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Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account most poorly managed – report

Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account (ECA) has been ranked as the most poorly governed among similar funds operated by resource-rich countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, a new report by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) has shown.

Group: Governor Fayose running secret accounts on Ekiti IGR

Ekiti Recovery Movement (ERM), has expressed concern over non-disclosure of funds generated through the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by the administration of Governor Ayo Fayose in Ekiti.

Governor Fayose: Those waiting for me after leaving office will vait in vain

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has hit back at perceived critics who he said were waiting for the expiration of his tenure to deal with him.

Governor Fayose: Nigeria facing internal aggression

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has alleged that the longterm insurgency in the country indicates internal aggression and not external one as most people would believe.

Militants give federal govt ultimatum to release $1 billion for Niger Delta development

Niger Delta militants have given the Federal Government an ultimatum to release $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account for the Niger Delta region to tackle developmental challenges.

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Blast, gunfire as attackers hit Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul

Gunmen attacked the communications ministry in the centre of Kabul on Saturday, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital and underlining security threats that have continued in spite of efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.