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No fewer than 194,707 pupils in Enugu State have continued to benefit from the ongoing Federal Government National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme.

Nigerian government asks DSS, EFCC, others to monitor school feeding programme contractors

The federal government has requested the Department of State Services, DSS, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, as well as civil society and non-governmental organisations to help monitor contractors engaged in the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, NHGSFP, expected to started across the country beginning with Abuja, this Thursday.

NDDC sends key officials on mandatory leave as forensic audit begins

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), said it had sent some key officials on mandatory leave, pending the conclusion and outcome of the ongoing forensic audit of the commission.
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Niger Delta ministry dragged to EFCC, ICPC over NDDC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) have been asked to investigate the activities of officials in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs in relation to the operations of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The management of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), has finally reeled out reasons the institute is progressing.

PTI denies contract racketeering, corruption allegations

The Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) has debunked corruption allegations leveled against it by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN).

ICPC: Universities, Health institutions ‘worst culprits’ in salary budget padding

A system study review by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission has identified health and tertiary education institutions as the worst culprits in the padding of salary budgets.

Okoi Obono-Obla drags ICPC to court

The suspended Chairman of the Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SIPP), Okoi Obono-Obla, has slammed a suit against the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, (ICPC), challenging its investigation on the grounds that the agency is already prejudiced against him.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps: Anti-corruption laws not strong enough

The House of Representatives has unfolded its legislative agenda for 2019 to 2023 with a resolve to strengthen anti corruption agencies in the country, saying existing anti-corruption laws in the country has not given the anti-graft bodies enough power to investigate and prosecute corruption cases.

Presidential aide concerns about extortion of cash transfer beneficiaries

A presidential aide has raised concerns over reports that some beneficiaries of its N5,000 monthly stipends under the Conditional Cash Transfer scheme are being shortchanged.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: We’ve saved billions of Naira from implementation of IPPIS, other reforms

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the introduction of the Integrated Personnel and Information System (IPPIS) by Federal Government saved Nigeria billions of Naira over the last four years.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: Billions of Naira saved from implementation of IPPIS, other reforms

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the introduction of the Integrated Personnel and Information System (IPPIS) by Federal Government saved Nigeria billions of Naira over the last four years.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and

‘Whistleblower’ sentenced to two years in prison

Justice Angela Otaluka of FCT High Court Apo on Monday sentenced a 29-year old whistleblower, James Urah, to two years in prison for giving false information to mislead the ICPC.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Boko Haram: Group tasks Army to partner with EFCC, ICPC to probe certain NGOs

The Public Accountability Network (PAN) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to investigate the activities of certain Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) covertly undermining the country’s fight against terror.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister charts new course for NFF administration

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Zamfara youths petition ICPC over alleged diversion of N300 million constituency project funds

Following the alleged diversion of N300 million budgeted for procurement of health care facilities at the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, youths from Zamfara State under the aegis of Health, Safety and Environment Charity Initiative, Tuesday protested in front of the headquarters of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), demanding that an investigation be conducted into the matter.
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Zamfara APC warns members not to comment on former governor’s corruption investigation

The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Friday told its members not to comment on the ongoing investigation of ex-governor Abdul’Aziz Yari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission.
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Abia government speaks on non-payment of teachers, others’ salaries

The Abia State Government has admitted that it is owing some of its workers including teachers months of unpaid salaries.

ICPC invites ex-Imo Reps member over constituency funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, Imo state office, on Tuesday, invited a former House of Representatives member who represented Okigwe South Federal Constituency, Chike Okafor, to appear before it on Thursday, for questioning over his constituency fund projects.

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr must deliver – minister

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has outlined Nigeria’s expectations from Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr following the extension of his contract.
Sadio Mane has stated he was unsure about Jurgen Klopp when the Liverpool manager first had contact with him while in charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2014.

Jurgen Klopp delighted to have African players at Liverpool

“In Europe, it’s difficult to find that [special story] – maybe in London it’s possible, I’m not too sure. All the African players have this story. It means they are motivated through the roof. It’s about the story that is behind them,” he told the Guardian.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Diaspora, Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Societies, Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, has advised the Nigerian and South African governments to work together in solving animosity between the two countries occasioned by xenophobic attacks against Nigerians resident in South Africa.

Senate: We’re not behind fraud in NDDC

The Senate has dismissed as “baseless” and “unsubstantiated”, the allegations that the National Assembly was behind the fraud in the Niger Delta Development Commission.
NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise.

US astronauts enter space station

NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise.

Seyi Akinwunmi: NFF passionate about Women football in Nigeria

First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, has stated that the Football Federation is passionate about women football and that they are already coming up with plans to have the vacant position of the women national team filled.