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The House of Representatives has passed for a second reading, an electoral act amendment, which seeks to bar electoral officers from engaging in partisan politics within five years of retirement, resignation and official relief of duties.
Dr Dominic Bako, Director-General, Nasarawa State Bureau of Public Procurement, has charged ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to ensure transparency and accountability in their financial transactions for development to thrive in the state.
The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has again been accused of allegedly failing to give proper account of missing 332 out of the 836 recovered real estate property in March, 2018.
The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, may be facing fresh cases of alleged re-looting of funds recovered by the commission as well as bribery.
The Borno Coordinator of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mr Nasiru Mato, has urged manufacturers to embrace use of Automated Product Administration and Monitoring Systems (NAPAMS) for registration of their products.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the allegations of financial recklessness and misappropriation of funds leveled against the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are unacceptable hence the decision by the Senate to investigate the activities of the Commission.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged illegal withdrawal of funds from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Limited amounting to $1.05bn by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
A group of human rights lawyers, Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the EFCC Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, of his duties following allegations of corruption against him from different quarters.
As part of a new report on targeted killings using drones, a U.N. human rights investigator says a January U.S. strike that killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was an “arbitrary killing,” and that Iran’s retaliatory missile attack was not justified.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced new appointments and redeployments in the National Oil Company, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the Next Level Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The Federal Road Safety Commission Board has during its meeting on 3 May, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by the Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of 2 Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) from the North Central geopolitical zone to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal with immediate effect.
The Senate and the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the implementation of the plan to recruit 774,000 Nigerians for Special Public Works across the country.
The Nasarawa state House of Assembly House Committee on Agriculture and Natural resources, has called for declaration of state of emergency on the water sector due to scarcity of water in some parts of the state.
When Apple announced its Security Bounty Program last year, researchers lined up to locate potentially dangerous bugs in the company’s platforms, keeping them secret in exchange for potentially large payouts
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OAUSTECH) chapter, on Saturday held a commendation service in honour of a colleague, late Dr Gilbert Ibitola.
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday, shot dead a suspected kidnapper on along Shagamu-Ijebu Ode axis, of the state.
As the national assembly prepares to repeal the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) 2004 and enact a new one, BOFIA 2020, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has asked for the establishment of a Credit Tribunal to address the issue of non-performing loans.
Marcus Rashford to become the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester for his work campaigning against child poverty and his sporting achievements.
The six South-West states have signified readiness to reopen schools for pupils to sit for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested Wednesday while trying to flee to India in a burqa, police said.
A leader of a notorious gang, Biola Ebila, who was on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command, has been killed in Ibadan after a reported gun duel between him and a rival gang.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Mr Benjamin Bamidele, an Education Counsellor, on Tuesday called on the Federal and State Governments to urgently resolve the impasse over the conduct of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Former Nigeria international Victor Moses has been declared fit to play in Inter Milan’s Serie A clash against Torino on Monday.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.