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Marylin Amobi

ICPC to prosecute NBET boss Marilyn Amobi for gross abuse of office

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, is set to prosecute the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Limited (NBET), Dr. Marilyn Amobi, for alleged gross abuse of office.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha sets up committee to probe Rochas Okorocha’s administration

Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha has constituted eight-man Committee headed by Dr. Abraham Nwankwo as (CON) as a Financial Advisory Committee that will probe all the financial dealings of the Rochas Okorocha’s administration.

I seek to provide leadership, attitudinal change – ICPC chief

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Thursday, said he would entrench quality leadership and attitudinal change in the commission.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara government spends N2.2 billion on workers’ May salary

Civil Servants in Kwara State have started receiving their May salaries, following the directives of the state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara workers receive May salary

Civil Servants in Kwara have started receiving their May salaries, following the directives of the Kwara Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

VP Osinbajo: We’ll defend trust reposed on us

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday night assured that he and President Muhammadu Buhari, will defend the trust Nigerians reposed on them.
Akinremi Bolaji

Nigerian mission hails Singapore for freeing national from death row

The Nigeria High Commission in Singapore has expressed pleasure over the acquittal and release of a Nigerian, Mr Adili Chibuike Ejike, sentenced to death for drug trafficking in the country.
Bala Muhammad

Governor Bala Muhammed declares appointments, promotions null and void

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has declared that all appointments, promotions and transfers made from the day he was declared winner of the gubernatorial election by INEC in the state, are null and void.

ICPC recovers N26 billion in 4 years – chairman

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it recovered N26 billion from 2015 till date from public officials and companies.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

SGF: President Buhari government targeting seven per cent growth rate

The present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is targetting about seven per cent Gross Domestic Products (GDP) growth rate with the holistic implementation of its Economic Recovery Growth Plan, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said.

Adebayo Shittu: Over $500 million spent on federal government’s e-government master plan

Dr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, said on Friday that over $500million was expended in the development of e-Government Master Plan.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA: 15,000 Nigerian women, children taking refuge in Niger Republic

Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu seeks artistes, comedians’ support against ‘Yahoo boys’

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Nigerian artistes and comedians to join the anti-graft agency in the fight against corruption, particularly internet fraud, and to lend their voices to the commission’s anti-corruption fight.
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after muscians.

Naira Marley: Ibrahim Magu speaks on EFCC’s war against internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after musicians.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.

Unity Bank refutes SPIPRPP’s N7 billion allegation

Unity Bank Plc on Tuesday faulted the allegation against it by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIPRPP) over the ongoing reconciliation of affected Ministries, Departments and Agencies’ (MDA) accounts.

SERAP: Police, judiciary, power sectors most corrupt institutions

The Nigerian Police Force, the power sector and the Judiciary have been ranked the three most corrupt institutions in Nigeria in a recent survey conducted by the Socio-Economic and Accountability Project (SERAP), across seven states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on the prevalence of corruption in Nigeria.

Governor Okowa: Why I set up transition committee

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Thursday said he would like to leave a legacy in the state that would judge him as having done very well as governor.

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Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.