Posts Tagged ‘FGN’

BREAKING: FG to renew Shell’s licence, Court orders

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Federal Government to renew the operating licence of the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). Justice Taiwo Taiwo, who delivered the judgment, said that though the company had applied for a term of 30-year period for the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11, the judge however granted a […]

FG to spend N28bn for purchase of grains

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N27.7bn for the purchase of grains. The approvals were granted at the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Audu Ogbeh said N9.4bn was approved for the purchase of […]

Nigeria did not mortgage property for China loan – Amaechi

The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday, May 13, that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China. Amaechi made the clarification at the 6th Annual East African Transport Infrastructure conference held in Nairobi, Kenya According to Amaechi, Nigeria did not offer China any such comfort because […]

@officialEFCC’s allegations against me ‘weighty’, says Patience Jonathan

Former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan Wednesday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos for time to respond to “weighty” allegations against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, on April 26, 2017, ordered the temporary forfeiture of $5.7million and N2, 421,953,522.78 allegedly belonging to Mrs. Jonathan. The judge made […]

FG Shielding Criminals in Bayelsa ~ Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State yesterday alleged that the federal government was shielding suspected criminals in the state, for political reasons. However, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has dismissed the allegation as groundless and misguided a statement by the state governor in which he sought to discredit votes garnered in the […]

Court Dismisses Okorocha’s N1.25bn Damages Suit against IG, EFCC

The Federal High Court sitting in Jos, on Thursday threw out a N1.25 billion damages suit filed by the Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha against the Inspector General of Police (IG) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Okorocha filed the suit against the IG and EFCC in November 2018 for allegedly invading and […]