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Bauchi govt spends above N21 Billion on ‘Security Votes’ within 18 months amid rising killings, kidnappings

By Bankole Abe and others ALTHOUGH Kafayyat Odedoyin and Mohammed Ali live several kilometres apart, the duo share many things in common: they are...

Judiciary must be sanitised to win anti-corruption war – Ribadu

EXCEPT the Federal Government properly ‘sanitise’ the judicial system, its anti-corruption campaign would yield little or no result. Former Chairman of the Economic Financial...

Anambra, Delta, Kogi… How governors misappropriate billions through security votes

WILLIE Obiano, Governor of Anambra State, earmarked N42.6 billion for his security votes in three years – money he will never be held to...
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How FG, states, LGs  spend N241 billion yearly in opaque security votes – report

EVERY year Nigerian governments at all levels spend  an average of N241.2 billion on security votes that are never accounted for, or subjected to...

Speaker Dogara Replies El-Rufai, Releases 6 Months Pay Slips

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has released his pay slips for the months of January to March, 2017 in reaction to the challenge by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

El-Rufai Releases Details Of Security Votes, Dares NASS

In a statement issued on Monday by the governor’s media aide, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai said the release was in reaction to the challenge thrown at him by Dogara on Friday.
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Declare How You Spend Security Votes, LG Funds – Dogara Challenges Governors

Speaker Dogara challenged Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to practice what he preaches by extending his campaign for transparency in the National Assembly budget to other arms of government including how governors spend their security votes.

APC Wants Security Votes Investigated

Kevwe Ebireri, Abuja The All Progressive Congress, APC, has called on the National Assembly to urgently institute a probe into how the huge allocations for...

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Court jails Senator 42 years for corruption

A SERVING Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District, Bassey Albert Akpan, has been sentenced to 42 years in...

[SPECIAL REPORT] We are at risk – Matron decries state of health centre donated to Abuja community by a corps member

A Matron and the Head of the Primary Health Care (PHC) in Gishiri community in Abuja, Laitu Monday Dauda,...

Ogun LP chapter expels Okupe, others over alleged failure to pay dues

THE OGUN State Executive Council of the Labour Party (LP) has expelled the Director-General of Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council,...

Nigeria has lost its respect in Africa – Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria no longer enjoy the influence and power it wielded on the African...

Buhari accuses governors of stealing LGA funds

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has accused governors of stealing from the allocations of local government areas in their states. The President...
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Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

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AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

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