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Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate.

Senate summons accountant-general, central bank over N596 billion ecological fund

The Senate, on Thursday, following an audit query from the office of the Auditor General of the Federation, summoned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, to explain details of an ecological fund totalling N596bn.

Debts from 19 states delay NECO remittances to federal government

The National Examination Council (NECO) Wednesday disclosed that the debt owed it by 19 states has affected its remittances to the Federation Account.

NSCDC: Why our personnel salaries were deducted

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said there were deductions in the January salaries of some of its personnel as a result of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.

Official: NSCDC did not tamper with personnel salaries

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has denied allegations that it tampered with the January salaries of its personnel
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied receiving N163 billion from the federal government.

Strike looms as federal government stops salaries of ASUU members not enrolled on IPPIS

The Federal Government has ordered that the salaries of staff of the federal tertiary institutions in Nigeria yet to be enrolled on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) be stopped immediately
Zainab Ahmed

IPPIS: Federal government halts salaries of unregistered tertiary institutions’ staff

Workers of various tertiary institutions who have not been captured on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) are in for a tough time as the federal government has suspended the payment of their salaries and emoluments with effect from January.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Senator Enang: Governor’s hijacking local councils funds will face trial

The Federal Government has warned some state governors in habits of hijacking Local Government Councils funds to be ready to face the consequences when their immunity is eventually expired.

Bayelsa heads to Appeal Court, seeks return of Soku Oil Wells

The Bayelsa Government on Monday said it has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded the disputed Soku oil wells between Rivers and Bayelsa to Rivers.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: IPPIS will accommodate university peculiarities

The Federal Government, on Thursday, urged university lecturers who are yet to enrol in the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) to do so, assuring that the peculiarities of tertiary institutions will be accommodated.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates.

President Buhari: We’ll position universities to produce quality graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates, assuring that education will, henceforth, be a top priority in development goals of the country.

IPPIS: Federal government assures university staff of efficiency

The Federal Government has assured all staff of Federal Universities that the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) will efficiently address all genuine concerns and peculiarities in the institutions.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

AGF: IPPIS will address all varsities’ official peculiarities

The Federal Government has assured all staff of Federal Universities that the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) will efficiently address all genuine concerns and peculiarities in the institutions.

ASUU: IPPIS diversionary tactics to truncate re-negotiation of 2009 agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday accused the Federal Government of using the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS) to “cripple” the re-negotiation of FGN/ASUU 2009 agreement and memorandum of action.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP challenges presidency to publish own spendings

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Muhammadu Buhari presidency to lead by example by publishing details of its spending and financial transactions, as an impetus to enforce its financial reporting directives on Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs).
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa kicks as court cedes Soku oil wells to Rivers

There was jubilation in Port Harcourt and grumbling in Yenagoa on Monday, following the judgment which ceded the Soku Oil Wells/fields to Rivers State.

Bayelsa loses oil field to Rivers

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, ordered Bayelsa State to hands-over Soku oil field to Rivers State.
President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba

NLC: Why states must stick to minimum wage

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has reiterated that the National Minimum Wage law is binding to all, and that state governors have no right to pay below N30,000.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Federal government to publish daily treasury to keep financial transparency of President Buhari’s administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) to, henceforth, publish daily treasury statement to keep to the ethos of financial transparency of his administration.

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