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NIMC reassures on a unified database

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says it is committed to creating, managing, operating and maintaining a secured National Identity database by issuing National Identification Number (NIN) to all Nigerians and legal residents.

CCT trial: Justice Onnoghen to make no-case submission as federal government closes case

The trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, appears to be reaching an anti-climax with key prosecution witnesses’ testimony contradicting claims that the embattled number one judicial officer might have corruptly amassed wealth way out of his income.
Muhammadu Buhari-1

President Buhari vows to face economy squarely, tackle unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, admitted that unemployment in the country was now very severe, promising to focus squarely on the economy in his second term in office.
Kingsley Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu: Ohanaeze don’t have powers to influence Igbo voting

Chief Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), says the endorsement of a particular candidate by Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo is in vain.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Governor Abubakar debunks Dogara’s N400 billion fraud allegation

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, has denied the allegation by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, of uncovering massive fraud and theft perpetrated by the state government under him to the tune of N400 billion from May 2015 when he assumed office to date.

Speaker Dogara accuses Governor Abubakar of diverting N400 billion via ghost workers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has alleged that Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar has diverted N400bn from the state coffers since he assumed power in May 2015 via ghost workers.

Justice Onnoghen: BVN reveals more accounts

A Bank Verification Number (BVN) search may have exposed more accounts linked to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Over 1.5 million benefits from federal government’s empowerment programme

The Executive Director, Micro Enterprise, Bank of Industry, Mrs Toyin Adeniji, says more than 1.5 million Nigerians have benefited from the Federal Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) scheme since inception in 2016.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

BOI: 37 million Nigerians don’t have access to loans

Toyin Adeniji, Executive Director, Micro Enterprise, Bank of Industry (BOI), has said that 37 million Nigerians are commercially active but have never had the opportunity to access loans.

MAAN: 500,000 maize farmers to participate in anchor borrowers’ programme in 2019

The Maize Association of Nigeria says it will involve no fewer than 500,000 of its members in the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme in 2019.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government introduces new revenue initiative

The Federal Government on Wednesday introduced the Strategic Revenue Growth Initiative to generate more revenues to finance national development.
Oseni Elamah

JTB: Nigerian tax payers now 35 million

The ongoing database consolidation of the Joint Tax Board (JTB) has seen Nigeria’s data base of tax payers expanding from 20 million to 35 million.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

Financial inclusion rate hits 63.6 percent in 2018

Managing Director, Nigeria Inter Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), Mr Niyi Ajao, says the nation’s financial inclusion rate has increased to 63.6 per cent in 2018 from 45.4 per cent recorded in 2016.
President Buhari participates at the African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit in Abuja on 9th Dec 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: TSA, BVN, Executive Orders aided anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to tame corruption, but he is worried that looters of the nation’s resources had continued to explore ways to compromise law enforcing institutions in a bid to pervert the course of justice.
President Buhari participates at the African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit in Abuja on 9th Dec 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari launches anti-corruption training for African Union

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the training for Anti-Corruption Agencies in the African Union where he told participants that the fight against corruption is a battle for the souls of the countries and it is one that must be won.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: Africa must unite against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari challenges African youths to champion anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari challenges African youths to champion fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to winning anti-graft crusade in the continent

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NBS to evaluate impact of corruption on Nigerians

The National Bureau of Statistics said it is collaborating with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Department for International Development to conduct a national survey on how corruption is affecting the average Nigerian.
National Judicial Council | NJC

NJC commends President Buhari for accepting Justice Onnoghen’s retirement

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for accepting the voluntary retirement of the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Uche Secondus urges President Buhari, APC not to muzzle parliament

As lawmakers elect principal officers of the 9th National Assembly today, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to muzzle the legislature and other arms of government.
Serge Gnabry

Serge Gnabry fuels Leroy Sane rumours ahead of Estonia clash

Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry said on Monday he would ‘love’ to see Germany teammate and Manchester City star Leroy Sane join him at Allianz Arena.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice withdraws from race for deputy senate president

Senator Ajayi Boroffice says he has withdrawn from the race for Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly in deference to President Muhammadu Buhari.