Nigeria’s Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, says 22 former governors are currently under investigation for corruption. Malami said three ex-Governors have been convicted under President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the anti-graft war is devoid of any sentiments and not targeted to particular persons or group as is often insinuated.

The original Olympic Game Manifesto, an 1892 speech by a French aristocrat Pierre de Coubertin outlining his vision for reviving the ancient Games, is to go on sale. In the manifesto Pierre de Coubertin argued that athletic endeavours could benefit individuals and society at large. In the 14-page speech, written in French, De Coubertin says […]

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of the newly reconstituted board of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, seven years after its dissolution. The confirmation followed the consideration and approval of the report of the Senate Committee on Finance, presented at plenary by the panel chairman, Senator Solomon Adeola. The FIRS board was dissolved in 2012 […]

Supreme Court of Nigeria has upheld the re-election of Aminu Masari of Katsina State and Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom State. Justice Inyang Okoro ruling in the case of Katsina State held that the appellant, Senator Garba Lado of the People’s Democratic Party did not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Masari did not qualify to […]

Government of Kenya says it has recorded progress in malaria elimination due to the adoption of a vaccine, treated nets in households and improved management of the disease. The acting Director-General of the Ministry of Health, John Wekesa said the malaria vaccine known as RTS,S was launched in the western Kenyan county of Homa Bay […]

The House of Representatives has rejected a bill seeking to provide for a single tenure of six years for president and governors. According to reports, the bill, sponsored by John Dyegh from Benue state, scaled second reading at today’s plenary session. However, during the debate on the floor of the house, many lawmakers kicked against […]

The former governor of Abia state, Orji Kalu has filed an application for bail pending his appeal against his jail sentence. Kalu through his counsel is making the application based on health grounds, which he says the medical facilities in the prison cannot handle. He also informed the court of his role as chief whip […]

The government plans to ask Member of Parlaiment to vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill on Friday. The Prime Mninister’s spokesman said the government planned to start the process in Parliament before Christmas in the “proper constitutional way”. The Withdrawal Agreement Bill is the legislation that will enable Brexit to happen – the UK is […]

Federal High Court Abuja has ruled on the disputed Soku Oil Wells/Fields located in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers state. Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court declared that after examining all the documents from relevant Government agencies and facts before the court, the Soku Oil Wells/fields belong to Rivers State. The Federal […]

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has urged Nigerians to use this period of the yuletide to pray for the peace and unity of the nation in order to overcome the myriads of socio-economic and political problems confronting the country. Senator Mark believed that with prayers, commitment and honesty of purpose, Nigeria could surmount […]

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