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June 19, 2013
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Nigeria’s National Environmental Standards, Regulatory and Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has shut down two construction companies for allegedly violating the country’s environmental laws.
Amid threats being faced from piracy in the Gulf of Guinea along the West and Central African coast, maritime, security experts and other stakeholders are drawing up strategies to combat the menace at a sub-regional conference.
As Boko Haram continues to pose serious challenge for security forces, the Nigerian government has said it would continue to empower the military to carry out its constitutional responsibility to the fullest.
A Nigerian State Security Service (SSS) agent has told a Federal High Court in Abuja, that the former spokesman of Boko Haram, Kudunga Abdul, allegedly named Senator Ali Ndume as a financier of the group.
President Goodluck Jonathan’s promise to push a legislation to control child birth has generated heated debate in Nigeria, which has a population of nearly 160 million and life expectancy of 47-56 years.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has said on Monday that he was not prepared for another public declaration of his assets.
Speaking to the media in Abuja on Monday morning, President Jonathan said for him, public asset declaration was a matter of principle.
Wives of governors in Nigeria’s northern states have begun a peace campaign aimed at ending the wave of violence in the country.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives has been rocked by a US$3million bribery scandal, with some embittered lawmakers on Wednesday distancing themselves the Chairman of the fuel subsidy probe committee.
By William Selmah/WADR Correspondent
A program marking the official presentation of a book on ‘Strategies and Techniques of Prosecuting Economic and Financial Crimes’ has taken place in Abuja, Nigeria, with a call for concerted effort to combat economic and financial crimes.
Transnational violent networks have drastically increased in Africa over the years, with the fruits now being clearly seen in the likes of Ansar Dine in northern Mali and Boko Haram in Nigeria.