Akwa Ibom, Rivers Receive Highest As FAAC Disbursement Increased 25% in 2007

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements increased by 25 per cent in 2017.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements increased by 25 per cent in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyers Want More Victims to Benefits From Lubanga Reparations

[Lubanga Trial Website] Lawyers representing victims in Thomas Lubanga’s case are planning to appeal against an order by International Criminal Court (ICC) judges that set the former Congolese rebel leader’s financial liability for reparations at US$ 1…

[Lubanga Trial Website] Lawyers representing victims in Thomas Lubanga's case are planning to appeal against an order by International Criminal Court (ICC) judges that set the former Congolese rebel leader's financial liability for reparations at US$ 10 million. The lawyers say judges excluded "a significant number" of victims who participated in the proceedings against Lubanga and whom the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) had already designated as eligible for reparations.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

61% of Nigerians Endorse Creation of State Police – Survey

[Vanguard] Abuja -In spite of resistance against its formation by a segment of the country, the proposed creation of state police has enjoyed the support and approval of over 61 percent of Nigerians.

[Vanguard] Abuja -In spite of resistance against its formation by a segment of the country, the proposed creation of state police has enjoyed the support and approval of over 61 percent of Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fuel Scarcity May Worsen As Depot Owners Give 14-Day Ultimatum

[Premium Times] While Nigerians across many states continue to grapple with the unavailability of petrol at the official price, the situation may get worse due to threat by depot owners.

[Premium Times] While Nigerians across many states continue to grapple with the unavailability of petrol at the official price, the situation may get worse due to threat by depot owners.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zamfara Killings – Use Air Surveillance to Identify Location of Bandits, Senate Tells FG

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to direct the Nigerian Air Force to use air surveillance to identify the location of armed bandits in Zamfara, with a view to flushing them out.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to direct the Nigerian Air Force to use air surveillance to identify the location of armed bandits in Zamfara, with a view to flushing them out.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria