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Politics

2023 presidency: Northern group seeks support for Umahi

A group under the aegis of Northern Organisation Umahi for President has lauded the aspiration of the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, to lead Nigeria in 2023.The group code named its miss...

Deal with persons, groups undermining peace efforts, Buhari orders military

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has directed the military and other security services to deal decisively with any person or group undermining efforts at achieving sustainable...

BREAKING: Court orders EFCC to pay Ubani N12m for illegal detention

A High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to pay the Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL, Mo...

Reps to investigate N1.2tn of unremitted FG funds in commercial banks

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, has set up an ad hoc committee to investigate funds belonging to the Federal Government being held in commercial banks.The lower chamber of the Na...

2023: ACF warns against endorsing candidates, to meet Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others

The pan-Northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, has cautioned members against endorsing presidential candidates ahead of the 2023 presidential election in the country....

Judiciary to present budget directly to NASS, says Gbajabiamila

The National Assembly said that the contentious separation of powers among the three arms of government in Nigeria would be totally enforced ahead of the 2023 general elections.The legislatu...

Rid Nigeria of corruption, ICPC boss urges new officers

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has urged the 246 recruits of the agency to help rid the nation of all acts of ...

Corruption: ICPC faults data sources as Nigeria’s ranking drops again

GLOBAL anti-corruption coalition, Transparency International, has rated Nigeria the second most corrupt country in West Africa, after Guinea.In the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index released...

TI rates Nigeria second most corrupt country in West Africa

Transparency International has rated Nigeria the second most corrupt country in West Africa, after Guinea.In the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index released by TI on Tuesday, Nigeria dropped ...

NGO lists weaknesses Nigeria must address in anti-corruption fight

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, the national chapter of Transparency International, has listed key weaknesses to explain why Nigeria may not have improved in its fight against corruption...

Nigerian politicians interested in enriching themselves, says Onaiyekan

The emeritus Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has called for a new concept of political power, saying the system currently in practice is fraught with vario...

Exposing MDA’s fraudulent projects duplication

Top officials of federal ministries, departments and agencies are allegedly enriching their pockets by repeating the same items of expenditure and deliberately duplicating projects in their annual ...

I can never return to your party, Obasanjo tells PDP leaders

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo told leaders of opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday that he won’t return to the party.Obasanjo, 84, made this known when a PDP delegation led b...

BREAKING: SDP suspends national chairman, secretary for alleged misconduct

The National Executive Committee of the Social Democratic Party, on Saturday, suspended the party’s National Chairman, Olu Ogunloye; and Secretary, Shehu Gabam, for alleged misconduct.This i...

Buhari inaugurates more projects in Zaria

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has inaugurated the 3,400 shops ultra modern Sabon Gari market in Zaria, Kaduna State.It was the President’s second visits to Zaria sin...

Participate in politics, APC leader tells youths

The Youth Organising Secretary for the All Progressives Congress, Lagos State chapter, Mr Idris Aregbe, has advised youths to participate in politics.Aregbe made the call at the inauguration...

Peter Odili: Court issues last warning, summons immigration to appear February 7

Justice Iyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday issued his last warning to a senior lawyer with the Nigerian Immigration Service, Jimoh Abdulkadir Adamu, to appear in Court to defend ...

Drama as security operatives clash during Buhari’s visit to Kaduna

Security operatives clashed on Thursday during the visit of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to Kaduna State.The PUNCH had reported that Buhari is on a two-day working ...

PVCs: Tinubu tenders apology over misleading claim

A leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has apologised for a misleading claim he made concerning the Permanent Voter Cards.While addressing some of his supporters in ...

BREAKING: Reps pass electoral bill without compulsory direct primary clause

The House of Representatives has passed the electoral bill on Thursday.However, the lawmakers revised the compulsory direct primary clause.The bill was passed after the removal of cla...