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$107 billion withdrawn from ECA in 15 years

According to fresh statistics from Nigeria’s civic tech organization, BudgIT, it has revealed that a total of $107 billion was withdrawn from Excess Crude Account (ECA) between 2004 and 2018.

Bishop Kukah backs Emir Sanusi on reduction of federal lawmakers’ salary

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has called on the President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the senate president to look into the huge salaries of members of NASS to enable creation of more jobs for the teeming youths in Nigeria.

Kano emirate crisis: Talks ongoing for resolution – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State has disclosed that discussions were ongoing to resolve the crisis between the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, and the state government.

Governor Ganduje: We’re still trying to resolve Kano Emirate crisis

Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje, on Tuesday said that discussions were still ongoing to resolve the crisis between the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi and the state government.
Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.

Cecilia Ibru: Why Lamido Sanusi was after me

Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.

The wrong way to defend the naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected over $10.97bn, into the Forex Market between January and October this year, to defend the Nation’s currency, the Naira, against other major currencies, including the dollar.” (See Punch Newspaper report of November 18th 2018 titled “CBN Defended Naira with $11bn in 10 months”).
President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari under fire over fuel subsidy bill

It's only September but Nigerians are already dreading Christmas. For years, the holiday season has been marred by paralysing fuel shortages, grinding business to a halt.

Ex-Central bank deputy chief Kingsley Moghalu launches new book

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, will launch his new book ‘Build, Innovate, Grow: A Vision for My Country’ on February 26.

‎Why Nigeria’s economy is ‘working’ under President Buhari – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Muhammadu Buhari's Presidency is making specific efforts to enable the private sector thrive, specifically by undertaking extensive ‘ease of doing business’ reforms, in addition to on-going investment in infrastructure, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Kachikwu’s leaked memo rekindles scandal around NNPC

A leaked memo from Nigeria’s minister of state for oil has shown that irregularities in the state-owned oil giant remain entrenched, despite official vows to root out the “cancer” of graft.

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Harry Redknapp: Jose Mourinho should make Gareth Bale his first Tottenham Hotspur signing

Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the new Tottenham Hotspur boss following the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettino last night, and the Portuguese will face West Ham United on Saturday in his first game in charge of the North Londoners.

Father docked over alleged cruelty to his baby

The police, on Wednesday, arraigned one Mr Livingstone Okpezi in a Karshi Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged cruelty to his child
Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.

Former FIFA U17 Golden Ball winner reveals why he quit football

Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.
Aminu Masari

Katsina government proposes N249 billion budget for 2020

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has proposed a total budge of N249,463,829,250.00 for the 2020 fiscal year.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU warns Italy, France over budget overspending

The EU warned Italy, France and six other countries Wednesday that they risk breaching the bloc’s tough public spending rule next year, putting particular pressure on Rome to deliver reforms.