Federal Government Of Nigeria
The newspaper review for Friday, November 16, focuses on the continued crisis surroundings the N30,000 minimum wage demand in which both the governors under the aegis of Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF) and NLC are fiercely locked.
Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state, on Thursday, November 15, gave an insight on how the federal government spends about three million five hundred thousand Naira, monthly to feed the detained leader of the Islamic Movement.
The accusation comes a week after a House of Representatives committee on emergency and disaster preparedness indicted Maihaja for fraud, misappropriation and embezzlement of N33 billion released to the agency.
The spokesperson for the ICPC, Rasheedat Okoduwa, said the commission is grilling the director general of the NBC, Ishaq Moddibbo Kawu, and other top officials over the N2.5 billion digital switch-over grant allegation.
A statement by chairman of the committee, Ali Isa, revealed that the committee discovered hundreds of metric tons of the Chinese donated rice which were kept under lock and key in a private warehouse in Lagos state.
The federal government last October, signed an agreement with Rosatom for the construction of a nuclear power plant and research centre in Nigeria. This is with a view to diversify Nigeria's current energy generation mix.