Daily Archives: June 16, 2017

Senate tackles Osinbajo over budget …we won’t concede powers to executive, says Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki on Thursday vowed that the Senate and indeed the Legislature would not concede its powers to the Executive ...

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Presidency orders payment of $2bn outstanding subsidy claims

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun to pay oil marketers all outstanding subsidy claims, which the marketers estimated at about $2 billion ...

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FG to recruit 7,500 graduates as tax advocates

The Federal Government will recruit 7,500 graduates as Community Tax Liaison Officers to raise tax awareness among citizens ...

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Kogi West: Electoral commission not aware of recall moves against Sen. Melaye – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is not aware of moves to recall Sen. Dino Malaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District ...

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APC expels suspended Rep member, Jibrin …ignore expulsion claims, says embattled lawmaker

The All Progressives Congress in Bebeji local government area of Kano state has expelled the suspended House of Representatives member, Alhaji Abdulmumini Jibrin from the party over alleged anti party activities ...

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Petroleum Industry Bill passes second reading in House of Reps

Three bills relating to the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) yesterday scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. They include a “Bill for an Act to ...

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Senate seeks improved electricity in northern Nigeria

The Senate has expressed worry that the protracted electricity shortage in the Northern part of Nigeria has led to the shutdown of industries in the ...

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Arms deal: Court authorises screened witnesses against Dasuki

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, approved request by the Federal Government to shield identities of 14 witnesses billed to testify against detained ...

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Recession: Inflation rate drops to 16.25% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the index dropping from 17.24 per cent in April to 16.25 per cent year-on-year ...

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CBN mops up N200bn to check inflation

The Central Bank of Nigeria on in a bid to check the a level of  inflation in the country has unveiled plans to mop up ...

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