Nigeria approves N14.7bn for production of ECOWAS biometric ID card, effective Jan. 2019

The Nigerian government will from January 2019 commence the production and issuance of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)  biometric identity cards for Nigerians. This followed the approval granted by the Federal Executive Council for the production of the cards. Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of Interior, the announcement while speaking on the outcome of […]

October allocation to Nigeria’s national, sub-national governments rises to N788bn on the back of higher crude output

Total monthly payout by Nigeria’s Federal Account Allocation Committee  (FAAC) for distribution to the national and sub-national governments rose  by 12.9 per cent to 788.13 billion in October despite the lower crude prices due to higher production output to make up for the shortfall in price. The N788.139 shared in Kaduna surpassed the N698.710 billion […]