Bayelsa State, won by Douye Diri, a senator who is backed by the incumbent governor of the state, Seriake Dickson.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over the passing to glory of the patriarch of the family, Obi Chukuka Okonjo, 91.
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), under the auspices of The Tax Justice and Governance Platform, (TJGP) have called on the federal government to concentrate more efforts on ensuring the proper collection of appropriate taxes than increasing the Valued Added Tax.
New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only “fit and proper” people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshipers.
The police on Wednesday paraded 58 suspects allegedly involved in kidnapping, armed robbery, car theft, unlawful possession of weapons and other crimes.