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Nigerians Spend N400bn Yearly On Bribes To Government Officials – NBS

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. The Bureau Stated That It Was…

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Photo News: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Hosts International Press Institute World Congress LOC

H. E. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo SAN in a handshake with Nduka Obaigbena Chairman Local Organising Committee 2018 International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress and President of Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN)  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo hosted members of the 2018 Local Organising Committee of the International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at…

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Senate Pleads With ASUU To Call Off Strike

The Senate has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to call off its ongoing strike in the interest of the students and Nigerians in general. Senator Jibrin Barau, Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, made the appeal while addressing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that while the Senate sympathized with…

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Kwara State Bans Strip Clubs & Nude Parties In Hotels

Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday announced the prohibition of strip clubs or nude parties in all government and privately-owned hotels operating in the state. The assembly had at a previous plenary drilled the management of Kwara Hotel and operators of eight other hotels over allegation of operating strip clubs, Vanguard reports. The assembly gave…

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#ResumeOrResign To Drag Federal Cabinet To Court In Three Weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari must return to Nigeria and resume duty as President within 21 days from today, or resign completely and return to his hometown of Daura to take care of his health, the #ResumeOrResign movement said on Wednesday. Should he fail to adopt one of these options during the three-week time frame, the group said it would go to court to seek an order of mandamus to compel the Federal Executive…

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‘Bishop’ Aloysius Ikegwuonu, Main Target of Ozubulu Church Attack, Visits Hospitalized Victims

Aloysius Ikegwuonu, the alleged South Africa-based drug dealer accused of being the target in the assassination-style murder of 13 persons at a Catholic Church in Anambra State nine days ago, has surfaced in Nigeria. Bishop, as he is popularly called, returned to the community and visited the victims of the shooting that involved him as…

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Evans’ Suit: Court Dismisses Police Plea For Adjournment, Fixes August 29 For Judgment

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ruled against the Nigerian Police’s plea for adjournment and fixed August 29 for judgment on the N300m fundamental human rights suit filed by billionaire kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, more popularly known as Evans. The presiding judge, Justice Abdulaziz Anka, dismissed the argument made by the counsel for the…

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How Buhari Is Controlling Osinbajo From London

More than three months after leaving Nigeria, it remains unclear when President Muhammadu Buhari will return, despite his remarks about his desire to resume work. They were merely the latest in a number of presidency announcements. But even from far-away London Buhari and his aides have restrained acting president Yemi Osinbajo. “He (Osinbajo) is so…

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Another Nigerian Oil Mogul Named In Alison-Madueke’s Corruption Scandal, UK Property Frozen

Aiteo Chief Executive Officer, Benedict Peters, is the latest Nigerian oil mogul to be named in the case surrounding the bribery allegations against former Nigerian Oil Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Three London properties linked to the alleged bribery of Mrs. Alison-Madueke have been frozen under the UK Proceeds of Crime Act, at least one of which…

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