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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...

Fuel subsidy: NLC suspends planned nationwide protests

The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended its nationwide protests slated for Thursday 27 and February 2.The congress took the decision at its National Executive Council meeting held virtuall...

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 ...

BREAKING: CBN retains lending rate at 11.5%

The Central Bank of Nigeria has retained the Monetary Policy Rate at 11.5 per cent.The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this during a briefing after the first Monetary Policy Committ...

Hisbah confiscates 1,906 bottles of alcoholic drinks in Jigawa

The Jigawa Hisbah Board, says it confiscated 1,906 bottles of assorted alcoholic drinks in its various operations in the state in 2021.The state Hisbah Commander, Ibrahim Dahiru, said this w...

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...

Sammie Okposo: Pastors who cheat must step down from ministry – TV presenter, Bolanle Olukanni

Nigerian media personality, Bolanle Olukanni, has condemned ministers of God who continue heading their ministries after engaging in extra-marital affairs.The TV presenter made her comments ...

Subsidy removal: Buhari should prepare for popular uprising —SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, on Monday, warned the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to drop the plan to remove subsidy on petroleum products.Fal...

IELTS: 25,000 people sign petition to stop English test for Nigerians

25,000 people have signed a petition to stop foreign institutions from demanding an English proficiency test, the International English Language Testing System, from Nigerians.The petition, ...

5G deployment gets boost, CBN gives telcos forex priority

The deployment of fifth generation technology has got a boost as the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria has placed the telecommunication sector on the priority list for access t...

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...

AFCON: Buhari passed bad luck to Super Eagles through phone call —Sowore

Activist Omoyele Sowore on Sunday said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), transferred ‘bad luck’ to the Super Eagles of Nigeria through a video conference he had with the team e...

[BREAKING] Nigeria vs Tunisia: 10-man Super Eagles knocked out of AFCON by Tunisia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.They lost 1-0 to Tunisia in their Sunday encounter in the Round of 16.Barely two minutes after he was brought int...

AFCON: Keep winning, Buhari urges Super Eagles ahead of Tunisia clash

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has urged the Super Eagles to keep on winning, just as he praised them, saying they have been making Nigerians proud.Buhari said this w...

Head-to-head: How Nigeria won four of five previous AFCON encounters against Tunisia

Nigeria and Tunisia are meeting for the sixth time at the Africa Cup of Nations, with four of the previous five matches being played in knock-out games.On Sunday at the Stade Roumdé Adjia, N...

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 ...

Don’t impose hijab on students, Kwara govt warns principals

Kwara State Government has warned school principals in the state to desist from imposing the wearing of hijab (female Muslim headscarf) or beret on any student.The warning came on the heels ...

BREAKING: Many feared dead as train crushes truck, tricycle in Kano

An unspecified number of passengers are feared dead when a train in motion crushed a Dangote cement truck and a commercial tricycle in Kano State.The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Ka...

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...