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EFCC asked to probe Delta government over Paris Club refund transactions

A private firm has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate alleged fraudulent transactions involving the Paris club refund by the Delta State Government.
Uche Sampson Ogah

Governor Ikpeazu congratulates Uche Ogah on ministerial appointment

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has congratulated Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah, OON, on his nomination as a Minister by President Muhammadu Buhari and his subsequent successful screening by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Sonny Echono

Nigerian government inaugurates panel to review AUST governance

The Federal Government has inaugurated an Administrative Audit Panel to review the proprietorship, academic affairs, governance, financial and physical development in the African University of Science and Technology (AUST).
Oluremi Tinubu

Falcons coach, Senator Tinubu, 21 others make Women Hall of Fame list

Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu has made the list of 23 prominent Nigerian Women to be inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled to take place in Abuja on June 27.

Paul Kagame: Anti-graft war must start from the top

The President of the Republic of Rwanda, Mr. Paul Kagame, on Tuesday, said the anti-graft war can be won in Africa or elsewhere if it starts from the top.

Ministerial appointments: Not a party affair

The argument that President Muhammadu Buhari should bother more about Atiku Abubakar’s petition against his re-election rather than concentrating on forming a government, loses sight of the ‘no vacuum in government’ philosophy
Donald Trump David Malpass

Donald Trump picks World Bank critic David Malpass to replace Jim Kim

US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a critic of multilateral institutions like the World Bank, to replace Jim Yong Kim as the World Bank president.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala eyes World Bank president Post

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has made her intentions of vying for the post of World Bank’s President known.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala tasks government on community development

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, has called on the three tiers of government in Nigeria to pay serious attention to the development of the rural communities in the country.

Ohanaeze: Nigeria’ll remain in darkness until an Igbo man becomes president

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural body, on Sunday said Nigeria would continue to wallow in “abject socio-political, economic and developmental blindness until an Igbo man becomes the President.”
President Goodluck Jonathan

Corruption: Goodluck Jonathan lied – Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has described claim by former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, that corruption is on the increase in the country as ‘astonishing’.

Mohammed Adoke: We’re the heroes of Goodluck Jonathan’s concession of defeat

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, on Wednesday, said he and three other former top government officials were the heroes of the decision of former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat in the 2015 presidential election.

Job seeker convicted for forging Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s signature

An FCT High Court, Nyanya, on Wednesday convicted a job seeker, Raymond Azuka, for forging the signature of former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi fully supported national savings – aide

Former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, was the foremost voice during his tenure that fully backed the proposal that the Federal Government should save “excess” earnings for the future.
Atiku Abubakar

2019: Ohanaeze congratulates Atiku Abubakar, insist on VP slot

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide led by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro has congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his recent victory as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.

Lessons from Adeosungate

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps Exemption Certificate had generated since July when it was first reported.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to global economy

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, co-chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, says fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030.

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Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Nigeria handed major boost as Oshoala makes scoring return in Barcelona win

Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Corruption headlines challenges before new sports minister

The newly-appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, commenced his official duty on Thursday by attending the 2019 International Youth Day in Abuja.

Teacher wins N2 million from Betway

Another Nigerian, Temitope A. has won a massive N2m by placing wagers in the just-concluded Betway African Cup Of Nations Predictor Promotion.
A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury apartment building Thursday as passengers watched in horror, officials said.

Man crushed by falling elevator in New York building

A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury apartment building Thursday as passengers watched in horror, officials said.
EL PASO, TEXAS – AUGUST 06: FBI personnel drive in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot as investigations continue at the scene of a mass shooting, which left at least 22 people dead, on August 6, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. President Donald Trump plans to visit the city August 7. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

77 Nigerian nationals charged for massive fraud, money laundering in US — full list

A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the funds through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network.