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23 Apr 2019
Lai Mohammed. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI[/caption4The Federal Government yesterday said it would be unfair for Nigerians to measure its achievements in the fight against corruption by the number of convictions secured. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai, in a live television programme monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, pointed out that…
1 Apr 2019
United Global Resolve For Peace (UGRFP) has urged the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to review the exorbitant charges on Nigerians for the running of the Treasury Single Account (TSA).
30 Mar 2019
United Global Resolve For Peace (UGRFP), a non-governmental organisation, has urged the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to as a matter of urgency review and reverse the exorbitant charges where Nigerians have to pay for the running of the Treasury Single Account (TSA). The NGO, also demanded that all erring agencies…
13 Jan 2019
Less than two years ago, 18 months to be precise, the journey to review the 27-year-old law (Act cap N137 LFN 2004), Repeal re-enactment Bill 2017, which established the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) started at a public hearing at the Senate in Abuja. The new bill, which seeks to replace the existing old law,…
23 Dec 2018
With the revelation that N2.81t is unremitted or being held back by Government-Owned Enterprises (GOEs), the Federal Government has unwittingly exposing its stark failure on fiscal transparency and sheer lack of willpower to enforce extant fiscal rules, so says development experts.
10 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has identified glaring endemic corruption that engulfed the country prior to the emergence of the All Progressives Congress led-government as one of the factors responsible for his victory in the 2015 presidential election. The president stated this when he declared open the Corruption Risk Assessment training for heads and senior officials of…
29 Nov 2018
Former president, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s book My Transition Hours launched the other day to coincide with his 61st birthday is a welcome literary contribution to the record of public service at the highest level in Nigeria. We congratulate Jonathan on his birthday. We also commend him for ‘putting pen to paper’ to give account…
17 Nov 2018
Election campaign begins tomorrow, November 18, ninety days to the vote, and something of great interest to citizens and international observers alike is what kind of contest to expect. There is no gainsaying that this is an immensely important election. Apart from the fact of the stark choice of either going forward or backwards; choice…
1 Nov 2018
Effective today, November 1, the Federal Government will begin a new service charge through the Treasury Single Account (TSA) on all payments to its ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs). The charges would be borne by the payer. Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), Ahmed Idris, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja. The OAGF…
31 Oct 2018
The Nigerian government has said that the service charge on all payment to its ministries, departments and agencies [MDAs] into Treasury Single Account would be borne by the payer. The new regime is expected to begin on November 1, 2018. This was revealed at the recently concluded One-Day Stakeholder Sensitisation Exercise on TSA e-Collection Charges…
26 Jul 2018
The House of Representatives yesterday queried the deposits of $4.9 million and N1.5 billion by Minister of the Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, with Stanbic-IBTC Bank Plc in defiance of the treasury single account (TSA) policy. An ad-hoc committee of the House headed by Abubakar Nuhu Damburam, probing the implementation of the TSA account, summoned the…
17 Jun 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015 after emphasising his track record of tackling corruption, and his pledge to stop public officials from looting the country’s treasury, after he rightly declared: if we don’t kill corruption, this corruption will kill us.


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Nottingham Forest celebrated their first home game in the Premier League for 23 years by beating West Ham 1-0 on Sunday.
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What were we taught in school about the market? It is a place where buying and selling and the exchange of goods and services takes place. The market is traditionally seen as the hub for communication, where a myriad of opportunities arise. However, this is only when the market is seen on the surface level.…
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says it has intercepted no fewer than 442 parcels of Crystal Methamphetamine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos.
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Have you ever been told that natural Afro kinky hair is way easier to maintain than relaxed hair? Well, if you have, today is the day that you put an end to that saying. For a long time, there has been this misconception between Afro and relaxed hair. A person once said you can’t comb…
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it had intercepted 1.1 million tablets of Tramadol (225mg and 100mg) in Kaduna state.