Connect with us

Nigerian News

Buhari Inaugurates Open Treasury Portal To Allow Nigerians Monitor Government Spending

Published

on

Buhari, Ohanaeze, Okorocha, PDP, Lawan React To Supreme Court Judgment

The federal government has launched the Open Treasury Portal which it says would give Nigerians access to information on the flow of monies into and out of government coffers.

The government has mandated all ministries, departments and agencies to publish daily reports of payments that are more than five million naira.  They are also to publish monthly budget performance and other official financial dealings.

READ:  Court Of Appeal To Be Built In Uyo - Senator Enang

Minister of state for Niger Delta, Tayo Alasoadura who represented the president, gave the directives at the official launch of the financial transparency policy and implementation guidelines.

READ:  Hate Speech: Buhari Govt Has No Plan To 'Muzzle Media' - Lai Mohammed

Accountant general of the federation has also been directed to publish monthly fiscal accounts within two weeks after the end of the month, a quarterly consolidated unaudited financial statement of the federal government within a month of the end of the quarter with an annual general purpose financial report.

READ:  Buhari Sends Names Of 43 Ministerial Nominees To Senate

Nigerians can go to www.opentreasury.gov.ng. To view the information.

President Buhari emphasized the publications must be in line with the international public sector accounting standards.

Nigerian News

Leah Sharibu’s Father Reacts To Report Of Daughter’s Alleged Child Birth

Published

on

By

Leah Sharibu’s Father Reacts To News Of Daughter’s Alleged Child Birth In Boko Haram Captivity

There are reports that Leah Sharibu, the abducted Daptchi school girl has given birth to a child after being converted to Islam and married off to a Boko Haram commander.

READ:  Buhari’s Full Speech At The Signing Of ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill

Reacting to the report, Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father, said his main interest was in his daughter’s return to him alive.

Sharibu said in a television interview, he would rather not comment on the report about his daughter, so he would not give credence to rumors.

READ:  FG Begins Disbursement Of N300 Million Loan Facility

Leah Sharibu was abducted by Boko Haram from the government girls’ science and technical college, Daptchi in Yobe State in February 2018.

Continue Reading

Nigerian News

FRSC Cautions Motorists Against Giving Bribes To Its Personnel

Published

on

By

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Oyo State Command, is cautioning motorists against giving bribes to its personnel.

Sector commander, Uche Chukwura says people should follow bribe-demanding corps officials to the FRSC office.

READ:  Ebewele Calls For Probe Into N1.3 Billion Budget For Sports Festival

Chukwura warned corps officers and others to refrain from taking bribes from motorists.  She said offending corps personnel risk losing their jobs.

The FRSC boss gave the warning on Sunday during a thanksgiving service organized by the corps at a church in Ibadan.

READ:  ASUU-LAUTECH Embarks On Two Week Warning Strike

Continue Reading

Nigerian News

Buhari Orders Airstrikes On Bandits, Kidnappers

Published

on

By

Buhari Orders Airstrikes On Bandits, Kidnappers

Nigerian Air Force officials have assured president Muhammadu Buhari of increasing the offensive against bandits, kidnappers and cattle herdsmen, who have been wreaking havoc, in remote communities around Dogin Gona forest in Niger State.

The president says the repeated attacks are a disaster for the country.  In a statement on Sunday, the president said he had authorized the deployment of air power, to back up troops and policemen that are in what he called “the difficult terrain.”

READ:  NNPC Announces N18.12Bn Trade Surplus

He said this will help them in engaging the attackers, operating in the forest area, that borders Kaduna, Niger and Zamfara states.

The statement says the Nigerian Air Force is setting up refueling facilities in Minna, Niger State, to ensure proper support for the aircraft operations.

READ:  Nigerians Not Better Off Under Buhari - Atiku

The air force says improved harmattan weather will enhance visibility and enable it to launch attacks soon.

President Buhari has assured the communities, who have been experiencing constant attacks, that the country will not abandon them.

READ:  #BringBackOurGirls Activist Says She Is fighting For 'The Soul' Of Africa's Most Populous Nation

Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2018 African News Network. All Rights Reserved.

%d bloggers like this: