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Osita Chidoka: PDP laid foundation for anti-corruption fight in Nigeria

A former minister of aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), should be given the credit for genuine fight against corruption in the Nigerian public sector.

IPPIS: Federal government saves N206 billion in staff salaries in two years

The Director, Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), Olufehinti Olusegun, says the Nigerian government saved over N206 billion in salaries of federal civil servants during the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Udoma Udoma: Population growth affecting unemployment figures

The Federal Government says that in spite of its programmes aimed at creating jobs, unemployment rate continues to rise due to rise in population growth.
Oliver Stolpe

UN: World loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually

Oliver Stolpe, Country Representative, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has said that the world loses $2.3 trillion to corruption annually.

IPMAN: We will not join planned strike

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said that it would not be a party to the planned strike by other oil marketers.
Oil marketers have given the Federal Government an ultimatum, threatening to shut down depots across the country.

Oil marketers threaten to shut down depots over unpaid subsidy

Oil marketers have given the Federal Government an ultimatum, threatening to shut down depots across the country.

Fuel scarcity looms as marketers give federal government seven-day ultimatum

Oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), and the Independent Petroleum Products Importers (IPPIs) on Sunday gave the Federal Government seven days to settle the N800 billion subsidy debt owed them under the Petroleum Support Fund.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Kamshim Shettima has a lot of questions to answer on Boko Haram...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday challenged the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, to offer plausible explanations “for the ignoble roles he played in worsening the Boko Haram tragedy in his home state.”
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government inaugurates investigative panel on NHIS

Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Friday inaugurated a fact-finding committee on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and advised it to eschew bias in the assignment.

The dangers of negative narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.

Envoy: Trade crisis no threat to Nigeria, Ghana relations

Nigeria and Ghana are working hand in hand to build a better trade relation despite the recent trade crisis faced by Nigerians.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP threaten to embark on strike after 21-day ultimatum

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has threatened to embark on an indefinite industrial action if the federal government fails to address the problems highlighted by the union after the 21-day ultimatum issued.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

Polytechnic lecturers give strike notice

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), has reminded the Federal Government of the 21-day ultimatum issued on October 2, 2018, to address issues which led to the 2017 dispute or, be ready for total shutdown of polytechnics across the country.

FIRS recovers N3.63bn from Illicit Financial Flows in one year

The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) said it recovered about N3.63 billion by curbing Illicit Financial Flows between January 2017 and August 2018 in the country.

2019: Governor Dankwambo commends PDP for jettisoning micro-zoning

Gombe State Governor and a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, has praised the leadership of the party for rejecting the proposal for a micro-zoning to pick its standard bearer for the 2019 presidential election among its various aspirants.
Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki

FETHA CMD denies weighty corruption allegations

Chief Medical Director of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA), Ebonyi State, Dr. Emeka Onwe Ogah, has denied some weighty corruption allegations levied against him and some top management members of the hospital.
Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki

CMD: FETHA staffs’ salaries not paid by hospital

Dr Emeka Ogah, Chief Medical Director of the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, says that the hospital’s staff do not receive salaries directly from the hospital.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government announces date to begin enrolment of military personnel on IPPIS

The federal government has concluded arrangements to begin the enrolment of all military personnel on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), scheme from July 30.

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Court remands 60-year old teacher for allegedly defiling 11-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded a 60-year-old teacher, Benjamin Omole, who allegedly defiled his 11-year-old pupil in a school toilet.
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MSF: 35,000 Nigerian refugees flee to Cameroon

No fewer than 35,000 Nigerians have crossed into Cameroon in recent weeks with the escalation of communal crises in North-east Nigeria, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has revealed.