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President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

IPPIS: President Buhari orders salary payment of lecturers as coronavirus palliative

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the salary payment of February and March for lecturers in federal universities who have not registered on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari approves immediate payment of university lecturers withheld salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate payment of the February and March, withheld salaries of lecturers in federal universities who have not registered in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Official: SEC generates N194.48 million from penalties in 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it generated N194.48 million from penalties in 2019.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC may announce new recapitalisation programme for operators

Capital market operators should be bracing up for recapitalisation programme as indications emerged that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may introduce new minimum capital requirements.
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Bauchi discovers 596 dead workers drawing salaries, allowances

No fewer than 596 dead civil servants in Bauchi State are still drawing salaries and allowances from the purse of the state government over the years, a state report says.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Ghost workers: Some Bauchi workers employed by six or more government agencies – committee

The committee set up by the Bauchi State Government to verify workers without Bank Verification Numbers, has said that it has so far discovered eight workers using one BVN to collect salaries.

CBN: 28 million bank customers have no credit history

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that 28 million bank customers have never received loans from their banks.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor constitutes panel to probe ghost workers

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has constituted a 17-man committee to investigate the alleged salary payment of ghost workers in the state.

Immigration boss admonishes officers, rolls out 10-year e-passports Tuesday

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has decried the aiding and abetting of foreigners by some personnel of the Service to secure Nigerian passports and to illegally extend their work permits in the country, saying offending officers caught would henceforth be prosecuted and that they risk 10 years behind bars.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts.

PenCom urges pension contributors to update biometrics

The National Commission (PenCom), has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts (RSA).

Federal government school feeding programme resumes next week in Ondo

The federal government Home Grown Feeding Programme that was temporarily halted in Ondo State would resume next week.

Court rules on BVN suit June 11 as federal government accuses banks of failing...

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday fixed June 11 to deliver judgment in a suit by the Federal Government seeking an order of forfeiture of funds in accounts with Bank Verification Numbers.

Federal government accuses banks of shielding owners of accounts without verification numbers

The Federal Government on Friday accused commercial banks in the country of shielding owners of accounts without Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) in a bid to frustrate the intention of the policy which is to curb the flow of illicit funds and corruption.

NITDA embarks on cyber security awareness programme

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has begun to organise workshops, capacity building and inter-agency collaborations to consolidate on nationwide cyber security awareness.

School feeding: Federal government releases N394 million to 2,809 food vendors in Gombe

Hajiya Maryam Mele, Focal Person, Social Investment Project, Gombe State, says N394 million has been released for the feeding of school children under the National Home Growth School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in the state.

Benue deploys remita software to tame payroll fraud

Benue State Government has confirmed the deployment of a new payroll system into the state Civil service in the bid to check fraudulence practices on its payroll.

Police warn Enugu residents against bank fraud

The Police Command in Enugu State has urged residents of the state to guard their bank details jealously to avoid being victims of fraud syndicate operating in the state.

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.