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President Muhammadu Buhari  told Nigerian state governors today that their priority when they receive the second tranche of Paris loan refund should be to pay salaries, pensions and gratuities. I will not rest until I address those issues that affect our people. One of these basic things is the issue of salaries. …

  The recovered money. Photo Credit: EFCC The Economic and  Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reacted to reports that its recovery of N49m at the Kaduna International Airport was a stunt intended to make the Senate confirm the acting head of the agency Ibrahim Magu. In a statement on Thursday, the …

Pastor Evan Mawarire, the Zimbabwean activist behind the #ThisFlag movement, has hinted that he could stand in presidential elections slated for next year. “If the need arises or if it is necessary for me to participate in the elections, I really want to make myself available for it,” Pastor Mawarire …

The Ministry of Women Affairs has taken up the case of an Edo State National Youth Service Corps, NYSC member, Oluwa Mayowa, who bragged about getting oral sex from an underage student. On an Instagram post @oluwamayowaofficial, the serving corps member shared a photo of himself and one of his …

 Despite the request to release the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea’s leader, the Malaysian government has revealed that they will not grant the request until his family have provided DNA samples. So far no family member or next of kin has come to identify or …

Barack Obama has been whisked to a very good table at the club of former presidents, according to a C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historianspublished on Friday. Obama’s 12th-placeranking only a month after leaving office is the best for any president since Ronald Reagan, who ranks ninth in the new …

The Lagos State Government has announced that come March 1, 2017, all bus conductors around the State will begin to wear uniforms which will come with a badge and name tags for easy identification. This development is towards ensuring there are proper checks on the abuses and unruly actions of …

End to the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may not have been achieved despite the ruling of the Court of Appeal, which on Friday, pronounced Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic chairman of the party. Governors’ Forum of the party and its Board of Trustees (BoT) have …

A Federal High Court in Lagos today heard how Living Faith Church (LFC) Worldwidea.k.a Winners Chapel, allegedly got N35million out  of the N19.7billion allegedly stolen from the accounts of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The money was allegedly paid to the church on the instruction of Maj.-Gen. …

Senator Ahmed Makarfi has lost his position as chairman of the caretaker committee of thePeoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Appeal court in Port Harcourt on Friday nullified the PDP national convention in Port Harcourt that established his committee and described the process that led to it as an abuse of the …