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Reps at war over Okonjo-Iweala

CHAIRMEN of the joint committees of House of Representatives on Petroleum Upstream and Gas Resources, yesterday, warned House Committee Chairman on Finance, Rep Abdulmumin Jibrin to stop defending the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The Chairman, House Committee on Petroleum Upstream, Muraino Ajibola and Chairman, Committee on Gas Resources, Bassey Ewa, in a statement…

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Fed Govt starving states of cash is the zoological republic of Nigeria broke?

N548.393bn allocation rejected Is Nigeria broke?Despite Finance Minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s denial, states left Abuja yesterday empty handed. There was no cash to share as the monthly Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting was aborted — for the second time this month. The chairman of the meeting, Minister of State for Finance Yerima Ngama, failed…