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Senator Useni: Governor Lalong spent N20 billion rehabilitation money on election

The Gubernatorial Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau state, Senator Jeremiah Useni, on Wednesday accused Governor Simon Lalong and the All Progressive Congress, APC, Candidate of spending 20 billion naira rehabilitation funds release to the state on his reelection campaign.
Anthony Mkpe Ayine

Auditor-General: Citizens are unaware of the importance of audit institutions

Anthony Ayine, the auditor-general of the federation, says citizens do not understand the importance of supreme audit institutions (SAI), especially in developing countries.
Attipoe Olympio

Tax authority warns it will name corrupt South Sudan officials

The South Sudan National Revenue Authority is threatening to publicly shame government and bank officials who steal tax revenue.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Religious group urges President Buhari to reorganise judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to reorganise the judiciary and also the National Assembly so as to be more active in terms of punishing those who engage in corruption practices.
New Zealand's sports minister has welcomed discussions about a potential name change for Super Rugby's Canterbury Crusaders in the wake of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people.

New Zealand’s rugby team eyes name change after massacre

New Zealand's sports minister has welcomed discussions about a potential name change for Super Rugby's Canterbury Crusaders in the wake of a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people.

Imo elections: Groups caution INEC over Governor Okorocha’s certificate of Return

The Southeast chapter of the Presidential Support Committee (PSC) and the South East Professionals have cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against creating constitutional crisis by refusing to issue Certificate of Return to the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, after being declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial election.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi orders free treatment for victims of Ibadan building collapse

Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi has sympathised with victims of the building collapse in Ibadan, and ordered free treatment for the injured at government hospitals.
Onofiok Luke

Akwa Ibom to spend over N673 billion for 2019 fiscal year

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.

Kaduna elections: Pastors urge opposition parties to shun bitterness

Pastors in Kaduna under the auspices of Pastors United for Change Association in Kaduna have congratulated Governor Nasir El-Rufai and his Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, for emerging victorious in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arrests 24 suspects for internet fraud, 1 for vote buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ilorin has arrested 24 suspects for internet fraud and one other for vote buying in Kwara.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi elections: APC rejects governorship poll result, heads to tribunal

Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the March 9 governorship election in Ebonyi, says he will contest the outcome of the poll in the tribunal.
French President Emmanuel Macron (R) stands by a traditional Epiphany cake during a ceremony at the Elysee palace in Paris, on January 11, 2019. (Photo by Ian LANGSDON - POOL - AFP)

Rwanda invites Emmanuel Macron to attend 25th anniversary of genocide

Rwanda, which has accused France of complicity in the 1994 genocide that killed some 800,000 of its citizens, said Tuesday it had invited President Emmanuel Macron to attend the 25th anniversary of the massacre on April 7.

Governor El-Rufai seeks opposition parties’ support to build better Kaduna

The re-elected Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’i, has called on the people of the state, irrespective of their political parties, to join hands with his administration in building a better state.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Elections: Justice Tanko urges judges to protect interest, rights of citizens

Ahead of litigations that will arise from this year’s general election, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, yesterday, urged judges across the federation to protect the interest of the citizens.

Zamfara elections: Defence minister, PDP candidate call for calm

Some prominent citizens of Zamfara State on Monday urged people of the state to remain calm and accept the outcome of the governorship and state assembly elections in good faith.
Indonesian national Siti Aisyah (C) smiles while leaving the Shah Alam High Court, outside Kuala Lumpur on March 11, 2019 after her trial for her alleged role in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. – An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was to be freed March 11 after a prosecutor withdrew a murder charge against her, a judge said. (Photo by MOHD RASFAN / AFP)

Malaysia court frees woman in North Korea murder case

An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her, in a shock decision a year and a half after she went on trial.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara elections: I will not loot treasury – Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Elections: Observer group applauds INEC for remarkable improvements in logistics

Centre for Transparency and Advocacy (CTA), an election observer group, has said that there was a remarkable improvement in logistics during the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

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Kano police chief apologises to NBA over unlawful arrest

Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili, has apologised to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over molestation and unlawful arrest of its members by policemen.