Why corruption is endemic in Nigeria – Finance Minister

Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Tuesday, said high level corruption was endemic in Nigeria because it was too easy for public funds to be looted. Speaking at a conference organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, in collaboration with the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Adeosun said the Federal Government […]

Reps invite Okonjo-Iweala, Nenadi Usman, Oronsaye, others over alleged tax certificate forgery by firms

A House of Representatives committee on Tuesday threatened to handover some companies involved in the procurement of pre-shipment inspection contracts, who allegedly forged tax certificates, to anti-graft agencies for prosecution. The lawmakers also resolved to invite former ministers of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Nenadi Usman, former Head of Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye; former […]

WHO updates list of essential antibiotics for treatment of infections

The World Health Organisation has released a new advisory on antibiotics for treatment of common infections and which to preserve for the most serious circumstances. A press statement by the agency on Tuesday said the updated list adds 30 medicines for adults and 25 for children. The list also specifies new uses for nine already-listed […]

Mark Zuckerberg meets founder of Nigerian all-female Facebook group

The Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday received Nigeria’s Lola Omolola, founder of a private Facebook group called Female in Nigeria. FIN was founded in 2015 by Ms. Omolola, as a movement of women focused on building compassion and providing support for one another, with the goal of having up to 1000 members in the […]

No compromise on Osinbajo’s Executive Orders – FAAN, NCAA

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Tuesday said it would be uncompromising in the implementation of the Federal Government’s Executive Order at airports in the country. The Managing Director of FAAN, Saleh Dunoma made this known after a meeting with all the participating agencies at the committee level set up to fast track […]

BREAKING: Nigerian govt. pays 20 whistleblowers N375.8 million

The federal government said on Wednesday it had released about N375.8 million for payment of 20 whistleblowers who provided information that led to the recovery over N11.6 billion. The Ministry of Finance, which confirmed the release in a statement, said the payments were the first under the Whistleblower Policy. The government did not disclose the […]

REMEMBER THIS: NIGER WHISTLE-BLOWING – WHERE ARE WE NOW?

This is face of former PDP Deputy Governorship Candidate in Niger State Isah Liman Kantigi a former commissioner who Rob the State of over 20 billion Naira, EFCC with the help of whistle-blower recover N4 billion hidden in fictitious Bank account uses the name of two Companies KATAH Property & Investment LTD & SADIQ Air […]

THE KADUNA DECLARATION: A JOINT POSITION PAPER ISSUED BY VARIOUS AREWA YOUTHS GROUP

BEING A JOINT POSITION PAPER ISSUED BY THE AREWA CITIZENS ACTION FOR CHANGE, AREWA YOUTH CONSULTATIVE FORUM, AREWA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, AREWA STUDENTS FORUM AND NORTHERN EMANCIPATION NETWORK ON THE IGBO PERSISTENCE FOR SECESSION June 06, 2017 PREAMBLE The persistence for the actualization of Biafra by the unruly Igbo of South-Eastern Nigeria has lately assumed another alarming twist which involved […]