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MOSOP faults federal govt’s plan to build prison, cemetery in Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has taken a swipe at the Federal Government over its alleged plan to build a maximum-security prison facility with modern cemetery in Ogoniland, Legborsi Pyagbara, its President, disclosed on Sunday.

House of Reps queries interior ministry over concealment of N1.4bn IGR

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Interior on Thursday frowned at what they described as “the deliberate concealment of internally generated revenue (IGR), by the Federal Ministry of Interior for failing to include it in its 2017 budget performance report.

House of Reps summons wanted ex-pensions chief Abdulrasheed Maina over reinstatement

Fugitive former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, will next week appear before the ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives panel investigating his controversial readmission into the federal civil service.

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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says he increased teachers’ salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.