Friday, July 12, 2024


July 12, 2024

Two-thirds of Nigerian doctors, nurses demand bribes before attending to patients: NBS

NBS said 42 per cent of the health workers received bribes to speed up the procedure, and 15 per cent also took bribes to make the finalisation of the procedure possible.

July 12, 2024

Labour Party, APC hail Supreme Court ruling on LG autonomy

The political parties, in their separate interviews with journalists on Friday in Ibadan, said the development would fast-track development at the grassroots.

APC and Labour Party logo
July 12, 2024

Wife hires hitmen to kill husband after misunderstanding

Mr Akinloye said the defendant hired some killers to kill her husband, Jide, after having a misunderstanding with him.

Nigerian Police
July 12, 2024

Tinubu renames National Theatre after Wole Soyinka

Mr Tinubu disclosed this in a tribute written and signed by him on Friday in Abuja to mark Mr Soyinka’s 90 birthday.

National Theatre
July 12, 2024

Police, customs, military collected less bribes in 2023 compared to Nigerian judges: Report

The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its corruption pattern and trend in Nigeria for 2023, ranked judges as first among collectors of cash bribes among other public officials.

July 12, 2024

14 suspected ‘one chance’ drivers arrested in Rivers: Police

The police spokesperson said another one-chance criminal gang from Aba, known for robbing passengers and returning to their base in Aba, was also apprehended.

Police officers
July 12, 2024

Scores of students trapped as school building collapses in Jos

The building that housed classrooms and offices collapsed on Friday while the students were writing their third-term examination.

collapsed building
July 12, 2024

Bribe-collecting Nigerian officials making life more difficult for people with disabilities: NBS

Despite several challenges faced by people living with disabilities in Nigeria, they are just as likely to be asked for bribes by corrupt public officials, says NBS.

Disabled people and senior citizens
July 12, 2024

117 million bribes paid under Buhari regime in one year: Report

“It is estimated that some 87 million bribes were paid in 2023 (compared with 117 million estimated in 2019),” the report stated.

Buhari in suit
July 12, 2024

Tinubu’s government warns journalists against taking freedom for granted, promises press liberty

“But you can’t carry out freedom itself and leave responsibilities. They have to go together for media freedom to be entrenched,” said Mr Tinubu.

Information minister Mohammed Idris