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Investigation: How Kwara wastes N3.2billion Paris club refund on politicians

Abdulfatah Ahmed Kwara State governor

*How states tried hiding what they were paid from citizens By Olajide Fashikun, Collin Ajibola, Sandra Onyekwere Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed-led administration in Kwara State may have entered the bumpy dusty road of waste following her receipt of the N5billion Paris loan refund www.gongnews.net investigation has revealed. The latest disbursement from …

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Massive revenue loss looms over Abuja airport closure

*Experts fault diversion of air traffic to Kaduna *Minister meets stakeholders on Thursday *Closure now shifted to 8th March Ahead of the planned closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport runway, Abuja for repairs in February and March, there is a looming loss of revenue by the aviation sector. The …

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Ambode mulls upgrade of Badagry demonstration farm

*Project to boost state agro tourism, food security drive By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode at the weekend expressed the readiness of his administration to upgrade the Songhai Model Farm in Avia-Igborosun, Badagry, with a pledge to transform the project and use it to boost the …

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FG to revitalise lottery industry in Nigeria

*Plans sanctions on operators indulging in alleged sharp practices Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, has said that the Federal Government would sanction any lottery operator who gets involved in sharp practices against the prescriptions of the Lottery Act and Laws of the country. The SGF who …

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Kogi youths get export training opportunity in Okene

*Empowering our youths for great success Advocate for wealth creation and economic development, a non-governmental organisation, in conjunction with the directorate of employment, social security and skills acquisition of the National Youth Council (NYC) secretariat are organising an interactive session with the people of Kogi central on youth empowerment and skill …

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Nigerians respond with positive vibes to whistle-blow for 5% – Adeosun

*What you need to know to whistle-blow on fraud By Sandra Onyekwere. Ministry of Finance has been witnessing an overflow of Nigerians recently in response to Federal Executive Council pledge of 5 per cent reward on information bothering on corrupt practices and how to recover looted funds. This policy which …

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Builders Association urges FG to ban trailer tankers importation

By Lanre Olabisi In order to encourage patronage of locally made trailer tankers, the national Body of Trailer and Steel Construction Builders Association of Nigeria have appealed to the Federal Government to place a complete ban on the importation of trailer tankers for petroleum products in the country. The appeal …

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Disability: Ankeli sets up 11-man team to activate international cooperation

*We’ll work with speed to deliver our objectives – Michael Leung Dr Samuel Ankeli, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Disability, has inaugurated an 11-man committee to harmonise on the business development plans of the delegation of the America Africa and Asia Chamber of Commerce and Industry that …

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Federation Allocation: FG, states, LGs share N386bn in Nov

By Sandra Onyekwere For the outgone month of November 2016 the sum of N386.879 billion has been disbursed as federal allocation, for the Federal, state and local governments in the nation. The figure was released after the meeting of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), in Abuja Thursday. According …

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Buhari presents N7.3trillion 2017 budget to National Assembly

*There will be no padding in this budget By Sandra Onyekwere President, Muhammadu Buhari, has presented the 2017 appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja amidst some pomp and pageantry. The President gave the assurance that there will be no such thing as budget padding …

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