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MacArthur Foundation awards nearly $6.5 million to advance accountability, transparency and reduce corruption in...

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced nearly $6.5 million in funding to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria.

CSOs, other stakeholders oppose NGO Bill amid protests

Almost all representatives of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) Wednesday vehemently denounced the proposed establishment of a regulatory commission for supervision, co-ordination and supervision of the groups’ activities in the country.

Anambra guber poll ‘one of the worst’ since 1999 – PLAC

The Saturday Anambra election has been adjudged “one of the worst” governorship election conducted in the country since the return of democracy in 1999.

MainaGate casts doubt on Nigeria’s anti-graft crusade

Muhammadu Buhari was elected as Nigeria’s president on a promise to root out rampant corruption in government that has seen billions of dollars of public money stolen over decades.

INEC clears 35 candidates for Anambra guber election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Anambra State has cleared 35 candidates to participate in the November 18 governorship election in the state.

INEC to engage 20,000 personnel for Anambra guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will engage no fewer than 20,000 personnel for the conduct of November18 governorship election in Anambra.

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Report: Nigeria wasted $1 trillion earned in oil booms

The report, which was funded by the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) and the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, stated that Nigeria’s failure to manage these oil prosperity cycles has delayed her economic rise.
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Gareth Bale shines as Real Madrid overrun Getafe

Real Madrid got off to a winning start in La Liga on Sunday by comfortably beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at home with an inspiring performance from Gareth Bale.

Satguru Maharaji: Don’t demonise Governor Ajimobi, APC over Yinka Ayefele’s house demolition

Following the heated controversy and consequent condemnation of the Oyo State Government led by Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the early Sunday morning demolition of an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, own by Yinka Ayefele, the Leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji, on Sunday, urged the people of the state not to demonise the governor and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the matter.
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‘Blast fishing’ thrives in Libya’s chaos

Residents of Tripoli's seafront wake up most weekends to loud blasts: fishermen using dynamite to maximise their catch, regardless of the damage they are causing to marine life.

Ohanaeze youths condemn clampdown on IPOB women

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has condemned, in strong terms, the alleged harassment of female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB Women) by security operatives in Owerri.