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The House of Representatives has commenced investigation into the huge recurrent expenditure incurred by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, including the payment of N1.2 billion allowances to members of the National Youth Service Corps.
The minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, who allayed the fears of Nigerians on the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) technology in Nigeria, clarified that there is no known scientific evidence till date suggesting that 5G poses any risks to public health and safety.
This was disclosed by the Director General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Mr. Jelani Aliyu at the opening of a two-day investigative hearing held at the instance of the Ad-hoc Committee into the financial budgetary approvals and multilateral donation on skills acquisition and related programs of federal government and its agencies, chaired by Hon. Victor Akinjo.
The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to lift the embarg on employment into Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
The office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (AuGF) has expressed concerns over irregularities and weaknesses in financial regulations across ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government, especially in the disbursement and utilisation of public funds.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says as at December 2020, Federal Government recorded 89 per cent release to Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for capital component of the 2020 budget.
The Inter-party Advisory Council, IPAC, has disclosed that it would be embarking on the aggressive mobilisation of over 500 thousand CrossRiverians to register in order to boost the voting strength of the state.
Oyo State government has disclosed that it will offset the promotion arrears of its workforce that have been stagnated for four years, saying that there will be no more disparity in elevation of workers in the State.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) yesterday advised the Muhammadu Buhari Administration to explore other options to raise funds to fund the budget instead of selling national assets.
In the past few years, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-Related Offences Commission, as part of its statutory mandate, has been conducting systems study and review of ministries and organisations in the federal public service.
The House of Representatives has ordered the investigation into the disbursement of the sum of N96,191,697,851 Special Interventions Funds (SIF) received by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) between 2015 and 2020.
The Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday saluted the leadership qualities of President Muhammadu Buhari and Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs for approving the National Policy on Ageing.
The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Kashifu Abdullahi, has said that proper regulation of indigenous content development and adoption is one of the strategic pillars transforming Nigeria’s economy, as well as putting the country on the right tract to achieving Digital Economy.
The Senate on Tuesday pledged to ensure that all funds approved by the National Assembly to tackle COVID-19 pandemic are properly utilised by the federal government.
The Senate has called on all leaders across the country to come together in unison against criminality following the activities of bandits and kidnappers, as well as resist the antics of divisive elements bent on instigating inter-ethnic tensions across the country.
The Network of Practicing Non-oil Exporters of Nigeria (NPNEN) on Friday, during its first non-oil exporters' town hall meeting deliberated on ways to improve the country’s non-oil export sector. The event which was hosted in a hybrid format (physical and virtual) brought together over 140 stakeholders to identify means of harnessing Nigeria’s Non-Oil resources to leverage improved economic growth.
The House of Representatives has stated its resolve to investigate alleged financial mismanagement in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and 17 other subsidiary agencies.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday swore in 18 Permanent Secretaries, consisting of 10 females and eight males
Arsenal delivered a hammer blow to Leicester's faint hopes of winning the Premier League with an impressive fightback to win 3-1 on Sunday.
Gareth Bale scored twice and made another as Spurs thrashed Burnley 4-0 in a scintillating display with the Welshman back to his best on Sunday.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi said insecurity in Nigeria is a perrenial challenge which requires a linear process to be tamed.
The Police Command in Anambra say they have arrested three suspected members of different cult groups in the state.
Saudi Aramco has asked banks to extend, by a year, a $10 billion loan it raised last May, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Chief Olisa Metu, former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says his recent experience in detention has taught him a ‘great lesson’.
A very competent source told newsmen that the abductees are on their way to Minna and should be in the Niger State capital in a couple of hours.
A military plane left eastern Congo for Italy on Tuesday loaded with the bodies of Italy’s ambassador and his bodyguard in coffins draped in Italian flags, a day after they were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy.
The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said its officers tracked two containers with Tramadol from India to Togo and finally to Nigeria.g
A coalition of Nigerian Youth for Democracy and Good Governance (CNYDGG) in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone C has condemned what it called an attack on Senator Owelle Rochas Okorocha by agents of the Imo State government, saying the federal lawmaker does not deserve such treatment.