Tag: Nigerian states

“Because They’re too Poor”, Women in sub-Saharan Africa Forced Into Sex to Pay Hospital Bills

Hospitals are detaining hundreds of thousands of people against their will every year – many of them mothers and their newborn babies – simply because they are too poor to pay their medical bills, a study has found according to Guardian UK. The practice, which is widespread across parts of[Read More…]

FG Releases Complete Details of Paris Club Funds Released To States

The Federal Government has released details of payments to the 36 states as the refund of “over-deductions on Paris Club, London Club Loans and Multilateral debts on the accounts of States and Local Governments (1995-2002).” This is the second tranche of the refunds to the states. A total of N243.8[Read More…]

Minister Fashola Says 27 States Have Provided Lands For Mass Housing

Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatude Fashola has said 27 states have donated lands for the Federal Government housing scheme. Fashola told journalists on Friday said the building materials for the project will be sourced locally to provide employment. “If we achieve what we are planning, we would have[Read More…]

36 States Shared N143.6 billion From the Federation Account In September

The 36 states got N143.6 billion from the federation account in September as their share of distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown shows in a report obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from a source at the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation in Abuja on Sunday. The[Read More…]

Economic Confidential Report Reveals Fifteen States May Go Bankrupt As Their IGR Is Below 10%

IGR: 36 States Generates N682bn… 15 Appear to be going bankrupt… … Lagos Generates More IGR than 32 States Combined … Rich States: Lagos, Rivers, Delta, Ogun, Edo …Poor States: Yobe, Zamfara, Ekiti, Borno, Kebbi An investigation by the Economic Confidential has shown that Fifteen States may go bankrupt as[Read More…]

Buhari Suspense Monthly Deduction of Fed. Allocation At Source For States That Received Assistance

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of monthly deduction at source, for this month, for States that received salary assistance loans from the Federal Government and no such deductions would be made this month from the FAAC allocations to the States. According to Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on[Read More…]

After Collecting Buhari’s Bailout, Nigerian State Governors Refused To Pay Salaries, Allowances – NAN Survey

Some states are still defaulting in their financial obligations to their workers in spite of the bailout funds by the Federal Government to assist them to pay outstanding salaries and allowances. NAN recalls that the Federal Government released N338 billion to 27 states as bailout funds to pay their workers[Read More…]

PDP Rep Member Sues Buhari Over ‘illegal’ Bailout For Nigerian States

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Igariwey Iduma-Enwo, on Wednesday approached an Abuja Federal High Court to challenge the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari, to rescue states in the country from their financial mess with a bailout of N713.7bn. Many states were already owing backlog of unpaid salaries[Read More…]

Buhari Approves Additional N713.7b Bailout For States; Releases LNG Funds

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an additional financial intervention for states as part of a three-pronged relief package that will help make the states liquid in order to pay wages, according to Monday reports. The additional bailout figure has been put at about N713.7 billion. The bailout is in addition[Read More…]