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20 Feb 2020
The Senate is working on a legislation to compel the Federal Government and its agencies to submit their accounts for audit as required by the 1999 Constitution.
5 Feb 2020
It was a session marked by protests in the Senate yesterday as the upper chamber approved N238.15 billion budget for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) amidst allegations of breaches and abuses by the agency.
9 Dec 2019
In May 2018, the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (OAuGF) released Audit report on the financial statements of the Federal Government, with unaccounted monies running into hundreds of billions.
2 Nov 2019
Auditor-General for the Federation, Anthony Ayine, has identified corruption and lack of an Audit Act as the major challenges impeding auditing in the country.
25 Aug 2019
Aside observed economic challenges, the failing strategies deployed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in the collection of tax revenue is leaving billions of naira...
19 Aug 2019
Almost all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have been indicted for financial wrongdoings in the latest fiscal assessment of the country.
18 Mar 2019
Auditor-general of the Federation (AuGF), Anthony Ayine, has identified years of weak auditing, especially in developing countries, as the root of poor appreciation by citizens of the value of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the accountability cycle. He was one of the lead speakers at the 9th International Public Sector Conference (IPSC) organised by the…
23 Jul 2018
Poor book keeping, particularly in the oil sector, in the areas of management of generated revenue and general expenditure, is a major challenge in the fight against corruption in public finance...
30 Mar 2018
The Auditor General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, has said good governance was necessary for any country, even as one could not divorce suchgovernance from public accountability and integrity.
20 Feb 2017
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine says his office plans to send auditors to do weekly audit in government agencies to improve compliance in provision of reports.
12 Jan 2017
Consequently, the lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected the policy, and called on the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to immediately suspend its implementation which started on January 1, 2017.
11 Jan 2017
The Senate on Wednesday in Abuja confirmed Mr Anthony Ayine as new Auditor-General of the Federation.

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