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FG, States, LGs Share N465.1 Billion In January

A total of N465.149 billion has been distributed as Federal Allocation for the month of January 2017 among the Federal Government, State Governments and Local Government Councils.   The communiqué issued by the Technical sub-Committee of Federation Accounts Allocation Committee at the end of its meeting indicated that the gross statutory revenue received is N324.990…

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N1b Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Ex-Governor, Shema, Three Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, February 21, arraigned a former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema and three others. They were arraigned before Justice Maikaita Bako of the Katsina State High Court on a twenty two count charge of Criminal Breach of Trust, forgery and using as genuine. Shema is…

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Fake News, Bigger Threat Than Insurgency, Militancy – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the threat posed by the fake news phenomenon is greater than that posed by insurgency and militancy, hence the need for the military to strategise on how to counter it with the same vigour with which it confronted Boko Haram. The Minister stated this…

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