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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.
Some capital market operators on Saturday applauded the industrial court judgment on the reinstatement Malam Mounir Gwarzo as the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Bashir Yuguda, the former Minister of Finance under President Goodluck Jonathan administration has been appointed Honorary Special Adviser to the new governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Bello Matawalle.
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.
The convoy of the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, was on Tuesday night blocked by angry pensioners of the defunct Nigerian Airways.
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.
The number of taxpayers in Nigeria has, within the period of three years, increased by 23 million.
Mrs Zainab Usman, the Minister of Finance, says assessment of the 2019 Appropriation Bill will be completed soon and a report will be rendered to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised the alarm over the activities of some fraudsters currently running an online investment scheme tagged ‘Loom Money Nigeria’.
The Federal Government on Thursday said that it had recovered about N605bn through the implementation of the whistleblower policy.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a number of contracts including a water project and the installation of 30 kilometers pipeline at the cost of N2.5 billion.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the sum of N970.2 million for the proving of residential accommodation for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
The cost of servicing government debt in Nigeria is dampening foreign investors’ appetite to inject capital into the country.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said the federal government saved over N600 billion by using the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) platform and also embarking on the Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA).
The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.
The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
The 35 judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja are to contend with over 16,000 cases in the new legal year beginning on Monday, the Chief Judge of the court, Justice Ishaq Bello, has said.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has landed his playing body a huge pat on the back for a gutsy performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly match in Singapore.
At least 15 people have been killed and two seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso, according to a BBC report.
The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria has called on Nigerians to embrace good music, which is described as a critical tool in tackling terrorism, engendering peace and promoting development.
At least 75 Turkish soldiers were killed in attacks launched by Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Ras al-Ain, Kurdish media reported on Sunday. At least 19 more have suffered injuries in the attacks, reported Sputnik.