Tag: North East

Nigeria’s North-West And North-East Regions Rank Highest In Bribe Giving  – NBS Survey

Nigeria’s North-West And North-East Regions Rank Highest In Bribe Giving – NBS Survey

Breaking, Opinions, Politics
The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed the geographical zone with the highest bribery rate in the country Nigeria’s Northwest and Northeast regions have the highest prevalence of bribery among adults, a new report published on Wednesday indicates. The report, prepared by Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with a focus on the quality and integrity of public services in the country, shows that the Northwest has 36.2 per cent prevalence rate while the Northeast has 35.2 per cent prevalence rate. The prevalence of bribery, according to the report, “is calculated as the number of adult Nigerians who had at least one contact with a public official and who paid a bribe to a public official, or
UN Will Continue Operations In North-East Despite Army’s Invasion Of Building – UN

UN Will Continue Operations In North-East Despite Army’s Invasion Of Building – UN

Breaking, Foreign
Following Army invasion of the United Nations’ building in Maiduguri, the UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Peter Lundberg has said that, the agency has resolved to continue with its operations in the northeast after suspending its activities for one day in the State. Speaking on Saturday, during a joint press conference with the Borno state government, the UN humanitarian coordinator said, UN met with government officials, where they assured them that, henceforth, all issues regarding UN activities would be respected. Mr. Lundberg said the UN work like everyone working in the northeast, but often restricted as a result of insecurity. According to him, ” Over 80 percent of Borno State is considered high or very high risk for humanitarians, often constraining access to desper
Cashless Policy Sensitization By CBN Applauded In North East

Cashless Policy Sensitization By CBN Applauded In North East

Business
Traditional rulers and citizens of major towns in North Eastern statesof Bauchi and Gombe are excited about the ongoing CBN cashless policy sensitization programme, which is being carried out by  Bizi Mobile Cashless Consultant. The sensitization programme which is designed to cover the rural areas in each five local government areas in Bauchi, and several others in Gombe State.Places that were stormed included markets, lectures in the tertiary institutions and meetings with traditional rulers, among others.   Resounded  in his speech at the various places visited, the MD/CEO Bizi Mobile Cashless Consultant Limited, Alhaji Aminu Aminu Bizi explained that the sensitization policy was aimed at encouraging Nigerians to explore other channels in meeting their payment and mon
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