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Lagos socialite, four others charged with unlawful interference with property

Lagos socialite, Buhari Oloto, has been charged alongside four others before a Lagos State High Court for unlawful interference with property, contrary to Section 2(1) of the Lagos State Properties Protection Law 2016.

Council, academy partner on efficient transport system promotion

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) is collaborating with Motor Vehicle Administration Academy (MVAA) to promote an efficient and effective transport system in Nigeria.

Post-election crisis: UN sues for peace in Benin Republic

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has sued for peaceful resolution of the ongoing post-election crisis in the Republic of Benin, Nigeria’s next-door neighbour.
Sudanese protesters walk between barricades on a road leading to the defense ministry compound in Khartoum, April 30, 2019. Reuters

Sudan tensions spike as military push to clear protester barricades

Tensions between Sudan’s ruling military council and protesters have spiked after the military warned it could remove barricades near their month-long sit-in. Protesters responded by fortifying obstacles around the protest camp and calling for a mass rally to pressure the military to hand over power to civilians.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA, stakeholders to review national contingency plan on disaster

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is collaborating with stakeholders to review the National Contingency Plan (NCP) to reposition the country against the impact of disasters.

Guard charged with theft of late brother’s property

A 48-year-old security guard, Jelili Oliyide, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged theft of his late brother’s property worth N8.7 million.

Why doctors are leaving Nigeria

The doctors are moving to societies where they are better paid because staying back in Nigeria keeps them on the poverty belt. A country that devalues its currency like Nigeria has done in relation to other major currencies like the Euro, dollar and pound is definitely going to have a huge crisis within its society.
Chris Griffiths and Lorraine Jones were two of the plaintiffs who brought the case to court [Northern Land Council]

Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

The High Court has handed down the biggest "native title" ruling affecting Aboriginal ownership of the land in decades, amid claims that billions of dollars in compensation will need to be paid by governments to indigenous groups.

Kano elections: APC, PDP, 29 other governorship candidates sign peace accord

A total of 31 governorship candidates from various political parties have signed an accord to promote peaceful conduct before, during and after the 2019 general elections in Kano.‎
An All Progressives Congress Party (APC) supporter waves a party flag while celebrating initial results released by the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, on February 25, 2019, two days after general elections. – Nigeria’s main opposition on February 25 accused the ruling party of trying to rig presidential elections, as the incumbent made early gains but monitors voiced concern about polling day problems, including dozens of deaths. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of President Muhammadu Buhari of colluding with the electoral commission in an attempt to “manipulate the results”. (Photo AFP)

Many injured as supporters celebrate President Buhari’s victory in Kaduna

There were wild jubilation in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Wednesday over President Muhammadu Buhari’s triumph at Saturday’s Presidential Elections as celebrating youths became uncontrollable, posing threat to lives and property.

Election Monitor: 122 killed, 256 injured in 145 incidents of pre-election violence

The Election Monitor (EM) has said that its track of violent incidences from August 18, 2018 till February 14, 2019 recorded 145 cases of pre-election violence leading to 122 deaths and leaving 256 injured.
Gabriel Suswam

Former Governor Gabriel Suswam’s N9.79 billion trial stalled

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Tuesday adjourned till March 26 the trial of the former Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam, charged for allegedly diverting N9.79 billion.

China’s industrial slowdown hits oil and gas trade

China’s thirst for oil and gas is set to wane this year, though in 2018 it posted a record intake for both crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG), cementing its status as the world’s largest oil and second-largest LNG importer.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that he would not be cowed to abandon the corruption war as steps have already been taken to insulate already recovered assets from looters-3

President Buhari: Assets seized from corrupt politicians will be sold

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that houses, companies and other property seized from “corrupt” politicians would be sold and the money kept in the treasury.

Governor Ortom: Benue government to probe perennial crisis in Guma

The Benue government is to institute an inquiry into the perennial violence in Guma local Government, according to Gov. Samuel Ortom.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.

VP Osinbajo: All returned looted funds will be judiciously utilised

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike acknowledges military’s roles in promoting Nigeria’s unity

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the roles played by the armed forces in promoting the unity of Nigeria will always be recognised.

Report: Nigeria lost $2.8 billion to oil-related crimes in 2018

The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated 2.8 billion dollars in revenues in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes.

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VP Osinbajo, governors raise alarm over increasing population

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ICPC: President Buhari’s fight against corruption driven by political will

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption is driven by political will.