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EFCC re-arraigns ex-Governor Orji Kalu, raises charges to 39 counts

A former Governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Tuesday re-arraigned at a Federal High Court in Lagos on an amended 39-count bordering on fraud.

HEDA petitions IGP Ibrahim Idris, seeks investigation of Kemi Adeosun

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA), a non-governmental organisation, has asked the Inspector-General of Police to conduct an urgent and thorough investigation into the allegations of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate forgery against Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s finance minister.
Peter Ozo Eson

NLC: Tension heightening in states over unpaid June salaries

The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi pays July salaries amidst FAAC impasse

There was jubilation in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Friday as civil servants in the state started receiving alerts for their July salaries despite the inability of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) to release both the June and July allocations to states.

Ebonyi government to pay workers’ July salary before 13th

Ebonyi State Government says it will pay the July 2018 salaries of its workers before the month’s 13th day in spite of states not receiving the federation allocation since June.

Kwara government pays June salary despite FAAC deadlock

Despite the deadlocked Federal Accounts Allocation Committee meeting over disputed payments into the federation purse, the Kwara State Government on Friday commenced payment of June salaries to state workers.
The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris

FAAC meeting deadlocked over states, NNPC disagreement

June salaries of federal and states civil servants across the country may not be paid on time as the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC’s) technical session which held yesterday was abruptly adjourned on account of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) failing to make accurate returns to federation account.

N1.64 billion fraud: Court declines to grant convicted ex-Governor Nyame bail

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting in Gudu district of Abuja, has dismissed a bail application brought by the convicted former Governor of Taraba State, Rev. Jolly Nyame, who is serving a 14-year jail term.

Oyo pensioners sue Governor Ajimobi over N42 billion arrears

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Oyo State on Tuesday dragged Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and five others before an Oyo State High Court in Ibadan over the unpaid N42.3 billion gratuities and pensions arrears owed primary school teachers and local government pensioners.
Bola Oyebamiji

Osun finance commissioner joins governorship race

The Osun Commissioner For Finance, Mr Bola Oyebamiji, on Thursday joined other 28 aspirants vying for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship ticket in the state.

Federal government to begin repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon in July

The Federal Government says it will commence the voluntary repatriation of over 91,000 Nigerian refugees from Cameroon in July.

Eid el-Fitr: Civil servants to get advance salary in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Saturday approved the payment of advance salary to civil servants in the state to enable them to celebrate Eid el-Fitr.

ICPC presents certificates to 93 Akwa Ibom council officials as anti-corruption ambassadors

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has presented certificates to 93 local government officials from Akwa Ibom as its anti-corruption ambassadors.

EFCC arraigns PDP deputy chairman, five others for alleged N500m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned the Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Babayo Garba Gamawa, and five others over an alleged N500m fraud.

EFCC leads further evidences in N4.7 billion fraud trial of Senator Ladoja

A prosecution witness, Mr Abubakar Madaki, on Wednesday, told a Federal High Court Lagos, that series of investigations were conducted on fraud allegations against former Oyo State Governor, Rasheed Ladoja.

EFCC files amended corruption charges on ex-Governor Orji Kalu

The EFCC on Wednesday, filed an amended 39-count charge before a Federal High Court Lagos, against a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu in an alleged N3.2 billion fraud.

Commissioner: Lagos monthly internal revenue now N34 billion

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, said its average monthly Internally Generated Revenue had risen from N30 billion in 2017 to N34 billion in 2018.

EFCC arrests Senator Bassey Albert for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Bassey Akpan, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Akwa Ibom state.

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