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The economic problems have also been compounded by rising security concerns having to do with the Boko Haram insurgency that has refused to go away in spite of concerted responses from the Nigerian government.
The `Say No Campaign’, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has urged lawyers not to be lukewarm in the fight against corruption.
Tens of thousands of people rallied against anti-corruption legislation in Romania's capital Bucharest, braving heavy snow, as well as a large police presence.
Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has declared that the achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in the last two and half years have surpassed the achievements of former ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in sixteen years.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have advocated the need for Nigeria to ensure good governance, strong anti-corruption crusade and free, fair and credible elections as solutions to the problems facing the country.
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, declined to grant an order of interim injunction restraining the National Assembly from probing the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) over the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, into the Federal Civil Service.
The attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, has filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja, seeking to stop the senate from probing the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service.
The Presidency on Monday says that federal government is concluding plans, latest by December, with the Switzerland Government for the repatriation of $321 million looted from Nigeria.
President Buhari had said yesterday, in Abuja during the presentation of the book, “Making Steady Sustainable Progress” that any public official caught will go to jail.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has formally asked the National Assembly for powers to retain a part of loots recovered by it.
The National Coordinator, Save Nigeria Crusade, Usman Yusuf Saminu, has thrown his weight behind the ambition of former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, to contest for President in 2019.
You knew something had to be amiss when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chairman, Ibrahim Magu, was quoted as saying although the whistle-blower who alerted them to the stash of money in the Ikoyi apartment is now a millionaire, the anti-graft body will still watch him to make sure he makes good use of the money.
The deployment of whistle-blowing policy resulted in a successful prosecution of some of the biggest corruption cases between 2003 and 2007, a former head of anti-graft EFCC has said.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has reiterated the determination of the people of the state and Nigerians in general to ensure President Muhammadu Buhari continues at the Presidency beyond 2019.
The senate committee on interior says service providers take away 70 percent of the revenue generated by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS).
Tanzania’s government has closed a critical newspaper for the second time in three months, banning the weekly MwanaHalisi for two years after accusing it of inciting violence.
When President Muhammadu Buhari, renowned for his integrity and anti-corruption stance, appointed a professor of law and civil rights activist, Itse Sagay, in August 2015, as head of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, close friends described it as one appointment whose time had come.
Members of the Buhari Support Organization (BSO), Enugu State Chapter, on Monday staged a solidarity rally to herald the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria after his medical treatment in London.
Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, says “corrupt, greedy and selfish” elements are ganging up against the president.
Specifically, he said that the issue was not something the authorities would want to rush to take a decision on given that the technology is still relatively new.
The European Super League collapsed on Wednesday as eight of the 12 founding members from England, Italy and Spain abandoned the breakaway project.
Tottenham Hotspur interim manager, Ryan Mason, has decided his first win in charge to former coach Ugo Ehiogu, who passed away four years ago.
The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been appointed as the new European Club Association chairman, replacing Andrea Agnelli in the wake of the Juventus executive's departure.
A US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis, a day after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd.
The management of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced the extension of the deadline set for the 2020/2021 session until April 30.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring fairness in commerce and market place, as well as preventing the exploitation of consumers.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has formally signed a short-term deal with four-time Nigeria Professional Football League Champions Kano Pillars.
The Nigeria Police Force Zone 13 headquarters in Ukpo, Dunukofia local government are of Anambra state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.
Moscow reacted furiously on Sunday to Czech accusations that two Russian spies accused of a nerve agent poisoning in Britain in 2018 were behind an explosion at a Czech ammunition dump four years earlier, which killed two people.