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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: Corruption has become official in Nigeria under Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said he was taken aback last week when Mr. Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, turned up at the Presidential Villa on Thursday, December 13, 2018, where he was received with pomp and pageantry.
Malaysia's attorney general announced the criminal charges against Goldman Sachs on Monday [File- Richard Drew-AP Photo]

Malaysia files charges against Goldman Sachs over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia has said it filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the US bank's former employees, in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe at the state fund 1MDB.

Uganda traffic police ordered off highways over corruption

Traffic police officers have been ordered off the highways and in Kampala Metropolitan Police area except in areas that are directly involved in control of traffic jam after President Museveni accused them of corruption in his anti-graft campaign.

ICAN tasks federal government to consolidate anti-corruption fight

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has commended the federal government’s anti corruption campaign while calling on government to further deepen efforts in the regard in order that the gains so far recorded will not be reversed.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

Ibrahim Babangida hails Muhammadu Buhari on 76th birthday

Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, set politics aside to shower encomium on President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 76th birthday.

2019: ICPC kicks off nationwide campaign against vote-buying

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has launched a nationwide campaign against vote-buying in the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Lessons of the vice presidential candidates’ debate

These valid statements, in my mind, summarize the true state of the Nigerian situation, from which all our leaders should pick some valuable lessons.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Retired judge expresses concerns over delay in payment of salaries of judges

A retired Osun State High Court Judge, Justice Moshud Adeigbe, has expressed grave concern over delays often witnessed in the payment of salaries of state judges.
Chinese Fishing Boat

Chinese fishing deal makes waves ahead of Madagascar polls

The sun glistens on waves lapping against wooden fishing boats as their sails ripple in the breeze coming off the Indian Ocean.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the opposition is disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to die after his illness.

Lai Mohammed: Opposition disappointed that Muhammadu Buhari refused to die

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the opposition is disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to die after his illness.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC solicits media support in anti-corruption war

Ibrahim Magu, Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday solicited the support of the media in its efforts at ridding the country of corrupt elements.
Suleiman Hassan Zarma

Muhammadu Buhari appoints Suleiman Hassan as new minister of environment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Suleiman Hassan as the minister of environment, following the resignation of Ibrahim Jibrin, the minister of state.
Etannibi Alemika

Etannibi Alemika: Corrupt leaders planning to enslave Nigerians

A member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Etannibi Alemika, says corrupt leaders are preparing their children to take over their positions with a view to continuing to enslave other Nigerians.

John Bolton: US to counter China, Russia influence in Africa

U.S. National Security Adviser, John Bolton, has said his country plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa.
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Federal government sues Shell, Eni over Malabu oil deal

The federal government has filed a $1.1 billion suit against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Eni and other companies for a 2011 Malabu oil deal saying it was tainted with corruption.

ICAN advocates special court for graft cases

The Institute of Chartered Accountant (ICAN) has called on the Federal Government to establish special courts that would deal with cases of corruption in a speedy manner.

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Muhammadu Buhari: National migration policy to be adopted soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east.

Kano government proposes N500 million to establish public service institute

The Kano State Government says it will establish a Public Service Institute for the constant training of its workers.
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Qatar Airways: We were never interested in Nigeria Air

Akbar Al Baker, the chief executive officer of Qatar Airways, says his company was not looking to be a core investor in the national carrier project, Nigeria Air.

Recruitment: Police commission receives 158,773 applications 18 days after

The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has received 158,773 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
Ashley Young concedes that Manchester United have been left feeling disappointed and deflated after suffering a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool.

Ashley Young: Manchester United disappointed, deflated after Liverpool loss

Ashley Young concedes that Manchester United have been left feeling disappointed and deflated after suffering a 3-1 defeat to arch-rivals Liverpool.