As Ndume’s constituents protest, another group gives senate 48 hours to rescind suspension

Some constituents of Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, have protested against the decision of the upper legislative chamber to suspend him. This is just as a group called the Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER) issued a

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MTN ‘pays another N30bn’ to FG

MTN has remitted N30 billion to the federal government in part settlement of a N330 billion fine imposed on the telecoms group for not disconnecting unregistered SIM cards,Reuters said quoting a source. Having paid N80 billion in December, the current

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23 Nigerians deported from United Kingdom

The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has deported 23 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 6.a.m on

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Magu drags Sun Newspapers to court for libel, seeks 5bn compensation

Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) EFCC, has written a letter to the publisher of the Sun Newspaper in Abuja seeking a N5 billion naira compensation. Wilson Uwujaren, Head Media and Publicity, EFCC said this on

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Buhari’s police guards protest against unpaid allowances

About 127 police officers attached to the presidency in Abuja and the South-West are unhappy and grumbling over unpaid allowances, The Guardian reports. The police officers alleged that their bosses have been denying them more than two years Risk Caution Allowances (RSA)

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PMB redeploys four ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has deployed four of the newly approved ambassadors to some critical foreign missions, Premium Times has reported. The president announced the deployments through his twitter handle on Friday. Mr. Buhari said Tijjani Bande from Kebbi State has

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Inside EFCC’s shocking report on ‘diverted’ Paris club refund

On Sunday, Nigerians learnt of an explosive report the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari about alleged corrupt practices by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. In the March 10 correspondence to the president, the anti-graft agency

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Group kicks against proposed amendments to procurement act

By Lubem Gena, Abuja The proposed amendments into the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007 have been described as a step in the wrong direction that has the tendency of grounding the entire procurement process in the country, a group said

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Nigerians in US commend Senate for passing Diaspora Commission Bill

Nigerians in the United States have commended the 8th National Assembly for keeping to its promise by passing the Diaspora Commission Bill. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, had vowed during a courtesy visit by the group to the National

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Fifa hands corruption report to authorities

Fifa said on Friday it had completed a 22-month internal inquiry into allegations of high-level corruption and criminal misconduct that buffeted world football and handed its report to Swiss authorities. “Fifa will now return its focus to the game, for

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