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Nigerian Army to Commence Crocodile Smile Exercise Nationwide

The Nigerian Army is set to start its annual Exercise CROCODILE SMILE which is traditionally conducted in the last quarter of the year. This year's Exercise CROCODILE SMILE V1 is scheduled to commence from the 20th...

Fayemi raises panel on SARS’ brutality

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has revealed that his administration is taking steps to ensure justice for victims of police brutality in the state through the setting up a Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims...


The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has dissociated the members of its Osun State Chapter of Good Governance, Accountability and Transparency Education (CGATE) from the recent violent protests that rocked the State.

Nigeria Senate to investigate gas tanker explosions

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday directed its Committees on Petroleum Downstream, Gas Resources to investigate the remote and immediate causes of gas tanker explosions in parts of the country, with a view to preventing a reoccurrence and report back in two weeks.

Nigeria senate receives bill to address proper management of recovered funds by EFCC and ICPC

The Nigerian senate on Tuesday received an Executive bill that would amongst others, address the problem of lack of transparency and accountability associated with the management of recovered funds by anti-corruption agencies in the country.  

SARS: Senate President commends Buhari for acceding to the demand of the people

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for listening to the voice of the Nigerian people over their dissatisfaction with the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force.

#EndSARS: Atiku welcomes disbandment of SARS, pays tribute to resilience of Nigerian youths

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has paid tribute to the Nigerian youths for their resilience in exerting pressure on the police authorities to disband the FSARS in response to public agitations to end abuses...

Activists urge Commonwealth to sanction Nigeria over attacks on #EndSARS protesters

Nigeria's Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) said on Sunday it has sent an Urgent Appeal to Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, urging her to use her “leadership position to apply the Commonwealth Charter to...

Jealous Nigerian mother stabs own children to death in Kano to get back at husband who married second wife

A jealous Nigerian mother has stabbed her own children to death to get back at her husband in the northern state of Kano.The housewife, Hauwa Habibu, reportedly killed her own children over...

Court jails Nigerian man, remands another in custody over internet fraud

Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, on Monday, September 28, 2020, sentenced Adeniran Rasheed Adesina (a.k.a. Bella Danner) to six months in prison after finding him guilty of obtaining money under...

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Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th member.Ambassador...

Eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now highly unlikely amid COVID-19 – Report

Prospects for fully eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now appear highly unlikely, even under the most optimistic scenarios, according to a...

IMF’s Georgieva says second round of support coming to Africa but Oxfam argues debt cancelation the only way out of COVID-19 turmoil

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday that the Washington DC-based institution is...


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