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The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru on Thursday said that the corporation had saved 30 million dollars from insurance premium in the past three years.
Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Issa Ayo Salami, yesterday hinted that Nigeria is heading for a doom if it fails to address the growing corruption in the polity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that allegation against him by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness on the approval of N5.8 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was both ‘false and misleading’, saying he did not violate any law in the approval of the fund.
The federal government Thursday explained that the national carrier, which was earlier billed to kick off in December was suspended temporarily because the process to actualise it was delayed.
The Plateau Government has given permanent appointment to 300 ad hoc staff of the Ministry of Lands, Survey and Town Planning.
Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Friday inaugurated a fact-finding committee on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and advised it to eschew bias in the assignment.
Federal Ministry of Education, yesterday, explained why it was yet to take a decision on the suspended Registrar of National Examination Council (NECO), Prof. Charles Uwakwe.
The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Director-General, Mamman Ahmadu, has gingered the newly trained procurement officers ready to be deployed at government parastatals, institutions, commissions and agencies, to bring in their full capacity, and work with a mindset of correcting the wrongs made in the past public procurements.
Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has tasked procurement officers and contractors working with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) on the need to abide by Procurement Act to promote transparency and accountability.
A group, Transparent Extractive Sector Operators Initiative (TESOI), Friday protested against N13.4 billion fraud allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP).
The presidency last night reacted with dismay to an allegation published by a national daily that Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, collected N29 million bribe for the award of a contract for the supply of 15 Hilux vehicles.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has started work on a petition linking Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to a contract scam.
A memo for the purchase of the vehicle was reported to have emanated from the Political and Economic Department of the Governor’s Office through the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.
Despite assurances by the Federal Government on the completion of the Second Niger Bridge, the contract for the construction of the main bridge has not been awarded, according to a report.
The Director of Highway Bridges and Design, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Adetokunbo Sogbesan, said the main project on the Second Niger Bridge will gulp N210 billion.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has warned public and civil servants, particularly, heads of government agencies to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Procurement Act, 2007 in award of contracts and procurement processes or risk prosecution.
US President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will review the case of a soldier charged with premeditated murder for killing an alleged bomb-maker in Afghanistan.
One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.
Anthony Joshua has explained why he and Deontay Wilder did not fight this summer at Wembley Stadium.
Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Xherdan Shaqiri inspired a 3-1 win over bitter rivals Manchester United, while Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run was shattered by a shock defeat at Southampton on Sunday.
Kano Pillars today retained the Ahlan Pre-Season Tournament after they beat Wikki Tourists 2-1 in the Final at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
Forward Chinedu Udechukwu has spoken on his decision to join Enyimba Football Club of Aba from Katsina United.
Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem Church of the Nativity have been restored to their Crusader-era splendour in time for Christmas.
As Christmas celebration draws nearer, prices of some food items have crashed while others were stable in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis.
Pope Francis has removed two prominent cardinals from his inner circle months after they were tainted by paedophile scandals.
The Senate Committee on Gas Resources and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday says $1.05bn is not missing from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas dividend account.