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Anambra: Obiano emerges APGA guber candidate
Posted by Admin Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has emerged  the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in the upcoming November 18 poll in the state. Mr. Obiano pooling 1070 ‘yes’ votes from a total of accredited delegates of 1,092 was declared the winner of the party’s.....
EFCC recovers N553 million stolen funds from politicians in South East – Official
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said it has recovered N553.77 million from corrupt politicians in the South-east. The Zonal Head of Operations of the commission, Johnson Babalola, made this disclosure at a news briefing on Tuesday in Enugu. Mr. Babalola said the news briefing was held to acquaint.....
Osinbajo appoints 21 new federal permanent secretaries
The Acting President, Yemi Osibanjo, has approved the appointment of new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. According to a release from the office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and signed byHead of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita states that the  new appointees were selected after.....
Oil rises to $53 approximately as inventory overhang erodes
Oil prices rose on Thursday lifted by a sustained decline in inventories and Saudi Arabia’s preparedness to cut crude supplies to its prized Asian customers. Brent crude futures were 52.99 dollars a barrel by 0855 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate crude was up 17 cents at 49.73 dollars. Crude.....
Nigeria Governors Jittery as Court sacks all council chairpersons, declares their appointments illegal
…Akwa Ibom state Government set to appeal judgement The hope of continuous appointment of Council Chairpersons by State governors in Nigeria suffered setback Tuesday as an Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Abak declared as illegal, the local government caretaker committees in the state. The 31 local governments.....
Judge APC when our mandate expires — Okorocha
The Chairman of Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Chief Rochas Okorocha, has asked Nigerians to have faith in the APC led administration. Okorocha vowed that leaders of the APC would not fail Nigerians and therefore pleaded for more time for them to redeem the promises they made. He stated this in.....
Nigerian Prisons Service redeploys 32 senior officers
The Controller-General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, Ahmed Ja’afaru, has redeployed 32 senior officers as part of its efforts to ensure efficient service delivery. Francis Enobore‎, the NPS spokesperson, said this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. ‎According to him, the redeployment‎ is.....
2019:Hotel lose (C of O) for hosting Opposition party,Church hails
  Panic envelopes hoteliers in the Nigeria’s garden city, Port Harcourt, Rivers State as Governor Nyesom Wike ordered revocation of the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of Novotel Hotel, Port Harcourt for hosting activities of an opposition Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor made this open sunday.....
Okonjo-Iweala named director at UK bank — to earn £130,000 a year
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, has been named an independent non-executive director at Standard Chartered PLC.  Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, England and with presence in 70 countries. According to a statement released on Thursday, by Jon Tracey, the.....
Osinbajo swears in new ministers,urges Cabinet members to battle corruption
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had while swearin in the two new Ministers-designate on Wednesday urged cabinet members to take active part in anti-corruption battle of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Prof Osibajo maintained that the battle against corruption is never about words but, includes actions and commitment. While Ocheni (Kogi) is replacing the.....
There are no ‘killer’antimalarial drugs in circulation –NAFDAC
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said that there are no “killer” antimalarial medicines in circulation in the country. NAFDAC‘s Acting Director-General, Dr. Yetunde Oni, at a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, also urged Nigerians not to panic over the news of banned anti-malarial.....
CBN returns N51.9bn illegal deductions to bank customers
The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that it has recovered over N51.9bn illegally deducted by commercial banks and returned it to the customers. The CBN stated that the amount was illegally removed from the accounts of bank customers across the country in the past five years. The Acting Director,.....

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