Tuesday, April 20, 2021



ICPC, EFCC urged to investigate MDAs over ‘shoddy distribution’ of COVID-19 palliatives

Follow The Money Movement, has called on federal anti-graft agencies to investigate Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, responsible for the acquisition and distribution of COVID-19 palliative relief materials.

MDAs must respond to queries raised on 2015 audited report, Senate insists

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts says Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, must appear before it, to answer queries raised in the audited reports by the Office of Auditor-General for the Federation, OAUGF.

ICPC recovers N77bn assets in 2019

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, has said that it has recovered assets worth N77bn in 2019.

Senate passes N238.15bn budget for Nigerian Customs

The Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, 2020 budget of N238.15 billion amidst dissenting views by some senators.

Masari presents N249.5bn budget for 2020

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state has presented a budget of N249.5 billion for 2020 to the State House of Assembly for approval.

N12.9bn padded as personnel cost by MDAs uncovered

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has disclosed that it has discovered N12 billion padded into the personnel cost of some...

We’ll pass 2020 budget November 28 – Senate President

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has again reiterated the readiness of the upper chamber to pass the 2020 Appropriation Bill on November 28.

Buhari’s new travel guidelines for public officials commendable – BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to set new travel guidelines for public officials to reduce cost of governance is commendable.

We’ll go extra-mile to have cordial relationship with NASS, Buhari says

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to go the extra mile to further the cordial relationship between the Executive and the Legislative arms of government.

Senate urges NPC to develop framework to track foreign aid

The Senate on Wednesday urged the National Planning Commission, NPC, to develop a policy framework that creates mechanisms for development cooperation and aid effectiveness in Nigeria.

Rainfall Prediction: NEMA restrategises to curtail impending flood

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Thursday restated its commitment to tackle any impending flood situation predicted in the 2019 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction, SRP and Annual Flood Outlook, AFO.

Gov. El-Rufai swears in new commissioners in Kaduna, sues for diligence

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State said he chose insiders to run his cabinet for their sound education, intelligence and capabilities to hit the ground running.

Lawan reveals salary packages for lawmakers, says no jumbo salary for National Assembly members 

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan has said that there was nothing like jumbo salary for National Assembly members as being speculated in some quarters.

FG apologises to Maryam Abacha varsity, reaffirms institution’s credibility

The Federal Ministry of Education has apologised to the management of Maryam Abacha American University of Niger, Maradi, over the embarrassments caused to it by an ill-conceived circular written by office of the Head of Civil Service, Zamfara.

Senate suspends plenary for budget defence

The Senate on Wednesday adjourned plenary until April 2 to enable its standing committees to work on the 2019 Appropriation Bill.

Corruption: Buhari tightens noose on govt MDAs, says agencies must account for revenue generated

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in the Chairman and Members of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission Board, and expressed his administration’s determination to ensure that every agency of government account for public revenue generated or expended.

FG releases N750bn to MDAs for on-going projects

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun on Tuesday said the accounts of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, of government have been credited with various...

Tax defaulting MDAs, individuals to face prosecute, sanction in Plateau

The Plateau Revenue Task Force on Wednesday pledged to prosecute and sanction any tax defaulter, including corporate bodies, Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, in...

Fed. Character Commission to sanction MDAs flouting guidelines on recruitment

Shetimma Abba, the acting Executive Chairman, Federal Character Commission said on Tuesday that the commission would sanction Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, flouting its...

Buhari doles out N800m to each state to support budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N800 million for each of the 36 states of the federation as part of the Budget...

Nigerian gov’t to sanction non-complying MDAs over Executive Order policy

The Federal Government has issued further directives to Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, on the full implementation of the Executive Order 001, 2017 on...

CAC begins 24-hour operation

The registrar-general, Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, Mahmud Bello, says the commission has started operating 24 hours company registration process to make startup of business...

How Nigeria netted N5.2trillion from TSA in 1 year, by Ahmed Idris

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has said that the has so far realised N5.244 trillion as inflows in the Treasury Single Account,...

Buhari on sacking spree, fires more heads of agencies, parastatals

President MuhammaduBuhari has approved the immediate disengagement of 24 chief executive officers of some parastatals, agencies and commissions. Earlier on Monday, the president sacked all heads of...

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