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EU supports Kano anti-graft commission

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-graft Corruption Commission has received the support of the European Union in its fight against corruption.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

PDP: Atiku Abubakar’s policy document, a dawn for new Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the policy document presented to Nigerians by its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will bring a new dawn to Nigeria. It said the document embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians in their quest for a new leadership and a better life in the country.

US consulate grant program gives $453, 568 to 45 Nigerian civic organisations

From January 2018 till date, the United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki: National Assembly will pass priority bills despite campaigns

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in view of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: Only plans and not promises can get Nigeria working again

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has told his co-contestant in the 2019 election, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, that only plan and not promises can get Nigeria working again.
Mahmood Yakubu

INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.

INEC: 193,915 registered voters to participate in Katsina by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured Nigerians of its determination and readiness to deliver credible and acceptable by-election for Kankia/Ingawa/Kusada federal constituency of Katsina State on November 17, 2018.
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EU wants Romania to halt judicial overhaul

The European Union sought on Tuesday to increase pressure on Romania to freeze disputed judicial reforms and prevent any move away from democratic values as Bucharest prepares to take over the bloc’s rotating presidency.
Yekini Nabena

Campaign funds: PDP, Atiku Abubakar in dilemma – APC

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena, has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party and its the presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, are facing serious difficulties raising funds for the 2019 election campaigns.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Minimum wage: N30,000 is not enough for a family of four – David Umahi

Chairman South East Governors forum and Governor Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has condemned in totality the statement made by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, over the minimum wage, saying N30,000 is not enough for a family of four.

2019: EFCC ex-boss cautions politician on hate-speech, violence

As campaigns for the 2019 general elections kicked off at the weekend, Farida Waziri, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has charged politicians to make their agenda for Nigerians their focus rather than dwelling on issues that will further divide the people.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Shehu Sani tasks leaders on sacrifice, transparency

Senator Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central) on Saturday tasked leaders from all sectors of the economy to promote the culture of sacrifice and transparency in order to achieve national development.

Economist tasks federal government on transparency in revenue generation

An economist, Prof. Ndubuisi Nwokoma, has called on the Federal Government to ensure transparency in revenue generation toward boosting revenue and reducing borrowings.
The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari, has presented an award of excellence to a cleaner Mary Ishaya at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for returning a lost bag containing money. 3

Airport cleaner gets Aisha Buhari’s award for honesty

The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari, has presented an award of excellence to a cleaner at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for returning a lost bag containing money.

NGO tasks oil firms on CSR to host communities

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Connected Development (CODE), has advocated that it is pertinent for government to have a transparent role in ensuring accountability of oil companies in order to make positive impacts on host communities.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Hadi Sirika: Nigeria Air project awaiting FEC approval, needs $300 million

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says the Nigeria Air project is currently at the procurement stage, and awaiting the approval of the Federal Executive Council.
Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani

CSOs lament federal government’s inconsistent fight against corruption, money laundering

Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Transparency International (TI) and GIABA have frowned on governments’ inconsistent method of fighting what they term, ‘the triple monster’ of corruption, money laundering and counter financing of terrorism in the country.

Federal government to establish small hydro-power dams for rural electrification

The Federal Government has pledged to establish hydro-power dams for rural electrification as part of measures to address the energy needs and boost power supply in the country.

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