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As Court Orders Buhari To Report To Nigerians In Writing By Sonala Olumhense

This is so big I ought to write it in upper case only: Nine days ago, a Nigerian court ordered the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to publish up-to-date information on recovered stolen funds since the return of civilian rule in 1999. Continue reading As Court Orders Buhari To Report To Nigerians In Writing By Sonala Olumhense

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FG proposes N39.41bn for vehicles in 2016 Budget

The controversies trailing the 2016 budget resurfaced yesterday as it was discovered that the federal government budgeted a whopping N39.41 billion only for the purchase of cars in this fiscal year. Continue reading FG proposes N39.41bn for vehicles in 2016 Budget

Buhari: FG Will Punish Banks, Importers Caught Round-tripping

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that banks, importers and individuals involved in round-tripping of dollars they buy from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) official market and resell in the parallel market will be made to face the law when caught. Continue reading Buhari: FG Will Punish Banks, Importers Caught Round-tripping

Nigeria’s refineries lose N5.7 billion in January

Nigeria’s four refineries lost a total of N5.7 billion in January, the state oil firm, NNPC, has said.

This was disclosed in the NNPC’s Monthly Operations and Financial Report for January, released on Sunday in Abuja. Continue reading Nigeria’s refineries lose N5.7 billion in January

Ibrahim Magu’s EFCC Toothless Bulldog: Obasanjo

Despite the yeoman’s job that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has embarked upon in the last 4 months in busting graft and financial crimes by the high and mighty in Nigeria, former president Olusegun Obasanjo is not impressed. Continue reading Ibrahim Magu’s EFCC Toothless Bulldog: Obasanjo

Buhari drags Nigeria into Saudi-led Islamic coalition against terrorism

Nigeria will join the Saudi Arabia led coalition of Muslim countries against terrorism, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

Mr. Buhari stated this in an interview with Aljazeera Television. Continue reading Buhari drags Nigeria into Saudi-led Islamic coalition against terrorism

Agatu killing: Senate wants arms retrieved from herdsmen

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SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY (NAN)

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to urgently check the proliferation of arms around the country and retrieve them.

Continue reading Agatu killing: Senate wants arms retrieved from herdsmen

Akwa Ibom to collect tax for consumption of Alcohol, says Commissioner

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The Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akan Okon, said consumption of alcohol in hotels and beer parlours in the state would now attract tax.

Okon told journalists in Uyo on Saturday that people who consumed alcoholic drinks would begin to pay a token as tax. Continue reading Akwa Ibom to collect tax for consumption of Alcohol, says Commissioner