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Lagos governorship candidates decry alleged wasteful spending

Four governorship candidates have attacked the Lagos State Government over what they described as wasteful spending, saying the resources of the state are not properly accounted for.

Election: Governor Obiano drums support for APGA candidates

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has appealed to people of the state to vote for candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the upcoming elections.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Adams Oshiomhole has finally exposed President Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has said that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has finally exposed President Muhammadu Buhari as a “patron of corruption” and his anti-corruption fight as “just a ruse.”
Union members and Internal Revenue Service workers rally outside an IRS Service Center to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Covington, Kentucky [John Minchillo-AP Photo] [Daylife]

US shutdown: Donald Trump to sign off on back pay for federal workers

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to sign legislation providing 800,000 federal employees with back pay when the partial government shutdown ends, even though a conclusion to the impasse remains no where in sight.

Amnesty office warns against contract racketeering

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has warned contractors handling jobs for the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to implement the contracts in line with the terms of agreement.
Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the problems of electricity are slowly being solved as no one can do it by magic.

SERAP asks minister to publish ‘names of contractors that disappeared with money for power...

SERAP said: “The revelation by Alhaji Atiku is entirely consistent with SERAP’s recent report titled: From Darkness to Darkness: How Nigerians are Paying the Price for Corruption in the Electricity Sector, which also revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered by politicians and contractors under successive governments.”
Marcel Ifejiofor

Official: Anambra sets to destroy illegal speed breakers

The Anambra State Government says it is set to destroy the illegal and indiscriminate speed breakers across the state to ensure safety of road users.

Femi Fashola: PDP looted our destiny, prospects, jobs

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, blames the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party for abandoned federal government projects across Nigeria

Senate approves N338.925 billion refund to two states, contractors, others

The Senate, on Wednesday, approved the payment of N338.925 billion as refund to two states, six contractors and 269 companies for projects executed for federal government as well as claims from Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme.

Yuletide: Babatunde Fashola orders rehabilitation of Edo roads

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has approved the rehabilitation of failed portions of federal roads in Edo State ahead of the festive season.

Contractor set to testify before Kano assembly panel over alleged bribery video

The contractor behind the videos showing Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, collecting and stashing in his cloth bundles of US dollar, says he is ready to testify before the state Assembly panel investigating the matter.

Court stops Kano Assembly from probing Abdullahi Ganduje

A high court in Kano on Monday ordered the Kano state house of assembly to stop investigating allegations that Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, received bribe from contractors.

Ohanaeze: Ndigbo will soon decide on Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

The Igbo’s apex organization Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Monday said that the south east region has not decided whether to support Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) or Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election.

Federal government moves to pay oil marketers

The Federal Government has commenced the process of paying oil marketers the arrears it owes the marketers.
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Google workers walk out to protest office harassment, inequality

Hundreds of Google employees and contractors in Asia staged brief midday walkouts on Thursday, with thousands more expected to follow at offices worldwide, amid complaints of sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace.

DMO begins payment of arrears to oil marketers through promissory notes

The Debt Management Office (DMO), says it has commenced the accelerated implementation of settlement of government arrears through promissory notes to oil marketers.

Ogbonnaya Onu: Executive Order 5 designed to make Nigerian economy knowledge-based, technology-driven

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said the Executive Order 5 which was recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari was designed to make Nigerian economy to become knowledge-based, technological driven, innovative and abreast with the current challenges confronting the nation.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly debunks plot to impeach Akinwunmi Ambode

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday debunked speculations that it was plotting to impeach Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.