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The Inter-party Advisory Council, IPAC, has disclosed that it would be embarking on the aggressive mobilisation of over 500 thousand CrossRiverians to register in order to boost the voting strength of the state.
The House of Representatives has ordered the investigation into the disbursement of the sum of N96,191,697,851 Special Interventions Funds (SIF) received by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) between 2015 and 2020.
The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday directed its Committee on Public Procurement to investigate allegations of procurement deception, staff victimisation and the ongoing management problem in Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, which is under the Federal Ministry of Technology.
The Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, on Tuesday said the National Assembly is the poorest parliament in the world.
A non-governmental organisation, the Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED), on Tuesday, launched a community driven anti-corruption initiative in Kano to promote good governance and accountability in the utilization of public resources.
The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
Taminu Turaki’s trial: We shared contract funds with National Assembly members – ex-director tells court
Former Director of Procurement at Ministry of Special Duties, Mr Gambo Muazu, on Monday, exposed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how key members of the National Assembly, partook in sharing of kickbacks from contractors.
The Kebbi State Government says it has approved the release of N2.4 billion for various constituency projects in the 21 local government areas of the state.
The Gbong Gwom Jos and President Jos Joint Traditional Council and Chairman Plateau State Council of Chiefs and Emirs, Da. Jacob Gyang Buba has called on security stakeholders in Berom Land to collaborate with the Commissioner of Police, Plateau State to provide a Police Station at BECO Comprehensive High School Kwi to provide security and protect school children and the community.
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing on Saturday lauded the Kebbi State Government for taking ownership of some federal constituency projects in the state, to ensure that they were properly safeguarded and maintained.
A lawmaker, Rep. Chinedu Ogah, representing Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency on Friday disbursed N14 million education grants to 200 students in his constituency studying in different tertiary institutions in the country.
In its continuous efforts at not only ensuring transparency but also accountability in the public and private procurement processes, the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC), has launched a report showcasing its impact on open contracting in Nigeria.
Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects.
Mr. Johnson Oghuma, a member of the House of Representatives, has been advised by his kinsmen to focus on delivering the dividends of democracy to his Constituents rather than allow himself to be distracted by those they called ”political jobbers”.
Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Raji Fashola has said the ministry is owing 3,504 local contractors in the Housing sector N69.9 billion.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, yesterday said the Federal Government was addressing the strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities holistically to ensure that all other unions in the university system were carried along.
The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, on Wednesday, said that the lawmakers had yet to be paid their constituency project allowance since the commencement of the Ninth Assembly.
A Nigerian senator has explained that some of the items stolen from his house were bought with public funds by a government agency which handed it over to him for distribution.
The Plateau State Government has revoked its contract with P.W. Nigeria Ltd., for the construction of three roads in Shendam, Mangu and Riyom local government areas of the state.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), an umbrella body of all youth organisations in Nigeria, has decried lack of constituency project in Nasarawa West Senatorial District since 2011.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has ordered the relocation of solar street lights from private residents in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is tracking 250 constituency projects in Kwara.
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has asked the federal government to take the necessary steps to support logistics and inoculation activities in states to ensure a smooth vaccine roll-out exercise across the country.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Friday, blamed institutional failure for the blockade of foodstuff supply and transportation to Southern Nigeria as the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, AUFCDN, embarked on the protest over factors militating against their business.
African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Friday signed a $400,000 grant agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen securities market regulation and broaden market instruments.
The 22-year-old suffered head trauma after landing awkwardly on the turf following a collision with Cristian Romero in his side’s defeat to Atalanta on February 21.
A police man, Shedrack Aleke Igwe, working in armoury section of MOPOL base 28, Umuahia, Abia state has been arrested with 5 AK-47 rifles he stole from the armoury.
The World Trade Organization’s new director-general said on Monday the trade body needs to work with companies to open up more manufacturing sites for COVID-19 vaccines in developing countries.
The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar’s army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomerates from certain types of trade.
A businesswoman, Emem Bassey, on Wednesday told a Chief Magistrates Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, that her boyfriend, Onokevbagbe Enikioye, allegedly sold her Lexus Jeep worth N2.3 million without her consent.
The Portuguese tactician has been impressed with the recent form of the Welsh international after back-to-back goal-scoring performances in the Premier League and Europa League.
The federal government has further extended the work-from-home directive to all public workers on Salary Grade Levels 12 and below until March 31 as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.