RMAFC Lauds NNPC On Improved Accountability, Transparency

By Mariam Sanni  The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its efforts at improving accountability and transparency. The Acting Chairman of RMAFC, Alhaji Shettima Abba Gana, gave the commendation on

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YOUWIN!: Govt To Address Challenges And Connect Participants

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Federal Ministry of Finance has promised to address grievances raised by participants in the YouWin! Connect Programme. In a statement signed by Director of Information, Hassan Dodo, this was the outcome of the meeting between

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$350million Fund For REA Has No Relevant-ANED

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributor investors (ANED) has stressed that the $350million from the World Bank fund made available for implementation of Rural Electricity Agency (REA)  project does not have relevance and impact on Nigerians. This

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Stanbic IBTC wins Best Investment Bank in Nigeria at Euromoney Awards

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja Stanbic IBTC Capital Limited, a member of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC (“Stanbic IBTC”), reaffirmed its position as the leading investment banking institution in Nigeria by winning the Best Investment Bank in Nigeria award at the Euro

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PVC: Why August 17 Deadline Will Not Be Extended – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Aug. 17 deadline for the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will not be extended. The commission said the exercise would resume after the 2019 General Elections scheduled for Feb. 26 and

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Lagos Government May Tax Churches, Mosques

The Lagos State Government has said there is a likelihood of religious institutions engaging in business transactions to pay taxes. Commissioner for Home Affairs, Abdulateef Abdulhakeem, in a statement, on Tuesday, said though religious institutions were exempted according to the

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Niger Delta: IOC Commends FG, NNPC On Improved Security

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Federal Government through the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have been commended for the improved security situation in the Niger Delta which has rubbed off positively on the operations of international oil companies. This commendation

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Election Sequence: Court Of Appeal Upholds N/Assembly’s Powers

A Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the powers of the National Assembly to make laws including the Bill amending election sequence. The appellate court also dismissed the judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja, which on April

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Court Orders Arrest Of INEC Chairman

Justice Stephen Pam of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the arrest of Independent National Electoral Commission  chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, for flouting court orders, the News Agency of Nigeria claims. PUNCH Details later…

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Saraki’s Defection Won’t Affect APC’s Fortunes In 2019 – Lai Mohammed

By Joel Ajayi  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki from the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not affect the fortunes of the party in the 2019 general elections.

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