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SERAP Asks FG To Disclose Details Of Planned N729bn Payments To 24.3 Million Nigerians

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk to publish details of the proposed payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians for six months. The non-governmental organisation also wants the minister to provide details about the mechanisms …

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Court Urged To Compel CCB To Produce Asset Declaration Form Of INEC Chairman, Children

The Federal High Court, Abuja has been urged to compel the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to produce to the court the Certified True Copies of the asset declaration form of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, and his unmarried adult children in the …

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Governor Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet, recalls suspended Chief of Staff

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the immediate dissolution of the State Executive Council. The Governor also recalled his Chief of Staff, Dr Anthony Agbazuere.  Agbazuere was suspended following a video which captured him spaying money on controversial prophet identified as Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere a.k.a. Odumeje.   In a statement …

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CSO, FINDER Drags Bashir Ahmed led COVID 19 committee to Court over COVID-19 Palliatives

A civil society organisation, Centre for leadership evaluation and accountability forum and The Finder Newspaper has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court, Yola to order the Adamawa state government and the Bashir Ahmad led covid 19 committees over COVID-19 palliatives in the state.   The group asked the …

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How firms linked to ex-SGF Babachir Lawal were paid for grass cutting contract – Witness

A prosecution witness narrated to an Abuja court, on Thursday, how two companies allegedly linked to a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, were paid N544 million for the controversial grass cutting contract. The grass-cutting scandal cost Mr Lawal his job in 2017. Hamza Buwai, a …

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Breaking: CSO seeks court order to release documents on Adamawa SSG, Bashir Ahmad led Covid 19 committee spending

A civil society group, Centre for leadership evaluation and accountability forum in conjunction with The Finder Multimedia, publisher of The Finder Newspaper, has asked the Federal High Court (FHC) sitting in Yola, Adamawa state for an order compelling the Chairman of the Adamawa state covid 19 committees, Bashir Ahmad, to …

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Grass-cutting contract scam: Babachir Lawal’s trial begins afresh, first witness testifies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday called its first witness in the restarted trial of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and six others accused of N544m grass-cutting contract fraud. A relationship manager in the Sales Department of the Wuse Zone …

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FG, States and LGAs share N619.343bn for December, 2020

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Wednesday shared to the three tiers of government N619.343 billion as Federation allocation for December, 2020. This amount includes cost of collection to Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The Federal Government received N218.297 …

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Fintiri Eulogises pension chairman, Thomas Madi’s Dedication, Service to Adamawa

The Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has eulogised the flawless dedication and selfless service to Adamawa State of the state pension chairman, Thomas Madi, saying that the people and government of the state would forever remain grateful to him, as he has brought accountability and transparency to pension administration in …

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Gunmen kidnap Adamawa traditional ruler

Gunmen have kidnapped an Adamawa traditional ruler, Ardo Mustapha. The monarch was reportedly kidnapped on Monday around 12 midnight at his home in Mayo-Farang, Mayo Belwa Local Government Area. Mr Mustapha is the District Head of Mayo-Farang and Sarkin Noman Adamawa. “He was kidnapped in Mayo-Farang, he just returned from Abuja, after …

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