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Confirm Magu as Substantive EFCC Boss, Group Urges NASS

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A civil society in the South-eastern part of the country has appealed to the Senate to confirm Magu as chairman of the anti-graft body. The Campaign for Democracy has urged the National Assembly to confirm Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. CD National ...

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12 States Owe Salaries Despite Bailout Funds From FG


A number of Nigerian states might be battling with insolvency despite the issuance of bail out funds by the Federal Government. No fewer than 12 states are still owing their workers a backlog of salaries and allowances, despite double bailout funds from the Federal Government, with Kogi State owing as ...

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$43.4m: Osinbajo Panel Compiles List of Invitees


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been gathering the names of Nigerians to answer questions on the recovered funds from the Osborne Towers in Ikoyi, Lagos. Barely 24 hours after its constitution, the Presidential Investigative Committee on alleged infractions by two senior government officials got cracking yesterday. The committee, headed by ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe impatient over pace of mining reform


Zimbabwe’s mining industry needs to be reorganised to contribute more towards the African country’s economy, President Robert Mugabe told crowds gathered at the national sports stadium in Harare to celebrate the country’s 37th independence anniversary on Tuesday (April 18). Although Mugabe did not give details on what form the transformation ...

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British PM Theresa May calls general election

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Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by shoring up support for her Brexit plan. Standing outside her Downing Street office, May said she had been reluctant about asking parliament to ...

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Why Buhari was missing from FEC meeting

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The Presidency on Wednesday said that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting because President Mohammadu Buhari was engaged with other pressing state issues. This is the first time Vice President ‎Osinbajo will be presiding over the meeting since President Buhari returned from his medical ...

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Buhari absent as Osinbajo leads FEC meeting


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over today’s weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja. This is the first time he will be presiding over the meeting since President Muhammadu Buhari returned from his medical vacation in London, United Kingdom (UK) . President Buhari returned to ...

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