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  • Senate Laments Poor Funding Of ICPC

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    The Senate has observed that the fight against corruption in Nigeria may be scuttled by the growing underfunding of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and other anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria. Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Chukwuka Godfrey Utazi, who raised the concern during the budget defence…

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  • 13 Buildings, 16 Vehicles, Destroyed In Onitsha Tanker Fire – NEMA

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    Following the assessment conducted on the Onitsha Tanker Fire incident in Anambra State by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in conjunction with Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (ANSEMA), it was discovered that 13 buildings, 16 vehicles, three filling stations  were burnt down and two persons seriously injured. In a statement signed by the spokesperson…

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  • NEMA Denies Discrimination Against Christians In Adamawa

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    National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has denied report of discrimination against christians in the distribution of relief assistance in Adamawa state. Reacting to the report on some media outlets yesterday, in which christians from seven local government of Adamawa state affected by the insurgency were reported to have accused the agency of bias and discrimination…

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  • ICPC Freezes N6bn SURE-P Funds, Recovers 124 Vehicles

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    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offencs Commission, (ICPC) said it has caused the freezing of about N6 billion Subsidy Re-investment Programme, SURE-P funds after the suspension of the programme. The chairman of the commission, Ekpo Nta, who revealed this yesterday at a media parley, said the funds were frozen at an infrastructure bank…

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  • No Gov Indicted Over Paris Club Loan Reimbursement – EFCC

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ‎has denied media report that it indicted all 36 state governors and the senate president in the investigation into the spending of the returned Paris Club and other international loans. The Commission, which was reacting to an online media report that it indicted governors and the senate president, …

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  • NEMA Donates Drugs To 58 Victims Of Road Accident

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    Following a fatal road accident along Zaria-Kano road on Friday 10 February 2017, involved a truck loaded with fire wood  and about 100 passengers on top, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has responded to an appeal by Ahmadu Bello University teaching hospital, Zaria to come to its aid, with the donations of drugs and…

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  • Sanusi Tasks Politicians Of Selfless Service

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    Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has urged politicians and political leaders to provide selfless service and good governance to the people. ‎ He said that most leaders in the country only thought about themselves and their families. “Those of us who think that public office…

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  • Abuja Airport Closure Will Not Exceed 6 Weeks, Minister Insists

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    In a bid to address doubts over the duration of the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for repairs, the minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has assured that the Federal Government’s total rehabilitation of the airport runway for smooth operations will not exceed the planned six weeks. Amaechi who acknowledged the…

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  • NEMA Partners With Family Physicians To Tackle Disasters

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    The National Emergency Management Agency is to partner with the Society for Family Physicians of Nigeria in providing health services to victims of disasters and emergencies in the country. The Director General, Muhammad Sani Sidi disclosed this when the President of the society led a delegation to the agency yesterday. He commended the line ministries…

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