2018 Budget – Nigerian Govt to Spend Nearly N500 Billion On ‘Waste’ – Report

[Premium Times] A civil society group, the Centre for Social Justice, CENSOJ, said about N467.4 billion, or 5.43 per cent of the expenditure proposed in the 2018 Appropriation Bill are either “frivolous, inappropriate, unclear or wasteful.”

[Premium Times] A civil society group, the Centre for Social Justice, CENSOJ, said about N467.4 billion, or 5.43 per cent of the expenditure proposed in the 2018 Appropriation Bill are either "frivolous, inappropriate, unclear or wasteful."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Matiang’i Reveals Who’ll Fund Painting of School Buses Yellow

[Nairobi News] Acting Cabinet Secretary for Education Fred Matiang’i has said that part of the Sh29.5 billion released to schools by the government should be used to cater for painting school buses to yellow in line with his recent directive.

[Nairobi News] Acting Cabinet Secretary for Education Fred Matiang'i has said that part of the Sh29.5 billion released to schools by the government should be used to cater for painting school buses to yellow in line with his recent directive.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NNPC Begins Enforcement of N133.28 Ex-Depot Fuel Price

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has deployed more of its depots and other throughput facilities to enforce the N133.28 per litre Ex-Depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, to mark…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has deployed more of its depots and other throughput facilities to enforce the N133.28 per litre Ex-Depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, to marketers directly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#Shithole – What We Told Nigerian Govt About Trump’s Remarks – U.S. Embassy

[Premium Times] The United States charge d’affaires, David Young, met with the Nigerian Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, in Abuja on Monday, amidst a row over disparaging comments allegedly made by U.S. President Donald Trump against Africa.

[Premium Times] The United States charge d'affaires, David Young, met with the Nigerian Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, in Abuja on Monday, amidst a row over disparaging comments allegedly made by U.S. President Donald Trump against Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NSSF’s Jamwa Loses Appeal Against 12-Year Jail Sentence

[Observer] Four years after his appeal application was heard, David Chandi Jamwa, the former director of National Social Security (NSSF) is finally going start to serve a 12-year sentence given to him by the Anti-Corruption court in 2011.

[Observer] Four years after his appeal application was heard, David Chandi Jamwa, the former director of National Social Security (NSSF) is finally going start to serve a 12-year sentence given to him by the Anti-Corruption court in 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

7 Die, Many Injured As Gas Plant, Depot Explode in Lagos

[Vanguard] Lagos -Two persons died when a gas plant at Magodo, Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area of Lagos, belonging to Second Coming Company Nigeria Limited, exploded yesterday.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Two persons died when a gas plant at Magodo, Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area of Lagos, belonging to Second Coming Company Nigeria Limited, exploded yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria