Tag: funds

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

US, U.K laws designed to receive looted funds from Nigeria – US intelligence expert

Former United States intelligence community’s top expert on Nigeria, Mathew Page, has said that the U.S. and the United Kingdom ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Recover N536bn unremitted funds within 7 days, Senate orders CBN

The Senate on Tuesday asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to recover monies collected by banks on behalf of Nigeria ...

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AzeezMay 10, 2017

How EFCC found $9.8m, £74,000 in ex-NNPC boss’ house – Witness

A witness in the ongoing trial of Andrew Yakubu at the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday narrated how the ...

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AzeezMay 9, 2017

FG does not have enough funds to pay workers’ salary arrears – Ngige

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government on Monday met with the leadership of the National Assembly and labour leaders over ...

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AzeezApril 6, 2017

FG lacks funds to pay salaries, pensions – Udoma

by Azeez Adeniyi The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma has said the Federal Government lacks funds to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 25, 2016

Buhari writes NASS, requests N180bn from unused funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday requested the transfer of funds to settle urgent capital and recurrent expenditures. In a letter ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 12, 2016

State governors steal LG funds – Obasanjo

Former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has accused state governors of incapacitating local governments. He made the remark on Tuesday during an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2016

Imo state to commence payment of pension on Monday

The Imo State government says it would commence payment of pension on Monday, September 19, Channels Television reports. The Commissioner for Internally Generated Revenue ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2016

ASUU threatens to embark on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities teachers, on Tuesday, threatened to go on strike if the Federal Government fails to ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

Opinion: Don’t call me poor- I am satisfied

by Yusuf Abdulkadir Hassan The dearth of thoughts, the absence of ideas, the loss of mind and reasoning. Poverty. Poverty is ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 10, 2016

Opinion: A different perspective for building your Nigerian startup

by Ade Olabode I’ve always been fascinated by FourSquare. They’re like a Phoenix that keeps on rising from the ashes ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 6, 2016

81,415, N293bn… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

1.3 million The number of new teachers needed in the next 6 years to address the acute shortage of qualified ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 22, 2016

‘Zenith Bank funded my campaign’ | ‘Aisha Buhari should visit the USA’ – Fayose has more to say

“I have no financial transaction whatsoever with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) under Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

FG to support state governments financially… but the conditions are strict

The federal government, on Tuesday, set out stringent fiscal conditions for states before they can access a conditional Budget Support ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

Report: Over N1bn already recovered from Diezani’s election largesse

Nigeria has recovered over N1 billion illegally disbursed during the 2015 general elections to some former ministers, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 6, 2016

Just In: NYSC orientation course starts Monday

The management of the National Youth Service Corps has announced that the 2016 Batch A Stream II Orientation course will ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 6, 2016

‘Ex-ministers, army chiefs…’ | These are some of those who returned stolen loot

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is said to be on the trail of $3.9 billion reportedly stolen by ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 19, 2016

‘Funds’ and ‘logistics’ forces NYSC to postpone orientation course

The National Youth Service Corps has postponed the commencement of the 2016 Batch A (Stream II) orientation course. The Management ...

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Azubuike AzikweApril 16, 2016

‘Okonjo-Iweala could have resigned, when governors refused to save funds’ – APC

The South East chapter of the All Progressives Congress has said the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, must ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 5, 2016

‘Garba Shehu is using Boko Haram to score cheap political points’

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu has been asked to focus his media propaganda on the unpleasant economic situation and general hardship ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 27, 2016

Why recovered funds can’t yet be made public – Presidency

The Presidency has revealed the reason why the funds alleged to be recovered from looters of the nation’s treasury cannot ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 20, 2015

Jonathan’s presidential campaign fund to be probed by EFCC

As part of the ongoing investigation into the arms procurement funds diversion, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set ...

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Janeth JDecember 3, 2015

I’m not sponsoring pro-Biafra protests – Anyim Pius Anyim

Immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Anyim Pius Anyim says he’s not sponsoring the ongoing pro-Biafra protests. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 26, 2015

‘Honestly, Buhari should stop lying and get to work’ – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a liar, over his claim that many of those ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 14, 2015

Obasanjo claims to have left N287bn Abacha loot in the treasury

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said he left behind over N287bn loot recovered from late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha. Obasanjo ...

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Janeth JJuly 7, 2015

APC praises Buhari for approving N804bn bailout for workers’ pay

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for the N804.7 billion intervention fund he approved for government ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

“You are an endangered species” – House of Representatives to probe WAEC

by Ubong Nduonofit It seems as though the problems of the education sector will get worse before it eventually gets better ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

FG borrows more – “deploys” $14.1 billion for real sector of the economy

by James Sambo The Federal Government has deployed $14.1 billion to support the real sector of the economy. Speaking at the ...

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June 28, 2014

Kenneth Uwadi: How Gov. Okorocha squandered N5.5 billion LG funds

by Kenneth Uwadi From May 2011 to December 2013 Aboh Mbaise LGA in Imo State received N5,592,911085.45 ( five billion ...

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March 12, 2014

Opinion: Gov. Peter Obi’s N75 billion end-of-tenure figure must be questioned

by Chibuzor Obiakor Before, I am taken to task from certain known quarters, I also asked the same of my ...

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