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A former Director, Extension Services (External Relations) of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Mr Hilary Ogbechie has sued the Director–General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe, before an Abuja High Court, seeking N50million as general damages for alleged defamation of character.
Public Accounts Committee, PAC, of the House of Representatives on Thursday queried the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Commission, FIRS, Alhaji Mohammed Nami, over late and non submission of the audited accounts.
Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, Wednesday, called on Nigerians paying ransom to secure freedom for their abducted loved ones to feel free to approach the courts to compel the federal government to refund same because in his words, the responsibility for protecting lives and properties lies squarely with government.
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.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned the immediate past Post Master General of Nigeria, Mr Bisi Adegbuyi, over the backlog of unaudited accounts of the Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST since 2014 till date
The National Examination Council (NECO) Wednesday disclosed that the debt owed it by 19 states has affected its remittances to the Federation Account.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday uncovered various infractions in the revenue declared by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) worth N63.6 billion under remitted between 2014 and 2019.
The House of Representatives, on Monday, threatened to sanction Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Federal Government that refused to honour legislative summon in accordance with the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
Declaring open the second edition of the conference of Auditors-General in Nigeria, President Buhari challenged auditors to adhere to the professional code of conduct guiding their operations, while ensuring timely and quality review of financial performance of public officers.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, and his counterparts at the state level to keep Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are kept on their toes through timely and high-quality audits.
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, has revealed how Revenue Agencies failed to remit the sum of N1. 555 trillion into the Federation Account in 2017.
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, has reported that some federal government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) spent N26.606 billion in 2017 without payment vouchers or requisite approvals for such expenditures.
The Senate’s Public Accounts Committee has called for more funding for the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation.
In a bid to curb leakages and ensure efficiency in the management of government resources, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved for immediate implementation, additional cost saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly, in the area of official travels.
Chairman, House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Hon. Oluwole Oke (PDP, Osun), has called on members of the committee to lead by examples with regards to transparency and probity in their affairs with government agencies.
The fight against corruption by the current administration will be dead in the water if President Muhammadu Buhari continues to stall the assent to the Federal Audit Service Bill, said Matthew Urhoghide, the senator representing Edo South.
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.
Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.
Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.
The Diagnostic Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has been certified by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and is now functional.
Joshua, meanwhile, is scheduled to defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 but that fight is more likely to take place on July 25 – or delayed until even later in the year.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, and his Deputy, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, have tested negative for COVID-19.
After discussion with fan groups, the club have confirmed they will give season ticket holders money back for the games they have already paid for - if the games are not played - and the renewal date for next season’s tickets has also been pushed back.
United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus.