Presidential ambition: Emefiele withdraws suit against INEC, AGF

Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, withdrew the suit he filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney-General of the Federation over his presidential ambition.Emefiele, through his counsel, S.T. Maliki, told Justice Ahmed Mohammed that a notice of discontinuance had been filed and served on the defendants

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36 Govs lose suit against financial autonomy for local governments

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit that Governors of the 36 States of the Federation, filed to query the constitutionality of regulations the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, issued to guarantee financial autonomy for local governments. The court, in a judgement that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, held

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2023 PRESIDENCY: 7 parties join forces with LP against APC, PDP

ADC, PRP, NNPP, SDP, APM to contest on banner LP Jega, Utomi, Dansadau, others to lead coalition of Allied Parties Utomi urges mind shift in readiness for post APC/PDP Nigeria By Clifford Ndujihe, Politics Editor AFTER 15 months of discussion and engagements, six parties, on the banner of Allied political parties, and the National Consultative Front,

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One dies, DPO attacked in Gombe Assembly PDP primaries

A youth was reportedly killed on Sunday, in Billiri Local Government Area of Gombe State, while the Divisional Police Officer of the area was injured by warring supporters of opposing camps in the Peoples Democratic Party primary election for Billiri/Balanga Federal Constituency. Confirming the incident, the Gombe State Police Commissioner, Ishola Babaita, debunked the killing

By |2022-05-23T16:42:08+01:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Nigeria loses N2.2tn revenue to crude production delays –Report

Nigeria lost a whopping N2.1 trillion as a result of crude oil production deferment in one year. The 2021 statistics, obtained by The PUNCH on Sunday from the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, said the huge loss was recorded in 2020. The revelation comes on the heels of perpetual low crude oil production being recorded by the

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Why I’ll never support APC, PDP – Comedian Mr Macaroni

Popular comedian and activist, Debo Adedayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni, has stated that he would never support the ruling All Progressives Congress and its opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party. The activist, who noted that everyone has the right to support any party they wish to, added that he’d rather join another party and hope

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FG makes health insurance compulsory for employers

The Federal Government has mandated all employers and employees in public, private, and informal sectors to have access to health insurance, The PUNCH reports. This development came when the Federal Government noted that only states with established health insurance schemes and contributory schemes would benefit from the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund. The PUNCH reports that the President, Major

By |2022-05-23T09:42:47+01:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

INEC voter registration stalls at 29% one month to deadline

The plan of the Independent National Electoral Commission to register at least 20 million Nigerian voters before the end of June seems unlikely to come to fruition as only 5.8 million people representing 29 percent of INEC’s target have actually registered. According to INEC, as of May 16, 9,238,991 fresh registrants had registered online but

By |2022-05-23T09:36:07+01:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Reps summon water resources minister as agency auctions N2bn assets for N13.6m

The Office of the Auditor General for the Federation has queried the management of the Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority for selling off government plant, property and equipment valued at over N2bn at a paltry sum of N13.618m.   The House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has consequently summoned the Minister of Water Resources

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Crises rock Rivers, Oyo, Benue APC over gov primaries

Process skewed in Rivers, no delegates’ election in Benue – Factional leaders • Adelabu, Folarin factions produce two delegates’ lists in Oyo, await NWC’s verdict The All Progressives Congress chapters in states including Rivers, Benue, Oyo and Sokoto are currently facing crises arising from last week’s election of delegates for governorship primaries holding on Thursday.

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