• FG owes Jonathan, Obasanjo, IBB, Shagari 10 month salaries. allowances

    FG owes Jonathan, Obasanjo, IBB, Shagari 10 month salaries. allowances

    Former Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida, Alhaji Shehu Shagari have not been paid their salaries and allowances since January this year, it was disclosed on Thursday.

    The revelation came as a shock to members of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs who visited the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF).

    Paucity of funds due to non-approvals by President Muhammadu Buhari was blamed for the inability to pay the entitlements of the […]

  • PPPRA owes FG N771bn – Reps

    PPPRA owes FG N771bn – Reps

    Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, Sen. Kabiru Gaya, on Monday said the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, failed to remit the five per cent pump price levy to the federal government.

    Gaya spoke in Abuja at the Public Hearing organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Works.

    The hearing was on the repeal of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency Act 2002 and on Federal Roads Authority Bill, 2016 and National Roads Fund Establishment Bill.

    Gaya stated that the five per cent […]

  • Sylva owes me N.5m, says Dickson

    Sylva owes me N.5m, says Dickson

    Governor of Bayelsa State, Seraike Dickson said Timipre Sylva, former governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no respect for the judiciary.

    He claimed if Sylva had respect for the judiciary he would have paid him (Dickson) N500,000 as ordered by the Supreme Court.

    Sylva and the APC recently filed a suit at the Supreme Court to appeal the judgment of the appellate court which upheld the election of the incumbent governor.

    Sylva is asking the apex court to set […]

  • Military owes N600m electricity debt in Lagos – Eko DISCO

    Military owes N600m electricity debt in Lagos – Eko DISCO

    Eko Electricity Distribution Company (DISCO), yesterday disclosed that the estimated debt accumulation from military formations within its network is about N600 million.

    Managing Director of the company, Oladele Amoda, who made the disclosure in a statement, said about 60 per cent of the debt was being owed by the army, while about 30 and 10 per cent respectively, are shared by the Navy and Airforce.

    Irked by this development, Amoda said the company is planning to install bulk pre-paid meters in all […]

  • Edo owes Amodu N25m, Reps want coaches immortalised

    Edo owes Amodu N25m, Reps want coaches immortalised

    The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to immortalize the late coaches of the Super Eagles Stephen Okechukwu Keshi and Amodu Shuaibu, who passed on recently.

    This comes on the heels of the revelation that the Edo State government owes Coach Amodu Shaibu N25 million.

    At the plenary presided by Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, the lawmakers said there was the need to immortalise the coaches in view of their selfless services to the country.

    Adopting a motion sponsored by Mr. Samuel Onuigbo (PDP, […]

  • FG owes DISCOs N60bn as debts increases

    FG owes DISCOs N60bn as debts increases

    It was gathered that the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has disclosed that the total debt being owed it by the Federal Government through its ministries, departments and agencies as at December 2015 was N60 billion.

    This was revealed by Sunday Oduntan, Executive Director, research and advocacy for ANED, on Tuesday, at a media briefing in Abuja, where he explained that the debt was around N58 billion as of December 2015, but had now hit N60 billion in Q1 2016.

    He […]