Release funds to MDAs, Reps tell AGF

By Christiana Ekpa The House of Representatives today directed the Accountant-General of Federation, Mallam Ahmed Idris to make available to it, capital releases to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) from January to October. The House also asked the Accountant-General to submit the report of the mandatory return of 25% to the treasury by revenue More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Shell remits N720bn to NDDC in 16 years – GM

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and partners have remitted about $2 billion (about N720 billion) to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in 16 years, an official said. SPDC’s General More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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APC, PDP bicker over one party state

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The All Progressives Congress has labeled the Peoples Democratic Party as a failed opposition party lost in delusions and engaged in fictions. The ruling party also boasted that Nigeria More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, September 26th, 2019
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Buhari calls for hostages’ release, mourns killed aid workers

By Lawrence Olaoye   resident Muhammadu Buhari Thursday expressed deep sorrow over the killing of another aid worker as revealed in a video by Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP). In a statement made More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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FG declares Tuesday public holiday

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam   The Nigerian government has declared Tuesday, October 1 as public holiday to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary. The declaration was contained in a statement issued Wednesday More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Anti-Ambode protesters storm Lagos Assembly, demand ex-gov’s probe

From Idowu Abdullahi, Lagos Protesters  today  stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly to demand the probe of immediate past governor of the state,  Akinwunmi Ambode. The placards carrying protesters under More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Tragedy: Father of 3 electrocuted in Asaba

From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba A middle aged man identified as Chukwuemeka Brown was in the early hours of Tuesday in Asaba, the capital of Delta State electrocuted in his alleged attempt to vandalize electricity transformers. While More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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FG to reduce Shares in Oil JV Companies to 40% -Sylva

By Etuka Sunday The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, Friday in Lagos, enumerated his Ministry deliverables on which the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other departments More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Gbajabiamila seeks Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s support for agriculture, health

By Christiana Ekpa   The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has asked the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to intensify its intervention programmes in areas of health care delivery More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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EFCC arrests 25 LAUTECH students for alleged internet fraud

Operatives of the Advance Fee Fraud Unit of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Abuja, have arrested 25 students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, for More...