UK’s Fraud Office to Charge Afren Executives Over Nigerian Fraud

[This Day] Britain’s Serious Fraud Office will today charge two former executives of collapsed United Kingdom-listed oil company, Afren Plc, with alleged fraud over payments they received via secret companies relating to business deals in Nigeria.

[This Day] Britain's Serious Fraud Office will today charge two former executives of collapsed United Kingdom-listed oil company, Afren Plc, with alleged fraud over payments they received via secret companies relating to business deals in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parliament Postponed After Chaos over Age Limit Debate

[Observer] Parliament reconvenes today after it was prematurely adjourned by deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah. Today’s plenary is expected to be presided over by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

[Observer] Parliament reconvenes today after it was prematurely adjourned by deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah. Today's plenary is expected to be presided over by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigeria Ranked 125th in Global Competitiveness Index

[This Day] Despite the efforts by the federal government to make it easier for companies and individuals to do business in the country, Nigeria only managed to move up two notches to improve its ranking on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Compet…

[This Day] Despite the efforts by the federal government to make it easier for companies and individuals to do business in the country, Nigeria only managed to move up two notches to improve its ranking on the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2017-2018 to 125th position, out of the 137 countries ranked.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dasuki – Forgotten in Jail

[This Day] Tobi Soniyi revisits the plight of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), the former National Security Adviser to Dr Goodluck Jonathan as president, who by December would have spent two years in prison even though he has not been convicted of any offence

[This Day] Tobi Soniyi revisits the plight of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), the former National Security Adviser to Dr Goodluck Jonathan as president, who by December would have spent two years in prison even though he has not been convicted of any offence

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

JAMB – O’level, A’level Results Now Compulsory Before Varsity Admission

[This Day] Abuja -The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it would demand the records of ordinary and advanced level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission.

[This Day] Abuja -The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it would demand the records of ordinary and advanced level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

You’re a Come and Chop Politician, Sagay Tells Oyegun

[This Day] Abuja -The war of words between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), has continue…

[This Day] Abuja -The war of words between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), has continued unabated with both men resorting to derogatory words.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dogara Insists NGO Bill Will Compel Responsibility, Transparency

[This Day] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, in his welcome remarks at plenary after the lower legislative chamber resumed from its summer recess, has expressed the determination of the House to pass the NGO Regulation Bi…

[This Day] The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, in his welcome remarks at plenary after the lower legislative chamber resumed from its summer recess, has expressed the determination of the House to pass the NGO Regulation Bill which had been opposed by sections of the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Must Produce Kanu, Parents, Says Family

[This Day] Umuahia -The family of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra ( IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday asked the Nigeria Army to account for his whereabouts, since the September 14 military raid of the family house at Afaraukwu Umuahia.

[This Day] Umuahia -The family of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra ( IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday asked the Nigeria Army to account for his whereabouts, since the September 14 military raid of the family house at Afaraukwu Umuahia.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria