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In Nigeria, You Can Now Report Cases of Bribery and Graft Using This Web Platform

Don't take that bribe. Report Yourself right away.

The anti-corruption war in Nigeria seems to be gaining more energy especially with active participation of citizens. BudgIT, a Nigeria’s civic tech organisation that is raising the standards of transparency, citizen engagement and accountability most especially in public finance, has just launched anti-corruption platform named ReportYourself. Report Yourself is a web platform developed by BudgIT to offer Nigerians an opportunity ...

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Stray Bullet: Really, Can Buhari Solve the Unemployment Crisis in Nigeria? [STATISTICS]

The alarming unemployment rate in Nigeria

The unemployment rate in Nigeria has risen to 14.2% in q4 (4th quarter) 2016 from 13.9% in q3 (third quarter) 2016. And this is according to the Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria, Dr Yemi Kale. This means the number of unemployed persons has risen to 11.55 million in q4 of 2016 from 11.19 million in ...

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Primate Olabayo- God Revealed to Me ‘Buhari’s Time is Up’

The founder and primate of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh Worldwide, Theophilus Olabayo, has said that time has come for a new president to emerge in Nigeria. In a phone interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday night, Mr. Olabayo said “a man of destiny is going to take over in another dimension.” “God told me that the president has done ...

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‘Declare Osinbajo President Now’- Nigerians Tell NASS

Nigerians have called on the National Assembly to declare Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo president of Nigeria. Their call came following the Sunday’s announcement that President Buhari has decided to extend his vacation indefinitely in the UK. The presidency in a statement on Sunday said Buhari would no longer return home today as he would stay back to undergo some ...

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Are We So Useless That Our President Cannot Address Us?

Chidi Odinkalu, a lawyer and human rights activists, says President Muhammadu Buhari has not done enough in terms of communicating with Nigerians, according to The Cable Speaking when he led protesters to the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday, Odinkalu said: “When he wants to talk about Nigeria, he gets on a plane and goes outside Nigeria and he starts ...

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Nigeria’s Ex-oil Minister Will Have to Give Up $153 Million in Stolen Cash

In what could be president Muhammadu Buhari’s first big publicized corruption win, the government will reclaim up to $153.3 million in misappropriated funds from Nigeria’s controversial former petroleum minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Allison-Madueke, 56, who fled Nigeria soon after Buhari came to power in May 2015, was arrested a few months later in London on allegations of money-laundering and has been ...

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Nigeria’s Presidency is Planning to Buy New “Kitchen and Catering Equipment” for N100.8 million in 2017

Nigeria’s Presidency is planning to buy new “kitchen and catering equipment” for N100.8 million in 2017, a proposal sent to the National Assembly says. The huge amount, coming as Nigerians groan under the weight of economic recession, will add to hundreds of million of naira spent on the recurring item over the years. Between 2015 and 2016, N325.5 million was ...

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President Buhari Arrives Gambia, to Settle “Dispute” Amidst Tension

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Banjul, The Gambia, this morning to meet with the country’s President, Yahya Jammeh, who lost the presidential election penultimate week. The Nigerian leader, who arrived together with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, who is the current Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, and President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra-Leone, were ...

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With the Way Nigeria is Going, Buhari Would Invest in MMM, Says Comedian

Comdian, I Go Save, says president Muhammadu Buhari may soon join hordes of Nigerians investing in MMM, a get-quick-rich Ponzi scheme. The comic while speaking on Hip TV said the president may put his money in MMM due to the economic recession and general scarcity of cash. He noted that several people have made money through the scheme but advised that Nigerians ...

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Obasanjo Blasts President Buhari, Condemns His Criticism of Past Administrations

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday came down hard on President Muhammadu Buhari, Daily Post reports. Obasanjo, who visits Buhari in Aso Rock frequently, accused the president of dwelling on the past. Delivering the keynote at the First Akintola Williams Annual Lecture on Wednesday, Obasanjo lambasted the Buhari administration for continuous attacks on three previous administrations. His words: “The blanket ...

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