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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Anambra chapter, has kicked against the “illegal deductions” from civil servants’ salaries for the recapitalisation of Ndi-Olu Micro Finance Bank Limited (NMFB).
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has urged the Federal Government to deduct funds meant for state judiciaries from the May 2021 Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
The federal government and governors of the 36 states of the federation have agreed on a revenue-sharing formula to resolve the raging dispute over the full implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries and legislatures.
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has urged the Federal Government to direct theAttorney-General of the Federation and Accountant General to deduct monies standing to the credit of the judiciary.
There are indications that the Federal Government through the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC would be under more pressure to fund Nigeria’s petrol under-recovery or subsidy as the price of Bonny Light rises to $65 per barrel in May 2021.
The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has insisted that the 36 state governors must respect what the 1999 Constitution stipulates on the contending issue of full autonomy for the judiciary.
Crude oil extended its gains at the weekend after closing at a six-week high with signs of strengthening demand in key markets, thereby piling more pressure on the ability of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to contribute to the Federation Account.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has taken a swipe at Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), John Kayode Fayemi, for calling on those agonising over the state of affairs in the country to organise and vote out the the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has clarified that the revenue projection contained in the letter to the Accountant General of the Federation being cited in the media pertains only to the Federation revenue stream being managed by the Corporation and not a reflection of the overall financial performance of the Corporation.
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, yesterday warned that Nigeria will be in chaos and financial hardship if the NNPC does not rethink its decision to make zero remittance to the Federation Account in April because of the need to defray the cost of petrol subsidy.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that all stakeholders in the health sector of the economy must work together to avert another strike of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD).
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) in Lagos began partial opening of courts, three times a week.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has revealed that over N1.1 billion and 29 buildings were forfieted to the Federal Government between January and March, 2021. ICPC Chairman, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye,...
Mr Olalekan Babatunde, a former Secretary, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Ife Branch, says state governors are violating the Constitution by hindering financial autonomy of judiciary.
A high-powered committee set up by the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, to sanitize the payroll system of the State has revealed that a staff of Bauchi State House of Assembly who allegedly collected salaries and other monetary allowances of a lawmaker has been discovered.
The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) has pledged to support the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in tracking oil and gas revenue that accrue to the Federal Government to ensure appropriate remittances.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate allegations that N106 billion of public funds are missing from 149 Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, as documented in the 2018 annual audited report by the Auditor-General of the Federation.
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) says it will hold a nationwide peaceful protest on April 19 to further press home its demand for financial autonomy for the judiciary.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Mohammed Musa Bello, has exposed the gap in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) that is currently managed by the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) as the platform from which the salaries of federal workers is paid.
House of Representatives yesterday agreed with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on the need to guarantee the independence of the judiciary to enable the courts to function effectively without external interferences.
Nigerian governors await President Buhari’s return to resolve issues on state judiciaries’ financial autonomy
Governors of the 36 states of the federation are awaiting the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve the logjam over the implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries.
The Senate, on Tuesday, mandated the Ministry of Education, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to review the implementation of the National Identity Number (NIN) policy.
Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma has reaffirmed his determination to correct all illegal and fraudulent alterations of the original Owerri Master Plan, promising that his government will work to ensure that the State is the best planned in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) says it will not be deterred by attacks from thugs in carrying out their lawful procession against Kaduna State government on mass disengagement of staff in the state.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will continue to pay attention to medical needs of its personnel for efficient and effective service delivery.
Owners of relaxation spots in parts of Kaduna are recording increase in patronage in spite of the ongoing strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kaduna State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the performance of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) especially the recent overhaul of its operations leading to the arrest of drug peddlers at the airports and other parts of the country.
Google said on Thursday that it signed a deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to use the space company’s growing satellite internet service, Starlink, with its cloud unit. SpaceX will install Starlink terminals at Google’s cloud data centers around the world, aiming to utilize the cloud for Starlink customers and enabling Google to use the satellite network’s speedy internet for its enterprise cloud customers.
Iran’s hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday registered to run again in an election in June which is being seen as a test of the legitimacy of the country’s clerical rulers.
South Africa’s failure to tackle toxic levels of air pollution produced by burning coal is a violation its post-Apartheid constitution, activists and a U.N. rights expert will say in court on Monday.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said his side’s 1-0 defeat by Arsenal on Wednesday was their own fault and a “wake-up call” ahead of a huge end to the season.