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Senate uncovers loss of N478 million in bank for power project, indicts NYSC over...

The deposit in the bank was meant for payment of compensation to displaced persons under the Zungeru power project and for securing housing facilities for staff of the Ministry of Power.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Nigerian senate raises alarm over possible loss of government’s N478 million in Aso Savings...

According to the Senate, the deposit was meant for payment of compensation to displaced persons under the Zungeru power project for the purpose of securing housing facilities for staff of the Ministry of Power.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Nigerian government posts 35 firefighters to man new Treasury House substation

“We all know the fire was gallantly fought and quenched under the anchorship of the men from the Federal Fire Service. Since then, our two organisations have made efforts towards actualizing our dream of having a standard fire substation at the Treasury House. ”

BPE: PHCN sales proceeds lodged in CBN privatisation account

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has debunked reports that it diverted N14 billion sales proceeds of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) into private banks.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Northern youth kick against calls for AGF retirement

A Northern group under the auspices of Northern Youth Assembly has on Sunday kicked against calls that the Accountant General of the Federation, AGF, Ahmed Idris must be retired from office on account of attaining 60 years of age.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

$12 billion NLNG funds withdrawal legal – NNPC

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has insisted that, the $12 billion withdrawn from the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) account was legal.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: We are working on SSANIP demands

The Federal Government has appealed to the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics, (SSANIP) to shelve its proposed strike, as government was working assiduously to meet their demands.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest house help over former boss’ death

Police have arrested one Cephas Iliya for the death of Martins Omeri, an auditor with the Federal Government.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Nigerian government deploys treasury directors in NNPC, others

The FGOEs affected included the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Nigeria Ports Authority, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Maritime Administration Agency, Department of Petroleum Resources, Corporate Affairs Commission, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, and Nigeria Shippers’ Council.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

Nigerian government agrees to pay striking universities lecturers’ salaries without IPPIS

The Federal Government has agreed to pay the salaries of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) using a different mode of payment other than the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
This follows the federal government’s decision yesterday to accede to the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that they be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

ASUU set to call off strike as Nigerian government exempts lecturers from IPPIS

This follows the federal government’s decision yesterday to accede to the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that they be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government offers ASUU cumulative sum of N65 billion to resolve strike

The Federal Government on Friday has made an additional sum of N15 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), making it a cumulative sum of N65 billion for the revitalization of the university system and settlement of the controversial Earned Allowances.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Governor El-Rufa’i charges auditors on accountability

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, has challenged auditors in the public service to save the nation’s government institutions from collapse by ensuring that the country’s dwindling resources are judiciously utilised.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

ASUU tells students, parents not to expect strike suspension soon

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday told students and their parents not to expect suspension of ongoing strike by its members soon, advising lecturers to seek alternative means of survival.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

TSA: Nigeria saves N45 billion monthly, signs MoU with Gambia

The implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), has been of immense benefit to the country as the Federal Government now saves an average of N45 billion monthly in interest payments.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

ASUU: No hope in sight to ending strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says there is no hope in sight to suspend its lingering strike due to alleged lack of commitment by the Federal Government, Prof. Theophilus Lagi, the ASUU, Abuja Zonal Coordinator, disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday at Gwagwalada, Abuja.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

AGF: OAGF audit department now fully ICT compliant

The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has stated that the Audit Monitoring Department in his Office has been provided with modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) to effectively carry out internal auditing and audit monitoring functions.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

House of Reps summons CBN, NNPC chiefs over non-remittance of oil revenue

The House of Representatives has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari; and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, over alleged non-remittance of N3.24tn revenue that accrued from sales of crude oil in 2014.

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