Governance

Eleven states get N16.1bn budget loan

Eleven of the 23 states that have access to the federal government's budget support loan facility have received N16.1 billion as of January 2018 ...

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Senate summons Adeosun, Amaechi over diversion of $600m Euro bond

The Senate on Thursday invited the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, to appear before it to explain how the $600 million Euro bond sourced from the Chinese Government was used ...

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Fed Govt to rebuild victim-communities of herdsmen attacks

The National Economic Council (NEC) was on Thursday given an interim briefing on the NEC Working Group’s assignment on herdsmen-farmers clashes. The Bauchi State Governor, ...

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Plateau Assembly passes LG autonomy, Not-Too-Young-to-Run bills

The 15 bills seeking alterations, including the not-too-young-to-run as well as the Local Government Autonomy, have been passed by Plateau State House of Assembly. Speaker ...

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Why Nigerian graduates can’t compete in global market – Minister

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu on Thursday said Nigeria must produce a workforce of skilled, efficient, highly mobile, adaptable and innovative people for ...

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Herdsmen attacks: Presidency ignored warnings before Benue killings – Gov. Ortom insists

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State met with the Senate in Abuja on Wednesday and blamed the Presidency for ignoring several warnings before the mass killings of his people by herdsmen in the state ...

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Governors to introduce smart, uniform vehicle registration

Nigerian governors have resolved to introduce smart and uniform standard vehicle registration as one strategy to improve revenue generation ...

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‎63 federal agencies get one week to submit budget details

The Senate has asked 63 agencies and parastatals under the Federal Government to submit details of their proposed 2018 budgets within one week or risk sanctions ...

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FG spends N1.19tr to assist states pay salaries – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, said the Federal Government has spent over  N1.19 trillion to support the 36 states of ...

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Enugu Assembly passes 2018 budget bill into law

The Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the 2018 Budget bill of N103.6 billion into law as against N98.5 billion presented by Governor ...

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