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Commissioner: Lagos monthly internal revenue now N34 billion

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, said its average monthly Internally Generated Revenue had risen from N30 billion in 2017 to N34 billion in 2018.

Federal government inaugurates new website to bring governance closer to Nigerians

The Federal Government has inaugurated its upgraded website to encourage e-participation and bring governance closer to Nigerians.

Why we don’t pay workers salaries regularly – Kogi government

The Kogi State Government says huge loan servicing is responsible for its inability to pay the salaries of its workers regularly.

Senator Saraki asks executive to send supplementary budget for fuel subsidy payments

Senate President Bukola Saraki says for the sake of transparency, the executive should send a supplementary budget for fuel subsidy payments.

Report: Zimbabwe electoral body tells opposition parties to ‘back off’

Zimbabwe's electoral body has reportedly said that it would not be pressured into disclosing who the suppliers of ballot papers for this year's crunch elections are.

ASUP chairman advocates capital punishment for corruption

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa branch, has advocated capital punishment for corrupt persons in the country.

Uber will no longer require sexual assault victims to sign confidentiality deals

Uber said on Tuesday sexual harassment or assault victims will have the option to settle claims with the ride-hailing service without a confidentiality provision that prevents them from speaking about the incidents.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Recruitment: Cultists, robbers won’t be recruited into the police – DIG

The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of training and manpower developments, Emmanuel Inyang, has vowed that the Police would not recruit armed robbers and cultists in ongoing recruitment exercise by the force.

NNPC’s Mele Kyari named new Nigeria’s OPEC representative

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the appointment of Mallam Mele Kyari,as Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Prince Adeyeye: Governor Fayose presiding over unprecedented looting of Ekiti

Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has called on the people of the state to join hands together and chase Governor Ayo Fayose and his protégé, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, out of the state at the July 14 governorship election.

Presidency: Fake statements being circulated in President Buhari’s name

The Presidency has raised an alarm on an alleged plot against President Muhammadu Buhari through attribution of fake statements to him.

Police Recruitment: Applicants to undergo mental evaluation

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police in charge of Training, Emmanuel Inyang, on Wednesday said that candidates being screened in the ongoing police recruitment exercise would go through a mental evaluation to ascertain their suitability for the job.

Senator Saraki: National Assembly aims to pass PIB by July

Nigeria’s parliament aims to pass a long-delayed bill to overhaul the oil sector by the end of July, Senate President Bukola Saraki told Reuters.

Commissioner: Nasarawa government to probe MDAs

The Local Government Joint Accounts Committee (JAC) in Nasarawa State, has resolved to probe the activities of the state Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

Zimbabwean first lady relinquishes regional parliamentary post

Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa, on Tuesday relinquished her post as the chairperson of the Southern African Regional Caucus of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) to concentrate on her role as the wife of the President.

Vice President Osinbajo: No appetite to implement TSA under Goodluck Jonathan

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the administration of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan had no appetite to implement the treasury single account (TSA) policy.

OPL 245: A most popular oil block

The Petroleum Act 1969 (as amended) grants powers to the Ministry of Petroleum, acting through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to administer the licensing of oil blocks in the country.

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Minister: Federal government committed to timely completion of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, said that the Federal Government was committed to timely completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.