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Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Senators kick as accountant general fails to explain N2.9 billion IPPIS funds

The Senate Public Accounts Committee adjourned abruptly on Tuesday following the inability of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to give details of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.

US threatens Nigeria over $308 million Abacha loot

The United States of America, has threatened the Federal Government of Nigeria, to ensure that the over $308million looted and laundered abroad by former Head of State, late Gen Sani Abacha, is not re-stolen in Nigeria again, otherwise, it will recover it back from Nigeria.

Ikeja Electric targets N170 billion revenue in 2020

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says it is targeting total revenue of N170 billion in 2020 with the implementation of the increment in various classes of electricity tariffs.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal to unfreeze General Abacha’s foreign accounts

The Supreme Court on Friday struck out an appeal filed by the family of the late Head of State, Sani Abacha, who had prayed for an order unfreezing some bank accounts of the late dictator and other members of the family held in the UK, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.

Nigeria, US, Island of Jersey sign tripartite agreement on return of $318,460,329 Abacha loot

The Federal Government, the United States of America (USA) and the Island of Jersey on Monday signed a tripartite agreement on the return of $318,460,329 looted by late former military Head of State, General Sani Abacha.
The panel investigating allegation of sexual harassment against a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State, Mr. Olabisi Olaleye, has submitted its report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede.

University undergraduate bags jail term over $150 cyber crime

Justice Patricia Ajoku of a Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Friday sentenced Ezekiel Orimolade, an undergraduate student at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) to four months imprisonment for defrauding an American man of 150 dollars.
Mr Tony Attah, the Managing Director-Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and the Vice President, Bonny Gas Transport, while bemoaning the slow pace of NLNG development.

Nigeria lagging behind in gas business – NLNG chief

“Obviously, in today’s reality, the Nigeria LNG is lagging behind, both as a company and as a country,” said Mr Tony Attah, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and the Vice President, Bonny Gas Transport, while bemoaning the slow pace of NLNG development .

Federal government considers investing pension funds in infrastructure

The federal government is considering investing pension funds to improve infrastructure in the country, an official said on Thursday.

NANS warns against politicising Amotekun

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, South-West, Zone D, has warned against putting political garb on the security outfit set up by state governors in the region, Operation Amotekun, saying it is not a political tool, but something necessary for the protection of lives and property in the region.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano government trains 150 women, orphans in skills acquisition

Kano State Government in collaboration with the National Agency for the Control of Aids has trained 130 youths, women and orphans in the state in various skills acquisition.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Amotekun: Southern, middle belt forum criticise federal government declaration

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the federal government to declare Amotekun, a security outfit set up by South-west governments, illegal.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

NIDCOM: Stronger Nigeria-Indian diaspora partnership capable of transforming world

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has said that stronger partnership between intelligent Nigerians and Indians in Diaspora is capable of transforming the world.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to use technology for enhanced public service delivery.

President Buhari meets ICT professionals, affirms commitment to use technology for enhanced public service...

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to use technology for enhanced public service delivery.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

US vs Iran: Group calls for red alert on Ibraheem el-Zakzaky-led Shiite group

The Global Action for Peace has alerted the United States of America and Britain over the safety of its citizens in Nigeria following threat by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

Ralph Uwazuruike: Why I founded MASSOB

Protagonist of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, on Monday, gave an insight into why he founded the group. =
As part of Dangote Industries Limited’s commitment to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Group President/CE of Dangote, Aliko Dangote, took the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on an inspection tour of the 35-kilometer Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway currently under construction by Dangote Industries Limited.

Aliko Dangote: Apapa-Oshodi road will last for 40 years when completed

As part of Dangote Industries Limited’s commitment to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Group President/CE of Dangote, Aliko Dangote, took the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on an inspection tour of the 35-kilometer Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway currently under construction by Dangote Industries Limited.

Group urges President Buhari to stop clampdown on ‘perceived enemies’

As reactions continue to trail the release of Omoyele Sowore and Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), the International Human Rights Commission has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to embrace a new model of conflict resolution rather than arresting and detaining political opponents.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.

Code of Conduct tribunal orders suspension of CAC boss Azinge Azuka

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ordered the suspension of the Acting Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Azinge Azuka.

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President Buhari appoints new NDDC interim chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the enlargement of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from three to five.

World Bank approves six projects for Nigeria

It said the projects would also capture expansion of the digital economy to promote job creation and increase capacity of public and private sector on governance, social and environmental safeguards.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF denies appointing Daniel Amokachi as technical director

The Nigeria Football Federation has stated that Mr. Bitrus Bewarang remains the Technical Director of the football–governing body, and that at no time has the body called for applications from candidates for his position, not to talk of appointing anyone into the post.
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Five top games to watch in Europa League this week

The Europa League knockout phase begins on Thursday, with VAR being introduced to Europe’s secondary club competition for the first time outwith the final for the last 32, first-leg ties. AFP Sport picks five games to watch this week

Child trafficking: NAPTIP nabs two suspects in Akwa Ibom

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has apprehended two suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom.