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Eleven civil society organizations in Nigeria have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to save the country from global embarrassment and possible ban by assenting to the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Repeal Bill that was passed by the 8th Assembly.
Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has stressed the importance of having an effective international collaboration between law enforcement agencies as part of efforts to combat corruption in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the training for Anti-Corruption Agencies in the African Union where he told participants that the fight against corruption is a battle for the souls of the countries and it is one that must be won.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegation that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence the outcome of the 2015 elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC).”
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried what it termed the high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has turned the tide against corruption for Nigeria, Mr Akinremi Bolaji, Minister Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN, has said.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has warned public and civil servants, particularly, heads of government agencies to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Procurement Act, 2007 in award of contracts and procurement processes or risk prosecution.
The Senate has said that the perennial under-funding of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and other anti-graft agencies in each every budget year is an indication that the country is not yet ready to fight corruption.
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)¸ Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Monday in Austria said his major preoccupation now was to leave a better Nigeria for the next generation.
The Nigeria football teams, the Falconets, and the Flying Eagles will on Monday and Tuesday respectively battle for tickets into the finals of the football event at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Morocco.
Three cooking gas plants at Ijede in Ikorodu Local Government Area in Lagos State have been sealed off for allegedly operating illegally.
Two drivers working with Dangote Oil Refining Company Ltd have been arraigned at a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing iron rods worth N1 million from the company.g
After missing the first opportunity to make it to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Aruna Quadri and other African players will be heading to Tunisia early next year for the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) at the weekend pledged its commitment to curb gridlock through continuous rehabilitation of failed sections of major roads across the state.
The Lagos State Government, yesterday, disclosed that the fish consumption demand in the state has risen to 374,000 tons annually.
A human right activist, Adeyanju Deji, has described as ‘senseless’ the order given to the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to attack President Muhammadu Buhari in Japan.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied closure of the Seme-Krake border with the Republic of Benin, explaining that the ongoing joint security exercise in the area was to tackle transborder crimes.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.
Following the recent damning report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wherein at least 77 Nigerians were indicted in what was described as one of the largest fraud cases in US history, the Federal Government has asked those indicted to turn themselves in or risk being extradited to the US.