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In order to avoid litigations that may flaw the entire Report of the investigations into the Nigeria’s oil subsidy management, the House of Representatives has resolved to re-invite companies that failed to appear before the Ad-hoc Committee to defend themselves.
From the floor of the National Assembly and the Public domain in Nigeria, the test of integrity sparked by the fuel subsidy probe Report is now set to reach the country’s courts.
Nigeria plans to scrap both the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission.
Many Nigerian citizens are said to be annoyed with their politicians for not really focusing on finding solutions to pressing national issues, but only being locked in bickering and filibustering.
The United States nominee for World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim has been picked to become the 12th head of the bank, all of whom have been Americans since the institution was established in 1944.
Reports from Nigeria say the spokesman of the Boko Haram Islamic Sect, Abu Qaga, II is feared dead.
Nigerian newspapers reported on Sunday Qaga may have been killed over the weekend, following a growing rift within the Boko Haram group that have been waging a chain of deadly bombing and shooting in Africa’s most populous nation.
Africa’s candidate for the World Bank President post, Nigerian Finance Minister Dr. Nozi Okonjo-Iweala has got a boost to her bid, with the former Columbian Finance Minister withdrawing his nomination and backing her.
A bomb has exploded in Nigeria's central city of Jos, after at least 38 people died in a car bombing in the northern city of Kaduna.
Despite looming worries about bomb threats posed by Boko Haram, Christain faithfuls in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, were out in their numbers on Sunday, April 8 to celebrate the greatest day on the Christian calendar—Easter.
By Martins Martins/WADR Correspondent
Amid calls for the abolition of the death penalty, the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Joe Daudu (SAN) has said it was premature to advocate for its abolition from the country’s legal system.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, a member of the African Union (AU) committee of Wise men, wants the AU to tell Mali’s new military junta to go back to the barracks.