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

FAAC: Federal, states, local governments share N769.52 billion for July

The Federal Government, states and local governments shared N769.52 billion as federal allocation for the month of July.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

NFF: We’re reviewing FIFA’s life ban on Samson Siasia

The Nigeria Football Federation has disclosed that its lawyers have started to review the decision against former Nigeria player and coach, Samson Siasia, by the FIFA Ethics Committee.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari attends retreat for ministers-designate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja presided over a two-day presidential retreat, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, some state governors and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in attendance.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari asks ministers chart new course for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday challenged Ministers-designate to reflect and assess the country’s position in 2015 and now so as to chart a course for the country for the foreseeable future.

Presidency: Why Obla was fired

Controversial Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, was fired by the Presidency over multiple factors, chief among them questions over his certificates and illegal actions taken by him, which seriously embarrassed the Federal Government, a top source said last night.
Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was evasive when asked about his ambition to run as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF).

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba on his interest in the Ivorian football presidency

Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was evasive when asked about his ambition to run as president of the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF).

Federal government to review revenue sharing formula

The Federal Government says it will set up a committee in the coming week to review the revenue sharing formula for Federal, States and Local Governments due to current economic realities.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Police: We’ll treat Shiites as terrorists henceforth

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has said members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites will be treated as terrorists in line with a court order.
Laurent Blanc

Morocco turn to 1998 World Cup winner after Rohr snub

Morocco Football Federation have turned their attention to 1988 French World Cup winner Laurent Blanc for the vacant managerial position after Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr snubbed North Africa nations.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP orders AIGs, CPs to beef-up security nationwide

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate beef-up of security in all the States of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Debt Management Office (DMO)

Nigeria’s public debt hits $81.27 billion

Nigeria’s total public debt that aggregates both external and domestic debt has ballooned to N24.947 trillion ($ 81.274 billion), according to a statement by the Debt Management Office (DMO) on Wednesday.
Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has admitted the team fell short of expectations during the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament in Egypt.

Afcon: Kenya prepared well but fell short – Victor Wanyama

Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has admitted the team fell short of expectations during the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament in Egypt.

Server controversy: I will open up soon – INEC chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, plan to speak very soon on the server controversy trailing the conduct and outcome of the 2019 general elections.

US seeks Gani Adams’ view on Nigeria’s insecurity

The United States of America has sought the views of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on the security situation in the country.
Femi Fani--Kayode

Ruga settlements: Fulani want to take over our lands – Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised an alarm over plot by the Fulani to take over lands in the country through the establishment of Ruga settlements by the Federal Government.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon bonus row: Super Eagles accept to play Guinea after Gernot Rohr’s pleas

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr came to the rescue of the nation when he pleaded with the protesting Super Eagles’ players who refused to attend morning training session as a result of unpaid allowances and match bonus.

Pencom commences verification of year 2020’s retirees July 1

The Acting Director-General of the Commission, Mrs Aisha Dahiru-Umar, said the commission would conduct verification exercise of prospective retirees who would retire from public service in the year 2020 between 1 July and 2 August 2019.

Why President Buhari must sanitise, reorganize NHIS – stakeholders

Stakeholders have suggested ways of making the beleaguered National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to achieve its mandate.

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Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country.

Global tech firm shuts operations in Nigeria over fraudulent activities

Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country.
Fernando Torres hung up his boots on Friday but was given a special message from former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard as he did so.

Steven Gerrard hails retiring Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres hung up his boots on Friday but was given a special message from former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard as he did so.

Federal government to license online radio, TV stations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved wide ranging reforms in the broadcasting industry, including the licensing of online radio and television stations.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Diaspora commission chief makes important visit to US

Abike Dabiri, the chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, has made an important visit to the US where she met with important American political personalities.
Ayodeji Fatunmbi was found guilty in a jury trial on July 31, 2014, but was only sentenced to 46 months in prison on August 19, 2019, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Nigerian national jailed four years for $8.3 million fraud in US

A Nigerian man has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding the United States government up to $8.3 million Medicare charges.