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Ekiti lawmaker removes EFCC marking on building

A member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr Samuel Omotoso, has removed markings of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from a two-storey commercial building in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
Mary Uduk

Investment advisers urged to embrace technology

The Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Mary Uduk, has charged investment advisory practitioners in the country to embrace emerging technologies in order to enable them deliver prompt and efficient investment advice to their clients at all times.
Expectations are high among Ekiti indigenes following the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of the state on Tuesday.

Expectations rise as Kayode Fayemi takes over in Ekiti

Expectations are high among Ekiti indigenes following the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of the state on Tuesday.

Senator Shehu Sani: Direct primaries remain most credible, transparent

As political parties prepare for the 2019 general elections, Sen. Shehu Sani (APC/Kaduna), has said that direct primary elections were the most credible and transparent process of determining candidates.
Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

PDP govs boycott Governor Emmanuel’s second term declaration

Against all expectations and hype, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State declared for a second term on Friday with the presence of only two of the 10 other Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in attendance.
Sardar Azmoun

Iran striker retires at 23 over World Cup criticism

Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has announced his retirement from international football aged just 23, saying criticism from fans of his performance at the World Cup had harmed his mother’s health.

Shell profits rise on back of soaring oil prices

Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 42 percent rise in first-quarter profit, its highest in over three years, boosted by higher oil prices and production.

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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.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP: Why we changed vice presidential candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that its replacement of Junaid Mohammed with Shehu Gabam as the party’s vice presidential candidate, was the outcome of a consensus.

APC urges PDP to focus its campaign on pro-people policies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Federal government, financiers to resume negotiations on repair of refineries

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has disclosed that he would lead teams from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and potential financiers of the planned repair of the NNPC’s refineries in Warri, Kaduna and Port Harcourt, to a resumed negotiation over outstanding terms in the deal.

Primate tells clerics to stay away from politic

Primate of Nigeria’s Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has urged clerics across the country to maintain political neutrality on the pulpit.