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The Civil Society Network Against Corruption, which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to launch a thorough investigation into the N1.1 billion contract scandal allegedly involving the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuf.
The organization said, “Public officials allegedly securing to themselves and/or their companies and family members privileges rightly belonging to the public by by-passing or manipulating the formal procedures necessary for the award of these privileges is a textbook case of conflict of interest.”
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reassured that the National Assembly would not abandon Zonal Intervention Projects, regardless of the amount of criticism faced by the lawmakers.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday banned fresh recruitment by all Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, except by presidential approval.
The Delta Commissioner of Police (CP), Muhammad Mustafa, has confirmed the alledged abduction of a Catholic Priest, Very Rev. Father Emmanuel Obadjere, alongside three others in Delta.
Head coach of Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis, has announced a squad of 21 players to represent South Africa at the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations tournament scheduled for Ghana from 17 November to 1 December.
The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations.
The internal crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State was finally laid to rest on Sunday, with the State Caucus, the highest decision making organ of the party at the State level, reaffirming former Governor Ayodele Fayose as leader of the party and declaring the Chief Gboyega Oguntuase-led executive as the only recognized one in the State.
The opposition leader of Australia’s most populous state, Luke Foley, was on Thursday embroiled in a sexual harassment controversy after a female reporter accused him of inappropriate behaviour.