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TSA: Court Orders Return Of $793.2m Hidden In Seven Banks

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim order for seven commercial banks in Nigeria to remit a total of $793,200,000, allegedly hidden with them in violation of the Constitution

Senate releases list of 42 banned anti-malaria drugs still sold, consumed in Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate has listed about 42 anti-malaria drugs that have been banned in Europe but are still sold in hospitals and pharmacies in Nigeria. The lawmakers raised the alarm that all

Paris Club refund: States get N243.7bn

The Federal Government has released N243.79bn as the second tranche of Paris Club Refund to the 36 state governments and the Federal Capital Territory. The Director of Information in the Federal Ministry

Osinbajo extends 2017 N-Power application

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has extended the 2017 N-Power application by two weeks. The application portal, according to a statement by the Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation, Afolabi

FG Announces N1.6Bn For Oyo, 15 Other States Affected By Flood

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the immediate release of N1.6billion as intervention fund to victims of flood in 16 affected states across the country. The decision was taken during the

Senate seeks FG’s intervention in LAUTECH crisis

The Senate has said the Federal Government cannot disburse the N4billion currently needed by the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, as the institution is state-owned. At the plenary yesterday, the lawmakers

Makarfi urges reconciliation of PDP’s factions

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP), said the committee was opened to reconciliation that is based on equity, equality and values. Makarfi

Osinbajo to brief nation on meeting with Buhari

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo spent one hour with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in London and then swiftly left to begin the journey home. According to Reuters, Osinbajo arrived in the night

Magu will remain EFCC chairman —Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says President Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman to stamp out endemic corruption in the country. Osinbajo, who spoke at the

Nigeria will be out of recession in 2017 – Udoma

Nigeria will come out of the economic recession before the end of 2017, Mr Udoma Udo Udoma, Budget and National Planning Minister, has reassured Nigerians. He told journalists after briefing members of

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