Monthly Archives: December 2018

Corruption: Need for ICPC’s ferocious response – Punch

As Nigerians prepare to elect new leaders at various levels, the burning issue of corruption has been re-ignited by some ongoing charges of graft sticking ...

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Fish out Alex Badeh’s killers now – Daily Trust

It was a rude shock when news filtered on Tuesday last week, Dec. 18 that a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex ...

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Gunmen kill 17 in Zamfara

At least 17 people were shot dead in the latest attack on villages in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state over the weekend, according to witnesses and police ...

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Finally, Akwa Ibom govt allows Buhari to use stadium for campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Friday, December 28, flag off his campaign for second term bid in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom ....

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NASS to pass 2019 budget after elections – Lawmakers

Some lawmakers have said that it would be impossible for the National Assembly to start and complete work on the national budget before next year’s general elections ...

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Fed Govt rules out tax increments in 2019

The Federal Government yesterday said it has no immediate plans to increase tax rates as earlier speculated in some quarters even as it said high net worth individuals will have to pay more taxes ...

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EFCC moves for interim forfeiture of Bankers Warehouse’s $2.8m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, has filed a motion at a Federal High Court, Enugu, seeking an order for the interim forfeiture of the $2.8million seized from two men last week ...

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FG spends $5.4bn on Paris Club refund to states

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Monday disclosed that the Buhari administration has spent $5.4 billion to settle states’ Paris Club over deductions, $6.8 on Joint Venture Cash Calls and N1.9 trillion on Contractor/Export Expansion Grant ...

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MTN pays $52.6m to end dispute with CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the resolution of its dispute with MTN Communications Limited, saying the company will now atone only for ...

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Otedola to sell Forte Oil, exit fuel business

The Chairman of Forte Oil Plc, Mr Femi Otedola, has announced his decision to sell all his shares in the firm’s downstream business. This is ...

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