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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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has promised to run a transparent and open administration.
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.
The Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka has conducted the first ever solely online Students’ Union Government election in Nigeria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday, recorded second gain in October with the market capitalisation increasing by N15 billion.
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.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators have gathered on Lebanon's streets on Sunday for a fourth day of anti-government protests that have led to the resignation of a Christian party from the government.
A group, Adamawa Peace Defenders, has threatened to sue Senator Elisha Abbo (Adamawa North) for alleged breach of peace.
The 2019 edition of Felabration tagged, ‘From Lagos With Love’, held at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, was a huge success with amazing performances from Nigerian superstars and some foreign counterparts that delivered electrifying performances.
The Community Court of Justice, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), on Thursday disclosed that the enforcement of its orders is a matter of the political will of member states of the commission.
An early morning fire at a beer parlour in Nnewi, Anambra State, on Friday killed three female workers who were sleeping in the building.