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SERAP seeks details of asset declarations of presidents, govs since 1999

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Dr. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on specific details of asset declarations submitted to the CCB by successive presidents and state governors since the return of democracy in 1999.”
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Federal government to divest 60% stake in Bank of Agriculture

In the bid to restructure the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for efficiency, the Federal Government has moved to divest 60 per cent of its stakes in the bank.

CCB invites NAICOM chief, others over non-declaration of assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau has invited Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Commission, Mohammed Kari, and two other senior officials to respond to petitions against them on alleged failure to declare their assets before the CCB, as required by law.

Official: Nigerian students, others contribute $42.4 billion to US economy in a year

The US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) says Nigerians and other international students contributed 42.4 billion dollars to the U. S. economy in 2017/2018 session.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Justice Onnoghen accuses Code of Conduct Bureau of not following procedures in instituting case

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Friday accused the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) of not following its set Standard Operation Procedures in instituting the case against him.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Justice Onnoghen appeals Code of Conduct Tribunal ruling dismissing no-case submission

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.
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UN re-elects Nigeria as peacekeeping committee chairman

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping known as C-34.
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FIFA appoints normalisation committee for Namibia FA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has announced that it has appointed a normalisation committee for the Namibian Football Association (NFA).

NBS: Average petrol price increases by 1.3 per cent in 2018

The average price paid by consumers for petrol increased by 1.3 per cent year-on-year, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Official: Benue gets N1.2 billion as IGR in November 2018

Terzungwe Atser, Chairman, Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) has said, the state generated about N1.2 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the month of November, 2018 alone.

China restates commitment to provide 85% funding for $2.8 billion AKK gas pipeine project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been assured by China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) that it is committed to helping it secure up to 85 per cent of $2.8 billion it requires to build the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) pipeline project, a statement from the corporation on Monday disclosed.

US seeks collaboration with Nigeria on North-East crisis

The United States of America says it is ready to assist the Nigerian government in addressing the conflicts in the North-East, the refugees crises and the massive displacement of citizens.

Police arrest five suspected members of fake dollar syndicate

The Commissioner of Police in Gombe State, Shina Olukolu, on Tuesday, said the police have arrested five suspected members of a fake dollar syndicate in Gombe, the state capital.

Group calls for immediate confirmation of CCB board members

A group, the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSO), has called on the Senate, to confirm the nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) board members.

Boko Haram: US to assist Nigeria with $102 million

The U.S. Government has announced 102 million dollars (about 3.7 billion naira) in additional humanitarian assistance for Nigeria to address the sufferings of people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.

NBS: Nigeria importation hits $6.30 million in Q1

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Nigeria’s capital importation in the first quarter stood at 6,303.63 million dollars.

Benue council workers protest removal of names from payrolls

Over 100 employees of local government councils in Benue State, whose names were recently removed from the local government pay vouchers, have staged a peaceful protest to the state’s House of Assembly to demand a correction of that anomaly.

NBS decries increased drug abuse

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has decried the rapid increase in drug abuses in the country.

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Nigerian Air Force bombs Boko Haram mechanic workshop

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Osun monarch lauds Governor Oyetola for regular payment of salaries

A traditional ruler in Ife South Local Government Area of Osun State, the Olubosin of Ifetedo, Oba Akinola Oyetade Akinrera, Latiti I, has praised the state governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, for regular payment of workers’ salaries and renovation of the General Hospital in his domain.

NCC: Nigeria losing 3b dollars annually to piracy

The Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) on Friday disclosed that Nigeria was losing three billion dollars annually to activities of pirates.

Federal government allows foreign doctors to treat Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife

The Islamic Human Rights Commission, IHRC, confirmed that the Nigerian Government has finally allowed a team of foreign doctors to examine the health conditions of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah El-Zakzaky.