Lawan made this known at plenary while welcoming Senators back from their annual recess on Tuesday.
The committee at its 2022 to 2024 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework/Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) interactive session with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) said the amount was low.
The Commission noted that the application has the capabilities to register, verify and enroll prospective retirees of Treasury-funded Federal Government MDAs.
Abdullahi, who made this known during plenary in Lafia, said the visits which started on Thursday were meant to assess the 2021 budget performance.
“We wish to reiterate that by law, only items imported by the President, Commander in Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, are exempted from the payment of duties or taxes”, the statement said.
Malam Sani Idris, the State Commissioner of Information disclosed this at a press conference on Wednesday in Minna.
According to the House of Representatives’ resolution, the Committee was mandated to investigate the allegation on the deliberate and reckless refusal by non treasury funded Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to remit audited accounts covering 2014 – 2018 to the Auditor General of the Federation.
The EFCC boss made this while appearing before the Senate Committee on Finance investigating the Internally Generated Revenue and payment of 1 % stamp duty by contractors on all contracts awarded by MDAs between 2014- 2020.
In a release issued by CACOL and signed by Tola Oresanwo, the anti-corruption organization’s Director, Administration and Programmes on behalf of its Chairman, Debo Adeniran, he stated, “We were flabbergasted with the news that some Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are yet to remit over N2 trillion to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) of the Federal Government between 2014 and 2020. This disclosure was made by Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Solomon Adeola (APC- Lagos), in a statement by Kayode Odunaro, his Media Adviser recently”.
SERAP said: “Any such investigation should establish whether public funds have been mismanaged, diverted or stolen in the guise of implementing the duplicated and mysterious projects. Anyone suspected to be responsible should face prosecution as appropriate, if there is sufficient admissible evidence, and any stolen public funds should be fully recovered.”
The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Titiloye Charles, disclosed this when the management of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, paid him a courtesy visit in his office on Friday in Akure.
In a statement signed by its acting Director of Administration, Haruna Zuberu Usman-Ugwu, the NSCIA accused CAN of harbouring morbid hatred for Islam and Muslims, and has a predilection for heating up the polity anytime a Muslim is at the helm of affairs in the country.
The suit followed recent move by the Federal Government to take over and borrow unclaimed dividends and dormant account balances owned by Nigerians in any bank in the country.
The organization is also urging him to “provide details of spending of overdrafts and loans obtained from the CBN by successive governments between 1999 and 2015.”
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a document obtained from Albon indicated that he was being examined by the Office of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons.
The state governor, Seyi Makinde, while inaugurating the systems at the state Secretariat in Ibadan on Thursday said that the initiative would fast track the processes and activities of government.
While the ministry claims that the House removed votes for its capital projects in the approved 2021 budget, the legislature states that it did not do any such thing, but only worked on what the Executive presented to the House,
Yakubu Garba, the state Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna that NLC and Trade Union Congress (TUC) would embark on industrial action if government refused to heed their demands.
It disclosed that 22 committees were yet to meet the Nov.18 deadline earlier slated for the submission of reports.
Okpachui made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Calabar on Tuesday.