Items filtered by date: Friday, 02 June 2017

A bill proposing six months imprisonment for persons who distort queues in public places has passed second reading at the House of Representatives.

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The Federal Government has approved the deployment of surveillance officers as part of the medical mission to the 2017 Hajj pilgrimage.

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President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement is attracting widespread international criticism.

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Friday, 02 June 2017 16:29

Nigeria, Algeria rise in FIFA rankings

Nigeria moved two places up to 38th position in the latest FIFA ranking released Thursday. By the new ranking Nigeria is now fourth on the African continent behind Egypt; Senegal and 2018 World Cup qualifying foes, Cameroon.

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The Special Envoy for Human Rights of the Australian Prime Minster, Dario Morosini has said his country is committed to supporting Nigeria’s quest to tackle insecurity and fight against corruption. 

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Spain’s anti-corruption prosecutor Manuel Moix has resigned following criti-cism that he owned shares in an offshore company.

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The Nigeria Bar Association, NBA has once again called on the federal government to complete investigations concerning judges arrested last year by the DSS for corruption allegations.

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has once again pledged the federal government’s support for creativity and small scale businesses in the country.

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The Senate has confirmed the appointment of 15 resident electoral commissioners, RECs out of the 27 names sent to it by the Presidency.

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