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The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N610.368 billion to the three tiers of government.
Pope Francis on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests in the Roman Catholic Church, comparing paedophilia to “human sacrifice”.
Despite fears and insinuations that the shift of presidential and the National Assembly polls would benefit President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) has disagreed, saying that the president’s certain fate had been sealed already as he would be “retired” at the polls.
Aleksander Ceferin will win a new four-year term at the head of European football’s governing body on Thursday but battles still await the UEFA president two and a half years after the corruption scandal that toppled his predecessor Michel Platini.
The federal government on Tuesday revealed that it has so far disbursed a total of N2.231 trilion to 35 state governments from 2016 to date as palliative measures to enable them pay workers’ salaries.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw $500 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to facilitate the clean-up of the impacted Ogoni environment.
For more transparent dealing and avoidance of rancour, the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) is planning fresh guidelines for revenue remittances and withdrawals from the nation’s Excess Crude oil revenue Account (ECA).
Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, the permanent secretary of the ministry of finance, says the balance of the excess crude account declined by $1.68 billion between November 25 and December 19.
At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday.
The Nigerian army says it is yet to get $1 billion approved to fight insurgency and other security challenges in the country.
Ethiopian president Sahle-Work Zewde was joined by top female government appointees to launch a nationwide peace campaign.
The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy, AFRICMIL, a civil society organisation, has filed a suit against President Muhammadu Buhari over the purchase of 12 Tucano aircraft worth $496 million without the approval of the National Assembly.
Legal Icon and chairman of the Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has cautioned against the boycott of the 2019 elections to avert a costly mistake.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, made this known in Abuja while briefing journalists on the outcome of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting.
A 42-year old businessman, Joshua Alele Momodu has been ordered remanded at the Ikoyi Correctional Facility, Ikoyi, Lagos pending when he will be able to perfect the bail conditions granted him by an Igbosere Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N42 million from the management of Adeeman Nigeria Limited under false preference.
A Dutse Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Aliyu Musa, to six months imprisonment for stealing yams valued at N100,000.
The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday asserted that the Finance Act 2020 would stimulate the Nigerian economy and put the country on the path of geometric economic growth.
Manchester United have joined three of their Premier League rivals in the race to sign AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek, it is reported.
The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of killing and abduction of soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists along Gwoza-Bama road in Borno.
The General Overseer of Our Sanctuary Gospel Church, Nigeria, Bishop Udo Azogu, has advised former governor of Imo state, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and his party, PDP to take the Supreme Court judgement in good faith.
Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister
Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
Former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has dismissed concerns over his fitness level ahead of his loan move to Inter Milan which should have been completed by now.