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Reps Probe Contract Duplication, MDAs’ Illegal Recruitments, Job Racketeering

Reps Probe Contract Duplication, MDAs’ Illegal Recruitments, Job Racketeering       The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate illegal recruitments, nominal roll padding and duplication of projects by ministries, departments and agencies of the Federal Government. At the plenary on Thursday, the House mandated its committees on anti-corruption and public service to probe […]

Buhari Transmits Finance Bill To NASS For 2022 Budget

Buhari Transmits Finance Bill To NASS For 2022 Budget     President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted the Finance Bill 2021 to the National Assembly for consideration and passage to give legal backing to some of the proposals in the 2022 Appropriation Bill currently before the parliament. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, […]

NEITI Raises Committee On Contract Transparency In Oil, Gas Sector

NEITI Raises Committee On Contract Transparency In Oil, Gas Sector   Joint Inter-Agency Committee on the public disclosure of the contents of oil, gas and mining contracts have been set up by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). The contracts to be disclosed include the terms and conditions set out in the contracts for […]

E-Naira: We’re Guarding Against Hackers, Fraudsters – CBN

E-Naira: We’re Guarding Against Hackers, Fraudsters – CBN     The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured that it has put in place effective mechanisms to insulate the e-Naira from hackers and fraudsters. The Director, Corporate Communications Department of CBN, Mr Osita Nwanisobi, disclosed this at a CBN Fair in Kano which featured real-time […]

Joint NGO Letter to Formula 1 on the Saudi Arabia and UAE Grand Prix

PRESS RELEASE: 16 NGOs sign an Open letter to Formula1 calling to safeguard human rights in the UAE and Saudi Arabia during Grand Prix event Joint NGO Letter to Formula 1 on the Saudi Arabia and UAE Grand Prix 2 December 2021 – A group of 16 NGOs signed a Joint Letter to Stefano Domenicali (CEO of Formula One Group) expressing concern regarding the Formula One (F1) Grand Prix that will take place in Saudi Arabia on December 5, 2021 and in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on December 12, 2021.

Nigeria Revenue May Crash Further As OPEC Forecasts Supply Glut

Nigeria Revenue May Crash Further As OPEC Forecasts Supply Glut     Nigeria’s revenue from crude oil sale may drop further in the first and second quarters of 2022 going by the latest projection of surplus oil supply in the period under review by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Industry analysts, as well as […]

Reps Summon Customs, FIRS, Others Over Unremitted Taxes

Reps Summon Customs, FIRS, Others Over Unremitted Taxes     The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts yesterday summoned the Nigeria Customs Service, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Ministry of Industry, and the Oil and Gas Free Zone Authority to clarify allegations of non-remittances of taxes to the federation account by major players […]

Procurements At Refugee Commission In Line With Public Act – NCFRMI

Procurements At Refugee Commission In Line With Public Act – NCFRMI       The procurement processes and approvals in National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) are in line with the Public Procurement Act. Therefore, some malicious allegations against the Honourable Federal Commissioner (HFC) and the management of the Commission are […]