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By Valentine Amanze

 

Ebonyi State government, Nigeria, on Thursday, February 11, 2016, decried the effect of fake investors on the state economy.

 The state Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mrs. Elizabeth Ogbaga, disclosed this,

while commenting on why the state appeared to be 'unattractive' to investors, during a workshop on industrial policy

 

Ali Ndume, Nigeria’s Senate leader, has insisted that Bukola Saraki, the Senate president, will not resign.

Speaking with State House correspondents, Ndume said that the Senate was not in a hurry to condemn Saraki before his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) was concluded, The Nation reports.

Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied media reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to probe her along some principal officers in the former Goodluck Jonathan administration.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said that the new electrify tariff was the first major decision that would attract investment in the power sector.

Fashola’s comment in Lagos on Monday came just as the Nigeria Labour Congress the Trade Union Congress and their allies held nationwide protest against the tariff hike of 45 per cent.

By Ejikeme Joseph

EIEGHT MONTHS after he took over the reins of governance from former governor Gabriel Suswam, the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom, is till battling to provide the people with dividends of democracy.

Investigators at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday questioned a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, and detained him at the anti-graft agency’s Abuja headquarters.

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