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Federal government threatens corrupt lawyers, bankers, brokers with sanction

The Federal Government has said it will henceforth insist on enforcement of sanctions by professional bodies against lawyers, bankers and brokers indicted for corruption.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari: Eight ways I’ll fight corruption in second term

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday listed eight priorities he will give more attention to give his anti-corruption agenda a big bite in the next four years.

Governor Akeredolu decries prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria

Ondo state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, decried the high rate of drug and alcohol abuse among underage children and school age pupils across the country, urging all stakeholders and authorities to intervene to regulate the tides.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Children’s Day: Federal government will review national drug control master plan – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, disclosed that the Federal Government would review the National Drug Control Master Plan 2015-2019 with a focus on drug control and consumption.
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

NAFDAC raises the alarm over high rate of drug abuse

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the weekend raised the alarm over the high rate and prevalence of drug addicts in the country.

Dolapo Osinbajo urges women to join fight against illicit drugs

The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has urged Nigerian Women to support the fight against illicit drugs to free the society from inactive youths.
AI researchers from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and a number of top universities have called on Amazon to stop selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement.

AI researchers tell Amazon to stop selling ‘flawed’ facial recognition to the police

AI researchers from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and a number of top universities have called on Amazon to stop selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement.
Buba Marwa

Drug abuse: Education, employment keys to reduction – Governor Marwa

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has said that Nigeria must retool its education system to allow more children into schools as a way of minimising drug abuse in the country.
Buba Marwa

General Marwa: Nigeria has 15 million drug addicts

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa yesterday in Katsina declared that Nigeria has about 15 million drug addicts out of her estimated population of about 150 million people.

Report: At least 14.3 million Nigerians into drug abuse

Following a report that about 14.3million people in Nigeria use drugs outside prescription, drug control experts have urged the authorities to improve on drug control policies in the country.

Federal government to review revenue sharing formula over minimum wage

Indications emerged on Thursday that the Federal Government may have decided to review the revenue allocation sharing formula to enable states meet the new minimum wage proposal pegged at N30, 000.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
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Northern monarchs worried by security threats to 2019 polls

The Northern Traditional Rulers Council has expressed concern that the rising wave of kidnapping, banditry, farmers–herders’ conflicts, insurgency and other criminalities in the region may affect the conduct of the 2019 elections.

2019: Without PVCs, you are wasting time – Pat Utomi tells youths

A Political Economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, has urged Nigerian youth to take advantage of their voting rights to actualise their desired change.

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Rochas Okorocha: Why we are appealing against Court Ruling – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it decided to appeal the court ruling directing it to issue a certificate of return to embattled ex-governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

Democracy Day: Wealthy Nigerian urged to emulate MKO Abiola

Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.

Oba Akanbi urges monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged Yoruba monarchs to renounce membership of secret societies.

Troops kill Boko Haram terrorist

Troops have rescued two women and six children from Boko Haram terrorists as they laid ambush on fleeing members of the insurgents in Gwadala village, Borno State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, finally issued Certificate of Return to the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, confirming him the senator-elect for Imo West senatorial district.

INEC issues certificate of return to former Governor Okorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, finally issued Certificate of Return to the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, confirming him the senator-elect for Imo West senatorial district.