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Buhari met Ohanaeze, Igbo governors, ministers & lawmakers; Buhari told World Bank to focus on Northern Nigeria – Kim; At APC South-west Leadership Meeting: ‘Presidential Ticket Open to All’ – Akande; Fear grips Southwest as Boko Haram Sr members are arrested in the region; South African President Zuma begins two-day visit to Imo State today; NNPC shuts Kaduna & Warri refineries over operation costs; Osinbajo Denies Approving 2 NNPC Contracts; NNPC To Intensify Oil Search In 7 Hydrocarbon Basins; Lethal Weapons Recovered From Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence – Police; EFCC, I spent N3.5 Billion on sick children – Patience Jonathan; Politicians grabbed power firms’ shares under Jonathan – Ex-minister; Police IG Idris asks court to stop Saraki, Senate from investigating him; Alleged N2.1b laundering: EFCC, let my mum rest in peace – Patience Jonathan . . .

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NEWSPAPERS

INEC officials storm NASS to serve Dino recall notice; Buhari, Osinbajo, others set to storm Abia; Pirates kill two in Bayelsa waterways; Obi to Obiano: don’t hide non-performance under N7b demand; Court dismisses Fani-Kayode’s bid to transfer money laundering trial; Restructuring: States step up push for more powers . . .

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EFCC Trace Multi-Billion Abuja Property To Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan

EFCC traces multi-billion Abuja asset to ex-First Lady

Another multi-billion naira property has been traced to a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan . . .

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AfDB Offers $1bn To Fund Nigeria’s 2016 Budget Shortfall; Senate oppose sale of national assets; Boko Haram militants attacked Kwang & Boftari villages – Nigerian Army; Avengers attack: Shell shuts down Nigeria’s major crude oil export line; EFCC links Patience Jonathan to 9 houses, 2 hotels, one plaza; $15.5m fraud: Jonathan’s ex-aide, Dudafa attacks co-defendants . . .

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EFCC: ‘I give you two weeks to defreeze my accounts’ – Mrs. Patience Jonathan

Former First Lady, Dame Patience Faka Jonathan, who is also the wife of former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, has instructed her lawyers represented by the Senior Partner of First Law Associates, Timipa Okponipere Esq., and the defence counsel has given the EFCC, 14 days with effect from September 18, 2016 to defreeze Mrs. Jonathan’s bank accounts and tender a public apology to her . . .

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Corruption trial: 4 Companies plead guilty to laundering “Patience Jonathan’s $15m”; Boko Haram video is a ‘complete joke’ – Nigerian military; Patience Jonathan explains how $20m in Skye Bank was left in accounts of 4 firms; AGF must prosecute Patience Jonathan within 7 days – SERAP; Buhari summons experts to discuss Nigeria’s recession . . .

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How $22.3m hit Jonathan’s wife’s accounts: Report

A report of how monies hit the account of the wife of the former Nigerian president and ex-First Lady, Dame Patience Ibifaka Jonathan, has been revealed in a publication by The Nation – as follows:

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Who Let The Dogs Out?

Did the 40th U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Wife of the Nigerian President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, and the Bahamian group called “Baha Men” unleash the dogs? . . .

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Nigeria Ranks 136th Most Corrupt Country In the World

Transparency International (TI) ranks Nigeria the 136th most corrupt country in the world

Nigeria is at number 136 on the table of recent results in the corruption perception index 2015 as released by Transparency International (TI).

Transparency International (TI) has ranked Nigeria the 136th most corrupt country in the world and the 3rd most corrupt country in West Africa after Guinea and Guinea Bissau . . .

In its 2014 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index released yesterday, the group said it ranked 174 countries it surveyed based on how corrupt their public sector is presumed to be. The measurement is based on a scale of 0 to 100 with a score of 0 perceived as “highly corrupt” and 100 “very clean”. Nigeria was ranked 136th with an index score of 27.

This record is Nigeria best ranking on Transparency International’s corruption perception index (CPI) under President Goodluck Jonathan.

A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). A country’s rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index. This year’s index includes 168 countries and territories. Click on the column headings to sort the results, or use the search to view the results for one country. Note that N/A means a country was not included in the index during a particular year. To learn more about the results and view the confidence intervals, please see our FAQs and download an XLS or JSON of the results.

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