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MacArthur Foundation awards nearly $6.5 million to advance accountability, transparency and reduce corruption in...
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced nearly $6.5 million in funding to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has cautioned politicians, especially incumbents, not to use desperation to retain power as the country prepares for 2019 elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of the country.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it has started harmonising taxes in Nigeria as part of moves to reduce cases of multiple taxation.
The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER), has decried the huge salary arrears owed private media practitioners and called for urgent measures to address it.
“Institutions designed to deliver their aims are doing everything but delivering their aims. Democracy is about good governance and good governance is about service delivery’, he said.
A civil society group, Centre for Democracy and Development, has said that Boko Haram uses blackmail to extort money from abducted victims’ families in its desperate attempt to raise funds for its activities.
More than half of the 37 parties that took part in Saturday’s governorship election scored less than 100 votes, an analysis of the results show.
Matthew Page, former United States intelligence community’s top expert on Nigeria, has said that the U.S. and the United Kingdom are the biggest recipients of funds looted from Nigeria.
The country is warming up to charged elections in two years and the U.S. assistant secretary believes the “2019 election will be critical to Nigeria’s continued prosperity and stability.
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.
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that the December presidential election would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.
The Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday in Abuja said he met with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa to thank him for dispatching a high profile delegation to the funeral of his mother penultimate weekend.
Voters including the elderly, pregnant women, nursing mothers, youths among others were at the poll forming a long queue and ready to exercise their civic duties.
In attendance at the meeting were Godday Smith, national chairman of Phase II, Ramsey Mukoro, Mr. Julius Joseph, Preye Ekpebide, Henry Gomerome, Lucky Willy, Peter Doloubiowei, Godday Couple, Alhaji Aletugbene, Odierin Agas, Ajuwa Johnson, Andrew Azazi, Solomon Ekelemi and Three Lion.
A former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Tuesday re-arraigned at a Federal High Court in Lagos on an amended 39-count bordering on fraud.
Another 450 migrants on board two military vessels were stranded at sea on Saturday as Italy and Malta locked horns over whose responsibility it was to offer them safe harbour.