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Buhari delivers powerful speech on corruption at ICC 20th anniversary celebration (full text)

Buhari delivers powerful speech on corruption at ICC 20th anniversary celebration (full text)

Buhari delivers powerful speech on corruption at ICC 20th anniversary celebration (full text)
Newspaper review: Amnesty International blows hot over Plateau killings, holds FG solely responsible

Newspaper review: Amnesty International blows hot over Plateau killings, holds FG solely responsible

In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, June 29.

Newspaper review: Amnesty International blows hot over Plateau killings, holds FG solely responsible
Niger Delta Amnesty boss passes critical message about serious new threat facing Nigeria

Niger Delta Amnesty boss passes critical message about serious new threat facing Nigeria

Prof Dokubo says Nigeria is vulnerable to potentially debilitating cyber attacks. He noted that that the fast-paced world of the internet leaves little room for individuals and organisations to properly guard very sensitive data.

Niger Delta Amnesty boss passes critical message about serious new threat facing Nigeria
Southwest lawmaker stuns APC as he dumps party, becomes 'disciple' of powerful PDP chieftain

Southwest lawmaker stuns APC as he dumps party, becomes 'disciple' of powerful PDP chieftain

An Oyo state lawmaker, Honourable Olusegun Olaleye, has dumped the APC for the PDP. The lawmaker says he has now become a disciple of PDP chieftain, Rashidi Ladoja; and would pitch his tent wherever the latter is.

Southwest lawmaker stuns APC as he dumps party, becomes 'disciple' of powerful PDP chieftain
LASEMA finally announces real cause of Otedola Bridge fire, casualty figures

LASEMA finally announces real cause of Otedola Bridge fire, casualty figures

The fire outbreak at Otedola Bridge, Lagos, claimed nine lives; with four injured and 54 vehicles completely burnt. The accident was caused by a fuel tanker which fell and spilled its content on the road, igniting a fire.

LASEMA finally announces real cause of Otedola Bridge fire, casualty figures
Otedola Bridge fire: How we escaped - Survivors narrate harrowing ordeal, express happiness that they did not die

Otedola Bridge fire: How we escaped - Survivors narrate harrowing ordeal, express happiness that they did not die

Some survivors of the OtedolaBridge fire have narrated how they were able to escape the accident. One of them said he ran out and crossed over to the other side of the road, as soon as he saw the fuel spilling out the truck.

Otedola Bridge fire: How we escaped - Survivors narrate harrowing ordeal, express happiness that they did not die
UN blows hot over Plateau killings, says attacks violate humanitarian law

UN blows hot over Plateau killings, says attacks violate humanitarian law

The UN voiced concerns over the violent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in West and Central Africa, with particular mention of the recent killings in Plateau, Nigeria, saying they contravened global humanitarian law.

UN blows hot over Plateau killings, says attacks violate humanitarian law
Trial of ex head of service stalled, following Buhari’s judicial appointments

Trial of ex head of service stalled, following Buhari’s judicial appointments

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the case of former Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Stephen Oronsaye, to October 18. The development follows the recent appointment of judges by President Buhari.

Trial of ex head of service stalled, following Buhari’s judicial appointments
JAMB scores major victory as FG approves N133m for new CBT center

JAMB scores major victory as FG approves N133m for new CBT center

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N133 million for the construction of a new computer based facility for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The approval was given on Wednesday, June 26.

JAMB scores major victory as FG approves N133m for new CBT center
Anambra govt orders 1000 shuttle buses as Okada ban takes effect

Anambra govt orders 1000 shuttle buses as Okada ban takes effect

No fewer than 1000 shuttle buses have been ordered by the Anambra state Govt, for okada operators in Awka and Onitsha who would be displaced when the ban on commercial motorcycles in the two cities takes effect on July 1.

Anambra govt orders 1000 shuttle buses as Okada ban takes effect
Some SARS operatives have gone rogue - Osinbajo reveals critical directive given by Buhari to thoroughly clean up anti-robbery squad

Some SARS operatives have gone rogue - Osinbajo reveals critical directive given by Buhari to thoroughly clean up anti-robbery squad

VP Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an immediate restructuring of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), in order to check the series of atrocities allegedly committed by the unit.

Some SARS operatives have gone rogue - Osinbajo reveals critical directive given by Buhari to thoroughly clean up anti-robbery squad
2019: Youths are critical to achieving a credible election - INEC boss declares

2019: Youths are critical to achieving a credible election - INEC boss declares

INEC boss, Mahmood Yakubu says youths are critical to ensuring a credible election in 2019. He said youths constitute the bulk of voters during election, and they need to take it upon themselves to register, vote and make changes.

2019: Youths are critical to achieving a credible election - INEC boss declares
Ekiti polls: Fayose intensifies attack, says voting for APC is tantamount to inviting killer herdsmen

Ekiti polls: Fayose intensifies attack, says voting for APC is tantamount to inviting killer herdsmen

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has urged the people of the state not to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the upcoming gubernatorial election. According to the governor, the APC harbours herdsmen.

Ekiti polls: Fayose intensifies attack, says voting for APC is tantamount to inviting killer herdsmen
Ekiti polls: Sell your votes, go to jail - Fayose issues stern warning to workers

Ekiti polls: Sell your votes, go to jail - Fayose issues stern warning to workers

Civil servants in Ekiti have been cautioned by the state governor, Ayodele Fayose, against selling their votes to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the election day. He gave the warning while handing over promotion letters.

Ekiti polls: Sell your votes, go to jail - Fayose issues stern warning to workers
Big smiles, warm handshakes as OBJ, Atiku meet in Abuja (photos)

Big smiles, warm handshakes as OBJ, Atiku meet in Abuja (photos)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo met with his former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, at an event organized by the Gusau Institute which took place at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja, on Wednesday, June 27.

Big smiles, warm handshakes as OBJ, Atiku meet in Abuja (photos)
Just In: Embattled ex governor sentenced to 14 years in jail hits brick wall as tough female judge rejects his bail application

Just In: Embattled ex governor sentenced to 14 years in jail hits brick wall as tough female judge rejects his bail application

A bail application made by convicted former Governor of Taraba, Jolly Nyame, has been rejected by a Federal High Court. Nyame had made the post-conviction bail application to the court, on the basis of ill health.

Just In: Embattled ex governor sentenced to 14 years in jail hits brick wall as tough female judge rejects his bail application
Accolades as Aisha Buhari bags prestigious ‘Woman of Valour’ award in USA

Accolades as Aisha Buhari bags prestigious ‘Woman of Valour’ award in USA

Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been presented with the “Woman of Valour” award, by the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia. The award was presented during the association’s 18th Annual Awards Banquet.

Accolades as Aisha Buhari bags prestigious ‘Woman of Valour’ award in USA
Igbos will vote for Buhari in 2019 because he has done so much for them - APC chieftain boasts

Igbos will vote for Buhari in 2019 because he has done so much for them - APC chieftain boasts

Senator Abubakar Sodangi, an APC chieftain has stated that the south-east will vote for Buhari in 2019. He expressed confidence that the region would choose Buhari because the president has done so much for it since 2015.

Igbos will vote for Buhari in 2019 because he has done so much for them - APC chieftain boasts
DG of federal agency in hot water as workers drag him to EFCC over alleged misappropriation of funds

DG of federal agency in hot water as workers drag him to EFCC over alleged misappropriation of funds

Staff members of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) have petitioned the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of funds by the director-general of the commission, Prof Jidere Bala.

DG of federal agency in hot water as workers drag him to EFCC over alleged misappropriation of funds
It is now impossible to re-loot recovered looted funds - FG hypes anti-corruption war

It is now impossible to re-loot recovered looted funds - FG hypes anti-corruption war

The Nigerian federal govt says it is now impossible for recovered looted funds to be re-looted. According to the govt, there are different organisations in charge of recoveries in the whole system; so re-looting cannot happen.

It is now impossible to re-loot recovered looted funds - FG hypes anti-corruption war
Plateau killings are acts of inhumanity, criminality - Women groups blow hot

Plateau killings are acts of inhumanity, criminality - Women groups blow hot

Women groups in Plateau states have condemned the massacre of people, especially women and innocent children, in the recent attacks on its communities and cautioned opinion leaders against making inciting comments.

Plateau killings are acts of inhumanity, criminality - Women groups blow hot
You are just a party admirer, not a member - SDP claims Omisore is trying to hijack party, puts him in place

You are just a party admirer, not a member - SDP claims Omisore is trying to hijack party, puts him in place

The Osun state chairman of the SDP, Ademola Ishola, has alleged that Senator Iyiola Omisore is trying to hijack the party. He said the ex lawmaker is jumping the gun by relating with officials at the party’s headquarters instead.

You are just a party admirer, not a member - SDP claims Omisore is trying to hijack party, puts him in place
Herdsmen crisis: Do not give FG land for cattle ranching - Ex speaker warns southwest governor

Herdsmen crisis: Do not give FG land for cattle ranching - Ex speaker warns southwest governor

The Oyo state government has been advised by a former speaker of the state House of Assembly, Dr Akin Onigbinde (SAN), not to give land to the federal government to establish cattle ranches in the state for herdsmen.

Herdsmen crisis: Do not give FG land for cattle ranching - Ex speaker warns southwest governor
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