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FG may withdraw licenses of banks, telecom companies for sacking workers

By Victor Ahiuma-Young, reporting from Geneva, Switzerland. GENEVA – The Federal Government, Tuesday expressed shock that employers in the financial sector, especially banks were breaching its directives to stop further retrenchment, threatening to withdraw the operating license of any bank or telecommunication company that breached its directive to stop mass sack of workers. Speaking to Nigerian journalists at the ongoing …

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You must account for missing N30tn, Court tells Okonjo-Iweala, FG

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgment has ordered former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Federal Government to “provide information on the spending of the alleged missing N30 trillion which represents some accruable income to the Federal Government during the last four years of the Administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.”

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Ogbonnaya Onu condemns calls for herdsmen to quit South East

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology has condemned calls by some individuals and groups in the south-east geo political zone for herdsmen to leave the region. He  made the condemnation on Sunday at Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi. He was addressing newsmen on the outcome of the All Progressives Congress (APC) South-East stakeholders meeting. According to …

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FG re-arraigns Saraki on new charges

The Federal Government on Thursday re-arraigned Senate President Bukola Saraki on amended three charges of alleged false asset declaration before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki pleaded not guilty to the charges.   In the fresh charge, the Federal Government accused Saraki of abusing his office while serving as Governor of Kwara State between Oct.2016 and May 2007 by obtaining …

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