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Kidnap gang leader arrested in Imo

Imo state police command Thursday arrested and paraded a suspected leader of a kidnap gang, a 34-year old man, Uchenna Ugwueze, from Obolukwu in Ihioma, Orlu local government area in the state.

JAMB assures of transparent system, conducts exams for 16 agencies

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has restated its commitment to operate a transparent system in conducting examinations in the country.

Minister: Nigeria needs support against graft not condemnation

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the global anti-corruption body Transparency International (TI) to support, rather than condemn, the Buhari Administration’s fight against corruption.

Two people jailed for vandalising electricity equipment in Bauchi

The National Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has disclosed that two people from Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State have been sentenced to nine months imprisonment each for vandalising electricity equipment.

Embrace federal government’s ‘change begins with me’ initiative – Governor Obaseki tells corps members

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Wednesday, admonished corps members posted to serve in the state to embrace the Federal Government’s programme tagged ‘Change begins with me’ in order to restore the nation’s dignity , pride and values.

NOA begins sensitisation on Kaduna council elections

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), in Kaduna State on Thursday commenced sesitisation of electorate on the forthcoming Local Government elections in the state.

Bashir Tofa: Honesty key to President Buhari’s change agenda

Elder statesman and presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention, NRC, in the Third Republic, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, has stated that the success of the ongoing anti corruption crusade is dependent on honesty and patriotism on the part of political office holders and clerics.

Federal govt will sustain Made-in-Nigeria patronage campaign – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will intensify and sustain the campaign for the patronage of Made-in-Nigeria products in its drive to diversify the economy, create employment and generate wealth.

Is Buhari same as Jonathan?

The wild jubilation which greeted the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his long medical vacation abroad can at best be viewed from two standpoints.

NBS report about corruption in Police misleading – NPF

The Nigeria Police yesterday debunked claims contained in a report recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) which rated the Police as the most corrupt institution in Nigeria.

Embrace ‘change begins with me’ message – Akeredolu tells NYSC members

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has advised corps members to plan to be self- reliant by keying into the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme of the state.

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