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Delta State Commissioner for Finance, Mr David Edebvie, yesterday said the state government was owing contractors over N100 billion, admitting that the government has not made good progress dealing with the issue of debt owed contractors, particularly those between one million and two million naira.
The House of Representatives has ordered investigation into the non-payment of N1.8 billion to poultry farmers over loss from bird flu. This followed a motion under matters of urgent national importance by Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC).
Nigeria has held bilateral discussions with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) power and infrastructure projects as well as some pipeline projects.
AFRICMIL believes that government on its own cannot win the war against corruption without the input of the citizens. Corruption Anonymous is, therefore, focused on mobilizing citizens as the critical factor of success in the anti-corruption campaign through whistleblowing.
Activities in the Benin station of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Radio Nigeria Bronze FM, have remained grounded for two weeks after the radio station was shut by the Edo State Internal Revenue Service over an alleged indebtedness of N6.7m tax.
The Federal Government has begun plans to shutdown the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) over non-performance and non performing loans of over N17.5 billion.
The Senate says plans have been concluded to hand over companies found culpable in its investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export value chain, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for prosecution.
The trial-within-trial in a case involving Dairo Samson, who is facing an eight-count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for defrauding the Federal Government of N11 million began on September 21, 2017.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Monday said that accurate statistics was vital in the fight against corruption and achievement of the Federal Government’s economic recovery and growth plan.
The Federal Government has disclosed its plans to recruit 7,500 graduates as Community Tax Laision Officers across the country.
The much awaited confirmation from National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on whether or not Nigeria has finally exited its longest recession since 1987 will now be released on Tuesday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is spearheading a new scheme targeted at providing improved access to housing finance to aspiring homeowners.
Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says there is an urgent need to reposition the federation account allocation committee for better performance through efficient management of resources.
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has advised all tiers of government to strive for fiscal discipline, improved revenue generation, rational allocation and efficient use of resources if the economy is to move back to sustainable growth and development.
In a bid to promote increase access to housing finance and home ownership, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched its Nigerian Housing Finance Programme (NHFP) in Lagos area.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Singapore on Tuesday began allowing activities that “do not pose a high risk of transmission” to resume after two months of lockdown.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr hopes Eberechi Eze will agree to switch allegiance and play for the three-time African champions.
Manchester United are close to agreeing a loan extension for former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, Sky Sports reports.
The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday rejected the revenue targets projected for the various revenue-generating agencies in the country to fund the Revised 2020 Budget, describing their proposed sums as grossly inadequate.
The security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion ($11 million) to kidnappers for ransom in the last four years.