Judge Hails Anti-Graft Agency

[Premium Times] Justice Muslim Hassan of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday ordered a “final forfeiture” of N34 billion linked to former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

[Premium Times] Justice Muslim Hassan of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday ordered a "final forfeiture" of N34 billion linked to former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Tasks Tertiary Institutions to Increase IGR

[Vanguard] Indications of imminent and possible increment in tuition fees in Nigerian universities, polytechnics and other higher institutions of learning have appeared following a matching order by the Senate to the higher institutions to immediately …

[Vanguard] Indications of imminent and possible increment in tuition fees in Nigerian universities, polytechnics and other higher institutions of learning have appeared following a matching order by the Senate to the higher institutions to immediately increase their internal generated revenues.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers Reject Ministry of Communication’s Budget

[Premium Times] The 2017 budget estimates of N6.97 billion for the Ministry of Communications has been rejected by the House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications.

[Premium Times] The 2017 budget estimates of N6.97 billion for the Ministry of Communications has been rejected by the House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is CBN Unlawfully Distorting the Forex Market?

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been consistently criticised for the manner in which it has managed Nigeria’s foreign exchange (forex) market. One of the complaints is the directive by the CBN to commercial banks to allocate 60% of the…

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been consistently criticised for the manner in which it has managed Nigeria's foreign exchange (forex) market. One of the complaints is the directive by the CBN to commercial banks to allocate 60% of their forex sales to the manufacturing sector and at the rate advised by the CBN. The second major complaint is that the CBN has refused to allow a complete float of the exchange rate, by dictating to the banks (and bureau de change (BDC) operators) the rates at which they

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Soldier Who Buried Archbishop Luwum Speaks Out

[Monitor] Kampala -Forty years since the slaying of Archbishop of Uganda Janani Luwum by then president Idi Amin, the army officer who the dishonourable duty of burying the man of God was given to, has spoken out about how they went about laying him to…

[Monitor] Kampala -Forty years since the slaying of Archbishop of Uganda Janani Luwum by then president Idi Amin, the army officer who the dishonourable duty of burying the man of God was given to, has spoken out about how they went about laying him to rest.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

No Money No Local Council Polls, Electoral Commission Tells Government

[Monitor] Kampala. The date for the Local Council (LC) elections remains a mystery after the Electoral Commission (EC) insisted they cannot set the schedule unless the government releases the required funds.

[Monitor] Kampala. The date for the Local Council (LC) elections remains a mystery after the Electoral Commission (EC) insisted they cannot set the schedule unless the government releases the required funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Besigye Seeks to Stop Court Trips Over Treason

[Monitor] Kampala -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has applied to the High Court in Kampala to relive him of frequent and continued appearances in the lower Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court on treason charges.

[Monitor] Kampala -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has applied to the High Court in Kampala to relive him of frequent and continued appearances in the lower Nakawa Chief Magistrate's Court on treason charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda