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The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Godfrey Utazi, has accused the United Kingdom of paying lip-service to the Federal Government’s fight against corruption.
British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has called for a peaceful, credible and transparent governorship election in Ekiti poll on Saturday, July 14.
As the build-up to the 2019 general electiongathers momentum, the British Government has tasked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to work together for the country; to deliver free and fair elections.
The United Kingdom has pledged further support to Nigeria’s anti-corruption fight being spearheaded by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has cautioned politicians in the state to eschew violence and malpractices in order to ensure a peaceful election come July 14 this year.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said the United Kingdom has paid Nigeria the sum of $70m recovered from the Malabu oil controversial deal.
Kwara state university (KWASU), Malete, has unveiled doctoral degree programme in advanced military studies (IAMS) to prepare students for intellectual solution to war, crime and conflicts in African nations.
The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has said the British Government is engaging Nigeria’s federal and state governments over killings allegedly being perpetrated by herdsmen in some parts of the country.
Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, under the leadership of Mr Uchenna Madu has berated the British High Commissioner, Mr Paul Arkwright, for a statement credited to him that British Government will not support secession or break up of Nigeria.
Messaging service WhatsApp rejected a UK Government request to create a way to access encrypted messages earlier this year, reports Sky News, citing an anonymous security source.
The leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, Comrade Kingsley Madu, on Thursday, declared that Lagos, Nigeria’s capital territory, Abuja, and other cities where Igbos reside and own major investments are all part of ‘Biafraland’.
The Federal Government will be willing to work with the British authorities to stimulate more direct private sector investments in Nigeria, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said.
Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou is hanging up his whistle after a career that has seen him take charge at the Fifa World Cup, Confederations Cup and the Olympics.
Pep Guardiola fears his preparations for Manchester City’s Premier League title defence have been affected by the World Cup.
No fewer than 130 people were killed, while 439 sustained various degrees of injury in road accidents across Ogun in the first six months of 2018.
Passengers including hundreds of Nigerian on board Air France operated commercial aircraft from and to Lagos and Abuja were since Wednesday stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris.
Bayelsa State Government says it is putting finishing touches to its N90 billion Cargo International Airport project which has reached 95 per cent completion.
No fewer than 200 badminton players from 23 countries will converge on Lagos to participate in the 4th edition of the Lagos International Badminton Classics.
Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarized border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation” with its giant neighbor and long-time foe, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency said on its Facebook page.
After securing a bid to host the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Lagos, the Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation is appealing for sponsors to execute a successful event.
A Magistrate Court, in Enugu North Magisterial District, Tuesday, ordered the Attorney-General of Enugu State and the Nigeria Prisons Service to produce members of Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) incarcerated since May 24.
Kebbi State now produce more than 3.6 metric tonnes of rice annually out of the national production capacity of 5.7 metric tonnes in Nigeria.