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Saraki has refunded pensions, says Kwara govt

The Kwara State Government has said that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has refunded all the pensions he collected as a former governor of Kwara State. The Secretary to the Kwara State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, said in a statement on Wednesday that the attention of the state government had been drawn to issues surrounding the payment of pensions ... Read More »

Obiano attacks Oyegun, says APC chair is a failed leader

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has said that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, lacks moral right to speak on good governance. The governor, who spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Strategic Communications, Oliver Okpala, asked the people of Anambra State to ignore the former governor of Edo State. ... Read More »

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan wasted N11tn on electricity –SERAP

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan wasted N11tn on electricity –SERAP Human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, on Wednesday released a report detailing how over N11tn  had been pumped into the power sector since 1999 without any result to show for it. The group, in the 65-page report it launched in Lagos, concluded that the funds were squandered under the ... Read More »

Probe of revenue leakage not a charade – Senate

The Senate on Wednesday said ongoing probe into alleged N30 trillion revenue leakage in the country’s import and export value chain was not a charade as perceived by some Nigerians. The probe covers activities in the value chain between 2006 and 2017. The Chairman of Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, which is conducting the investigation, Sen. ... Read More »

FG Moves to refinance $3b treasury bills

A new measure to restructure Nigeria’s debt profile by borrowing more in dollars was announced yesterday. Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun told reporters at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting that the government will also refinance treasury bills. She said: “The memo that I presented and approved by council is part of efforts to restructure our debt ... Read More »

Adamant protesters accuse Buhari of holding the nation to ransom

The ‘resume or resign’ protest continued on Wednesday with the protesters accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of holding the nation to ransom by his prolong absence. They said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had been unable to take concrete decisions that could move the nation forward. The group said Osinbajo had been unable to allocate portfolios to recently sworn in ministers despite the transmission ... Read More »

GOCOP gets new executive ahead of 2017 conference in Lagos

The Publisher of The Eagle Online, Dotun Oladipo, has been elected President of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers. The election was conducted on Wednesday at Adna Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. Oladipo is the current General Secretary of the Association. Also elected into the National Executive Committee of the Guild are the Publisher, Real News, Maureen Chigbo, as Deputy President; Publisher, Newsdiaryonline, ... Read More »

EFCC recovers N329b from major oil marketers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered about N329 billion from major oil marketers in one year, from July 2016 to July 2017. The Northwest Head of Operations of the Commission, Dr. Adamu Hamisu Danmusa, disclosed this at a press briefing in Kano. Danmusa disclosed that during the last scarcity, some independent marketers filed a petition to the Commission against ... Read More »

Ambode employs 250 persons with disabilities into civil service

…Empowers 2,000 Others, Organizations With Grants, Assistive Technologies, Mobility Aids Lagos State Governor, Mr, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday announced that in line with the promise he made at a recent Town Hall Meeting held in Ojo, the State Government would soon distribute letters of employment to 250 persons living with disabilities who would be deployed to the State Civil Service as well ... Read More »