NIGERIA EXPANDING USE OF OPAQUE $670 MILLION “SLUSH FUND”- TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL

Anti-corruption group, Transparency International said on Monday that Nigeria’s government has in the run-up to elections expanded the use of opaque $670 million-a-year funds...

PDP SAYS BUHARI KNOWS LITTLE ABOUT THE COUNTRY

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari knows little about the country. It described Buhari’s statement that roads were not rehabilitated...

PROBE $16 BILLION POWER PROJECT, EX-CORRUPT LEADERS, CIVIL SOCIETIES TELL BUHARI

Two civil society organisations known as the Socio-Economic and Right Accountability Project as well as the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, have urged...

ATIKU ABUBAKAR TO PRIVATISE PARTS OF NNPC, IF ELECTED PRESIDENT IN 2019

Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former vice president aims to privatise parts of the country’s state oil company and allow the naira currency to float to...

PRESIDENT BUHARI RETURNS 24-HOURS AHEAD OF SCHEDULED DATE

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday night, surprisingly returned back to the country 24 hours ahead of his scheduled return from London, United Kingdom, where...

BELLO MOVES AGAINST AIDES OVER FAILED ATTEMPT TO RECALL MALAYE

Governor Yahaya Bello may have concluded plans to sack some of his aides who hail from Kogi West senatorial district of Kogi State over...

WORKERS’ DAY: OBASEKI PROMISES BETTER DAYS AHEAD, LAUDS EDO WORKERS

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has applauded workers in the state for their contributions in the drive for socio-economic development, noting that reforms...

UNHCR RAISES ALARM OVER CONTINUE FORCED RETURNS OF NIGERIAN REFUGEES FROM CAMEROON

The UN Refugee Agency, has expressed alarm at continuing forced returns to Nigeria of refugees and asylum-seekers from Cameroon’s Far North Region. Despite UNHCR’s advocacy...

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S SECOND TERM DECLARATION, IMPLICATIONS FOR NIGERIA’S POLITICAL SPACE

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, showed that he shares nothing in common with the former post-apartheid President of South Africa, the late Nelson Mandela. At...

PASSAGE OF PIB: NNPC PLEDGES TO ASSIST NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has pledged commitment to the passage of Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).Baru,...