Chief Chidi Nwosu, the Chairman of the Social Democratic Party in Abia, has hailed Federal Government’s condition set for states to qualify for the second tranche of the Paris Club refund.
The survey also found that all debt-ravaged states that collected the Federal Government intervention fund as well as the Paris Club loan refund are still owing some categories of workers salary arrears
The outstanding salary arrears to workers in Bayelsa State Civil Service stands at four and half months, while workers in the local government system are owed between 14 months and 16 months arrears.
However, nine States will not be getting their share now for various reasons, including overpayment during the first two tranche received
Further withdrawals from the Paris Club refund by the states government has been stalled as a consultant has dragged the 36 state governors and the Federal Government to court. A highly placed source in the Presidency told the News Agency…
The party made the call in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Tosin Adeyanju, on Wednesday in Abuja
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered the banks to temporarily forfeit the loans
The labour leader said the union was satisfied with the transparent manner the two tranches of the Paris Club refund to the state had been utilised in the payment of salary arrears
Tamwakat Weli, the Commissioner of Finance, while briefing newsmen in Jos, said 60.06 per cent of the sum, totaling N3.39 billion, was for the state government, while 39.94 per cent, totaling N2.25 billion, went to the 17 Local Governments
The hint was dropped on Monday by Lere Olayinka, the Special Public Communications and New Media to the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, in a communication with The Eagle Online
Yari is accused of diverting N500 million and $500,000 from the Paris Club refunds made by the Federal Government in favour of the 36 states of the federation to personal use
The Federal Ministry of Finance, headed by Minister Kemi Adeosun, is reviewing the impact of these releases on the level of salaries and pensions arrears owed by State Governments
Goma gave the figures at a news conference on Monday
Speaking at the monthly meeting of the All Progressives Congress in Ilorin, Ahmed said the local government councils in the state are just getting stabilised in meeting basic requirement of their workers
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos for “an order for leave to apply for judicial relief and to seek an order of mandamus directing and/or compelling the government to publish details…
President Muhammadu Buhari had on March 23 approved the disbursement of the second tranche of the Paris Club loan refunds to states that had disbursed the first tranche to local governments