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4 President Buhari receives Governor-Elect John Kayode Fayemi in State House on 19th July 2018

Ekiti Governor-elect Fayemi: Why I’ll probe Ayodele Fayose’s tenure

Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, hinted that his administration would probe the financial records of outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose when he assumes office.

Osun guber: APC panel assures 17 aspirants of level playing ground

The electoral panel set up by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Osun state governorship primary has assured the 17 aspirants of the party of transparency and level playing ground.

Senate to probe Ibe Kachikwu over alleged irregularities in oil, gas sector

The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) to investigate issues relating to ongoing lease renewals in the oil and gas sector of the economy.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

SERAP: Kemi Adeosun must clear air over alleged forged NYSC certificate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, to without further delay show responsibility and clear the air over the damaging certificate forgery allegations against her and settle the facts of the case once and for all.

Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi Urges Governor Fayose, Olusola Kolapo to accept defeat

The newly elected governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has told Governor Ayodele Fayose and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, to accept the electoral defeat in good faith.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government begins verification of 330,820 workers in 487 MDAs

The Federal Government will be begin to verify in the next two weeks, over 330,820 employees in 486 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) being paid salaries through the Integrated Pay-roll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) Platform.
Peter Ozo Eson

NLC: Tension heightening in states over unpaid June salaries

The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated.

NYSC urged to release its findings on Kemi Adeosun’s certificate saga

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has called on the NYSC to immediately release its findings on the status of Adeosun.

Federal government vows to reveal owners of illegally acquired assets

The Federal Government has said it will release the names of 200 individuals who own property that were purchased with illegally-acquired funds.

School feeding: Stakeholders call for proper scrutiny

Stakeholders in the Federal government initiated Home Grown School Feeding Programme for primary Schools in Ogun State have pleaded with the federal government to ensure its proper scrutiny in order to ensure success of the programme.

Corruption: Amaju Pinnick, others deny any wrong doing

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has refuted claims of corruption leveled against it and insisted that it has no formal invitation to face any anti-corruption agency.
Uche Secondus

2019: PDP meets with presidential aspirants, governors, ex-governors, others

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will today meet with all the party presidential aspirants.

APC inaugurates President Buhari campaign volunteers for 186 LGAs in North west

The All Progressive Congress (APC) North West chapter on Sunday inaugurated volunteers committed to propagating the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo were among the 6,800 All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates from the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) who converged in Eagle Square, Abuja on Saturday

Publish beneficiaries of $322m repatriated fund – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to list those that benefitted from the repatriated $322m.
French gendarmes in the Breil neighbourhood in Nantes on Wednesday. Sebastien Salom Gomis-AFP-Getty Images

Riots ease as family of police shooting victim plans lawsuit

A relative calm began to return to the western French city of Nantes early Sunday after days of rioting over a police officer’s fatal shooting of a black man, whose family plans to file a lawsuit over a killing which has cast a fresh spotlight on tensions in deprived urban areas.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

Security votes: SERAP asks President Buhari to bring governors to justice

The organization said, “If there is relevant and sufficient admissible evidence, for former governors to face prosecution and serving governors to be prosecuted at the expiration of their tenure as governors.”
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

Nigeria tightens screw on corruption with new order

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared a "national emergency on corruption", as he signed a new executive order to freeze suspected ill-gotten gains.
Zimbabwe Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa addresses supporters in Sweet Water on July 3, 2018. Zimbabwe's finance minister says historic elections this month will bolster efforts to revive an economy that he admits "collapsed" due to Robert Mugabe's land reforms. / AFP PHOTO / Wilfred Kajese

Zimbabwe minister sees election boost to ‘collapsed’ economy

Zimbabwe's finance minister says historic elections this month will bolster efforts to revive an economy that he admits "collapsed" due to Robert Mugabe's land reforms.

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Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Ekiti guber: Police arrest 27 for electoral offences

The Police in Ekiti say they arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Remains of ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie laid to rest in Katsina

The remains of the former Inspector General of Police (IG) and Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie, were Friday laid to rest in Katsina amidst eulogies.
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Nigeria Air: President Buhari trying to deceive Nigerians – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to perish the thought of trying to use the “unveiling” of a nonexistent national carrier to beguile Nigerians now that election is around the corner, as such ruse cannot yield any dividend.

OAU: Dismissing lecturer over sexual harassment not enough – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Friday informed authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State that merely dismissing Prof. Richard Akindele of the Department of Management and Accounting found guilty of sexual harassment was not enough.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda arrives for the second day of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, in Brussels, on July 12, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - POOL - Tatyana ZENKOVICH

Polish president proposes vote on new constitution

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday presented plans for a non-binding vote on a new constitution to address issues ranging from giving the president greater powers to the supremacy of Polish laws over EU ones.