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LIRS Unveils Whistle-Blowing Facility To Promote Transparency, Accountability

The Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) through its professional partner, Deloitte, has unveiled its whistle-blowing tip off channels to promote transparency, accountability and general public inclusivity in governance. The whistle-blowing service provides multilingual, multiple reporting channels such as toll-free hotlines, web portal, email and a mobile application. Speaking during the launch of the channels on […]

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BudgIT Alleges Misappropriation Of N100Bn Constituency Project Fund

Tracka, BudgIT’s service delivery promotion platform which allows citizens to collaborate, track and give feedback on public projects in their communities, stated at the weekend that it found that N58.2 billion of the N100 billion constituency projects was allocated to empowerment projects. In a statement on the alleged misappropriation of the fund, the civil advocacy […]

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N/Assembly, ActionAid Target 10% Budgetary Allocation To Agriculture

The National Assembly and ActionAid Nigeria, one of the leading civil society advocacy groups committed to transparency in public finance, at the weekend disclosed that they were collaborating on allocation of 10 percent of Federal Government’s annual budget to agriculture to ensure Nigeria meets its commitment to the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). The […]

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AfDB Reports $2.5Bn Cumulative Profit In 10 Years

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has reported that its cumulative profit over the last 10 years totalled $2.5 billion, close to the $3.6 billion paid by shareholders for the 6th General Capital Increase in 2010, despite the disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic to the global economic order in the past two and a half […]

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CPPE Canvasses 11-Point Measures To Tackle Rising Inflation

The Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE), a leading research think-tank on Nigeria’s economy, has canvassed 11-point strategic measures to combat the rising general price level in the nation’s economy. The Managing Director of the Centre, Dr. Muda Yusuf, in a statement issued in response to the latest Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) […]

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PR, Media Professionals Tasked on Gender Balancing

Public relations and media professionals and other important institutions/agents of change in Nigeria have been urged to support advocacy for gender balancing, inclusion and fairness for the promotion of socio-economic development in the country. The Head, Media and Public Relations at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),  Mrs. Grace Bose Ojougboh, gave the charge while delivering […]

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Tribunal Stops Multichoice From Raising DStv, GOtv Subscription Rates

A Competition and Consumer Protection (CCP) Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Thursday restrained MultiChoice Nigeria Limited from hiking its subscription rates for DStv and GOtv packages scheduled to take effect from tomorrow, April 1. A three-member tribunal, presided over by Thomas Okosun, which had Sola Salako Ajulo and Ibrahim EL-Yakubu as members, gave the order […]

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Emefiele Seeks Regulatory Framework For Women Empowerment

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday disclosed that the apex bank had issued gender-mandated regulations to pave way for gender diversity and inclusiveness at the top management levels in the Nigerian banking industry, This is even as he declared that the CBN had also surpassed the affirmative action with […]

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Women Empowerment Key To Nigeria’s Sustainable Growth – Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. (Mrs.) Zainab Ahmed, on Thursday harped on the criticality of women and girls’ roles in achieving the collective dream of building a prosperous and resilient country for all in Nigeria. The minister, in her Goodwill Message at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) International Day Commemorative […]

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Youth Council Honours NCC Director, Muhammed Babajika

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has honoured the Director, Licensing and Authorisation at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Muhammed Babajika, with the title of ‘’Garkuwan Matasan Arewa (literally translated as icon of societal transformation). The Council stated that the award was in appreciation of Babajika’s dedication to his duties, which have contributed to […]