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As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.
The Delta State Ministry of Finance has explained the uploading of the state government’s 2018 audited account on the website, saying it was for easy access by members of the public.
The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Thursday shared a total of N720.880bn to the three tiers of government for the month of August 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday explained why he created new ministries and merged others.
Following the alleged diversion of N300 million budgeted for procurement of health care facilities at the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, youths from Zamfara State under the aegis of Health, Safety and Environment Charity Initiative, Tuesday protested in front of the headquarters of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), demanding that an investigation be conducted into the matter.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Thursday said that Nigerians were expecting a lot from President Muhammadu Buhari’s new cabinet, hence the need for them to hit the ground running.
The Federal Government has commenced a week-long mop up verification exercise of 500 ex-workers of the former Nigeria Airways, who were not audited during the last exercise.
All India Radio, on Monday, reported that the Indian government’s Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) has compulsorily retired 22 tax officers over corruption and other charges.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has thanked the Federal Ministry of Finance for approving a refund of N17.32bn to Kaduna State for capital expenses it had spent on the Zaria Water Project.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
The Federal Government has directed that the Accountant-General office and National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission should commence the process of including in the payroll sacked teachers of staff schools in the 2020 budget.
The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday resolved to constitute a team to recover N614bn budget support loan facility given to 35 out of the 36 states of the federation.
Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has warned that the Nigerian economy could go into fiscal crisis if the country fails to increase its revenue.
Ekiti State Government has adopted a strategic that would facilitate prompt and stress -free repayment of loans running to N1.5 billion granted the people under the Small and Medium Enterprise Support Scheme since the administration of Chief Segun Oni to date.
Speaking on the factors that should determine, who heads the Ministry of Finance, National President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Hajiya Saratu Aliyu, said Nigerians do not want someone who would learn on the job.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.
Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has approved the appointment of Abdurrazak Salihi, as Chairman, Kano Internal Revenue Service (KIRS).
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested for the novel coronavirus, local media cited the president’s office as saying on Monday.
The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, says the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations will take place between August and September.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Wednesday inaugurated a committee for the establishment of a Medical College and Teaching Hospital for the Borno State University.