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Senate to investigate NNPC, IOCs’ alleged boycott of Nigeria pipe manufacturer
“We are surprised that we have such an internationally certified company here in Nigeria.”
INVESTIGATION: When Generals Turn Bandits: Inside the massive corruption in Nigeria’s security contracting
Nigerian military chiefs, politicians, and contractors are believed to have stolen more than N3.1 trillion through arms security contracts.
Buhari appoints new SGF, sacks Babachir Lawal, NIA DG, Ayodele Oke
Messrs Lawal and Oke were accused of corruption.
U.S. gives Russia 48 hours to close three missions
US ‘prepared to take further actions.’
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JUST IN: Buhari returns to Nigeria today – Presidency
The president is set to return after over 100 days in London for medical treatment.
NDDC reacts to corruption allegation, defends car purchases
The Niger Delta intervention agency denies corruption charge.
Housing: Nigerian govt to inject N500 billion in mortgage bank – Minister
The measure would help the bank to adequately cater for the rising mortgage finance needs of workers.
‘Africa LAMPS Awards’ to beam searchlight on continent
“Nigeria is not only about 419 or corruption, we have wonderful people.”
PDP Crisis: Ignore Sheriff on Edo primary election – Makarfi faction
“Senator Sheriff and his cohorts therefore lack the locus to take any decision on behalf of the Party.”
National Assembly will not support creation of grazing reserves – Ekweremadu
Mr. Ekweremadu says claims of a grazing reserve bill before the National Assembly is a “hoax”.
Police to deploy over 13,000 personnel for Abuja council elections
Personnel from neighbouring states will be drafted.
Ex-Borno Gov. Sheriff, accused of Boko Haram ties, emerges PDP chairman
Mr. Sheriff was selected by all organs of the party.
Supreme Court upholds Udom Emmanuel’s election as Akwa Ibom governor
Full details of the ruling would be provided on a February 15, the court said.
Don’t embark on industrial action, Kwara APC begs teachers
“We hereby appeal to leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Kwara State to suspend its plan to embark on industrial action.”
PDP accuses Buhari of planning to borrow N5 billion daily in 2016
Mr. Metuh challenges the Federal Government to a public and open debate on the budget.
In Christmas message, Bishop Kukah condemns “embarrassing billions” in Nigerian Churches
Mr. Kukah says citizens must also share in the blame for Nigeria’s failures.
Jigawa governor restates commitment to pay N18, 000 minimum wage
Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa on Friday restated his commitment to paying workers in the state N18, 000 minimum wage. Mr. Badaru gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse. He said the state government would continue to pay the N18, 000, as well as leave grants and […]
Ministerial screening: Senator, rights group reject Amina Mohammed’s nomination
The group says Ms. Mohammed is from Gombe State.
Kidnappers demand N100 million for Falae’s release
Abductors told Mr. Falae’s wife to pay the money before the end of Tuesday.
Bola Ige’s killers threatening Osun’s stability – Gov. Aregbesola
The governor opened the state’s mechatronics institute.