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Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu urges Nigerians to stop paying lip-service to anti-corruption war

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.

Thugs disrupt TraderMoni scheme in Ilorin

Hoodlums invaded the Mandate Market in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday, scaring away petty traders and TraderMoni agents and disrupting the disbursement of money to beneficiaries of the scheme.

ASUU Strike: Chris Ngige chides Femi Falana on ‘no work, no pay’ policy, takes...

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has chided Femi Falana (SAN) over his position on the “no work, no pay” policy of the Federal Government regarding the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
Ekereobong Akpan

Akwa Ibom government denies alleged illegal deductions from workers’ salaries

Ekereobong Akpan, the Akwa Ibom Head of Service (HOS), on Wednesday, said there was no illegal deduction from the salaries of civil servants in the state to fund government’s events.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th career goal on Saturday, the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to hit the mark.

Ballon d’Or: Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister under fire for blaming cabal

Real Madrid and Croatia star Modric was crowned the winner in Paris on Monday night, the first time since Kaka in 2007 that the prize has not gone to Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Nigeria showcases available strategic minerals to 93 countries

Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, has met with representatives from 93 Nations to showcase half a dozen strategic minerals available in Nigeria.

Suit seeking forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s billions adjourned till January

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court will on January 15, 2019, continue the hearing of a suit seeking final forfeiture of about $8.4 million and N7.4 billion found in bank accounts linked to a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC: We will monitor donations to political parties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that it would monitor donations to political parties during next year’s polls and the identities of the donors.

Police caution against buying cellphones from strangers

SP Oni Waheed, the Divisional Crime Officer, Ilaro Police Command has advised the public to desist from buying cell phones from strangers in order not get into trouble with the law.
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 9, 2017 shows Chinese 100 yuan notes in Beijing. The Chinese currency continued its sharp decline on July 20, 2018 despite US President Donald Trump's bid to rein in the dollar, as analysts pointed out that a weaker yuan aids Beijing in its trade tussle with Washington. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Kenya partners SimbaPay on money transfer to China

Family Bank, a leading bank in Kenya, has partnered with London-based financial technology firm, SimbaPay, to launch an instant money transfer service from Kenya to China.

Federal government awards exploration contracts to 10 mining firms

Abubakar Bwari, the minister of mining and steel development, said the move is part of the country’s efforts to develop the mining sector.

Ishaya Bamaiyi: How I was defrauded of $8.4 million by Fred Ajudua

A former Chief of Army Staff, General Ishaya Bamaiyi, has told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja how an alleged fraudster, Fred Ajudua, collected millions of dollars from him totalling about $8.4m.

ILO: Salaries, wages growing at lowest level since 2008

Salaries are still far too low in the developing world with take-home pay growth overall at its lowest since 2008, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.

Davido, Tiwa Savage, Falz shine at AFRIMA, Ambode, Chaka Chaka honoured

Nigeria’s singers Davido, Tiwa Savage and Falz won awards at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held in Accra, Ghana Saturday night.

DMO: Federal government to speed up payment of oil workers

The Debt Management Office (DMO) is to speed up the implementation of the Promissory Note Programme and Bond Issuance to settle inherited local debts and contractual obligations due to various categories of creditors, including oil marketers.

Sullivan Chime: Why I dedicated my book to Chimaroke Nnamani

Former Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, says he dedicated the book on his eight year stewardship to his predecessor, Dr Chimaroke Nnamani, for giving him the opportunity to serve.

Babatunde Fashola: Foreign loans for infrastructure, not for private pockets

Amid criticisms that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration had been mortgaging the nation through foreign loans which end up in private pockets, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has said that such views were erroneous and not the true position of things.

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Nigerian, Chinese miners set to strengthen economic relations

The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.
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NNPP will conduct council election in Bauchi in six months, if elected –...

The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.

NANS demands prosecution of alleged killer of police officer in Ogun

The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Explosion in Japanese restaurant leaves more than 40 injured

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.