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Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account most poorly managed – report

Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account (ECA) has been ranked as the most poorly governed among similar funds operated by resource-rich countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, a new report by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) has shown.

NEITI: Nigeria’s oil sector realised $17.05 billion in 2016

The total financial flows from Nigeria’s oil and gas sector in 2016 was the lowest in a decade and the fifth lowest since the return of democracy in 1999, the latest Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Oil & Gas Industry Audit report has revealed.
Anthony Mkpe Ayine

Auditor-General: Excess Crude Account is illegal

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, has advised the federal government to legalise its continuous maintenance of the Excess Crude Account, ECA.

MAN: Multiple taxation affects ease-of-doing-business in mining

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) said multiple taxation levied against mining investors could be an impediment to the success of ‘Ease-of-Doing-Business’ in the sector.

Pet monkey lands singer Chris Brown into trouble

Singer Chris Brown could face up to six months in jail if a misdemeanor charge against his goes through for keeping a monkey as pet without permit.

Ali Baba returns with January 1st concert, unveils new TV show

Alibaba’s January 1st concert, a brainchild of the ace comedian, will be held for the fourth year running on the first day of 2018.

Agriculture: Oyo govt introduces ‘zero-tolerance on idle land’ policy

Oyo State Government has appealed to residents to allow investors in Agriculture to use their lands on mutually agreed terms, as the government has commenced “zero tolerance on idle land” policy in the state.

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CPC: Why it’s difficult to arrest, prosecute vote buyers

The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoyeh, has said that vote-buying is so rampant and widespread in the country that it is difficult to arrest and prosecute offenders.
Nigeria Police

One killed, as gunmen abduct seven others in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have allegedly shot and killed a passenger at Okada junction, Benin/Lagos highway, during the weekend.

UNIUYO student drowns in hotel swimming pool in Akwa Ibom

A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.

La Liga top scorer Messi wins record-equalling sixth Pichichi trophy

Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.

UN peacekeeping: Nigerian soldier killed in attacks in Mali

A Nigerian soldier was killed and several injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said on Sunday.