FAAC: FG, States, LGAs Share N698.710bn For September 2018

The Federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared a total of N698.710 billion for the month of September 2018 in Abuja. The gross statutory revenue for the month was N569.281 billion, which was lower than the N627.139 billion shared in August by N57.858 billion. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, who presided over the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting welcomed members and stressed on the need for the three tiers of government to save. A statement by the special adviser to the minister of finance…

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Buratai: Redefining The New Spirit of Service to Humanity By Esther Okpabi 

Lieutenant General Yusuf Tukur Buratai; When I heard he had been made the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of the Nigeria Army I knew we were in for a game changer. He first caught my attention when in May 2015 and upon assumption of office, President Buhari invigorated the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and made then Major General Tukur Buratai the head. Even though his tenure was short- lived his impact in that short period was huge. Nigeria made huge success in taking back territories that had hitherto been…

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Maihaja: Celebrating The Ombudsman At NEMA By Daniel Onoja 

Natural disasters come with its attendant consequences. But the topic is how well the relevant authorities manage such disasters. Having stated the above, it is therefore desirable for me to travel memory lane on how Nigeria has been managing natural disasters in times past. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was established via Act 12 as amended by Act 50 of 1999, to manage disasters in Nigeria.  This is in line with the National Disaster Management Framework (NDMF) that provides a mechanism that serves as a regulatory guideline for effective…

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