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Corruption Fuelling Insecurity In Nigeria—Forum

Citizens, civil society leaders and other stakeholders have raised “serious concerns about the escalating series of kidnappings, killings and insecurity across the country, which are clearly fuelled by years of grand corruption and impunity of perpetrators,” and stated that, “only ambitious and robust anti-corruption fight can end the insecurity in the country.” This was stated today at a townhall meeting held at ...

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Zenith Bank Launches High Interest-Yielding Target Savings Account

One of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced a high interest-yielding target savings account named “SAVE4ME”, which enables customers plan and save towards their aspirations and needs conveniently. The new product is designed to support flexible savings for predetermined purposes such as asset acquisition or even marriage, and offers a higher interest rate than a regular savings ...

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Election Petition: Buhari’s Cambridge Documents Unknown To WAEC, Deputy Registrar Tells Tribunal

*Posers raised on discrepancies in President’s name in different documents; number of subjects sat for The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the body has no hand in the issuance of results to Muhammadu Buhari by the Cambridge University International Assessment Education. The Council also stated that the assessment result sheet ...

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APGA National Chairman Buries Daughter Friday 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Ozomkpu Victor Ike Oye is to bid his 27-year-old daughter Mrs. Chinenye Barbara Amaechi farewell on Friday August 2nd, 2019 as she begins her journey to eternity. Amawbia, the country home of the chairman in Awka-South local government area of Anambra state, has continued to host a ...

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Anambra Assembly Inaugurates 29 Standing Committees 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The 7th Anambra State House of Assembly has inaugurated 29 standing committees together with their chairmen and deputy chairmen. Speaker of the House and member representing Ayamelum state constituency Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor who reeled out the committees yesterday as soon as the House reconvened after its recess, said the committees should swing into action immediately and ...

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APC Accuses Atiku Of Committing Felony, Threatens Govt’s Decisive Action

The All Progressives Congress (APC) strongly condemns the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, “who has now made it a pastime to make public statements on issues, which constitutionally should be reserved for the duly elected head of government or his designees.” In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, ...

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Election Petition Tribunal: Witness Contradicts Buhari, Says Enlisted Personnel Were Not Ordered To Submit Certificates To Military Board

*Abba Kyari claims he signed for, collected Buhari’s Cambridge 12 days ago The controversy surrounding the educational qualification of Muhammadu Buhari for the February 23 presidential election, took center stage on Tuesday at the presidential election petition tribunal with more revelations emerging on the issue. Buhari had in 2015 claimed that his certificates were with the military board on request. ...

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Atiku Commends British Prime Minister, Johnson, For Appointing Nigerian-Born Badenoch As Minister

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has commended and celebrated British Prime Minister, Mr. Boris Johnson, for appointing a British citizen of Nigerian heritage as a minister in his government. In a statement he personally signed, Atiku said Johnson’s cabinet has a lot to teach the world. “With an average age of ...

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INEC Server: Supreme Court Adjourns PDP, Atiku’s Application To August 20

The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing until August 20, an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal’s rejection of their request to access the Independent National Electoral Commission’s “central server”. NAN reports that the PDP and Atiku alleged that the “server” housed the results of the poll electronically transmitted ...

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