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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has uncovered diversion of part of the N2.67 billion payments made to some Federal Colleges for school feeding during lockdown.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Thursday shunned the Senate when summoned to brief lawmakers of 2020 Budget Performance.
The Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to freeze the account of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and suspend all further spending in the commission.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it will be “grossly irresponsible” to borrow to subsidise electricity tariff amid the economic crunch caused by the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Director-General, Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha, on Wednesday, defended the nation’s debt profile, saying there is nothing wrong with borrowing.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his administration is committed to making the budgetary preparation process less elitist and more participatory.
The Gombe State Government has resolved to partner with the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in the area of job creation, skills acquisition and entrepreneurial skills development.
The Federal Government has expressed its determination to continue funding the 2020 budget to ensure that the economy recovers as projected, even as the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by -6.10 percent in the second quarter of 2020.
A month after it postponed indefinitely a special governing council meeting earlier scheduled to hold between July 13 and 15, the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has fixed an emergency meeting of the council for August 12 to 14.
The national leadership of Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the Gombe State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, (NMA) have applauded Governor Inuwa Yahaya for his strides in the health sector.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Thursday passed into law a revised 2020 budget of N62.96billion only.
Kwara State government executive council has approved slashing of the 2020 budget to N114, 791,853,968, a 29.4 per cent decrease from the approved budget of N162,487,666,170, a fallout of dwindling revenue arising from COVID-19 pandemic and steep global economic slowdown.
The Minister for Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, shocked the members of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) when he alleged that the suspended MD awarded about 332 different contracts worth about N4.448 billion in one day.
A Capital Market operator, Mr Boniface Okesie, says there is need for the Federal Government to urgently give COVID-19 bailout funds to local companies to reposition the economy.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) with N12.66 trillion budget projection for each of the three fiscal years.
The Senate on Wednesday at plenary, approved the sum of N168,809,476,220 to fund the proposed 2020 budget of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS).
In a tweet on his official handle, he said, “Let us pray to the Lord for Nigeria, so that every form of violence might always be avoided, in the constant search of social harmony through the promotion of justice and the common good.”
A statement by the Diocesan Director of Communications, Rev. Fr. Charles Uganwa listed the clerics to include Right Rev. Monsignor John Aduba, Right Rev. Monsignor Michael Nwokolo, Right Rev. Monsignor Parker Ogboi, Right Rev. Monsignor Miletus Eze and Right Rev. Monsignor Augustine Ojei.
Victor Osimhen featured prominently as Napoli secured a 2-1 comeback victory over Benevento in Sunday’s Serie A game.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has warned hoodlums to stay away from attacking people’s property in Kogi, saying that decisive actions will be meted out to anyone caught in the act.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice says it is not going back on holding virtual sessions, judgments and court processes, especially in view of its affordability to the common citizens of the community.
The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Women in Management, Business and Public Service, WIMBIZ, has described the shooting and killing of #ENDSARS protesters by the military at the Lekki Tollgate as unacceptable saying such barbaric act does not align with the tenets of democracy.
Plateau State Government on Saturday denied that it hoarded the palliatives looted by hoodlums and other citizens at various warehouses in the state
Traders at the UTC market, Area 10, Garki, Abuja and residents of the area are currently cowering in fear as security operatives battled hoodlums attempting to loot a warehouse in the vicinity.
Odion Ighalo was included in is Manchester United squad for their UEFA Champions League game with Paris Saint-Germain.