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As Buhari resumes PDP, Afenifere, youth groups renew demand for restructuring

As Buhari resumes PDP, Afenifere, youth groups renew demand for restructuring By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Dapo Akinrefon and Dirisu Yakubu •Arewa youths want restructuring after 2019 polls •S-West leaders meet, fix restructuring rally for Sept ABUJA—Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s expected resumption …

New head office annex has little impact on bottom line — Sterling Bank CEO

New head office annex has little impact on bottom line — Sterling Bank CEO MANAGING Director and Chief Executive of Sterling Bank, Mr. Yemi Adeola, has said that the cost of constructing the bank’s new head office annex will not have significant impact …

FG pension liabilities to rise by N20bn with exemption of paramilitary from CPS

FG pension liabilities to rise by N20bn with exemption of paramilitary from CPS Operators list adverse implications By Rosemary Onuoha AS the federal government continues to grapple with means of settling its huge pension deficit, an additional N20 billion liability would be added …

Why we came out with budget of rural transformation in 2017 — Benue State Finance Commissioner

Why we came out with budget of rural transformation in 2017 — Benue State Finance Commissioner Mr. David Olofu is the Benue State Commissioner of Finance. In this interview with PETER DURU in Makurdi, he spoke on how the State is keying into …

Arewa youths to Buhari: Don’t just bark; bite troublemakers

Arewa youths to Buhari: Don’t just bark; bite troublemakers Demand removal of cabal from Presidency, return of Kanu to prison By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—Barely a day after the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria, Northern youths have asked him …

Revenue scam: Senate recovers N120bn, gives BUA, Dana, Huawei, Kereksuk Rice farms

Revenue scam: Senate recovers N120bn, gives BUA, Dana, Huawei, Kereksuk Rice farms Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, said it has recovered N120 billion from companies involved in N30trn revenue scam. The committee on Friday directed 13 more …

FG, 36 states, FCT share N2.56trn in 6 months

FG, 36 states, FCT share N2.56trn in 6 months ABUJA—THE Federal Government, 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have so far shared N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account, an investigation by Economic …

Nigeria’s debt reaching critical levels — NEITI

Nigeria’s debt reaching critical levels — NEITI By Michael Eboh .40% of FAAC disbursements used for debt servicing ABUJA — The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, Sunday,  expressed concern over Nigeria’s level of indebtedness, declaring that Nigeria’s debt in relation to revenues …

Justice Obaseki, lived a life worth emulating – Obaseki

Justice Obaseki, lived a life worth emulating – Obaseki The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said that retired Supreme Court Judge, late Justice Andrews Otutu Obaseki lived a life worth emulating as he represented the essence of the Obaseki’s family. Mr. …