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A rights group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is seeking an answer and has sued President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, asking the Federal High court to order them disclose details of allocations.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and others on Tuesday said corruption had not ended despite the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts to stamp out the scourge.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in the application of funds proposed for it in the 2020 budget.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said 889,308 Permanent Voters Cards in Bayelsa State and 1,485,828 in Kogi have been collected as at September 30.
As part of reforms by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to deepen transparency, accountability and inclusive governance in Edo State, the Edo State Public Procurement Agency (EDPPA) has launched an online project monitoring application, ‘EdoMonitor Me’.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it strongly believes that the introduction of Integrated Payroll and Personnel System (IPPIS) into federal universities will compound the problem of regular flow of fund and personnel management.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, on Sunday, asked the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, to suspend repayment of the $460 million loan meant to fund Abuja Closed-Circuit Television contract.
Scio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, asking her to “urgently provide information on the total amount of money paid to contractors from the $460 million loan obtained in 2010 from China to fund the apparently failed Abuja Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) contract, the loan which the Federal Government has continued to re-pay.”
The All Progressives Congress has said the recent disclosures by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, that the current administration continues to service a $460 million loan taken from China to fund a phony Abuja Closed-Circuit Television contract is a stark reminder why Nigerians must continue to reject the Peoples Democratic Party at all levels of government.
Furious about being left out of the Donald Trump impeachment process, US congressional Republicans stormed a closed-door witness deposition and refused to leave for several hours in an escalation of the showdown over the investigation of the president.
Mr Chijioke Obi, Director, Education and Advocacy Services, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public office holders to consider public interest first in the discharge of their duties.
Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.
Apex Igbo sociocultural organization Ohanaeze Ndigbo has disowned the Okechukwu Isiguzoro led Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council.
A United States diplomat, Mr Roberto Quiroz, has said that censorship of the media should never be an option in any democratic dispensation.
The leader of the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump said Tuesday that witnesses had provided substantial support for allegations that Trump illegally tried to force Ukraine to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden.
The federal government has inaugurated ‘Operation White,’ a critical transparency initiative to be carried out by an 89-man monitoring team for the tracking of movement of petroleum products in and out of the country including importation and distribution.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the federal government to take action on a coherent and coordinated set of policies to urgently reduce vulnerabilities and increase growth over the medium term.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
The Federal Government yesterday said that the investment requirement for power in the West African sub-region is over $36.4 billion.
The trial of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, suffered a set back Wednesday with an order of court directing the prosecution to serve the video exhibits and statement of it’s witnesses on them.
About 45 million people in Southern Africa are at risk of food and water shortages due to “the effects of changing weather conditions,” Evangelical Christian Aid Organisation World Vision on Friday said.
Super Eagles pair Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will play under a new manager at La Liga side Leganes.
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has given an assurance of the agency’s determination to ensure effective service delivery in all Nigerian ports.