Saturday, August 15, 2020

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    Buhari slashes estacode on trips for ministers

Buhari slashes estacode on trips for ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a directive for ministers, director-generals and other top government officials to submit travel plans for clearance.  Willie Bassey, director of information to Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), announced this in a statement on Wednesday. Bassey also said that henceforth, "travel days will no longer attract payment of Estacode Allowances as duration of official trips [...]

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    ’25 months for Babachir Lawal, 2 weeks for Onnoghen’ — and other reactions to prosecution of ex-SGF

’25 months for Babachir Lawal, 2 weeks for Onnoghen’ — and other reactions to prosecution of ex-SGF

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government of the federation, to court on Wednesday. The commission also charged Ayo Oke, former director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), to court over $43 million found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos. As expected, Nigerians are commenting on social media. Here are some reactions from Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrAyeDee/status/1090674269439299588 https://twitter.com/Sir_BiolaPr/status/1090677680671019010 https://twitter.com/_2Loyal_/status/1090681738131632134 https://twitter.com/AghedoOsarenren/status/1090675471174520833 https://twitter.com/adamugarba/status/1090678819709702149 https://twitter.com/jimsky_debbie/status/1090681702232543232 https://twitter.com/ije12002/status/1090667933297270785 https://twitter.com/The_Seeker76/status/1090468612647936000 https://twitter.com/adedunmade/status/1088942283557388289 https://twitter.com/talk2smat/status/1090685726562250752 https://twitter.com/LifeOfOneX/status/1090684459660296194 https://twitter.com/BusayoSHONDE/status/1090683991345319936 https://twitter.com/MallamEzera/status/1090683955475595264 https://twitter.com/Abdulazizey1/status/1090683314137194496 https://twitter.com/chijiokeke/status/1090683125015957506 https://twitter.com/Aloyebaba/status/1090686762857517057 https://twitter.com/Onyema_Donald/status/1090686110181797888 https://twitter.com/labby_owoboye/status/1090692602092023809 https://twitter.com/ogechime1/status/1090692698510639106 [...]

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    Jonathan ‘no longer the boy without shoes’

Jonathan ‘no longer the boy without shoes’

Protesters who marched to the presidential villa on Thursday for the abducted Chibok girls have expressed dissatisfaction with the explanations of President Goodluck Jonathan on his efforts to free the girls from their captors. They urged him to stop seeing himself as the boy of decades who had no shoes, but the Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria who must [...]

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