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Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
General Jemibewon, Colonel Bamigboye warn against attacks on ex-President Obasanjo over ‘Fulanisation’ comment
A former military administrator of Bauchi and Osun states, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (retd), and a former governor of the defunct Western State, Maj.-Gen. David Jemibewon, (retd) have said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo should not be castigated or lambasted for his comment on ‘Fulanisation’ and ‘Islamisation’ of Nigeria.
Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has blamed mass poverty and insecurity in Nigeria on corruption.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors in Nigeria requesting them to use their “good offices and leadership positions to urgently provide information on specific details of spending of appropriated public funds as security votes between 2011 and 2019.”
A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.
In a bid to tighten the noose on money laundering and illicit financial flows, the European Union (EU) and Transparency International (TI), in collaboration with the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Thursday, in Abuja, launched the anti-money laundering tracker for Nigeria in particular and West Africa in general.
A coalition of human rights groups, football fans, players and trade unions has urged FIFA president Gianni Infantino to confirm that any country chosen to share World Cup 2022 games with Qatar will meet world football's new ethical standards.
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Aremu Gbadebo, on Tuesday advised former President Olusegun Obasanjo to desist from his ceaseless attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the National Assembly to urgently reconvene and investigate the sudden postponement of general elections by the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) few hours to the presidential elections and National Assembly elections.
Transparency International on Wednesday raised fears over the militarisation of the 2019 general elections by the Federal Government.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that people from Bayelsa state, should die working for the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre has urged Independent National Electoral Commission to explore possibilities of installing Closed-Circuit Television Cameras in polling units and collation centres during the forthcoming election.
The nations of sub-Saharan Africa are still perceived on average to have the world’s most corrupt governments, according to the latest index published by Transparency International (TI).
Nigeria moved to 144th from 148th in Transparency International latest corruption perception index worldwide, that also saw the United States dropping four notches out of the top 20 countries in the world.
The United States last year slid down the rankings of a global corruption index as America’s system of checks and balances faced growing threats on Donald Trump’s watch, Transparency International said Tuesday.
Nigeria has moved up four places in the Transparency International corruption perception index (CPI) for 2018, according to the latest report unveiled on Tuesday morning.
Malaysia has unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to clamp down on corruption in government, months after a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal brought down the previous administration.
The Bank of Industry (BOI) has said that the micro credit scheme of the Federal Government, TraderMoni was not conceived as a political product to induce voters ahead of 2019 elections.
The Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria has declared an indefinite strike action over the National Universities Commission’s requirement that clinical lecturers must acquire a Ph.D. as a condition for career progression in the Nigerian university system.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a major policy shift that aims at reforming the Nigerian electricity billing structure, has announced a directive repealing the estimated billing.
The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.
The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.
Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the Europa League ball and says it exacerbated the already testing conditions as Manchester United laboured to a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge.
The film’s director, Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuiyigbe, represented Nigeria, at the festival where the film screened multiple times and earned rave reviews.
The National Council of Women Society in Nigeria (NCWSN), has urged government at all levels to comply with 35 per cent affirmation policy of according women their rightful place as their male counterparts.
The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank.
The Kano State Road Traffic Agency, KAROTA says it has seized three trucks carrying about 1,800 bags of fake/expired flour powder at Singer Market, in Fagge Local Government Area of the state.