The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) will monitor cases of vote-buying during the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Tuesday during the quarterly consultative meeting with political parties […]

The All Progressives Congress has rejected a request by Vietnam to bring   subsidized rice into Nigeria. The APC said accepting the request   would further hurt the country’s economy. The APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, stated this while receiving a delegation led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, Vuong Hue, in Abuja. Hue, who is billed to meet with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo […]

Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has dragged the Lagos State House of Assembly to court over its ongoing probe of the ex-governor for allegedly procuring eight hundred and twenty buses worth over seven billion naira without budgetary approval. Ambode is due to appear before the House Committee probing the allegation today. The House had […]

The Kwara State Police command has rescued one hundred and eight people, including children, from an illegal rehabilitation centre located at Gaa Odota in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The owner of the centre, Abdulraheem Owotutu, claimed that centre was meant for teaching people Islamic and Arabic as well as healing of mentally ill people, […]

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has declared that one billion naira will not be enough for it to conduct Edo and Ondo governorship elections next year.   Yakubu spoke while defending the agency’s 2020 budget estimates before the National Assembly’s Joint Committee on INEC in Abuja on Thursday. […]

Nigeria and Russia has signed an important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will enable both countries’ oil giants, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Russia’s Lukeoil to elevate commercial relationship to a government-to-government backed partnership. With the signing of the MoU, NNPC and Lukeoil will work together in upstream operations and revamp Nigeria’s refineries. Group […]

The Federal Government has again hit at the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU for opposing the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS of the Federal Government, saying no government agency must resist it. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, who stated this at the budget defence secession organized by the […]

The House of Representatives committee on finance has questioned the Ministry of Finance over the failed Abuja CCTV project despite a four hundred and sixty million dollars loan taken from China to fund the project.   At a budget defence session with the ministry of finance on Thursday, chairman of the committee, James Faleke, said […]

La Liga has confirmed that it will appeal the decision to play Saturday’s postponed Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid on the eighteenth of December. The Spanish Football Federation announced the new date on Wednesday after the two clubs came to an agreement following the postponement of the original fixture at Camp Nou due to […]

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped by one spot on the latest FIFA world ranking. According to the report published by the world’s football governing body today, the Eagles slipped to thirty-fifth spot in the month of October. The team scored garnered one thousand, four hundred and eighty-one points as against 1482 points recorded […]


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