Monthly Archives: November 2017

Court Freezes Coys Accounts Over N175.3m Forex Fraud

High Court

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered that 23 bank accounts domiciled with eight banks, belonging to some companies and individual be frozen pending the conclusion of investigation on the accounts. These banks which housed the 23 accounts including: Diamond Bank Plc, Skye Bank Plc, First City Monument Bank Plc (FCMB), First Bank Nigeria Plc, and four others. Justice (Professor) ...

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Reps Began Debate Of 2018 Budget, Laments Poor Implementation Of 2017 Budget.

House of Representative Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday expressed concerns over poor implementation of the capital expenditure of the Appropriation Act and increase in recurrent expenditure. The lawmakers made the observations during the debate on the general principle of the N8.61 trillion budget estimates for the 2018 fiscal year. In his lead debate on the 2018 budget estimates, Femi Gbajabiamila, ...

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Reps Want FG To Meet Libyan Government To Proffer Solutions On Slave Trade

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to liaise with the Government of Libya to find a solution to the menace of migration and modern day slavery in Libya. The call was sequel to a motion entitled “Need to Investigate the Inhuman and Barbaric Act of Slave Trade Involving the Auctioning of Black Africans in Libya” sponsored by ...

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Nigeria Inuagurates LGA Health Coordination Units Nationwide

LGA Health Coordination Units

The federal government of Nigeria has set up local government health coordination units across the country. “The Nigeria Supply Chain Integration Project (NSCIP) of the National Products Supply Chain Management Programme in the Federal Ministry of Health has identified the need for better coordination of efforts especially at the service level closest to the average Nigerian healthcare user. “The Local ...

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Osun Partners Chinese Firm to Establish N216Bn Industrial Parks

Governor Rauf Aregbesola

The Osun State Government has signed an agreement worth N216 billion with a Chinese firm, Jiangsu Wuxi Taihu Cocoa Food Company Limited, on the establishment of Industrial Park in the state. The Governor, during the agreement signing at a state dinner‎ at the Government House banquet hall in Osogbo stated that the state has agreed to allocate 200 hectares of ...

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Asaba Airport: Govt, Lawmakers Angry with Contractors

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

The last is yet to be heard on the Asaba International Airport, as Delta State Government and Lawmakers are angry with the pace of execution of the job by ULO, the contractors. The project contractors were awarded the contract for the rehabilitation of the runway and taxiways of the airport after it was downgraded by the Federal Government on May ...

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