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The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) yesterday disclosed that the country earned a total sum of $34.22 billion from the oil and gas sector in 2019, an increase of 4.88 per cent over the $32.63 billion revenue netted from the sector in 2018.
The director-general of the budget office, Ben Akabueze, says cutting budget allocations to ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) will not have a significant impact on Nigeria’s revenue.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has deployed an online portal to address fake Tax Clearance Certificates (TCC) issued by fraudsters.
The governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned the way top government agencies like the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have been managed under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum, Mr. Dave Umahi, has said it will be difficult to prove that the South-east is marginalised as being perceived by people of the region.
Following the recent ban on Twitter by the Federal Government, the need to keep all channels of engagement and information, especially social media platforms, with the citizenry open in order for the government to effectively tackle competitive misinformation and the spread of fake news has been emphasised.
As the preparation for 2023 general elections gathers momentum, a socio cultural group from Enugu west Senatorial zone has expressed their support for gubernatorial candidate from Enugu East Senatorial zone.
Human Rights Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Chief Mike Ozekhome has asked the federal government to ready to build more prisons to accommodate “erring” Nigerians who are likely to bypass the ban on Twitter usages.
Despite the widespread condemnation of the Nigerian government’s ban on Twitter operations in the country, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, took a step further on Saturday by issuing an order for its ‘enforcement’.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the nation’s security and intelligence agencies to expedite efforts towards the recovery of several children kidnapped from an Islamic school in Niger State.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Friday, said government agencies could not continue to run in silos, just as he said, he is more determined to introduce an integrated approach to governance in the state.
The House of Representatives has said that only 73 of the over 900 public institutions in the country were complying with the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act on the disclosure of information.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned the general public, especially banks and other financial institutions, government agencies, telecommunications service providers, that the unauthorised sale, installation and usage of GSM boosters were illegal.
Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, Chairman, Senate Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution, says fund is not in any way a challenge to the ongoing review of the constitution.
The Southeast Security outfit codenamed “Ebubeagu” in Ebonyi State, in collaboration with the police has arrested 38 suspected bandits in the state.
The United State Agency for International Development (USAID), has engaged stakeholders in municipal roundtable to design safety measure for markets for nutritious food in Kebbi State.
Nigerians have expressed anger over the proposal of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) committee on fuel subsidy, to push for the full deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector that will leave petrol price at N408.5 per litre.
The Bank of Industry (BOI) says its total assets grew to N1.86 trillion during the 2020 financial year, despite the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on global economies.
The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Maryam Katagum, Thursday said poverty and unemployment constituted some of the greatest challenges facing the country, adding that they have further triggered various antisocial behaviours.
UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.
Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, has called on the state government and Police Command to fish out the killers of an Ibadan-based journalist, Titus Badejo.
Three people have been confirmed dead and 13 others injured in a gas explosion that occurred at OPIC Plaza0, on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way in Ikeja, Lagos.
Kogi State chapter of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) said it has scrutinized the performance of members of the National Assembly from the state and passed a vote of no confidence on them.
An official document released over the weekend, from the Dubai Media Office indicated that passengers from Nigeria were expected to have received a negative result for a PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembélé limped off with an injury during France’s frustrating draw with Hungary at Euro 2020.