SERAP writes AGF Malami, seeks public registers for corrupt governors, others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, urging him to use his good offices and leadership to: “move swiftly to develop and adopt public registers for corrupt state governors and other high-ranking public officials charged with and convicted of grand corruption since the return of democracy in 1999.

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Nigeria: Court jails two oil thieves in Port Harcourt

Justice A.T. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced the duo of Nura Hassan and Uchenna Iwuoha to a fine of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100, 000.00) each for illegal dealing in petroleum products contrary to Section 4 (1) of the Petroleum Act, Cap P10 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2007 and punishable under Section 4 (6) of the same Act.

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Nigeria: TUC vows not to support any hike in electricity tariff

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) will not support any hike in electricity tariff, when Nigerians rarely have power in their houses and factories are closing shop and fleeing to neighboring countries. Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) should not encourage inefficiency by approving higher tariff because the DisCos do not collect the billed revenue for the current tariff. There is very low collection efficiency in the system.

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FirstBank Agric EXPO set to promote new agribusiness opportunities

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced that its 2019 FirstBank Agric Expo would hold on Friday, 30 August 2019 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. The 2019 edition – the third in the series – is themed “Agricultural Value Chain – Spotlighting Opportunities and Managing Risks” would have Professor Benedict Oramah, President of AFREXIM Bank as the Keynote Speaker.

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