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SERAP: I will ask our agencies to provide details of corrupt contractors – Tunde...

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has written to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) promising “to refer the request for details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to executive any projects to the Ministry’s agencies for necessary action and appropriate response.”

Federal government withdraws registration certificate of labour union

The Federal Government has withdrawn the certificate of registration issued to Agricultural and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) following leadership tussle with sister union, Agriculture and Allied Workers Union (AAWUN).

Babatunde Fashola: My ministry has no record of contractors that defaulted on electricity projects

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has responded to the Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) saying that “the Ministry has searched for the requested information on details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to execute any projects, but we could not find it from our records.”

Federal government deploys price checker on procurement process

Nigeria has deployed a new portal called the price checker to harmonise prices and ensure transparency in the procurement process.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

Ministry clarifies process of oil, gas lease renewal

The Ministry of Petroleum Resources says there are no sharp practices in the on-going renewal of oil and gas leases as claimed by the House of Representatives.
Ladi Lawanson

LASG, LCCI to train motorists on driving skills to reduce carnage

The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation says it will begin the training of motorists on driving skills to reduce carnage in the state.

Nomadic group joins polio campaign in Kano

An amalgamation of nomadic groups in Kano State have formed a platform, Nomadic Jauros for Health, to fight against polio in the State and protect its borders from recurrence of polio epidemic.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government to establish 12 new farm settlements

The Osun State Government has restated its commitment to placing high priority on agricultural sector in a bid to make farming more financially rewarding to farmers and the citizenry in general.
Amrullah Saleh

Afghan minister resigns amid election preparations

The newly appointed Afghan minister of interior affairs, Amrullah Saleh, has resigned from his post, a spokesman for the ministry, Najib Danish, said on Saturday.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government suspends two ward heads for ‘romancing’ with bandits

The Zamfara State government has suspended two district heads for reportedly backing the operations of bandits in the state.

Ministry: ERGP targets development of economic zones

The Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, has said that the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) identified the development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as a major strategic tool to accelerate the implementation of the Nigeria industrial revolution plan (NIRP).

Militants detonate car bomb in Kabul government compound

Militants detonated a car bomb before storming a Kabul government compound in an ongoing attack Monday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to rock the Afghan capital.

Egypt security forces kill 14 militants in Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 14 Islamist militants in an exchange of fire in the country’s turbulent northern Sinai region, the interior ministry said Sunday.
Minister of Water Resources Suleiman Adamu

Suleiman Adamu: Federal government inherits 116 abandoned irrigation, water projects

The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, on Sunday said the Federal Government inherited 116 ongoing and abandoned irrigation and water projects from the immediate past government in 2015.

Muhammadu Buhari presents N8.83 trillion budget for 2019 to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.

Baby recovers from Ebola in DR Congo outbreak

They call her the "young miracle". A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.

Anambra traders urge Willie Obiano to sack commissioner for commerce

Anambra traders urge Governor Willie Obiano to sack Christian Madubuko as Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Markets and Wealth Creation, for his alleged destruction of markets in the state due to his selfish interest

Subsidy arrears: Oil marketers insist no agreement with federal government as ultimatum lapses on...

Oil marketers on Saturday said they did not reach any agreement with Federal Government on the N800 billion subsidy arrears, saying their ultimatum to cease depots operations on Monday remained unchanged.

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Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.