The implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme Assessment report on oil pollution in the Niger Delta is being threatened by the inability of the Federal Government to pay about 36 months’ salary arrears of the workers of the Hydro Carbon Pollution Restoration Project.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), has disclosed that the federal government is ready to prosecute any person suspected to have engaged in foreign exchange round-tripping, among other malpractices in the foreign exchange markets.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, appealed to all geopolitical zones in the country to contribute equitably to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in order to ensure national stability.
Following a series of insecurity challenges confronting some Nigerian schools, a former Minister of Education, Prof Chinwe Nora Obaji, has urged government and education managers in the country to endeavour to provide accommodation for the teaching staff within the school premises.
The head of Wumi community in Kuje Area Council, Abuja, Yerima Shaban, has said that contrary to their aspirations, the relocation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to Abuja 40 years ago has not rubbed off on them.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday dismissed the no-case submission suit filed by the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, for alleged diversion of arms funds, and held that he has a case to answer.