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Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

2023 Presidency: My vote for Osinbajo not Tinubu

Why are Nigerian politicians ravished by the thought of election? They plot and machinate over it. And when they eventually get into office, they spend four years scheming for another turn instead of honouring their contract with citizens.
Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

Ex-BBNaija housemate under fire for sharing nude photo online

Some Nigerians on Instagram have expressed shock and disappointment over the release of nude picture by ex-BBNaija housemate, Gifty Powers.
Hong Kong struggled to recover on Monday, with the metro only partially functioning and infrastructure extensively damaged, after scores of protesters were arrested in violent clashes overnight that drew the first warning from the Chinese military.

Hong Kong metro partially reopens, city struggles after violent weekend

Hong Kong struggled to recover on Monday, with the metro only partially functioning and infrastructure extensively damaged, after scores of protesters were arrested in violent clashes overnight that drew the first warning from the Chinese military.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Crisis: Senate threatens to takeover Edo Assembly

The Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State an ultimatum of one week to issue a fresh proclamation for what it termed, the proper inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly.

Former APC chairman John Oyegun tackles Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has chided his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his undue interference in the politics of Edo State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha to review Imo laws

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has commenced process to review all laws made in the state by the State House of Assembly.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Customs seizes contrabands worth N42m in 3 months

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone D command, Bauchi, has seized contrabands worth N42.12million in various operations and locations over a period of three months.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

CSO: Governor Bindow has every right to pay exit allowance to himself

Mr Mapida Ikwurunyi, Coordinator, Justice Frontier Forum, says that Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa and his aides have the right to receive severance allowances.
Ademola Adeleke

Certificate forgery: Osun voters seek Senator Adeleke’s sack

Electorate in the Osun West Senatorial District of Osun State, currently being represented by Senator Ademola Adeleke have commenced move to have him sacked following an Abuja Court’s judgment, which held that he has no secondary school certificate.

PDP plots Danjuma Goje-Ike Ekweremadu Senate leadership ticket

The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.

Governor Shettima: I cannot give contracts beyond May 29

Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has told Indian firms that he cannot give them contracts beyond his tenure which terminate on May 29, 2019.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-3

Femi Adesina: How President Buhari defeated principalities, powers

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari defeated what it termed “principalities and powers” by emerging victorious in last Saturday’s presidential election.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo, others advocate autonomous stronger states

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some prominent Nigerians have advocated for autonomous stronger states through devolution of powers.

Western powers urge DR Congo to restore Internet

Leading western powers on Tuesday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to restore internet access, which operators say was cut on government orders a day earlier following presidential elections.

Yakubu Dogara: Federal government’s cash disbursement is vote-buying, inducement

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, condemns the distribution of cash to the public very close to general election by public officials, saying such endeavours amount to vote buying and inducement, which is a clear case of corruption
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-6

National Assembly blames staff protest on non-release of 2018 Budget

The Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Mr. Mohammed Sani-Omolori, has blamed the picketing of the National Assembly by members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on the non-release of the 2018 budget.

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EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.

Report: Ibrahim Magu-led EFCC recovers N939.5 billion cash, sends 1636 to jail in four...

Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him and the value of assets recovered from the convicts has emerged.

Senator Gobir: Border closure has curtailed arms proliferation, improved security

The Chairman, Senate committee on National Security and Intelligence, Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir, on Saturday said the closure of Nigeria’s land borders by the Federal Government has had a tremendous impact on the security, especially in the northern region.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Bayelsa guber: APC campaigns take-off Monday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has concluded arrangements to formally commence its campaigns for the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun questions VAR in Manchester United vs Liverpool tie

Brighton’s Leon Balogun has questioned the decision of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to chalk off Sadio Mane’s goal in Liverpool’s 1-all draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

French tourist recounts sleeping with 1,400 African girls, impregnating 600 in six countries

A French tourist has admitted impregnating more than 600 women in six African countries within two years. Forty-year-old Jean Michel made the revelation on an online news site “Africa24”.