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FG begins verification of 700 employees retiring in Bauchi, Bornu, Yobe in 2020

Segun Adewale The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has commenced a verification and enrolment exercise for about 700 employees of Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies in Bauchi, Borno and Yobe states retiring in 2020. The exercise which is holding in Bauchi is meant for employees in the

Despite outdated data, poor Nigerians rise to 98 million — UNDP Report

•Says income alone cant be used to justify poverty  Godsgift Onyedinefu A new report released on Thursday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) reveals that number of poor Nigerians have increased from 86 million to 98 million in the past 10

Money leaving Nigeria, Africa through Illicit financial flows now at $90bn — ICPC

Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt  Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, on Thursday disclosed that the amount of money leaving Africa, especially Nigeria through Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) is now estimated at $90 billion and is still growing. "Indeed a report on

Breaking: In a rare move, Buhari elevates Lamidi Adeosun to a three-star General

•Promotes counter-insurgency GOC Biu to Major General •Few non-service Chief officers had been promoted to a Lt-Gen: Akale, Obiakor, Useni, Doganyaro Senator Iroegbu In an unprecedented move, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army, top of who is the

Breaking: Shiites invade National Assembly, attack security operatives, others

Jude Johnson The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), acknowledged and known as Shi’ites has in their continued protest over the indefinite detention of their leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, invaded the National Assembly complex, attacking people and smashing cars in the process. This violent actions, according to eyewitnesses, resulting in fiery

Breaking: Heartbreak for Adeleke as Supreme Court affirms Oyetola Osun governor

Jude Johnson The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of the candidate of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 2018 election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, challenging the election of Governor Gboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress (APC). The Supreme Court gave the ruling on Friday, quashing

Intensify crude oil exploration in the northern Nigeria, group tells Kyari

Mukaila Ola There should be an intensified search and exploration for crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin and other area of exploratory interests in the northern part of the  country, group appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari administration. This call was made by a coalition of development associations in Borno State