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FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N609.95 billion November revenue

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) distributed N609.95 billion to Federal, States and Local Governments as revenue generated in November. This is N77.25 billion more than what it shared in October, Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation said. Mr.

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Ministry holds stakeholders’ workshop on road, mass transit operations

Government officials, policy experts, transport operators and other stakeholders in the transport sector are meeting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, to examine issues related to road transport in Nigeria. The meeting, which began on Thursday, is organised by the federal

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Magboro residents protest IBDEC’s crazy bills, erratic power supply

Magboro community near the Ibafo-Mowe axis on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway hit the headlines last year for being without power for close to a decade. After being connected to the grid, residents now said they have not been enjoying seamless power

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Fuel crisis looms as PENGASSAN set to join strike

As Nigerians continue to grapple with fuel scarcity following last week’s strike threat by the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, another influential group in the oil industry says it is set to begin its strike from Monday. The

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Use whistleblowers to expose patrons of fake materials – LASBCA

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has enjoined engineers to utilise its whistleblowing facility by reporting safety standard violations resulting in buildings collapse in the state. LASBCA said that the agency will use every legal method to stop building collapse

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Nigeria: Electricity transmission hits 5,156MW, highest record ever

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, on Thursday disclosed that it recorded new national peak electricity transmission capacity of 5,155.9 Mega Watt, MW, on December 8. The Interim Managing Director of TCN, Usman Gur-Mohammed, made the disclosure at an interaction

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Fuel scarcity to end soon – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has assured governors of Nigerias 36 states that the ongoing fuel scarcity will end in 48 hours. Mr. Kachikwu gave the assurance on Thursday while briefing members of the National Economic Council,

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Benue gov presents N178.3bn 2018 appropriation estimate to State Assembly

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has presented the total sum of N178, 377,811,608.00 as 2018 budget estimate to the State Assembly. Tagged ‘Rural Transformation Consolidation Budget’, the 2018 appropriation estimate was N4, 980,968,881.00 less than 2017 budget which was

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Governors approve $1bn for anti-terrorism war

The national economic council (NEC) has asked the federal government to use $1bn from the excess crude account (ECA) for the fight against insurgency in the north-east. Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, disclosed this to state house correspondents after

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Civil servant to forfeit 86 vehicles, four houses to FG

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has ordered that 86 luxury vehicles, together with four houses and a quarry plant in Abuja, belonging to a civil servant, Mr. Ibrahim Tumsah, be temporarily forfeited to the

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