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Buhari reappoints agency DG enmeshed in corruption scandals

Nigeria, July 17 -- The Director-General of the Enugu-based Project Development Institute (PRODA), Charles Agulanna, who is mired in corruption allegations, has been reappointed by the Buhari administ... Read More


LASPOTECH crisis: Sanwo-Olu gives condition to re-absorb sacked workers

Nigeria, July 13 -- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has asked the sacked workers of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, to write a letter of appeal for a review of their disengage... Read More


Elisha Abbo: Lawyers call for arrest of senator accused of assault

Nigeria, July 3 -- The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called for the arrest of Elisha Abbo, the Nigerian senator caught on camera assaulting a woman at an adult toy shop in Abuja. PREMIUM TIMES o... Read More


Insecurity: Years of poor leadership in northern Nigeria to blame -ICPC Chair

Nigeria, June 28 -- The chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye, has blamed rising cases violent crimes and biting poverty in north... Read More


UNILAG Library Collapse: Panel recommends contract termination, wants university officials punished

Nigeria, June 26 -- The panel set up by the Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, to probe what led to the partial collapse of the institution's seven-story library under const... Read More


Dollar Scandal: Anti-graft agency didn't probe Ganduje because 'wasn't involved in sting'

Nigeria, June 18 -- The head of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission, Magaji Ramindado, has said the commission could not probe Governor Abdullahi Ganduje's alleged bribery s... Read More


'Breasts on lantern': CBN speaks on banks' 'inhumane, unethical debt recovery practices'

Nigeria, June 14 -- The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is unaware of crude debt recovery methods adopted by some microfinance banks. It, however, said it is taking steps to 'curb the use of in... Read More


'Breasts on lantern': Agonies of borrowers of Nigerian micro-credit loans

Nigeria, June 6 -- "Gb'omu le'na" in Yoruba language, the dominant language in Nigeria's South-west - literally means to place breasts on a lit lantern. It was coined by some Nigerians today to expres... Read More


UNILAG Crisis: Reps absolve management of corruption allegation, fault governing council composition

Nigeria, May 31 -- The House of Representatives on Thursday received and approved the report of its committee on public procurement, which investigated the crisis rocking the University of Lagos (UNIL... Read More


EEG: Buhari should break silence on DMO's RAP policy - Exporters

Nigeria, May 27 -- Nigeria's non-oil exporters have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the difficulty they face in accessing the approved arrears of Export Expansion Grant (EEG) thro... Read More