Senior workers of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday morning reportedly locked up the headquarters of the commission in Abuja to defy a court order for the reinstatement of the suspended Director General Mounir Gwarzo. Reports said the lock-out was staged by members of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria. The […]
Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) Thursday celebrated its five-year collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) which gave rise to a framework for reform that promotes inclusive economic growth in the Niger Delta. At a well attended winding down programme in Abuja, the Chief of Party of Strengthening […]
The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) along with other agencies including Civil Society Organisations as well as the media have appealed to President Muhamadu Buhari to assent to its 2019 amendment bill into law as it will improve the oil spill response strategy in the Niger Delta region. Watch Also: Girls child education […]
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre(CISLAC) in conjunction with Transparency International (TI) and State of the Union(SOTU) trained journalists and Civil Society Organization (CSOs) on the prevention of corruption. The mass media and Civil Society Organizations from across Nigeria have pledged to work together with the government to ensure implementation of a system of appropriate […]
Buhari has a great plan for Agenda 2063, says NEPAD New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) believes Economic Recovery and Growth Plans of President Muhammadu Buhari are leading the nation into prosperity. Among others, the organization is convinced that the plans are promoting consumption of local goods and ensuring increased business transaction in the nation. […]
UN says Africa loses $100 billion annually to illicit financial flows Africa loses about four percent of its revenues to illicit financial flows, it was revealed in Abuja on Tuesday September 11. Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Abdalla Hamdok, stated this in at the International Conference on Combating Illicit Financial […]
How Nigerians, other corrupt Africans spend stolen public funds – PACAC As African nations raise the stake against corruption, member, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Odekunle, has provided a clear picture on how looters of public resources in Africa spend their wealth. Odekunle also accused US, Dubai and Asia of […]
Nigeria, other African nations lose $50bn to illicit financial flows – FIRS boss Watch Also: Senator Marafa blows hot over APC primaries Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Babatunde Fowler, has revealed that Nigeria and other Africans lose about $50 billion to illicit financial flows. He made the revelation in Abuja on Tuesday September 11 at […]
Why I followed Buhari to China – Nasir El-Rufai Watch Also: Kwara 2019: I will win Kwara governorship election with youth votes – Ajia President Muhammadu Buhari has extended further invitation to Chinese investors and tourists to Nigeria and the West African Sub-region. The President made the call yesterday while delivering an address in his capacity […]
Corruption: Probe panel exposes how billions of naira vanished at NSITF A probe panel set up to scrutinize the activities of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has accused the Fund of gross corruption. Watch Also: Fayemi’s hometown at a standstill as they celebrate his victory Submitting its report on Wednesday, July 17, Chairman of the […]
Senate receives interim report on petroleum downstream sector *C’ttee urges Senate to approve N348bn for inherited local debts owed oil marketers The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) to investigate issues relating to ongoing lease renewals in the oil and gas sector of the economy. Watch Also: Nigeria releases 2018 rainfall prediction […]
Shell SPDC renew investment plan for Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday at The Hague called on the States Parties to support an International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows by state actors. The President also assured the international community of a free, fair and peaceful 2019 general […]
Buhari woos Netherlands investors as Friesland Foods set to invest N3bn in Nigerian dairy President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday at The Hague called on the States Parties to support an International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows by state actors. The President also assured the international community of […]
Rep. unravels NNPC’s secret operations Federal lawmaker representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has revealed covert activities at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Jibrin said at the House plenary on Tuesday July 10 that most of the corporation’s transactions are conducted in secrecy. The lawmaker was speaking on the backdrop of a new committee […]
VAIDS: Defaulters to pay taxes with interests, penalties The Federal Government on Wednesday unveiled the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme declaration certificates for people who voluntarily declared their assets and income. The Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler, revealed this in Abuja at a VAIDS workshop for state tax boards. He […]
FAAC deadlock: Buhari attempts to settle NNPC and governors The standoff which has stalled revenue sharing among the three tiers of government for the months of May and June, 2018 could be responsible for salary delays in some states of the Federation. Watch Also: PDP kicks as court dismisses suit seeking to sack Kebbi governor Chairman […]
Nigeria’s Nat’l Sovereign Investment Authority reports N26.28 billion profit In his own briefing, Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, said the council received the annual reports and accounts of National Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) for the year ended 2016 and an update on 2017 activities. According to him, the agency reported the profit of about […]
FAAC Deadlock: NNPC has questions to answer on remittance, Salaries may be delayed, says NEC Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has explained that if the issues that led to the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting with governors that ended in a deadlock was not resolved, salaries might be affected in the states. Watch […]
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