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National corruption survey 2017: Prevalence of corruption in Nigeria

Corruption

*”the prevalence of bribery ranges between 13% in Kwara State and 52% in Borno State,”……. *Northwest, Northeast top bribery prevalence rate in Nigeria Nigeria’s Northwest and Northeast regions have the highest prevalence of bribery among adults, a new report published last week Wednesday prepared by Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics …

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Buhari steps down in Abuja Saturday, looking well

President Buhari with governors who came to welcome him in Abuja

  President Muhammadu Buhari has landed in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Saturday. The Presidential jet that brought him back from London touched down at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 4.35 pm. On ground to welcome him were some APC Governors, members of the Federal Executive Council, National …

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Dotun Oladipo elected GOCOP President

GOCOP leadership led by Dotun Oladipo

Publisher of The Eagle Online, Dotun Oladipo, has been elected President of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP). The election was conducted on Wednesday at Adna Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. Oladipo was until the election the General Secretary of the Association. Also elected into the National Executive Committee of …

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LASTMA arrest 8 officials for taking bribe from motorists

LASTMA

*Vows to rid agency of corrupt practices, indiscipline By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos In continuation of efforts to stem the tide of corruption among the state traffic officials, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arrested eight of its officials for collecting bribe from motorists among other corrupt practices. The …

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Diezanigate scandal: EFCC arrests, detains Tunde Ayeni

Tunde Ayeni...under EFCC gulag

Billionaire fraudster, Mr Tunde Ayeni, is in currently being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] over the sack of ICPC Board member nominee, Maimuna Aliyu. Mr Ayeni is in detention over some high level massive corruption perpetrated in connivance with top employees of Aso Savings & Loans …

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Ambode employs 250 persons with disabilities into civil service

Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule (2nd right), presenting special wheelchair to the Chairman, Spinal Cord Injury Association of Nigeria, Lagos State Chapter, Mr. Abdulwahab Matepo (2nd left) during the presentation of Assistive Devices, Vehicles etc

*Empowers 2,000 others, organizations with grants, assistive technologies, mobility aids By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Lagos State Governor, Mr, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday announced that in line with the promise he made at a recent Town Hall Meeting held in Ojo, the State Government would soon distribute letters of employment to …

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Tony Nezianya become Obiano’s media aide in Anambra

Mr Tony Nezianya

*Brings rich portfolio to bear on his assignment Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has named veteran journalist, Mr Tony Obiora Nezianya, as one of his Special Assistants on media. Nezianya, whose appointment took effect from 1st August 2017, has been seconded to the Anambra State Ministry of Information and Strategy. …

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Buhari will not die in office -Bishop Adeoye

President Muhammadu Buhari...will not die in office say Bishop Seun Adeoye

*Until Amaechi apologises, he offended men of God Presiding Bishop of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry (SGTM), Rehoboth Arena, Bishop Seun Adeoye has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will not die in office but his administration won’t get it right until former Governor of Rivers State and the current Transport …

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Inland waterways: NIWA is instigating against Rule of Law- Group

Dredgers torn between NIWA and Lagos government

By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), a civil society group, on Monday faulted the call by the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on operators in the sector to disregard a 7-day ultimatum issued on them by the Lagos State government to comply with the relevant …

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Traditional rulers will be agents of tourism, peace – Kangiwa

Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, the newly-elected Vice President, North West, Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) alongside other elected executives during FTAN's 20th elective AGM in Abuja

*Argungu international fishing and cultural festival to be revived By Oluwole Francis Newly elected Vice President of the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) North West zone, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa says plans have been concluded to host a conference of traditional rulers aimed at fostering tourism for sustainable …

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