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The House of Representatives Monday dismissed as grossly incompetent, the management of the Nigerian Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, Ltd, over their failure to account for revenues generated by the agency from 2012-2019.
The Senate, on Thursday, following an audit query from the office of the Auditor General of the Federation, summoned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, to explain details of an ecological fund totalling N596bn.
The National Examination Council (NECO) Wednesday disclosed that the debt owed it by 19 states has affected its remittances to the Federation Account.
Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has directed the Accountant General of the State to immediately release the outstanding sum of N200 million for the month of December 2019 and January 2020 for immediate payment to all affected retired civil servants by Tuesday 4th February 2020.
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, has revealed how Revenue Agencies failed to remit the sum of N1. 555 trillion into the Federation Account in 2017.
A law to appoint an Inspector General to enforce taxation and remittances to the Federation Account is underway in the House of Representatives.
There was jubilation in Port Harcourt and grumbling in Yenagoa on Monday, following the judgment which ceded the Soku Oil Wells/fields to Rivers State.
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello said that the restriction placed on commercial tricycle operators to certain parts of the city was one of the most difficult decisions that the FCT administration had to make.
The Federal Government on Monday directed the Accountant General of the Federation to publish daily treasury summary statements of financial inflows and outflows.
There were indications on Tuesday that paucity of funds available to the Federal Government to meet infrastructural needs, especially the implementation of the 2020 budget when passed, may compel the government to channel most of the funds so far recovered through its anti-graft policy into the budget.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel, Abdulkadir Mu’azu, has said the Federal Government was banking on the solid mineral sector to diversify the country’s economy.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday, presented the state’s 2020 budget of N197.68 billion to the House of Assembly for approval.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it remitted N729.3billion and N602.30billion to the Federation Accounts and Joint Ventures (JV) respectively between July 2018 and July 2019.
Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the national assembly to work with anti-graft agencies for the recovery of “$103.7 billion lost on oil sale”.
Ahead of the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to refrain from playing the ethnic card, and instead, get ready to face the consequences of the “serious issues of poor governance it foisted on the people of the state since 2016.”
The Ogun State House of Assembly on Thursday lifted the suspension placed on the Chairmen of the 20 Local Government Councils and 37 Local Council Development Areas in the state instituted by the 8th legislature.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says about 45 million Nigerians will be captured as taxpayers before December 2019.
The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) in Ondo State has directed its members to withdraw their services from the state’s Infectious Disease Centre with immediate effect.
The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says that Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, are ready for recommencement of domestic flights.
Donald Trump’s niece will release her unflattering book on the US president on July 14, her publisher announced Monday, after a judge lifted a temporary ban on publication.
Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has predicted that 2022 will be tough for Nigeria’s senior national football team because of the loaded qualifiers his team would have to negotiate to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the confession by the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the September 19 Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is a vindication of the position of the APC former national chairman, that he is unfit to hold office as governor of the state.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reportedly demanded a new three-year deal worth £250,000-a-week to extend his stay at Arsenal.
The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced that one coronavirus death has been recorded in the state.
The Barcelona board sold Marc Cucurella to Getafe, the versatile player was recently sent on loan to the Madrid based club before the deal was sealed permanently.
Ghana’s president has gone into self-isolation for two weeks as a precautionary measure despite testing negative for coronavirus, the government said, after one of his contacts was confirmed to have the illness.
City offered Sane a new and improved deal worth around £175,000-a-week, but the winger is set to sign a contract in Munich worth closer to £400,000-a-week.