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Kogi guber: PDP warns banks not to give loans to Governor Bello

Ahead of the Kogi State governorship election scheduled for November 16, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday warned commercial banks in the country to be circumspect in giving loans or any form of credit to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, as the state was not willing to bear any responsibility for such facilities when he vacates office in a few months time.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC, ICPC asked to probe Senate principal officers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to, “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
President Muhammadu Buhari today, hosted members of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) at State House in Abuja, promising to beam the searchlight on cost of governance, and weed out possible corruption that exists anywhere. 4

Itse Sagay: Federal government recovers billions from corrupt individuals

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itsey Sagay, says the Federal Government has recovered billions from corrupt Nigerians in the past four and half years.

EU-British council launches ACT programme for CSOs in Nigeria

To ensure an accountable and democratic government, the European Union (EU) British Council has stressed the need to invest in, and engage with Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s), saying their contributions to sustainable development in any country cannot be over emphasised.
The coach of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Ifeanyi Uba, Uche Okagbue has admitted he is unhappy with the massive player exodus rocking his team ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.

FC Ifeanyi Uba: Uche Okagbue laments player exodus ahead new NPFL season

The coach of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Ifeanyi Uba, Uche Okagbue has admitted he is unhappy with the massive player exodus rocking his team ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: PDP candidate expresses appreciation, promises issues-based campaign

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 Kogi governorship election, Musa Wada, has promised to run an issues-based campaign devoid of violence, protracted bickering and mudslinging.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, last week, rubbished the country’s agricultural sector, saying it is characterised by low productivity and under-performing value chains.

Minister: Agric sector bugged down by low productivity, value chain constraints

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, last week, rubbished the country’s agricultural sector, saying it is characterised by low productivity and under-performing value chains.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos will support ICAN to ensure accountability, transparency – governor

Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to continue to collaborate with the Nigeria Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, to ensure accountability and transparency in the state’s financial dealings.
Bauchi Reps

Bauchi Reps member spent N33 million to buy cows and rams for Eid-el-fitir

The member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Shehu, has said that he has spent over N33 million to buy cows and rams for members of his constituency to mark the Eid-el-fitr.

NEITI to engage NNPC regularly

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says its constant engagement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its operations was based on its mandate to promote corporate ethics, transparency and accountability in the oil and gas industry.

Reckless driver kills NAN’s technical director

A hit-and-run driver on Sunday killed Mr Christian Okoro, the Head of Technical Services of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari meets Maikanti Baru, Melee Kyari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with the new Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Melee Kolo Kyari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NCC receives ‘Best Regulatory Agency’ award

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has received an award for being Nigeria’s Best Corporate Governance and Regulatory Agency.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: My administration will be transparent, open

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has promised to run a transparent and open administration.
President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Francis Olabode Johnson, has passes on.

PENGASSAN confirms Olabode Johnson’s demise

The National President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Comrade Francia Olabode Johnson, has died.

Sani Lulu: Non-payment of civil servants’ salaries in Kogi disheartening, unfortunate

Alhaji Sani Lulu, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described the non-payment of civil servants’ salaries in Kogi as disheartening and unfortunate.

DELSU conducts first ever SUG online voting in Nigeria

The Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka has conducted the first ever solely online Students’ Union Government election in Nigeria.

PDP: President Buhari government borrowed N12 trillion in three years

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency borrowed a total of N12.27 trillion within three years and without any significant development project on which the money was invested.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal office on Wednesday October 23, 2019 arraigned one Musa Shuaibu on a four count charge bordering on conspiracy, issuance of dud cheques and obtaining by false pretence before Justice Aisha A. Bwari of the State High Court sitting in Minna, Niger State.

EFCC docks Minna Cooperatives chair for N39 million rice scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal office on Wednesday October 23, 2019 arraigned one Musa Shuaibu on a four count charge bordering on conspiracy, issuance of dud cheques and obtaining by false pretence before Justice Aisha A. Bwari of the State High Court sitting in Minna, Niger State.
A woman holding a baby casts her vote at a polling station in Gaborone on October 23, 2019. – The general election happens in Botswana on October 23, 2019. (Photo by Monirul Bhuiyan - AFP)

Botswana awaits results in cliffhanger election

Botswana voted on Wednesday in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country's image of stability.

PDP urges Kogi governor to stop wasting state money on fruitless campaign

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised embattled Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello to read the handwriting on the wall, do himself good by accepting defeat and stop wasting public funds on fruitless campaign.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: Market capitalisation rebounds by N15 billion

The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday, recorded second gain in October with the market capitalisation increasing by N15 billion.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC members will enjoy new minimum wage – minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has confirmed that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) will enjoy the new minimum wage of N30,000.