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AU, ECOWAS Must Persuade Cape Verde To Return To Legality On Amb. Alex Saab –AFBA President Hanibal Uwaifo

The President of the African Bar Association (AfBA) and Nigerian Human Rights Advocate, Mr Hannibal Uwaifo Esq. has called on the African Heads of States and governments to rise as a body, and pointedly persuade the authorities of the Cape Verde Island to rescue itself from the diplomatic sludge of holding on to Ambassador Alex […]

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Senate Committee pays oversight Visit to FAAN

By Foster Obi Senate Committee on Aviation on Friday, March 6 paid an oversight visit to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria at the Authority’s Headquarters annex in Lagos. Receiving the distinguished committee, the Managing Director of the Authority, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, who led the FAAN Management team to the meeting, expressed the Authority’s appreciation […]

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PenCom recovers N553.03m from defaulting employers

The National Pension Commission has said it recovered N553.03m from defaulting employers who deducted their workers monthly emoluments but failed to remit to their Retirement Savings Accounts with their respective pension fund administrators. PenCom disclosed this in its monthly report for the fourth quarter of 2020 obtained on Sunday. Out of this amount, the principal […]

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N25 billion CBN Overdraft: SERAP writes Buhari, seeks spending details of overdrafts since 1999

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to provide spending details of the overdrafts and loans obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by the federal government since May 2015. SERAP said the details should include the total overdrafts, the projects on which the overdrafts have been spent, repayment […]

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 UK to cut aid to Nigeria by 58 percent

The United Kingdom is said to be considering major cuts in aid facilities to at least eight countries, including Nigeria. Open Democracy, an international media organisation, in a report published on Friday, disclosed the UK’s decision as seen in leaked emails from the accounts of government officials. The cuts were reportedly “discussed by senior officials […]

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Presidency orders Immigration to  Tighten Security around Nigeria’s Borders

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders. Giving his speech at the virtual commissioning ceremony of the NIS Technology Building on Thursday in Abuja, he urged the NIS to collaborate with international security organisations such as INTERPOL in safeguarding the borders. The President […]