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6 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

Presidents Buhari, Ramaphosa to meet over xenophobic attacks

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa will meet on the sidelines of the ongoing African Export Import (Afrexim) bank Annual General Meeting in Abuja to discuss the killing of Nigerians and citizens of other African countries in South Africa.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Why former finance minister deserves reappointment – APC chieftain

Former Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has been described as one of the experienced hands needed by President Muhammadu Buhari in piloting the affairs of the country.

SEC’s abuse of power negatively impacts Oando’s employees, board of directors

In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.

Workers shut SEC over attempts to reinstate suspended chief

The battle for the headship of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) got fiercer Monday morning as the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, SEC Branch, locked up offices of the headquarters of the Commission over attempts by suspended DG Mounir Gwarzo to resume duties.

Court orders reinstatement of suspended SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the immediate reinstatement of Mounir Gwarzo, the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), back to his position.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.

ICPC to appeal ruling that freed suspended suspended SEC chief Gwarzo

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said it would appeal the ruling on the ‘No Case Submission’ in the trial of the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo. Gwarzo and the Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services of SEC, Zakawanu Garuba, were tried by the ICPC.

Court discharges, acquits suspended SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on Tuesday discharged the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, of the charge of fraud filed against him.
Zainab Ahmed

FG to review alcohol taxes after companies struggle to make profit

The federal government says it is carrying out a review of the excise duties imposed on wines and spirits.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Femi Adesina: President Buhari likely to dissolve cabinet before May 29

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has given hints that President Muhammadu Buhari might dissolve his cabinet before his inauguration on May 29.
Zainab Ahmed

FAAC plans fresh guidelines for remittance, withdrawal from ECA

For more transparent dealing and avoidance of rancour, the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) is planning fresh guidelines for revenue remittances and withdrawals from the nation’s Excess Crude oil revenue Account (ECA).

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

Fuel scarcity looms as marketers give federal government seven-day ultimatum

Oil marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), and the Independent Petroleum Products Importers (IPPIs) on Sunday gave the Federal Government seven days to settle the N800 billion subsidy debt owed them under the Petroleum Support Fund.

Senate wants suspension of new alcohol, tobacco tariff

The Senate on Tuesday asked the federal government to suspend the implementation of the excise tariff increment on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products – until all stakeholders have been consulted.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Members of The National Council for Women’s Societies in State House on 1st Nov 2018 2

NCWS: I don’t know why you women are threatening me close to election – Muhammadu...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged to continue to be fair and just to women in terms of appointments and realisation of the 35 per cent affirmative action.

Court grants suspended SEC boss’ application for extension of time

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted three applications filed by Mounir Gwarzo, the suspended Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Razak Atunwa

Report: Kwara PDP guber candidate forged NYSC certificate

Abdulrazak Atunwa, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state, skipped the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and forged certificate of the scheme, according to Premium Times.

Police: We are not aware of Kemi Adeosun’s alleged forgery case

The Nigeria Police on Friday denied it was aware of the case of forgery of certificate by a former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Saturday PUNCH is reporting.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’