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Most Nigerian marriages are illegal, only 314 worship centres have licence to conduct weddings – FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday, declared most Nigerian marriages “illegal” as only 314 worship centres have licence to conduct weddings under the statutory Marriage Act. Speaking at a one-day stakeholders’ conference on conduct of statutory marriages in accordance with the Marriage Act cap, M6, LFN 2004 as amended, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Barr. Georgina E. Ehuriah, revealed that only …

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Again, Another Court Orders FG to Allow Dasuki Access Lawyers

…. Grants Bafarawa Permission to go for Lesser Hajj For the third time, the Federal Government has been ordered to allow the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki to have unhindered access his lawyers for consultation and briefing in order to allow him prepared adequately for his trial. The court also granted permission to former Governor of Sokoto State, …

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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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FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N299.7bn in March as revenue drops by N39bn

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday in Abuja said that N299.7 billion was shared among the federal, states and local governments as revenue for March 2016. Adeosun, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Mr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, announced this while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting. She …

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