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Akwe Doma: Judge Flays Accused Over Incessant Adjournments

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
  Justice A A Okeke of the Federal High Court, Lafia, Nasarawa State today expressed her displeasure over the spate of requests for adjournments in the ongoing trial of Aliyu Akwe Doma, former governor of Nasarawa State and...
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$1.69m Scam: Ajudua Loses Bail Bid

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
 Justice Kudirat Jose of Lagos High Court, Ikeja on Monday, March 31, 2014 declined to grant bail to Fred Ajudua, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for a $1.69million fraud....
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President Jonathan for EU-Africa Summit in Burssels, Zuma Backs out

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will travel to Brussels Tuesday at the head of Nigeria’s delegation to the Fourth European Union-Africa Summit scheduled to open in the Belgian capital on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The summit...
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NSE Seeks Long-Term Market Protection

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
…sets new Minimum Operating Standards for Dealing Members Efforts by Nigerian Capital Market regulators to augment long-term protection of Investors through the delivery of a sustainable securities market are on track to yield...
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MIGA Vice President Visits Nigeria

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group, Michel Womers is visiting Nigeria from March...
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BPE Pays N370bn to Former PHCN Staff

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), says it has remitted N370billion to the Office of the Account General of the Federation (OAGF) as payment of former staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). The...
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CLO to PHED: Hold Public Forum or…

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
Akwa Ibom State wing of the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) has served a demand notice on the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) to hold a public forum where electricity consumers and end-users in the state,...
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Group Chides Nigeria on Human Rights

March 31st, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
Written by Akanimo Sampson Civil  society group, Development Dynamics, has taken on the Federal Government on their handling of human rights issues in the country. While expressing displeasure on government’s alleged gassy...
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New Africa Economic Report 2014 Launched, to Build Credible Institutions

March 30th, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
Written by Ben-Bright Mkpuma The Economic Report on Africa 2014 was launched today by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Africa Union (AU).  It aims at building “Dynamic Industrial in Africa: Innovative Institutions,...
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Communiqué at the End of the Pan African Consultative Meeting on Fiscal Justice and Financing Sustainable Development in Africa held on 24th of March 2014 at NICON Luxury Hotel, Abuja-Nigeria:

March 30th, 2014 | by Watchdog Reporters
African civil society organisations with the support of Tax Justice Network Africa, ActionAid, Christian Aid, Oxfam, CISLAC, NLC, UNMC and other agencies of the civil society converged in Abuja ahead of the Seventh Joint Annual...