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6 President Buhari in a Roundtable meeting with Dutch CEOs in Rotterdam on 16th July 2018

Dutch company indicates interest in building cattle ranches in Nigeria

Mr Klaus Struilesma of a company called Cownexxion has indicated the interest of the organization in building cattle ranches in Nigeria.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: PDP can’t zone my constitutional right

Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot zone his constitutional rights, stating that he has the right to aspire, win or lose the party’s presidential ticket.

Minister: Executive Order Six to affect 155 corruption cases involving N595 billion

The Federal Government says the Presidential Executive Order Number 6 of 2018 will have immediate effect on 155 high profile corruption cases involving over N595 billion.

Ex-Governor Lamido: Nigeria is under siege, we no longer sleep with our eyes closed

Former Governor of Jigawa state and presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Sule Lamido, took a swipe at the security situation in the country and declared that Nigeria is under siege.

Pakistan’s ex-premier challenges 10-year jail term

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against the 10-year jail sentence in one of the corruption cases he is facing.

Senator Utazi: UK government paying lip-service to Nigeria’s anti-graft effort

The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Godfrey Utazi, has accused the United Kingdom of paying lip-service to the Federal Government’s fight against corruption.

Satguru Maharaj Ji backs President Buhari’s second term bid

The founder of ‘One Love Family’ and Perfect Living Master, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to win the forthcoming 2019 elections to enable him conclude the job of repositioning the country and the fight against corruption.
Femi Kuti

Keeping father’s protest torch lit, Femi Kuti sees hope

Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
Oji Nyimenuate Ngofa

Nigeria urges Dutch Embassy to resume issuance of Schengen visas

Nigeria Ambassador to the Netherlands, Oji Ngofa, on Sunday, urged the Dutch Embassy to resume issuance of Schengen Visas in Abuja to consolidate the increasing trade relations between Nigeria and Netherlands.

You don’t have power to suspend me – Senator Omo-Agege dares National Assembly

The Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives do not have the power to suspend him.

EFCC vows to prosecute Governor Fayose over alleged N1.3 billion poultry fraud

Barely hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the Ekiti gubernatorial elections, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared its intention to prosecute the incumbent, Governor Peter Fayose.
Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose is a high-powered nothing – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday descended heavily on the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, over the result of the Saturday governorship election in the state, describing him as “a high-powered nothing.”
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government begins verification of 330,820 workers in 487 MDAs

The Federal Government will be begin to verify in the next two weeks, over 330,820 employees in 486 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) being paid salaries through the Integrated Pay-roll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) Platform.

Ekiti guber: PDP South-West rejects result, blames police

The Peoples Democratic Party in the South West has rejected the outcome of the result of the governorship election held in Ekiti State on Saturday, saying the election was highly characterised with various electoral practices.

Governor Wike: Nigerians can’t wait to kick APC-led federal government out in 2019

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the interest of all Nigerians in 2019 is to sack the failed All Progressives Congress, APC-Federal Government and elect a People’s Democratic Party, PDP-led government that will drive positive change.

PDP: President Buhari will refund every kobo of Abacha Loot when we take over...

Uche Secondus, national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of committing “mother of corruption” with repatriated Abacha Loot.
Uche Secondus

Uche Secondus: PDP will probe President Buhari over Abacha loot

The National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has said if his party wins at the centre in 2019, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will be probed on the way it spent the $322m looted funds recovered from the late dictator, General Sani Abacha.

NFF orders secretary general to step aside

The Nigeria Football Federation has directed its Secretary General, Mohammed Sanusi, to step aside pending the conclusion of investigations by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development into allegations of monumental corruption in the Federation.

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Croatian national football team members ride an open-roof coach in Zagreb International Airport on July 16, 2018 after their return from the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia in Zagreb International Airport on July 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO - ATTILA KISBENEDEK

Croatians give heroes’ welcome to World Cup squad

Tens of thousands of Croatians gave a heroes' welcome to their team in Zagreb on Monday after the squad returned from Russia following their World Cup final defeat.

Governor Obaseki places N10 million bounty on killers of four policemen in Edo

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has announced a reward of N10 million for persons with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of four policemen in the Owan West Local Government Area of the state.