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Former governor of Abia state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Kalu on Monday, January 1, described President Muhammadu Buhari as a selfless leader who is passionate about the welfare of Nigerians.
The acting director general, ICRC, Izuwah said that the report made specific recommendations to improve disclosure in Nigeria by creating an enhanced framework for the scheme, applicable to all Federal Government PPP contracts.
To continue hoping against hope for the hurriedly-promised change is to set oneself up for heartbreak at the end of the new year. In 2018, Nigerians can succeed — but they will have to do it without their government!
Through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the Nigerian federal government has sealed over 62 petrol stations across the country varying acts of malpractices, including selling petrol above N145 official price.
The report showed that total outstanding revenue from the sector as at 2015 stood at about $3.7 billion and N80 billion, with losses incurred at $2.2 billion and N60 billion, while unreconciled revenues amounted to about N317bn.
The deputy president of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised Nigerian government to adopt parliamentary system of government in the country. Ekweremadu said that the current presidential system is too expensive and difficult.
Former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday, December 27, in Abia state, said that the federal government had provided enough fuel across the country but saboteurs are depriving the people of enjoying it.
A House of Representatives member from Ekiti state, Kehinde Agboola, has said the proposed salary increase for Nigerian workers by the federal government is not feasible, as it was not captured by the 2018 budget.
Femi Falana said Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Maikanti Baru are allegedly deceiving Nigerians that there was enough fuel to cater for all.
The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), on Sunday, December 24, released a statement signed by its executive secretary, Olufemi Adewole, concerning the current fuel crisis in the country.
The federal government has described the criticisms trailing the approval of $1bn for the fight against insurgency and other violent crimes as unnecessary.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, has urged Nigerians to support the federal government achieve meaningful development in the country.
The controversial contract which was awarded in August 2013 was worth N8.68 billion for the printing and distribution of textbooks as well as library materials.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Tuesday, December 19, called on the federal government to totally ban syrups that contains Codeine in the country.
The upper chamber also queried why the 2017 Budget had no correlation to the 2018 Budget, insisting the implementation, if passed by January, would be poor.
An Australian company, Africa Mutual Resources, has solicited the support of the federal government on “Blockchain Technology” to track illegal mining.
The national publicity secretary of the APC Bolaji Abdullahi on Monday, December 18, reacted to the PDP allegation over the $1 billion insurgency fund.
Federal government budgeted about N38bn for the purchase of ammunition, fighter jets and helicopters in 2018 as part of its efforts to tackle the Boko Haram.
FG has released about N256 million for disbursement as N5,000 monthly stipends to assist less privileged people across abject poverty line in Katsina state.
Hope for state workers to receive payment of their December salaries as well as backlog of arrears is on the brink of being dashed as the FG is in court.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, December 15, said that the $1 billion approved by Nigerian governors for the fight against the Boko Haram.
The Nigerian government has reaffirmed its One China policy as part of its drive to strengthen and deepen the bilateral relationship between the two countries.