Good morning! Below was the major bulletin for 6pm news on procyon radio Thursday December 2022
1. The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee Investigating the Structure and Accountability of the Joint Venture (JV) Business and Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) of the NNPC from 1990 to date has said that it is left with no other option than to issue warrant of arrest on the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Mamman Nami after failing to honour invitation 6 times. CONTINUE READING
2. The Federal Government has said it invited the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to unravel cases of fund diversion associated with the N-Power Programme.
Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Permanent Secretary Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, in a statement on Wednesday, said there have been some discrepancies in the payment processes of N-Power beneficiaries. CONTINUE READING
3. The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has inaugurated the digitalized Central Motor Registry (CMR) Command Centre at the Force Headquarters, Abuja for information leading to the investigation and recovery of stolen vehicles. CONTINUE READING
4. Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been named one of Forbes’s World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2022.
The African leadership person of the year awards are vote-based and reserved yearly for leading Africans who are making positive impacts and promoting a favourable image of the continent. CONTINUE READING
5. The National President, Association of Mobile Money and Bank Agents of Nigeria, Victor Olojo, has said that PoS operators would protest against the policy which he said was targeted at killing their livelihood and that that the cash limit would harm their business as it translated to shutting down PoS terminals. CONTINUE READING
6. The Senate will on Friday grill two deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria over the cash withdrawal limit policy unveiled by the apex bank on Tuesday.
The red chamber planned to seek clarifications on the new directive which restricts over-the-counter cash withdrawal by individuals and organisations to 100,000 hundred thousand and 500,000 hundred thousand naira respectively, per week.
It also limits cash withdrawals via point-of-sale machines and automated teller machines to 20,000 thousand naira daily and 100,000 hundred thousand naira weekly. CONTINUE READING
7. Ejigbo Satellite Depot of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPCL) to give same window given to Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) to buy fuel at regulated depot price of 148.17 naira per litre. CONTINUE READING
8. Some traders at the ongoing National Sports Festival have lamented a drop in sales at the national sports showpiece.
They also denied a recent statement by the festival’s promoter Bukola Olopade, that the Delta State Government did not collect money from them to operate their businesses during the festival. CONTINUE READING
9. The English FA have taken a decision on forward Raheem Sterling returning to the England squad ahead of their 2022 FIFA World Cup quarter-final tie with France on Saturday.
In a statement on Thursday, the FA confirmed that Sterling would return to England’s World Cup base in Qatar on Friday ahead of the France clash this weekend. CONTINUE READING
10. World football governing body, FIFA, has confirmed the death of another migrant during the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.
The football body said it is ‘deeply saddened’ by the migrant labourer’s death at the tournament. CONTINUE READING
11. A Mozambican court has sentenced two ex-spy bosses and the son of a former president to 12 years each for their part in a corruption scandal in which the government sought to conceal huge debts, triggering financial havoc.
The former head of security and intelligence, Gregorio Leao; the head of the security service’s economic intelligence division, Antonio do Rosario; and ex-president Armando Guebuza’s son Ndambi Guebuza were among 19 defendants accused in the country’s biggest graft scandal. CONTINUE READING
12. Meanwhile a Guatemalan court on Wednesday sentenced former President Otto Perez to 16years in prison, finding him guilty of leading a massive customs fraud scheme while in office.
Judge Irma Valdes said as she read out the sentence that Perez, who was forced to resign in 2015, was found guilty of racketeering and fraud targeting the customs system. CONTINUE READING