FG slashes visa fees for U.S. citizens

The Federal Government has approved a reduction in visa charges payable by United States (U.S) citizens from $180 to $160. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, explained on Wednesday that the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, had been directed to implement the decrease in the visa charges with effect from today. The development followed the new …

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Court refuses to grant Sowore’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, refused to grant the motion filed by Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security. Justice Nkeonye Maya, who declined all applications by Counsel to Sowore, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, sent the case back to Justice Taiwo for further hearing. Falana, who had …

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Oyo State Governor – ‘Why we revoked Moniya-Iseyin road contract’

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has announced the revocation of the N7 billion Moniya-Iseyin road contract awarded by the last administration over what he described as the contractor’s lack of capacity to handle the project. Makinde, who spoke at the launch of a $5 million Agribusiness Project initiative by Farmcrowdy, said the road was central to the government’s resolve to …

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FG – We’re challenging UK court’s $9.6bn judgment in US

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the National Intelligence Agency and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to conduct a thorough investigation into the activities of the Process and Industrial Developments Limited which was recently asked by a United Kingdom court to seize $9.6bn in Nigerian assets. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, …

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$9bn asset: Buhari asks EFCC, NIA to probe contract

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, theNational Intelligence Agency and the Inspector General of Police to conduct a thorough investigation into Process and Industrial Developments Ltd which was recently asked by a UK court to seize $9.6 bn dollars in Nigerian assets. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this at a press …

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