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Maikanti Baru: NNPC saves $30 million on insurance premium in three years

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.

Ayo Salami, AuGF raise concern over corruption in Nigeria

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

Yemi Osinbajo: House of Reps allegations false, misleading

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.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Federal government explains temporary suspension of national carrier

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.

Plateau offers permanent appointment to 300 ad hoc staff

The Plateau Government has given permanent appointment to 300 ad hoc staff of the Ministry of Lands, Survey and Town Planning.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government inaugurates investigative panel on NHIS

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.

Ministry: Why action on suspended NECO registrar is delayed

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.

BPP charges procurement officers on professionalism

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.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

Ahmed Mansur emerges new MAN president

The new President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Ahmed Mansur, has pledged to improve the association’s collaboration with the Federal Government toward boosting the competitiveness of the nation’s manufacturing sector.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

BPP, NOUN task procurement officers on transparency

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.

CSO protests against alleged N13.4 billion fraud in NPA, BPP

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).

Presidency: Reports against Abba Kyari cooked up lies

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.

EFCC working on petition linking President Buhari’s chief of staff to contract scam

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.

Governor Fayose gets N75 million Lexus SUV, N43 million as severance package with deputy

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.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: I’ve been vindicated

Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed delight with the ruling of the supreme court which struck out his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Ministry: Second Niger main bridge yet to be awarded

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.

Official: Second Niger Bridge still needs N210 billion

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.

EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu warns public officers to adhere strictly to procurement act

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.

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