May 7, 2021
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Nigeria spends more money paying salaries than on developmental projects ~DG Budget Office

by on May 4, 2021 0
...seeks constitution amendment to create six region Nigeria’s head of budget office, Ben Akabueze has warned that the current budgetary structure whereby the country spends 75 percent of total yearly expenditure on recurrent is not sustainable. The Director-General of the Budget Office said the current trend of spending more money on running the government... Read More

Why Nigeria is yet to receive £4.2 mln Ibori loot from UK ~Malami

by on May 3, 2021 0
Nigeria has attributed the delay in getting the £4.2 million looted fund by the former Governor of Delta State James Ibori to documentation processes and other unforeseen circumstances. According to the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Nigeria has been working tirelessly to ensure the return of looted Nigerian assets kept outside the country’s territorial... Read More

Germany to return Benin bronzes to Nigeria in 2022

by on April 30, 2021 0
Germany has said it aims to start returning Benin Bronzes looted by British soldiers in the late 19th century to Nigeria next year. It is one of the first countries to do so amid a growing trend to return cultural artifacts seized during the colonial era to their places of origin. “We want to... Read More

INEC slates next general election for Feb 18, 2023

by on April 28, 2021 0
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday released the calendar for the 2023 general election, saying poll will start from February 18, 2023, while details of the election timetable will be made public soon. According to the INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, the next general election is exactly one year, nine months, two weeks... Read More