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  • EFCC probes N35bn arms procurement fraud in the defense ministry

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating a case of diversion of public funds totaling N35bn at the Ministry of Defence.

  • Coronavirus: Facilities in FCT, Ogun, others not ready, FG deploys more doctors in airports

Isolation centers for potential patients suffering from coronavirus disease are not ready and fully equipped. The Federal Capital Territory, and other states such as Kano, Rivers, and Ogun, have revealed this.

  • Reps probe $1bn spent on Tucano jets, others

The House of Representatives has begun an investigation into how the Federal Government spent the $1bn special security fund approved for it by the National Assembly.

  • We want to come home, Nigerian students in Wuhan beg

Some Nigerian students in Wuhan, China have called on the Federal Government to evacuate them as cases of the novel coronavirus disease, also called COVID-19, keep rising in the city.

  • SERAP opposes foreign education for repentant Boko Haram terrorists

An anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has opposed the bill for the creation of an agency for repentant Boko Haram members, which also provides sending them abroad for education.

  • It’s unpatriotic to sell rice above N15,000 –Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, has said it is unpatriotic for rice producers to sell a bag of rice at above N15,000.

  • FG yet to receive $300m Abacha loot — AGF

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Tuesday that the latest recovered tranche of the funds looted by the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, has yet to be repatriated to Nigeria.

  • South Africa enters recession, again Nigeria emerges Africa’s biggest economy

Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as the biggest economy in Africa as the latter enters its second recession in two years.

  • We won’t allow herdsmen to kill, rape Igbo again – Ohanaeze

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned that the Ndigbo will not fold their arms and allow Fulani herdsmen to continue to harass, rape and kill her people in their land.

  • Discos reject 17,657MW as power outage persists

Power generation on the national grid wobbled continuously in February as electricity distribution companies rejected a total of 17,657.19 megawatts of energy allocated to them by the Transmission Company of Nigeria between February 3 and February 23.

  • OYO state SUBEB on Corona Virus

Following the global spread of Coronavirus, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board has identified an urgent need to collaborate with the State’s health sector, for adequate precautionary measures against the disease in the State Public primary schools.

  • HIGH Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC chairman

The Federal Capital Territory, High Court, Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered an interim suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC

  • APC exco crisis: Confusion as Kano high court upturns Oshiomhole’s suspension

There was confusion on Thursday as two courts of equal jurisdiction, in a space of 24 hours, gave contradictory orders on the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole.

  • CJN swears in Dogbam-Mesem as new Appeal Court President

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, swore in Justice Monica Dogban-Mesem, as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal.

  • Nigerian pastor jailed for 34 years in the UK

An evangelical pastor was jailed for 34 years in Britain on Friday after he was convicted of a catalog of rape and sexual abuse against children and adults over two decades.

  • Adeboye told me I would recover my mandate – Diri

Bayelsa State Governor Duoye Diri has said he visited the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, during his election travails.

  • Nigeria re-elected UN peacekeeping committee chair

Nigeria has been re-elected to chair the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, known to be “the UN most strategic committee” on record 48th time.

  • Coronavirus cases hit 100,000 as China exports dip

The number of cases from the new coronavirus topped 100,000 worldwide as official data Saturday showed a significant hit to Chinese exports after the deadly outbreak brought much of the country to a halt.