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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.

Festus Keyamo: Federal government paying for premium, not subsidy

The Director of Media of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, on Monday said the Nigerian government is paying for ‘premium’ on petroleum products and not subsidy.
The Muslim Congress has urged governors and politicians in Nigeria to shun bitter politics.

TMC: Ayodele Fayose’s decision to shun Kayode Fayemi’s inauguration’ll promote politics of bitterness

The organisation explained that bitter politics was one of the factors responsible for crisis and violence witnessed during elections.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Nigeria to tighten its monetary policy and strengthen non-oil revenue mobilisation efforts for a stronger economy.

IMF urges Nigeria to tighten monetary policy, boost non-oil revenues

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Nigeria to tighten its monetary policy and strengthen non-oil revenue mobilisation efforts for a stronger economy.

Lauretta Onochie: CAN’s Samson Olasupo paid to criticise Muhammadu Buhari

A social media adviser to the Nigerian president has criticised the leader of the country's Christian Association in an open letter posted to her Facebook page, calling the Christian leader "pretenders to the throne of God".
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Muhammadu Buhari: How we are spending recovered loots

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has made clarification on the confusion trailing the whereabouts and spending of recovered looted funds.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria promotes growth plan to investors on New York roadshow

Nigerian government officials met with fund managers in New York last week on a non-deal roadshow held to update bondholders on the country’s growth plan after getting out of recession, an investor presentation seen by Reuters on Saturday showed.

Federal government revives $2.5 billion solar power projects

The investors in the 14 solar IPPs signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) in July 2016.

Adebayo Shittu: I’ll serve in NYSC if it becomes necessary

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, says he can still partake in the one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Aisha, his wife, over the N2.5 billion scandal

N2.5 billion scandal: PDP asks Muhammadu Buhari to probe wife

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Aisha, his wife, over the N2.5 billion scandal.
President Buhari accompanied by his wife Aisha arrives New York ahead of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly on 23rd Sep 2018 3

PDP challenges Muhammadu Buhari to investigate wife over alleged N2.5 billion scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to show his zero tolerance for corruption by instigating an open inquest into the N2.5 billion scandal, involving First Lady, Aisha Buhari.

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[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Chad for resumption of diplomatic ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Chad on Jan. 20, where he is expected to announce the resumption of diplomatic ties with the African country, his office said Thursday.
Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem limps out of Australian Open

Seventh seed Dominic Thiem limped out of the Australian Open in the second round Thursday when he retired when 7-5, 6-4, 2-0 down to young wildcard Alexei Popyrin.

VP Osinbajo chairs NEC meeting on new minimum wage

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government targets to create five million jobs with Brazil’s $1.1 billion loan

The Federal Government is targeting to create five million jobs with the the launch of ‘The Green Imperative’ agricultural mechanization programme with a $1.1 billion loan from the Brazilian government.
Ahmed Hussein-Suale

Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead in Accra

A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead as he drove home, after a politician called for retribution against him.