Gov. Sani Bello Orders audit of state owned tertiary institutions

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has directed a forensic audit of the finances of all the state owned tertiary institutions of learning in the last two years. The directive was given when he received the report of the committee on the Viability of the establishment of a University of Education led by Hajiya […]

How Senator elected 10 months before end of session was paid for 4 years – Audit Report

A Nigerian senator who replaced a deceased lawmaker barely 10 months to the expiration of the Seventh Assembly under David Mark, received full four-year pay for accommodation and furniture, the government’s audit report has shown. The 2014 audit report said the lawmaker was overpaid by nearly N8 million. The report released this year, had earlier […]

Emir of Kano issues warning to President Buhari

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, emir of Kano, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari must stop behaving like that of Goodluck Jonathan, else it would end up the way of the previous administration. Sanusi said this on Wednesday, August 24, while delivering a lecture at the ongoing 15th meetings of the joint planning board and national […]

Pipeline Vandalism: NNPC Loses N51bn In 5 Months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday said it lost a whooping N51.28 billion to the unwholesome activities of pipeline vandals in the Niger Delta region in five months, this year. The Corporation said 3,000 breaches translating to the loss of over 643 million litres of petroleum products were recorded during the period. The group […]

FG kick-starts 2017 project process

The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEFF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (SFP) for 2017-2019, signalling the commencement of next year’s budget process. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udoma, disclosed this to State House reporters after a four-hour FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. “As […]

FG creating billionaires through forex – Sanusi

The practice whereby Nigerian businessmen obtain dollars at official rate and resell at a higher rate at the parallel market is still continuing, emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll, has said. “We have created our own billionaires since 2015 from foreign exchange subsidy,” the emir said in a speech at 15th Joint National Council on […]

How I took money to Shema in cash – Ex-SURE-P boss

The former Special Adviser in charge of Katsina SURE-P fund, Nasiru Ingawa, yesterday told the state’s commission of enquiry that he delivered various sums of money in cash to former governor Ibrahim Shema. Speaking before the commission, Ingawa said since his swearing in as pioneer adviser on SURE-P, the former governor ordered him that the […]

EFCC Probes Former Kano Governor Kwankwaso’s Presidential Campaign Fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched an investigation into the campaign spending of Mr. Rabiu Kwankwanso, former governor of Kano State, who vied for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015. An impeccable source in the commission told SaharaReporters that the EFCC has found evidence that Kwankwaso diverted Kano State local […]

FG will recover all looted funds-Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Alhaji Abubakar Malami SAN has said that the anti-corruption campaign of the Federal Government  ( FG ) was to recover all looted resources and redirect such funds to the primary developmental objectives of the FG. Malami voiced this at the on-going 56th Annual General […]

NEAR NEWS BLACKOUT IN NIGER STATE

Niger State seems to be hit by dearth of News and information dissemination about activities of government and programmes. The State own Television NSTV has almost gone comatose while the Niger State own Newspaper – Newsline Newspaper is epileptic. (No privately owned television or radio station in the State). Gov. Abu Sani please save Niger […]