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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN; the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, and Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye to: “revisit and fast-track prosecution of all cases of corruption in the electricity sector and ensure effective recovery of stolen public funds.”
Angola has reached out to a number of countries for help in recouping funds lost to corruption in the past, the country’s minister of state for economic coordination, Manuel Jose Nunes Junior, said yesterday.
Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Tuesday said for the state to be able to overcome its healthcare challenges and offer a quality care to the residents, it must be dependent on technology.
In his opening address at the event held in Abuja, the minister thanked the envoys for their contribution towards meeting the humanitarian and security challenges in Nigeria.
Sacked Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has criticised the Supreme Court verdict which removed him and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state.
The Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has said it was sad and disheartening that the Kogi State government has been taking the issue of corruption with levity, saying the Governor Yahaya Bello administration could not account for the huge allocations and several interventions it collected in the last four years.
A nongovernmental organisation, the Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has described failure of Governor Yahaya Bello’s administration in Kogi to conduct local government election in the last four years as indicative of lack of transparency and accountability in the State.
Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, 770, 000.00) for the payment of scholarship allowances to students studying within and outside the country.
Two security experts, on Monday, said that the newly inaugurated Southwest security outfit, ‘Amotekun’, would help curb crimes such as armed robbery and kidnapping on the highways
Ten months after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) commenced a recruitment process to fill up various vacancies across different cadres in the Corporation, the fate of about 40,000 applicants who took part in the 2019 exercise remains unknown, investigations have revealed.
The Muslim Congress (TMC) and Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) have commended the management of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for being responsive to the plight of prospective candidates who are finding it difficult to enrol for national Identity Number (NIN).
Iranian and Ukrainian officials have begun investigating the crash of a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran, Iran’s aviation authority said on Friday.
President Buhari meets ICT professionals, affirms commitment to use technology for enhanced public service...
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to use technology for enhanced public service delivery.
Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, on Tuesday, commissioned the first-ever national e-depository of treaties at the Federal Ministry of Justice.
No fewer than 21 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have dismissed calls for the investigation of Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro, describing it as, “diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency”.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, has lamented the fate of his town, describing it as the most marginalized among big towns in Nigeria.
A Pharmacist, Mrs. Esther Samuel of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has cautioned healthcare workers in the country on effective handling of cytotoxic drugs for cancer patients.
Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has said that he never met the notorious match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal and maintains his innocence following the life ban by FIFA.
Former Nigeria goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to resolve the future of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr quickly.
Members of the Nigerian Governors Forum are protesting what they consider as excessive deductions from states which benefitted from the Federal Government’s budget support facility.
The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Thursday said it had deployed protective equipment to protect health care workers in Enugu State Teaching Hospital, Parklane.
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi won’t be part of his squad for Tuesday’s Premier League clash against Newcastle United at Goodison Park.
AC Milan winger Hakan Calhanoglu has been offered to Premier League side Arsenal, according to the latest reports.
The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of killing and abduction of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists along Gwoza-Bama road in Borno.
Wilfried Zaha is set to stay at Crystal Palace for the rest of the season with suitors Chelsea and Tottenham baulking at his £80million valuation.
The supreme court judgment upholding the election petition of Hope Uzodinma and installing him as the elected governor of Imo state on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been very controversial, especially as the full text of the verdict is yet to be made public.