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Police opens investigation against federal lawmaker for alleged forgery

The police have opened investigation into the case of forgery against a member of the House of Representatives, Lawal Idris.

Godwin Emefiele: Nigeria tops African countries remittances inflows

Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, says Nigeria tops other African countries in remittances of inflows and is among the top five globally.
Buhari Campaign Organisation BCO

BCO: PDP not ready for issue-based campaign

As President Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate continued to generate controversy, his campaign organisation, under the aegis of Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for insisting that the President has no school certificate.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate saga worst national embarrassment

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his certificate saga, describing it as the worst national embarrassment.
Muhammadu Buhari

WAEC presents certificate to Muhammadu Buhari

The West African Examination Council has presented attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result to President Muhammadu Buhari.

NPHCDA: Nigeria to attain polio-free status in 2019

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says Nigeria may be certified polio-free in next 11 months, if access to insecure areas in Borno State and some parts of the North-East, improves.
Muhammadu Buhari

PDP heads to court to challenge Muhammadu Buhari’s qualification to run in 2019

In spite of the clear provisions of the 1999 Constitution as amended that show that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified to run for the nation’s presidency, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday that it would challenge the president’s suitability in court.

Police: We are not aware of Kemi Adeosun’s alleged forgery case

The Nigeria Police on Friday denied it was aware of the case of forgery of certificate by a former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Saturday PUNCH is reporting.

Oye-Ekiti university vice-chancellor faults ASUU over alleged pension fraud claims, others

Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has urged unions to be thorough in their investigations before raising accusations that would dent the image of the university’s system.

Cardinal Onaiyekan honoured by Muslim group

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide, has honoured His Eminence Cardinal John Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, with an International Peace Award through its Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa in Ghana.
Olu Agbi

Ambassador Olu Agbi passes on

Professor Olu Agbi, an erstwhile Nigerian Ambassador to Greece and Australia is dead.
Mexico Javier Duarte

Former Mexican governor jailed for nine years

A former governor of Veracruz has been sentenced by a federal judge in Mexico to nine years in prison after pleading guilty for the crimes of criminal association and money laundering.

NCC to penalise vendors of non-approved communication equipment

Any corporate entity found selling or installing communications equipment without obtaining the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) type approval test certificate would be liable to pay a fine of N100,000 or one-year imprisonment, an official warned.

NLC threatens to embark on total strike over minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it will commence an indefinite nationwide strike after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum given to the federal government which will elapse on September 26.

NFF Election: Aminu Maigari risks disqualification over alleged certificate forgery

A former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, and frontline contender for the NFF Presidency, Aminu Maigari, may be disqualified by the 2018 NFF Electoral Committee over an alleged certificate forgery.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.

Lessons from Adeosungate

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps Exemption Certificate had generated since July when it was first reported.
Nigeria's new minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, smiles after taking an oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria November 11, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Full text of Kemi Adeosun’s resignation letter

Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your integrity and sense of duty.

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INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

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