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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC to go after perpetrators of social investment fraud

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has reiterated the resolve of the anti-corruption agency, to ensure transparency and honesty in the implementation of the ideals behind the creation of the National Social Investment Programme, N-SIP in the North-East.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

African Games: SWAN congratulates Team Nigeria for finishing second

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded Team Nigeria for its achievement at the just concluded 12th African Games in Morocco, in spite of the not too perfect preparations prior to the championship.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun: I’ll hands off governance by 12 midnight on May 28

Outgoing Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Tuesday said he would hands off governance of Ogun state by 12 midnight on May 28, 2019 with the inauguration of projects executed by his administration.

Enugu fair: Artisans lament low participation, lack of jobs

Some artisans in Enugu State have expressed dismay over the low patronage at the ongoing 30th Enugu International Trade Fair in the state.
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US, UK, EU call for peaceful Nigerian elections

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful.

Official: China deleted 6.18 million illegal online posts in 2018

Chinese government authorities deleted about 6.18 million online posts containing pornographic and vulgar content and closed 26,000 illegal websites in 2018, official sources said on Monday.
Emmanuel David Ombugadu

David Emmanuel-Ombugadu: What I will do if elected as Nasarawa governor

Mr David Emmanuel-Ombugadu, the Nasarawa State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, has promised to initiate good polices and programmes to benefit the whole people of the state, if elected in 2019.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: Good governance, foundation upon which society is built

Good governance is the foundation upon which a society should be built and is indispensable to development, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Tuesday in Abuja.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder apologises after punching TV mascot

Heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder apologised on Sunday after unleashing a punch that knocked down the mascot on an ESPN programme.

INEC launches framework on participation of PWDs in electoral process

As part of its effort to ensure the full participation of eligible Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and all other vulnerable groups ahead of the 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has launched a framework on access and participation of PWDs in electoral process.

PDP assures Kogi National Assembly aspirants of fairness

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for calm among its National Assembly aspirants in Kogi.

NHRC to partner UN, AU to implement human rights instruments

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is set to partner with the UN and African Union (AU) to facilitate the implementation of all human rights instruments that Nigeria is party to.

Senators Saraki, Ekweremadu created their own problem – Biafra group

A pro-Biafra group, the Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL has blamed the recent police harassment of the Senate President and Deputy Senate President of Nigeria and other Senators on their (Senators) failure.

FIIRO seeks deeper synergy between research institutes, varsities

Director-General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Prof. Gloria Elemo, has called for deeper synergy between research institutes and universities toward commercialising research products.

Federal govt targets domestic, export market to build world class mining

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says its aspiration is to build a world class minerals and mining ecosystem to target domestic and export market for minerals and ores.

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Turkish and U.S. troops meet on the Turkish-Syrian border for a joint U.S.-Turkey patrol in northern Syria, as it is pictured from near the Turkish town of Akcakale, Turkey, September 8, 2019.

US soldiers who fought alongside Kurds blast Donald Trump’s Syria retreat

In the summer of 2004, U.S. soldier Greg Walker drove to a checkpoint just outside of Baghdad’s Green Zone with his Kurdish bodyguard, Azaz. When he stepped out of his SUV, three Iraqi guards turned him around at gunpoint.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Court to resume Naira Marley case tomorrow

Nigerian hip hop artist Azeez Fashola, a.k.a. Naira Marley, is due to be back at the Federal High Court in Lagos for a hearing on his alleged internet fraud case.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos government re-arraigns two doctors for ‘attempted murder’

Earlier, the Lagos State Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Babatunde Sunmonu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 26, 2018, at Excel Medical Centre in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Credit Suisse

Chinese outnumber Americans on rich list for first time ever

The Swiss bank, Credit Suisse, has stated in its Global Wealth Report 2019 that, for the first time, the number of rich Chinese people has surpassed that of wealthy Americans as both countries continue to produce millionaires at fast rates.
Nigeria Police

Police arraign student for alleged battery theft

A Kabua Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered 22-year-old student, Sodiq Adamu, to be remanded in Nassarawa Correctional Facility for allegedly stealing a car battery.