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Nigerians urge Buhari to intensify anti-corruption fight

A cross section of Nigerians on Monday in Abuja urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify the fight against corruption as he fully resumed duty.

Angola vote marks new era as Dos Santos ends 38-year reign

Angola goes to the polls on Wednesday in a historic election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos's 38-year reign, with his party set to retain power despite the country's economic crisis.

Nestle committed to supporting youth entrepreneurship – official

Nestle Nigeria has restated its commitment to support young people by boosting youth entrepreneurship and inspiring the talented ones through providing training and job opportunities.

Military’s unitary constitution created problems for Nigeria – Yoruba leaders

A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution.

President calls for tougher internet controls

Vietnamese President Tran Quang has called for tougher controls on the internet in the face of dissidents who are using it to criticise the ruling Communist Party, and to combat threats to cyber security.

Buhari’s return, answered prayers for peace loving Nigerians – Lalong

The Governor of Plateau State, Barrister Simon Bako Lalong, has described the homecoming of Mr President after his medical vacation as answered prayers for all peace loving Nigerians who believe in the unity and progress of Nigeria.

Traditionalists urge Buhari to seek orthodox solution to health challenge

Traditionalists under the aegis of Association of African Traditional Religions and Medicine Practitioner otherwise known as Iseese Agbaye has called on President Muhammed Buhari to seek orthodox solution to his health challenge.

Politicians of fortune in Nigeria

Hate or like him, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, the irrepressible leader of the self-determination body - Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) - has some germane observations on the sickening nature of politics and the lack of good governance in Nigeria.

Buhari’s return, cheery news – Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has described the return of President Buhari to the country to resume his duties as a cheering news.

Buhari’s return symbolic for Nigerian economy – Osinbajo

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the return of the country's president from a months-long medical vacation in London is symbolic for the West African country's economy.

Buhari’s return, end to controversies – Abaribe

A member of the National Assembly, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s return from his medical vacation in London, saying it will end controversies surrounding his long absence.

Immigration chief orders probe into passport scam

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, has ordered an immediate investigation into cases of bribery and corruption at passport offices.

Venezuela’s deposed prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's deposed chief prosecutor and her husband have fled the country after she was dismissed by a controversial new legislative superbody.

I resigned under Jonathan, not sacked – Barth Nnaji

Barth Nnaji, a former Minister of Power, has denied being fired by former president Goodluck Jonathan over allegations of corruption.

NBS report about corruption in Police misleading – NPF

The Nigeria Police yesterday debunked claims contained in a report recently released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) which rated the Police as the most corrupt institution in Nigeria.

Improve safety and security of EFCC officials – SERAP tells Osinbajo

The EFCC this week reported attack on its premises and a death threat to its official Ishaku Sharu, who heads the Foreign Exchange Malpractices Fraud Section and oversees corruption investigation involving several politically exposed persons.

Barth Nnaji faults Reno Omokri, says he resigned as minister

A former Minister of Power, Professor Barth Nnaji, has condemned a statement by the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on new media, Reno Omokri, that he was fired over allegation of corruption.

Brazil’s Lula launches unlikely bid to retake presidency

Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarks on his most audacious challenge yet: to recapture the presidency -- and avoid prison.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.