Govt rejected Metuh’s offer to return N400m, says family
“It is instructive that out of over 300 names listed as having received money from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA), all those who offered to refund money were not arraigned in court.
Police demolish alleged kidnappers’ houses in Imo
Following the rising cases of kidnapping from across the nation, the Imo State Police Command, in partnership with the state government, has demolished houses belonging to two alleged kidnap kingpins.
Govt needs $166b to provide energy, transport infrastructure, says Amaechi
Other stakeholders, who spoke in support of the bill, urged that the commission should not be subjected to Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) regulation, arguing that it could serve as disincentive to investors.
‘Doctors’ residency training programme a ‘disaster’, says govt
The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, yesterday said the nation’s residency programme through which the nation’s medical consultants are produced is current bastardised and a ‘disaster’.
Govt approves six carriers for 2016 hajj operations
The Federal Government has approved six air carriers to airlift Nigerian pilgrims for this year’s hajj.
‘Why govt is yet to disburse N362.639b funds for capital projects’
Contrary to the Federal Government’s promise last week, it is yet to release about N362.639 billion for capital projects in the 2016 budget for Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs).
Redefining tax: Govt, CITN, experts want review of laws, processes
From the Presidency, tax institute, financial and manufacturers representatives, have come unanimous conclusion that the nation’s tax laws need review, while the entire processes are also due for a revolutionised reform.
Govt pays marketers N48.2b subsidy arrears
The Federal Government had fully paid the N48.2 billion outstanding petroleum subsidy arrears owed oil marketers in 2015.