They used a palace messenger, Victor Chiejine Onochie, identified as a member of the gang, to infiltrate the palace
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The Director of Administration of the Budget Office, Francis O. Ojiah, said this on Saturday in a statement
The reason for this write-up is to call her attention to some disturbing trends as regards some recent appointments into top public offices in Nigeria in view of their economic and political implications. As the most powerful minister and an Igbo princess from the Niger Delta by virtue of being a daughter of Obi of Ogwashi-Uku community in Delta State, I believe she should continue to live above board
Speaking at Silverbird ‘Man of the Year 2012’ award held Thursday night in Lagos State where two Deltans bagged awards, Uduaghan said it was unfortunate that decades after a Niger Delta activist, Isaac Adaka Boro, brought to the consciousness of the world the injustice being suffered by the people of the Niger Delta region, the situation was yet to be resolved
She however admitted that some of the policies of the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan were having challenges and thus required fine-tuning
The executive and legislature are at loggerheads over some aspects of the 2013 budget passed late last year
Yerima Ngama, the Minister of State for Finance, who disclosed this to State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on wednesday, said the discovery was made possible with the introduction of Integrated Payroll and Personal Information system
According to Okonjo-Iweala, the Finance Ministry of Finance made the N161.6 billion supplementary budget for subsidy payments, which had been approved by the National Assembly, available to the Central Bank of Nigeria since December 31, 2012
“She has been released now by her captors and she is at home,” said the source, who had confirmed Kamene Okonjo’s kidnapping on Sunday in Delta state.
The leaders in a statement signed by the Director of Communications of The People’s Movement, Mrs. Ibifuro Tatua said they were disgusted at the “Gestapo like manner in which the kidnappers went about the incident.
The governor who spoke Monday, December 10, 2012 did not give details of the operation to secure Mrs Iweala’s release within 24 hours but he insisted that he has given the order for the immediate rescue of the Professor.
Mrs. Kanene Okonjo, 82 , the queen mother of Ogwashi uku was abducted around 1:47PM by a gang of armed men who seized her at the gate of the palace at Ogbe-ofu and took her away while the husband had traveled out of town.
The irritating thing about these lawmakers is their attempt to arrogate to themselves superior patriotism and knowledge than any other Nigerian. Our legislators are almost always critical of the conduct of others but yet they are the least tolerant of being criticised by others
Looking at the world from his tainted lens, Sonala, in ten watery arguments, tried to paint Dr. Okonjo-Iweala as one who is incompetent and playing in the corruption league as him
It is no news that over the years, the performance of the Nigerian budget has been far from desirable, as will be revealed by a cursory examination of relevant facts and figures. However, at a closer look, it is easy to see that we are on the path to recovery