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Nigerians bury cash in backyards as mobile money stumbles

Yinka Ibukun, Mustapha Mohammed, Emele Onu Financial inclusion in most populous African nation lags peers Less than 6% of Nigerians use mobile money to transact Every few days, Tasiu Abdurrahman takes the money he makes from selling spices in Nigeria’s biggest northern city and buries it in his yard. The 55-year-old closed his bank

Former Niger Governor paid N1.7 billion to non existent contractor

The trial of a former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, on an eight-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N2billion continued on June 26, 2018 before Justice Yalim Suleiman Bogoro of the Federal High Court, sitting in Minna, Niger State, with prosecution tendering documents to establish the

Libya arrests gang torturing Nigerians, Africans

Libyan forces have arrested gang members suspected of torturing Nigerians and other African migrants. They are reported to have been arrested near Tripoli after torture video surfaced on Social media. Details later but Nigerians who returned from Libya have narrated their harrowing experience. Miss Loveth Ekumabo, 25-year-old Libya returnee, who blamed her father’s

Why do Buhari, Dos Santos and Mugabe go to hospital abroad?-BBC

By Damian Zane Editor’ note: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of Global Sentinel   The presidents of Nigeria, Angola, Zimbabwe, Benin and Algeria all have something in common - an apparent lack of faith in the health systems at home. In

Reps commence investigation into Jon-Ode Arms Probe Panel

Barring any further hitches, the Joint Committee of House of Representatives investigating the Jon-Ode led Presidential Arms Probe Panel will commence the public hearing on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja. The Chairman Public Safety, National Security and Intelligence, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji told PRNigeria that said

Corruption: ‎Osinbajo-led panel grills SGF Lawal for over 2-hours

...Jude Johnson   T‎he Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led three-man presidential panel headed on Tuesday interrogated the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, for over two hours. Lawal's meeting with Osinbajo's panel lasted only for two and half hours unlike the 8-hour grilling of the Director-General of National Intelligence Agency

Outspoken Emir of Kano faces corruption probe over ‘financial misconduct’

The Kano Emirate has been summoned by the anti-corruption agency in the northern Nigerian State over the expenditure of the outspoken and one of the country’s most powerful leaders Emir Muhammad Sanusi II after his appointment in 2014. The head of the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Muhyi Magaji