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UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed faced accusations from an advocacy group on Thursday that she granted illegal permits to Chinese firms to import endangered Nigerian timber when she was Nigeria’s environment minister.
The Federal Government has denied the allegations of wood export racketeering to China levelled against UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed.
Usman Jibril, minister of state for environment, says Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the UN, is not being probed for an alleged illegal export of rosewood logs to China.
United Nations secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, has stated that Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary-general, has his full support and confidence.
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) yesterday released a report showing how over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth $300 million, were laundered into China.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged traditional and religious leaders to assist the commission in appealing to their subjects to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
Newcastle were 19th in the table at the start of November, with no wins from their first 10 games, before three straight victories moved them out of the relegation zone.
The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ of Nigeria Customs Service in Owerri has appealed to Nigerians to engage in credible businesses, desist from importing contraband and pay their duties as required by law.
An FCT High Court in Maitama on Friday declared a former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, the winner of the presidential primary election of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) conducted on October 6.
A former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Dozie Ikedife, who died Tuesday night will be buried today.
India’s central bank governor Urjit Patel resigned on Monday citing “personal reasons”, a statement issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said.
The House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education, on Monday, chided the Federal Ministry of Education and agencies under it for paying lips service to issues bothering the sector.
The Iyalode of Ibadan-land and member of Olubadan-in-Council, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, who was said to have been installed the 12th Iyalode in 1995, has passed on.
Moved by the growing insecurity in the West African sub-region, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Council of Ministers, yesterday, met in Abuja to proffer solutions on ways to nip the scourge of terrorism in the bud.