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House Of Reps Call For Prosecution Of Defunct Nigeria Airways Looters

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House Of Reps Call For Prosecution Of Defunct Nigeria Airways Looters

The House of Representatives has called for the prosecution of persons who were found to have looted the finances and property of the defunct Nigeria Airways.

Justice Obiora Nwazota commission of inquiry, set up by former president Olusegun Obasanjo sixteen years ago, had found that officials looted up to sixty billion Naira from the liquidated national carrier.

A member from Lagos state, James Faleke, while moving the motion, said the commission’s report, approved as a white paper by the federal government, had asked the ministry of finance to recover the money and the police to prosecute the indicted culprits.

Faleke, whose motion was unanimously adopted by the house, expressed surprise that up to now, neither had the sixty billion Naira been recovered, nor had any prosecution taken place.

The house resolved to invite the agencies to appear and to speak on measures being taken on the issue.

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PPPRA Cautions Oil Marketers On Distorting Fuel Price

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PPPRA Cautions Oil Marketers On Distorting Fuel Price

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency on Tuesday cautioned oil marketers against distorting the approved pump price of petrol.

PPPRA secretary Abdulkadir Saidu says the agency is in charge of fixing the price of white petroleum products – petrol and kerosene, the approved cost of PMS at retail filling stations has not changed beyond N145 per litre.

Saidu has also advised oil marketers to ensure that there was no price distortion in their respective retail outlets, adding that PPPRA would continue to carry out its oversight function of monitoring depots and filling stations across the country.

He said this would ensure strict adherence to the regulated price and stop other forms of fraudulent practices at retail outlets.

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NIM President Calls ON Political Leaders In Nigeria To Reveal Salaries And Allowances

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NIM President Calls ON Political Leaders In Nigeria To Reveal Salaries And Allowances

The president of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Professor Olukunle Iyanda, has called for the disclosure of remunerations of political leaders in the country.

He frowned on the refusal of national assembly members to reveal their salaries and allowances.

Speaking at the nim’s continuing learning and development programme in Abuja, Iyanda accused politicians of elevating themselves above service to the nation.

Iyanda lamented that Nigerian lawmakers are the highest paid in the world; yet, Nigeria is not among the top 10 richest nations.  He said they should not earn more than Federal Permanent Secretaries.

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Gombe State Government Confirms Death Of 4 Lassa Fever Patients

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Gombe State Government Confirms Death Of 4 Lassa Fever Patients

The Gombe state government has confirmed the deaths of four Lassa fever patients from the 53 suspected cases recorded in the state.

Acting state epidemiologist, Nuhu Bille, has advised members of the public to imbibe the culture of reporting cases of fever to hospitals for adequate action and treatment.

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