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Obadiah Mailafia: Why We’re Worried over 3rd DSS Invitation – Southern Kaduna Peoples Union

DSS Nigeria Southern Kaduna

The people of Southern Kaduna under the aegis of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union has expressed worries over a third invitation extended to the former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and a former presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dr Obadiah Mailafia by the Department of State Services (DSS) over a radio interview. The national president of ...

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Nigerian Senate Moves to Tighten Anti-Corruption Laws to Meet Present Realities

Chairman Senate Committee of Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari speaks on London Court

The Nigerian senate says it has initiated a series of legislative amendments aimed at further giving a legal backing to the anti-corruption agenda of the current administration of the country. The upper legislative arm of government believes that the legal framework of the anti graft agencies must be fortified especially in a changing world. The Chairman Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption ...

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We’re Hopeful Nigeria Will Get Justice Against P&ID At The London Court – Senator

Chairman Senate Committee of Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari speaks on London Court

The Chairman Senate Committee of Anti Corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari has welcomed the ruling by a London Court to grant Nigeria reprieve to appeal the $9bn judgement debt that the country allegedly owes Process And Industrial Development, P&ID. He said the ruling would offer Nigeria an opportunity to state it’s own side on the matter. Senator ...

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FG Announces N151.56 Ex-depot Price for Petrol

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari administration has adjusted the price of premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol. The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporations (NNPC), announced a new ex-depot price of N151.56k for PMS, an increment of N12.94k from the August price of N138.62k. It disclosed this in a memo signed by D.O ...

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Excitements as NGIJ Inaugurates New National Executive Council

NGIJ Inaugurates New National Executive Council

…As Akinreti Charges New NGIJ Executives on Renewed Attention on Investigating Anomalies Society It was an exciting moment for members of the Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists NGIJ following the successful inauguration of the group’s first elected national executive after its election recently. The new national leadership has pledged to focus on investigations for good governance and welfare of members. ...

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Intersociety Calls for Foreign Intervention as Jihadists Kill 1, 421 Christians in 7 Months

SSANU to President Muhammadu Buhari

…Writes UN, Commonwealth, ICC, EU, US, UK, Canada, Vatican, Australia, Brazil, Israel, Others Over Jihadists International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law is continuously alarmed over ceaseless and untamed massacre of Christians in Nigeria or any part thereof and the lackadaisical attitude and strongly suspected complicity of the present central Government and its security forces. It is specifically ...

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EXCLUSIVE: More Trouble for Akpabio, Indicted NDDC C’ttee Members as CNPP Rallies Civil Society Groups

Senator Godswill Akpabio

There is in the offing, a strong civil society media advocacy, which may involve a protracted civil disobedience as the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) rallies stakeholders and political activists to take united decision on the fate of the Minister of Nigeria Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the indicted members of the Professor Keme Pondei-led Interim Management Committee ...

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BREAKING $5.3bn Chinese Loans for Sovereignty Saga: CNPP Moves Against Amaechi, Wants Minister to Step Aside

Rotimi Amaechi

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has demanded that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi immediately steps aside while the probe of the alleged lethal clauses in Article 8(1) of the commercial loan agreement signed between Nigeria and Export-Import Bank of China which allegedly “wills the sovereignty of Nigeria” in the $400 million loan for the Nigeria National Information ...

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Eid-el-Kabir: NGIJ Greets Muslims, Calls for Adherence to Health Protocols

NGIJ Inaugurates New National Executive Council

The Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists (NGIJ) has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari and other Muslims in Nigeria on occasion of this year Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The foremost Investigative Journalists Guild in Africa in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer, Femi Oyewale, noted that this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration is unique as a result of ravaging COVID-19 pandemic worldwide. NGIJ ...

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Intersociety Details How 1,202 Defenseless Christians Were Killed in 6 Months

Nigerian service chiefs

…Says Enough Evidence Exists on Christians’ Violence Against Traditionalists Executive Summary: Threats to citizens’ rights to freedom of worship and religion in Nigeria; the world’s first human right, have continued unabated with hacking to death by the country’s Islamic Jihadists or radical Islamists of no fewer than 1,202 defenseless Christians in first six months of 2020 covering January to June; ...

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