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Orubebe Set To Be Arraigned By CCT Over Briber Allegations & False Declaration Of Wealth

Come November 9, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe will be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over bribery allegations and alleged false declaration of assets. Here is how Vanguard is reporting it: The four-count charge filed on behalf of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) by Peter Danladi…

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Nigeria Customs Service Retires 34 Top Officers In Massive Shake Up

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) just announced the exit of 34 senior offices in the first major shake up since the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) took office a few weeks back. Those eased out from the service include five Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs (DCGs) who Thursday gave notification of their voluntary retirement.…

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Jega Talks 2015 Elections & The Challenges He Faced

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday while speaking at a University of Abuja Public Lecture Series with the theme, Electoral Reforms in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects, said the Commission went through unnecessary challenges posed by desperate politicians.   Jega said: “From my experience, I quite often say that…

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Amaechi, Others Confirmed Ministers As PDP Senators Stage Walkout

The Senate yesterday confirmed former Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and other ministerial nominees forwarded to it for approval as ministers of the federal republic of Nigeria. PDP senators, except Senator Ike Ekweremadu who is the Deputy President of the Senate, staged a walkout to protest Amaechi’s confirmation. Their anger stems from the fact…

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Buhari Meets With Nigerian Community In India; Reaffirms Commitment To Recovering Stolen Funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed his resolute commitment to curbing corruption, plugging all loopholes in Nigeria’s public sector accounting and deploying available resources for the good of all Nigerians. Addressing members of the Nigerian community in India, President Buhari said that his administration would continue to vigorously pursue the recovery of stolen funds and prosecution of…

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President Muhammadu Buhari In India

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived New Delhi, India after departing Nigeria in one of the Presidential jets via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for a 4-day working visit to attend the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit. President Buhari has had some groundwork discussions with some officials in the country including India’s Minister of Petroleum, Dharmendra Pradhan.…

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