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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) has revealed that it will arraign popular musician, Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, very soon.
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.
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.
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.
The police in Niger State have arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Habiba Usman, for being the mastermind of her own kidnap.
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.
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 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.
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.”
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).”
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).
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Assembly management has given outgoing members of the 8th Senate three days to handover their office keys.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday pledged to waive his immunity as the governor if brought before the proposed anti-corruption agency in the state.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
The Niger House of Assembly on Tuesday elected Alhaji Abdullahi Wuse (APC), member representing Tafa Constituency, as the speaker of the 9th Assembly in the state.
Sen. Ike Ekweremadu (PDP-Enugu), on Tuesday, disclosed the real reason he contested for the deputy senate president’s seat during the inauguration of the 9th Senate in Abuja.