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December 18, 2017

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EFCC will not spare corrupt aviation workers – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said the Commission will stop at nothing in dealing decisively with any worker in the aviation sector involved in acts of corruption.   Magu gave the warning on Thursday at the anti-corruption sensitization programme organized by the EFCC for the Federal

It’s cheaper to prevent corruption than fight it – Magu

Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is cheaper to prevent corruption than to fight it.   Magu said this on Thursday during the Anti-Corruption Sensitisation Programme organised for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Aviation Sector Workers Abuja. He said that section six of the EFCC

Nigeria’s large population a big liability – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria’s present population stands at 193 million and by 2045, it is projected to reach 400 million and unless spirited efforts are made by the leadership of the country the high population would be a big liability. The former President who was speaking in Calabar at the commissioning of the

Prices of tomatoes, pepper, onions drop by 45%

Ahead of Christmas celebration, prices of tomatoes, pepper and onions have reduced by about 45 per cent in Lagos, checks have shown. Price checks at Mile 12, Whitesand, Iddo and Oko Oba markets in Lagos on Monday, revealed that the drop in prices was due to the bumper harvest of agricultural produce. A basket of

BREAKING: Britain to pay £35-39bn in Brexit divorce deal

Britain will likely end up paying between £35 billion and £39 billion to the EU under the Brexit deal struck by Theresa May early on Friday morning, it is understood. Though negotiators have avoided putting an official figure on the financial settlement in the joint text agreed last night, British officials in Brussels close to

It’s time to focus on governance and stop blaming Jonathan — Amaechi

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has admonished his colleagues in the Muhammadu Buhari administration to stop blaming former President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr. Amaechi said it is time for administration officials to concentrate on delivering good policies to the citizens rather than dragging the former president for Nigeria’s woes. “I agree with those who said

Keyamo warns against politicizing investigation of suspended SEC DG, Gwarzo

Festus Keyamo, Senior Advocate and Human Rights lawyer, on Wednesday warned against politicizing the investigation of suspended Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Mounir Haliru Gwarzo.   Keyamo said they should not reduce the laudable, “investigation of alleged graft to a mere political witch-hunt by linking it to the on-going probe of

Amaechi reveals why Buhari’s govt must stop criticising Jonathan

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, says it was high time the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government stopped criticising former President Goodluck Jonathan.   Amaechi the present administration should focus on achieving its campaign promises rather than dissipate energy on Jonathan. The Minister spoke when he received the report of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for the finalisation

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