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  • Saraki, Dogara visit Buhari again in London [PHOTO]

    August 17, 2017 6:28 PM 14

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday paid another visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in London, UK. This was confirmed by Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, who posted the image of the three men on his Twitter page. He wrote alongside the picture: “Earlier today

  • Nwosu takes over Anambra PDP secretariat amidst tight security

    August 17, 2017 5:22 PM 14

    The caretaker chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State, Prof ABC Nwosu has taken over the PDP Secretariat in Anambra State amidst tight security. Nwosu was appointed after the PDP national body dissolved its state executive in Anambra and also sealed it up with police officers from the state command. He told journalists that his committee

  • EFCC’s claim of attack a scam, Magu desperate to retain job – Fayose’s aide

    August 17, 2017 4:20 PM 15

    Lere Olayinka, media assistant to Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has described the attack on the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as a big lie. He said the false alarm was made up to draw Nigeria’s sympathy for EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement yesterday said the Abuja

  • NBS: N400 Billion Spent On Bribes Annually

    August 17, 2017 2:12 PM 16

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said roughly N400 billion is spent on bribes each year in Nigeria, taking into account that nine of every 10 bribes are paid in cash. The NBS stated this in “Corruption in Nigeria, Bribery: Public Experience and Response 2017 Survey," posted on the bureau’s website in Abuja. The bureau stated that it was estimated

  • Sugar Project: Dangote Compensates Land Owners — OsunDefender

    August 17, 2017 12:47 PM 15

    Dangote Group has commenced the disbursement of more than N850 million, as compensation to land owners affected by its sugar refinery project in Tunga, Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. 60,000 hectares was acquired by the group for the construction of the refinery. Deputy Governor of the state, Silas Agara, who disbursed the funds to the beneficiaries

  • UNODC Calls For Better Approach On Anti-Corruption Fight

    August 17, 2017 12:32 PM 19

    The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is calling for more drastic actions to be taken in the fight against corruption in Nigeria. The country’s representative of the UNODC, Mrs Cristina Albertein who spoke at the launch of the document in Abuja, appealed for a more coordinated approach between government agencies and development partners

  • Anti-Buhari protest: Presidency reacts to Charlyboy’s attack at Wuse market

    August 17, 2017 11:03 AM 17

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has criticized ace musician, Charles Oputa also known as Charlyboy for taking his anti-Buhari protest to a market place. Speaking in Abuja, Adesina said it was wrong to stage protest in a market place, stressing that ethnicity should not be introduced into such a campaign

  • NBS releases list of most corrupt people in Nigeria

    August 17, 2017 10:52 AM 15

    The National Bureau of Statistics has named Police officers, judges and prosecutors as the most corrupt public officials in Nigeria. NBS made this shocking revelation in its latest report released on Wednesday. According to the 2017 National Corruption Survey, 46.4 per cent of Nigerian citizens have had “bribery contact” with police officers, 33 per cent with prosecutors

  • Real Madrid vs Barcelona: PSG mock Neymar’s former club

    August 17, 2017 10:26 AM 19

    French Ligue 1 giants, Paris Saint Germain have trolled Barcelona following the defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup last night. PSG seemed to poke fun at the Neymar’s former club with some not-so-subtle digs on social media. Paris Saint-Germain took to twitter, @PSG_English, to troll Barcelona, tweeting telling pictures of Neymar during the Catalans’

  • Coutinho, Dembele will wear Barcelona shirt – Pep

    August 17, 2017 9:15 AM 17

    Barcelona general manager, Pep Segura has said that the club is close to bringing in Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele. Barcelona are chasing both players as they look to make up for Neymar’s world-record €222m move to Paris Saint-Germain. Segura said Barcelona are “close” to completing the double signing of Coutinho and Dembele. Liverpool have rejected