Former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is set to release a book titled “Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines.” Okonjo-Iweala made the announcement on her Twitter, revealing that it was “risky” for her to write the book. The book provides insight into what it means to deal with corruption from the...
The Minister of Science and Technology Dr. OgbonnayaOnu has said the Ministry will modernise the production process of the Benin art work  so as to make it more efficient and cost-effective. Speaking while inspecting the ancient Benin work of art at Benin museum in Benin on Friday, Dr. Onu emphasised...
The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) in collaboration with Yunusari Local Government Council has organized a 10-day ‘Cash for Work programme” for 100 youths to forestall cholera spread in Garin Gada village, Yobe State. Declaring the sanitation exercise open, the Chairman of Yunusari Local government council, Yerima Lawan, said it...
Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria's Minister of Finance, on Friday, April 13, appointed Mary Uduk, as the new Director -General, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following the redeployment of Dr Abdul Zubair, who had held forte since December last year, to SEC’s External Relations Department.. Oluyinka Akintunde, special adviser,...
A Chief Magistrate, Mohammed Balogun, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by an Abuja High Court for demanding a bribe of N100, 000 from a litigant for the purpose of giving him favourable judgment. Balogun was charged before Justice Ishaq Bello by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other...
A house wife, Asma’u Sulaiman, on Thursday prayed a Sharia court at Magajin Gari Kaduna to dissolve her marriage with her husband over frequent demand for anal sex. Suleiman also told the court that her husband, Nura Ahmad, has been assaulting and accusing her of infidelity. “There was a time I...
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it will include farming and crop production as part of the one year primary assignment for corps members from the next service year. Mr Bello Ballama, the NYSC FCT Coordinator, said this in Abuja on Thursday. He said that the move was to help...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe zonal office on Thursday 12, 2018 arraigned the trio of Hon. Mark Bako Useni, Hassan A Abubakar and John Danjuma Ali before Justice Filibus Bitrus Andetur of the Taraba State High Court, Jalingo on four count charge bordering on Criminal Conspiracy,...
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N61.464 billion for roads, dredging of seaport and building of houses. Minister of Works, Power, and Housing Babatunde Fashola, and his counterparts in Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau; Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu; Education, Adamu Adamu and Senior Special Assistant on Media and...
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, says electronic voting will not be used in 2019. Prof. Yakubu said this in Abuja on Wednesday, April 11, at the end opening of a three-day International Conference of Election Management Bodies (EMBs) in West and Southern...