Category: Politics

Nigeria’s National Assembly Indicted Of Gross Violations in various Accounting records, Auditor-General queries over alleged N2bn mismanagement

The 2015 audit report prepared by the office of the Auditor-General for the Federation which is currently being considered by the Senate Public Accounts Committee has indicted the National Assembly…

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Zainab Ahmed: Why Nigeria can’t stop borrowing

Amid growing concerns over Nigeria’s debt profile, the Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said the dual reality of COVID-19 pandemic and the drop in the…

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Sanctioned Mining Billionaire, Dan Gertler, Finds a Haven in Congolese Bank

Whistle-blower documents show web of accounts tied to Israeli mining magnate Dan Gertler. A year ago in June, a group of bankers marched into a U.S. Treasury office in Washington…

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Nigerian Lawmakers Want Monuments to Slavery in Lagos Removed

Lawmakers in Nigeria’s Lagos state, which includes the country’s commercial hub and biggest city, have asked for the renaming of sites and monuments named after slave traders and colonial officials.…

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Buhari Suspends NSITF Boss, Three Directors, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate compulsory and indefinite suspension from office of the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Mr. Adebayo Somefun, three…

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Nigeria’s debt profile hits an all-time N28.63tn

  The total public debt portfolio of Nigeria has risen to N28.63tn, the Debt Management Office announced on Thursday. In its Public Debt Portfolio report released on Thursday night, the…

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Rev Joel Billi: We’ve lost 8,370 members to B’Haram Terrorists

The largest indigenous Christian denomination in the North-East, Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, said on Thursday that it had lost no fewer than 8,370 members to Boko Haram attacks.…

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The Controversial Airport Concession

Over the years attempts have been made to bring in private investors to inject money in airport development, but labour unions in the industry have always opposed it. They always…

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AAAN ELECTION: BABAEKO  EMERGES PRESIDENT

Steve Babaeko needs no introduction when advertising in Nigeria and Africa is the subject.  Since his intention to run for the president of the Association of Advertising Agencies in Nigeria…

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Governor Zulum Loses Chief Of Staff

The Chief of Staff to the Borno State Governor, Dr Babagana Wakil, is dead. A statement by the spokesman for the governor, Mallam Isa Gusau, announced his death on Wednesday.…

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