EFCC asks Mark to account for N5.4b

17 /December 2017

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EFCC asks Mark to account for N5.4b
•Ex-Senate President: I’m innocent  Former Senate President David Mark is to account for over N5.4billion slush cash and campaign funds traced to him, The Nation learnt yesterday. Part of the money is N550 million, which is part of the $2.1billion controversial arms procurement cash, according to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sources. Mark isRead More The post EFCC asks Mark to account for N5.4b appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
Constitution review: Governors mount pressure on Assemblies

17 /December 2017

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Constitution review: Governors mount pressure on Assemblies
Governors are mounting pressure on House speakers over the planned review of the constitution, The Nation has learnt. Some of the speakers have been threatened with removal, should they remain adamant. The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has invited speakers to an emergency meeting  tomorrow in Abuja. The session, according to sources, is designed to abort theRead More The post Constitution review: Governors mount pressure on Assemblies appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
NLC to governors: use Paris Club refund to pay salaries

17 /December 2017

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NLC to governors: use Paris Club refund to pay salaries
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked state governors to prioritise their activities and ensure that they use Paris Club refund to pay workers’ salaries and pension. President of Congress, Comrade Abubakar Wabba told The Nation that governors, who have refused to pay salaries and pension were not doing so because of the lack ofRead More The post NLC to governors: use Paris Club refund to pay salaries appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
Pension fraud: AGF seeks Maina’s arrest

17 /December 2017

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Pension fraud: AGF seeks Maina’s arrest
•Minister urges dismissal of suit challenging bench warrant Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN) has asked a Federal High Court in Kaduna to declined jurisdiction over a suit by embattled former chairman of the Presidential Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, challenging the arrest warrant issued against him byRead More The post Pension fraud: AGF seeks Maina’s arrest appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
SEC sanctions: Oando goes to Appeal Court

17 /December 2017

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SEC sanctions: Oando goes to Appeal Court
•Oil firm welcomes new SEC DG •’Gwarzo was compromised’ Oando PLC has challenged at the Appeal Court the findings and sanctions on it by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), following an alleged investigation, which began in May 2017. SECs had placed technical suspension on Oando PLC shares and ordered a forensic audit into theRead More The post SEC sanctions: Oando goes to Appeal Court appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
Ngige to PENGASSAN: shelve your planned strike

17 /December 2017

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Ngige to PENGASSAN: shelve your planned strike
•There’s agreement, says minister Minister of Labour and Employment Senator Chris Ngige has appealed to members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to shelve their planned strike scheduled to begin today, in the spirit of the conciliation brokered between it and Neconde Energy Services Ltd. The union is askingRead More The post Ngige to PENGASSAN: shelve your planned strike appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
Yoruba youths to hold town hall  meeting on restructuring

17 /December 2017

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Yoruba youths to hold town hall meeting on restructuring
The Yoruba Youth Council will hold a town hall meeting on restructuring  tomorrow at the House of Chiefs in the Parliament Building, Ibadan, Oyo State. According to a statement  by the youth group, the meeting will make the position of Yoruba youths known on the restructuring of the country. According to the National President ofRead More The post Yoruba youths to hold town hall meeting on restructuring appeared first on The Nation... Learn more
Ortom: we’ll continue to support genuine Christian causes

17 /December 2017

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Ortom: we’ll continue to support genuine Christian causes
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has assured the Christian community that he will always support their pursuit of genuine causes. Ortom, who spoke yesterday at St Joseph’s Parish, Akpehe, Makrudi, at a thanksgiving service for him, promised to include the Akpehe-Iorhom road in the contract for the construction of township roads in Makurdi and provideRead More The post Ortom: we’ll continue to support genuine Christian causes appeared first on The Nation... Learn more

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