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P&ID: Protesters want British court ruling against Nigeria reversed

Dozens of protesters, on Tuesday, in Abuja expressed their dissaproval over the $8.9 billion arbitral award granted against Nigeria by a U.K court over a botched gas deal with a foreign firm, P&ID.
A Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Monday protested at the United Kingdom High Commission in Abuja over the court judgment granted to Process and Industrial Development Ltd to take over $9.6bn worth of Nigeria’s asset.

Group protests $9.6 billion judgement at British high commission — in pictures

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Monday protested at the United Kingdom High Commission in Abuja over the court judgment granted to Process and Industrial Development Ltd to take over $9.6bn worth of Nigeria’s asset.

CSOs to occupy British, Irish embassies in Nigeria

Coalition of Civil Society Groups will on Monday commence a week long occupation of the British and Irish Embassies in Nigeria to protest the recent $9.6 billion judgment debt awarded against Nigeria by a British court.
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Osun government celebrates June 12

The Osun Government in collaboration with Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Wednesday celebrated June 12 as Democracy Day.

Healthcare: CSOs drum support for NAUTH, others

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups under the auspices of Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative has urged government at all levels to improve facilities at various health institutions in the country.

CCSG: Leak of central bank governor’s audio tape done in bad faith

The purported leakage of an audio of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele, discussing an alleged missing N500bn has been condemned by the Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG), as an act done in bad faith and an attempt to blackmail the CBN governor.

CSOs hails central bank on fiscal policy, inflation rate

Member of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, at its just concluded 4th All Nigeria Civil Society Economic Conference held in Abuja on Wednesday has commended the management of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the fiscal policy and urged the apex bank to sustain recent drop of inflation rate which was a result of increase in classifications of individual consumptions.

Group calls for immediate confirmation of CCB board members

A group, the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSO), has called on the Senate, to confirm the nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) board members.

Hoodlums cart away INEC data capturing machines in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday lamented the carting away of its direct data capturing machines by yet-to-be identified persons in three local government areas in Enugu State.

Central bank vows to stabilise forex rate, invest in youth development

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured the stability of foreign exchange rates which is impacting on the price of goods and services in the country.

Nigeria has underperformed in terms of investing in youths – CBN chief Godwin Emefiele

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday,said the decision of the bank to allow the current multiple exchange rate regime in the country was to encourage Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, thrive.

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An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.