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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 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 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 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
President Muhammadu Buhari challenges African youths to champion fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to winning anti-graft crusade in the continent
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.
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.”
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.
The Christian Association of Nigeria says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is becoming a safe haven for corrupt politicians.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says cyber security is critical to the 2019 general elections.
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.
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.
The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Sokoto says no fewer than 140,000 permanent voters’ cards are yet to be claimed by the electorate in the state
The Executive Secretary, Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, Abdulkadir Saidu, says the Federal Government has no plans to increases the price of Premium Motor Spirit known as petrol.
APC national leader Bola Tinubu congratulates former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the Global Lifetime Award for Anti-corruption
Legislative aides: Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, Mohammed Sani-Omolori have diverted our N5.8 billion allowances
Legislative aides in the National Assembly have accused President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara; and Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori, of diverting allowances of aides and slashing of their salaries.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.