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Education stakeholders advocate strict implementation of national policy on education – survey

Education stakeholders in the North-East geopolitical zone of the country have advocated strict implementation of the National Policy on Education (NPE) to tackle the myriad challenges facing the education sector.

Absence of judge stalls ex-minister Shagari’s N500 million money laundering trial

The Federal High Court in Sokoto, on Thursday, adjourned the trial of former Minister of Water Resources, Muntari Shagari and four others facing money laundering charges, till Oct. 3, due to the absence of the judge.

Alleged N500 million bribe: Ex-Minister Shagari, four PDP chieftains get bail

A Federal High Court in Sokoto on Thursday granted bail to former Minister of Water Resources, Muntari Shagari and four others standing trial over alleged N500 million illegal dealings with former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Madueke.

Ex-Minister Shagari, four others docked for alleged N500 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a former Minister of Water Resources, Mukhtar Shagari, alongside four others before Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court Sokoto on a five count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering to the tune of N500 million.

EFCC set to arraign Shagari, other Sokoto PDP chieftains

The Economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign a former Minister of Water Resources and immediate past deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Murkhtar Shagari, before a Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto on Tuesday.

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Mozambique government finds 30,000 ghost workers costing $250 million

Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017.

Christmas: Enugu announces free ride for indigenes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.

Presidency: PDP spreading fake news

Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
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Oby Ezekwesili urges Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral bill

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.