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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.
Police have confirmed the release of the abducted member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed to Indiokolo community in Orumba area of Anambra as electoral ad hoc staff.
Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday, expressed satisfaction with massive turnout of voters despite the morning explosions that rocked the capital city.
Three chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, including a former chairman of Andoni local government area of the state, were killed yesterday, following violence that erupted in Asarama, headquarters of Andoni local government area of the state.
The Head of the African Union (AU) Observation Mission, former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, has said Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections were generally peaceful and orderly.
Senegal votes Sunday in an election that incumbent President Macky Sall looks confident to win in the first round after his main challengers were banned from running in the West African country's ballot.
Kwara State Fire Service has deployed 21 personnel for surveillance against fire outbreaks at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ilorin, an official has said.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has condemned the report that some politicians are in possession of ballot papers to be used in the postponed elections.
The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), on Monday, warned some Professors, who are serving as Returning Officers in the rescheduled general elections in the state, against being used to rig the forthcoming polls in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has appealed to Igbo returnees for the postponed general elections to remain at home and wait behind to cast their votes as the new date approaches.
Police helicopter engaged in election security duties has commenced patrol of the airspace in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).