Sunday, 3rd December 2023

COVID-19 intervention fund

28 Nov
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives has commenced a full scale probe into alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 intervention funds from 2020 to 2023.
2 Nov
.Move to probe N200b spent on postponed 2023 census The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Oluwatoyin Madein, has been given 72 hours to submit detailed report on the utilisation of the N100 billion COVID-19 intervention funds released by former President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) between 2020 and 2022. Chairman, House…
18 Oct
.Assures Tinubu of compliance with financial act, speedy budget passage  House of Representatives has mandated its Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to investigate how N183.9 billion appropriated or disbursed as COVID-19 intervention funds to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government from 2020 to 2022 was spent. The lawmakers alleged that an auditor-general’s report…


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No fewer 200 private legal practitioners from the 19 Northern States have volunteered to assist Gov. Kabir Yusuf of Kano State to win his Gubernatorial election appeal case at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
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Five persons died and 11 injured in an auto crash involving a Nissan Caravan with Registration number GWB532XY and a Mark Truck with no registration number along Itu – Calabar road on Saturday.
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The Police Command in Abia has declared four school children of the same parents missing.
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'Tis the season to be joyous, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than embarking on a Christmas adventure? Whether you're heading home to be with loved ones or exploring a winter wonderland, proper preparation is the key to a stress-free and joyous journey. So, dust off your suitcase and grab your Santa hat…
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Last week, the world celebrated Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness (AMR). The goal was to raise awareness about AMR — a phenomenon where antimicrobials no longer kill or prevent the growth of the microbes they used to kill. Our bodies do an excellent job of containing viral, bacterial or fungal infections before a doctor chips in with…
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Following astronomical increase in prices of drugs, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have resorted to herbal concoctions commonly referred to as “Agbo” to treat various illnesses.
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NDLEA recovered at least eight tons of Indian hemp and 8,000 bottles of codeine in raids in Edo, Delta, Bauchi, Kaduna, Gombe, Kogi Anambra and the FCT in the last one week. Its spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated on Sunday in Abuja that operatives stormed Ujiogba Forest in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo…
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Ten Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) directors, heading different departments have officially retired from service, after attaining the mandatory 60 years of age, or 35 years of service.
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Star French striker Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d'Or in "any team", Ronaldinho told AFP Sunday, but the Brazilian would like him to win it with Paris Saint-Germain, "a big club".
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French prosecutors have launched an investigation into a "terrorist plot" after a man known to the authorities as a radical Islamist with mental health troubles stabbed a tourist to death and wounded two other people in central Paris at the weekend before being arrested.