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NCPC boss urges pilgrims to represent Nigeria well

Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Rev. Tor Uja has charged all intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors of the nation through their conducts and behaviours.
European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria

Presidency reacts to EU report on Nigeria’s 2019 elections

The presidency has welcomed the report of the European Union (EU) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, promising to analyse it fully and act on the recommendations in the best interest of the country.

Diplomatic community pledges support to displaced persons

African Diplomatic Group (ADG) in Nigeria has pledged to give financial and other supports to Nigeria government to stem the forced displacement in the country.
Giovanni Tria

EU set to fight Italy over debts

The European Union looks increasingly likely to impose disciplinary procedures on Italy over the management of its huge public debt, after inconclusive meetings on Friday between the Italian finance minister and his EU partners.

How Emir Sanusi squandered N3.4 billion – agency

The Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission has described the claim by the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, that he was not the accounting officer of the Kano Emirate Council as a misrepresentation of facts.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC secures 1,204 convictions in four years

An estimated 1,204 convictions have been secured since 2015, Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said on Tuesday.
Muhammadu Buhari

Federal government threatens corrupt lawyers, bankers, brokers with sanction

The Federal Government has said it will henceforth insist on enforcement of sanctions by professional bodies against lawyers, bankers and brokers indicted for corruption.
Mahmood Yakubu INEC

Certificates of Return: INEC meets over various court orders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will meet on Tuesday, regarding judgments and orders issued or served on it from various Courts of Law on issuance of Certificates of Return.

DAAR suspension: NBC obeys court order

The National Broadcasting Commission says it has complied with the Ex-parte Order granted by the Federal High Court, Abuja Division on Friday, 7th June, 2019.

SEC’s abuse of power negatively impacts Oando’s employees, board of directors

In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.

Ansar-Ud-Deen fetes, clothes Modupe Cole inmates

The Lagos State Council of Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria (ADSN) yesterday feted the inmates of Modupe Cole Memorial Treatment Child Care Home School Akoka, Lagos.

NCC: Glo, 9Mobile set to list on Stock Exchange

With the enlisting of the leading mobile operator in the country on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says other operators including Bharti Airtel, Globacom and 9Mobile are getting set to do so.
President Buhari receives Report of the Presidential Panel on Reform of the Special Anti Robbery Squad SARS (2018) in State House on 3rd June 2019 1

President Buhari calls for implementation of SARS reform

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja directed the Inspector General of Police, Ministry of Justice and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to work out modalities for the implementation of the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), within three months.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC warns market operators against unethical conduct

Nigerian capital market regulatory body, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned operators in the capital market to desist from unethical practices that can lead to strict regulatory actions.
Kashima Shettima

Governor Shettima: I’m handing over to one of the most honest politicians in Borno

The outgoing governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said he is confident the state will move to the next level of speedy development because he is handing over power to one of the most honest persons in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Abeokuta, on Saturday, inaugurated the projects done by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, but the state governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun; a former governor of the state, Chief Segun Osoba; and some other prominent leaders of the state All Progressives Congress were absent from the event.

President Buhari: Governor Amosun was prepared for governance

President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday, gave a pass mark to the outgoing governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, saying the governor was well prepared for governance before he assumed power.

Tribunal: Senator Wamakko properly elected – SAN

Senator Maccido has in the suit, urged the Tribunal to nullify the election but Senator Wamakko insisted that, he was duly elected and properly declared as the winner by the nation’s Chief Electoral Umpire, INEC.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu seeks artistes, comedians’ support against ‘Yahoo boys’

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud, and to lend their voices to the commission’s anti-corruption fight.

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National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON)

Apapa gridlock forces Dangote’s firm to move operations

A subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited, NASCON Allied Industries Plc, said it had shifted some of its operations away from Apapa to Oregun and Port Harcourt, in response to the gridlock in Apapa.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu urges CITN to deepen taxation practice in Nigeria

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Nigeria has potential to be Africa’s agricultural power

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria has all it takes to be “a power house in food and agriculture” on the African continent.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Catholic diocese targets 500 new business owners

The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, Anambra State, says it is targeting to produce no fewer than 500 new business owners and entrepreneurs through its foundation, Assumption Foundation for Diocesan Empowerment (AFDE).