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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 […]

Rotary International Polio Eradication Committee in Kwara state has announced a lineup of activities to mark this year’s World Polio Day, with the theme “Keep Polio at Zero”. According to a statement issued by the Kwara state representative to the Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee, Otunba Rick Oladele, the 2019 World Polio Day will commence with […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ilorin Zonal office, has arrested two brothers and eight others over alleged internet fraud and other fraud-related offences. This was contained in a statement issued on Thursday in Ilorin by Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the Commission’s Head of Media and Publicity. Uwujaren said that the suspects were arrested on Monday […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday re-arraigned a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, for an alleged fraud of one-point-two-three billion naira. Iwu was re-arraigned on four counts before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos. According to the EFCC, Iwu, between December 2014 and […]

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has advised the Federal Government to end the closure of the land borders into the country. He said it would be in the national interest for the government to call off the border closure. Rather than continue to close the land borders, Falana advised […]

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbosola, has said that the loyalty of Nigerians to the country is non-negotiable, hence the need for the nation’s border to be protected. Aregbesola said this at the opening ceremony of the Comptroller General of Immigration annual conference holding in Benin today. The theme of the conference was “Migration […]

In celebration of United Nations Day, the Federal Government has handed over the renovated UN building to the global body. The event which was held today in Abuja was also marked with the significant laying of a wreath for victims of the 2011 car bomb explosion. The UN building was renovated by the Federal Government […]

Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have busted two illegal rehabilitation centres in Kaduna State. The sting operation was carried out by operatives on the NSCDC on Tuesday morning in the ancient city of Zaria. The facilities discovered are Limanchi Iya and Marmara Rehabilitation Centres. During the operation, the security operatives […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised pharmacists and patent medicine dealers to store medicines with due care, to sustain their shelf life and potency. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Mr. Venatius Ihekire, NAFDAC Assistant Director, Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, gave the […]

The Kwara State House Of Assembly has received another batch of six  commissioner nominees making total of sixteen nominees.   The  Speaker right Honorable Yakubu Danladi today read the message from the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Mallam Abdurazaq Abdulrahman intimating the Honourable House another batch of  Commissioner nominees for screening and confirmation.   The […]

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