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Elections: Nigerians charge to shun violence, embrace peace

The Organisation of Africa Instituted Churches (OAIC), has charged Nigerians to shun violence and imbibe tolerance during the forthcoming elections in the country.
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Electoral officer warns NYSC members against subverting people’s wish

Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) that would participate as electoral officers for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections this weekend have been warned against allowing themselves to be used to subvert the wish of the people before, during and after the poll.
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday arraigned two Staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Monday Ifiesimama and Beesor Sorle before a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for alleged electoral offences.

DSS docks two Rivers INEC staff, others for selling PVCs

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday arraigned two Staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Monday Ifiesimama and Beesor Sorle, before a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt for alleged electoral offences.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: I will continue to fight bribery, corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said he would not be tired of fighting bribery and corruption in the country.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
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Opportunity cost of vote trading in Nigeria

One of the most worrying developments in Nigeria today is the ugly phenomenon of cash-for-votes by political parties and candidates. Desperate politicians are not leaving any stone unturned in order to ensure their victory at the coming 2019 general elections.
Ejike Mbaka

Father Ejike Mbaka: Expect unimaginable hardship in 2019

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Reverend Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has charged Nigerians to pray hard to overcome what he called ‘impending unimaginable difficulty’ this year.
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11 arrested over $400 million theft in Iran

Iran’s intelligence ministry said Monday it had arrested 11 “economic disruptors” who misappropriated some $400 million earmarked for essential goods and smuggled the money out of the country.
Festus Keyamo

Muhammadu Buhari campaign calls out Atiku Abubakar on alleged record of corruption

The Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation last night accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of spreading fake and unsubstantiated allegation of corrupt practices against President Muhammadu Buhari to divert attention from Atiku’s alleged record of corruption and abuse of office.
Hamidreza Bagheri Dermani

Iran executes trader dubbed ‘Sultan of Bitumen’

Iran executed a trader known as the “Sultan of Bitumen” on Saturday over charges of fraud and large-scale smuggling of the oil product, the judiciary’s news agency Mizan online reported.
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Federal government sues Shell, Eni over Malabu oil deal

The federal government has filed a $1.1 billion suit against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Eni and other companies for a 2011 Malabu oil deal saying it was tainted with corruption.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that recent increase in the salaries of police personnel by the Federal Government would help check corruption in the organisation.

NANS: Increase in salary will check corruption in Nigeria Police Force

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that recent increase in salaries of police personnel by the federal government would help check corruption in the organisation
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu attend a Holocaust remembrance ceremony near Vilnius, Lithuania in August 2018 [Petras Malukas-AFP-Getty Images]

Israel police recommend Benjamin Netanyahu be charged with bribery

Israeli police on Sunday said its investigation has found sufficient evidence for bribery and fraud charges to be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in a third corruption case against the leader.

2019: NYSC chief warns corps members against bribery, shady deals with politicians

Brig-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General of National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has advised corps members who will work as INEC adhoc staff in the forthcoming elections to shun bribery and shady deals in the course of their duty.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Corruption: Goodluck Jonathan lied – Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has described claim by former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, that corruption is on the increase in the country as ‘astonishing’.

APC urges members to withdraw lawsuits, seek dispute resolution within party organs

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has frowned at the actions of some party members who have resorted to litigation as a way of addressing their grievances and disputation without exhausting the party’s dispute resolution mechanism.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole threatens to sue Bukola Saraki over corruption claims

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to drag the senate President, Bukola Saraki, to court to prove his allegations of corruption against him.

Contractor set to testify before Kano assembly panel over alleged bribery video

The contractor behind the videos showing Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, collecting and stashing in his cloth bundles of US dollar, says he is ready to testify before the state Assembly panel investigating the matter.

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Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
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Kebbi APC: We accept elections postponement in good faith

The All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State said it accepted the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in good faith.