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The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian Senate in its bid to unravel the mystery surrounding the alleged irregular award of N3 billion contracts in four phases at the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has directed its branch chairmen nationwide to lead “visits” to government houses in their states over the 36 governors’ alleged unwillingness to implement judiciary’s financial autonomy.
A former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has said that there was no iota of truth that northern governors of the Peoples Democratic Party worked against the re-election bid of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan during the 2015 general election as claimed by a former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu.
Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have paraded 21 year old kidnap kingpin, Muhhamed Gidado, who tried to commit suicide to evade arrest, and five suspects for other crimes including cattle rustling.
Haaland’s reported €75 million (£65m) release clause becomes active in June 2022, at which point Madrid hoped it would be a shoe-in for him to join them. But with Dortmund poised to miss out on Champions League football next season despite the Norwegian’s goals, there is mounting pressure on the Bundesliga side to sell him this summer.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Friday said that foreigners living in Nigeria could freely register and obtain the National Identification Number (NIN).
Mexico's Senate on Thursday voted to extend the term of the president of the Supreme Court for an extra two years, a move criticized by opposition lawmakers who called it a bid by the ruling party to strengthen its hold on the country's institutions.
Nigeria has sweetened the terms of a sweeping oil reform bill in a bid to attract much-needed investment to its oil industry, four people closely involved with the legislation said and a letter from oil companies, seen by Reuters, showed.
Rivers council polls: Governor Wike asks security operatives to ‘deal decisively’ with trouble makers
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has asked security agencies to arrest and deal decisively with any person or group of persons, no matter how highly placed, who attempts to prevent the peaceful and orderly conduct of local government election scheduled for next Saturday.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the declaration by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the by-passing of Nigeria by Twitter to cite its African Headquarters in Ghana as “a non-issue” is a confirmation that the ruling party has little or no understanding of governance.
The foreign ministers of Turkey and Greece clashed openly on Thursday at a joint news conference in Ankara that began with hopes of improved relations but quickly descended into acrimonious accusations from both sides.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, says it foiled a jailbreak attempt by inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) facility, Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area.
The federal government has approved a total of N20,114,002871 for the acquisition of various operational equipment for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
House of Representatives yesterday agreed with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on the need to guarantee the independence of the judiciary to enable the courts to function effectively without external interferences.
As part of measures to reduce the country’s unemployment rate, the Federal Government has vowed to punish companies who continue to abuse the expatriate quota, saying with an efficient quota management system in place, it hopes to generate about 60, 000 middle-level employment opportunities annually.
The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it will be possible for companies in Nigeria to be registered within three hours, before the end of 2021.
Iran’s move to enrich uranium up to 60% purity is a response to the sabotage at its key nuclear facility, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, adding the Islamic Republic had no intention of building a nuclear weapon
Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has signed a controversial law extending his mandate for another two years, despite threats of sanctions from the international community.
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid head to Anfield for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final “stretched to the limit” – but are ready for whatever Liverpool throw at them.
Nigerian governors await President Buhari’s return to resolve issues on state judiciaries’ financial autonomy
Governors of the 36 states of the federation are awaiting the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve the logjam over the implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries.
Professor Ofiafoh Eiya, a Professor of Accounting and Taxation, University of Benin, Benin City, has called for the diversification of the economy to agriculture and solid minerals for sustainable national growth and development.
As politicians strategise over the next general elections, the Delta Ijaw 2023 Governorship Advocacy Group (DIGAG), an emerging political organisation in Delta State, has said that the state’s governorship ticket has not been zoned or reserved to any senatorial district.
Eight members of the same family were gunned down in an attack on a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
Lothar Matthaus is convinced RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann will replace Hansi Flick at Bayern Munich.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and TIGGymnastics have called for more participation in traditional sports in the country.
Time is running out for Atletico Madrid to reboot their La Liga title challenge, even as they still sit top of the table with eight games left to play.
Speaking during the Iftar breakfast, Leader of the team, General Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry, Sabon Tasha, Kaduna, Pastor Yohanna Buru, said for the past 11 years, he has been joining top Nigerian Islamic scholars in breaking interfaith Ramadan Iftar breakfast to promote religious tolerance across the 36 states of Nigeria, Niger Republic and other neighbouring countries.
The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) yesterday berated a former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, for comparing the group with the terrorist organisation, Boko Haram.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Paul Pogba will not be affected by the added spotlight of an Amazon Prime documentary on his life, saying the French midfielder is fully focused on helping the team win matches.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.