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Oyo PDP hails Governor Makinde’s court victory, promises transparency in running state

The victory of the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, at the Supreme Court in the case instituted over the governorship primary election that produced him as Peoples Democratic Party standard-bearer in the March 9, 2019 governorship election has been lauded by the state chapter of the PDP.
Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, says the state government decided to set up an investigative panel to look into the management of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission - ISOPADEC following reports of mismanagement of the Commission by previous administrations.

Gerald Irona: Why we are probing ISOPADEC

Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, says the state government decided to set up an investigative panel to look into the management of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission - ISOPADEC following reports of mismanagement of the Commission by previous administrations.

Transparency: Police, parliament, judiciary top list of ‘corrupt institutions’ in Nigeria

The police, parliament and judiciary top the list of the most corrupt institutions in Nigeria, according to a survey by Transparency International released, yesterday.

NNPC chief Mele Kyari vows to improve transparency

The new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, has promised to the fight corruption and improve transparency as he takes over the affairs of the NNPC.

Nigerian ports authority bequests archive to immigration service

In furtherance to its strategic Corporate Social Responsibility programmes the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has bequeathed a newly built infrastructure to archive vital documents to the Nigerian immigration service.
Nigeria Police

252 notorious Shila gang, 68 kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

In a bid to curtail the high rate of kidnapping and other forms of criminalities, the Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has revealed that 68 kidnappers and 252 suspected notorious Shilla gangs were arrested and detained in police custody.

NANS applauds giant strides at NECO, wants Abubakar Gana confirmed as substantive registrar

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended what it described as the laudable achievements recorded at the National Examinations Council, and therefore wants President Mohammadu Buhari to urgently confirm the appointment of the acting registrar of the council, Alhaji Abubakar Gana to engender continuity in the system.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

OAGF: Emir Sanusi never said Nigeria on the verge of bankruptcy

The Office of Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) has denied media reports credited to the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi, that Nigeria was on the verge of Bankruptcy.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Nigeria wins UN award for innovation in civil service reforms

Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, made the disclosure during a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, saying the award was part of the celebration of the World Public Service Day by the United Nations.

Seadogs: We are not a secret cult

The National Association of Seadogs, (NAS) has said that the confraternity was not a secret cult as erroneously believed.

Kano restates commitment to local and foreign economic partners

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has restated his commitment to partner with relevant agencies to ensure greater economic transformation in the state.

Governor Ganduje: Kano plans economic transformation through partnership

Kano State Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has restated the commitment of his administration to continue to partner with relevant agencies to ensure higher level of economic transformation in the State.
Code of Conduct Bureau

SERAP sues Code of Conduct Bureau, wants asset declaration of public officials made public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the CCB’s claim that it could not disclose details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999 because doing so “would offend the right to privacy of presidents and state governors.”
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Institute charges SMEs to imbibe good corporate governance

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), has urged Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to imbibe principles of good corporate governance to achieve sustainability and succession planning.
Fifa and the Caf are contemplating assigning Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura to the position of Fifa delegate for Africa.

Why FIFA is taking over football management in Africa

Facts are beginning to emerge why the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) decided to take over the operations of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF).
Fifa and the Caf are contemplating assigning Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura to the position of Fifa delegate for Africa.

FIFA scribe Fatma Samoura up for CAF position

Fifa and the Caf are contemplating assigning Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura to the position of Fifa delegate for Africa.

Federal government exceeds oil budget target

Nigeria’s crude oil and condensates production has risen to 2.323 million barrels per day (bpd), exceeding the 2019 budget benchmark of 2.3 million bpd.

ICPC: Nigeria must deploy intelligence to combat terrorism, banditry

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has charged Nigeria to deploy intelligence if she wants to be able to combat terrorism, banditry and kidnapping.

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US, Nigeria sign new pact on food security

The United States of America and Nigeria have signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year plan to improve food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

Korea to train 45 police on forensic investigation

The Republic of Korea, through its grant aid and technical cooperation agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, (KOICA), has organised a three-year training programme for 45 Nigerian police personnel.
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods says ‘Father Time’ catching up with him

Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate seeks Nigeria’s status on extended continental shelf

The Senate yesterday invited the United Nations Resident Team in Nigeria and the Nigeria Boundary Commission to brief it on the status of Nigeria’s claim of extended continental shelf.