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Governor Masari takes second term oath, prays for victims of Banditry in Katsina

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State and his deputy Manir Yakubu were on Wednesday in Katsina about 11.15am sworn in for the second and final term in office by the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, at the newly constructed ‘’Peoples Square‘’ in front of the government house Katsina
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

EFCC: We’ll arraign Naira Marley, Zlatan, others very soon

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that it will arraign popular musician, Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, very soon.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

Naira Marley, Zlatan remain in EFCC custody

Up-and-coming artistes, Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Temidayo Omoniyi (aka Zlatan), who were arrested on Friday morning by the Economic and Financial Crimea Commission in connection with alleged cases of internet fraud and money laundering, were still in detention on Saturday night.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised to adopt sound security and economic transformation programmes to address the nagging social and economic challenges facing the country, if re-elected.-3

President Buhari promises sound security, economic programmes if reelected

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised to adopt sound security and economic transformation programmes to address the nagging social and economic challenges facing the country, if re-elected.

Fidelity Bank assures of quality services as 13 customers win N16 million

Fidelity Bank Plc said it would ensure that its customers get quality service in 2019 as it gave out N16 million to 13 customers in the first draw of the year and the third in the Get Alert in Millions promotion (GAIM) season three.
Hoodlums arrested by troops on Operation Python Dance in Sokoto

Operation Python Dance: Troops nab seven hoodlums in Sokoto

Troops of the Nigerian Army participating in Exercise EGWU EKE III (Python Dance) in Sokoto on while on routine patrol on Wednesday ran into a group of hoodlums causing mayhem, extorting and threatening the lives of innocent citizens along Sokoto – Gusau road.

Housewife arrested for allegedly masterminding own kidnap

The police in Niger State have arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Habiba Usman, for being the mastermind of her own kidnap.

2019: ICPC kicks off nationwide campaign against vote-buying

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has launched a nationwide campaign against vote-buying in the country.

ICPC: Vote buying is act of corruption

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday in Lagos described vote buying as an act of corruption which the commission was committed to tackling.
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.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari to present report on Nigeria’s e-government systems

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday present a report on Corruption Risk Assessment of Nigeria’s e-Government Systems at a training by Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

SERAP alleges ‘widespread corruption’ in Cross River Basin

The organization urged Mr Adamu to ensure that “anyone involved is brought to justice if there is relevant and sufficient admissible evidence. We also urge you to push for the publication of the outcome of any investigation carried out by the anticorruption agencies.”
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Leaked audio: SERAP asks INEC to probe Bukola Saraki’s campaign spending in 2015

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegation that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence the outcome of the 2015 elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC).”
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

SERAP petitions EFCC, ICPC over alleged bribery during APC, PDP primaries

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over the allegations of corruption during the recent primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Court sentences man to two years in prison for stealing in mosque

A Grade 1 Area Court in Aso-Pada, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, on Wednesday, sentenced a 27-year-old man, Musa Abubakar, to two years in prison for attempting to steal generator in a Mosque.

NFF: Re-elected Amaju Pinnick identifies areas of focus

Amaju Pinnick, the re-elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday promised to focus more on youth programmes, adding that football was the winner at the end of the polls in Katsina.

ICPC, INEC partner to curb vote buying

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has expressed readiness to partner Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to tackle the menace of vote-buying in the electoral system.

2019: Don’t defect if you lose primaries – PDP begs members

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have appealed to aspirants for elective offices not to consider leaving the party if they lose during primary elections.

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Olu Akerele: Naming national stadium after MKO Abiola shows President Buhari has good heart

A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.