Federation News

FG approves new reporting template for revenue-generating agencies

Buhari had in July last year directed the immediate past Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu; the Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, and the Revenue Allocation, Mobilisation and Fiscal Commission to carry out a comprehensive review of the reporting template of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

We’ve disbursed N2.2trn to states as palliatives — FG

Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, revealed this at a workshop organised by Accountant-General of the Federation, AGF, on process of revenue generation, accounting and reporting to Federation Account Allocation Committee, FAAC, in Abuja.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Labour Ministry’s Director of Press, Olowookere, retires

A statement by the ministry’s Assistant Director, Press, Mrs Rhoda Ishaku, said: “Employed January 19th, 1984, Olowookere’s journey in the Federal Civil Service spanned the Office of the Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Dodan Barracks, Lagos, April 1984-1985; Office of the Chief of General Staff, General Staff Headquarters, Dodan Barracks, Lagos, August-December, 1985; Office of the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of National Planning, Ikoyi Lagos, January–August 1986; Office of the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Finance, Ikoyi Lagos, September–October 1986; The Presidency, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, 24th October 1986-October 2006.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

PDP dares Buhari to probe APC chairman, Oshiomhole, Amaechi, Aisha’s aide, others

The former ruling party gave the charge in responsible to disclosure by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo that Buhari has ordered the prosecution of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

DPR generates N1.3tn revenue in 2018 – Official

Ladan made this known at the opening of a workshop on Revenue Generation, Accounting and Reporting Process to the Federation Allocation Accounting Committee (FAAC) in Abuja, on Tuesday.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Buhari, Obasanjo meet, shake hands, as President presides over National Council of State [PHOTOS]

The Secretary-General of the Federation, SGF Boss Mustapha said apologies were sent from Fmr Head Of State, Yakubu Gowon, IBB, for not attending the meeting.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Buhari in closed door meeting with Obasanjo, Saraki, others | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Others present are the National security Adviser (NSA) Gen Babagana Monguno(rtd), Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mohammed Bello and Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, In a brief remark during the opening session, the Secretary to the Government of the Federations said that the meeting will discuss five point agenda without providing details.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Grass-cutting scandal: Buhari orders prosecution of Babachir, Oke — Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the prosecution of former Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, and ex-Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayo Oke.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Appeal court declines Onnoghen’s plea to suspend CCT trial

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), had also filed a motion asking for an order directing Onnoghen to step down as the CJN pending the conclusion of his planned trial before the CCT.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

CJN drags FG to Appeal Court, fails to secure order stopping CCT trial

Cited as Defendants in the suit were President Muhammadu Buhari, the Attorney General of the Federation, the CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko, the Code of Conduct Bureau and the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019