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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

KOWA Party: Electoral Act amendment no guarantee for free, fair elections in 2019

Dr Sina Fagbenro-Byron, the Presidential Candidate of KOWA Party, says signing of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 by President Muhammadu Buhari was not a guarantee for free, fair elections in 2019.
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Goodluck Jonathan: Kamshim Shettima has a lot of questions to answer on Boko Haram...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday challenged the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, to offer plausible explanations “for the ignoble roles he played in worsening the Boko Haram tragedy in his home state.”
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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’.

Presidency replies Patel, dismisses proposition on Nigeria

The Presidency has condemned a statement credited to Ms Priti Patel, former Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom, calling on investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of Christian faith in State House on 16th Nov 2018-2

CAN: APC becoming a safe haven for corrupt politicians

The Christian Association of Nigeria says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is becoming a safe haven for corrupt politicians.

Olusegun Mimiko: How I will fight corruption if elected Nigerian president

The Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, who was the immediate past governor of Ondo State, has assured Nigerians that he would harness the power of information technology to combat endemic corruption in Nigeria if elected as President in 2019.

The dangers of negative narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

Muhammadu Buhari seeks help of Africans in Diaspora to fight corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Africans in the Diaspora to come up with suggestions on how to curtail the menace of corruption on the continent.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Joseph Iwejuo: I’m not involved in alleged N1.6 billion fraud

An accused, Joseph Iwejuo, on Tuesday, told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that he only acted as an account officer to some companies joined in a N1.6 billion fraud charge preferred by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Centrabk bank orders banks to return failed transfers within 10 minutes

The new regulation covers Instant Electronic Funds Transfer Services in Nigeria on various payment channels and any payment platform that seeks to provide Instant Electronic Funds Transfer Services in Nigeria.
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NITDA: Cyber security remains critical to 2019 general elections

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says cyber security is critical to the 2019 general elections.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

BoI: GEEP TraderMoni designed to benefit all other members of Nigerian trader groups

TraderMoni, one part of the two-year-old Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, was conceived to be of benefit to all Nigerian groups, an official of the Bank of Industry says.

Benue guber: APC aspirant promises better governance if elected

Mr Asema Achado, who wants to become governor of Benue on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), says he will evolve dynamic methods of governance if elected.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
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Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.