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target=_blank>FG Releases N1.1tn for 2018 Capital Budgets
To reduce stakes in JV assets to 40% $1bn withdrawn from ECA to quell insecurity James Emejo in Abuja The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Thursday said the total funds released for the implementation of capital projects across the country would hit N1.1 trillion by the end of this month. President Muhammadu Buhari has
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target=_blank>Saraki: 2019 Budget Presents No Hope for Nigerians
Adedayo Akinwale and Mercy Apollos in Abuja Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has declared that the 2019 budget proposal presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly on Wednesday presents no hope for Nigerians. Saraki who is also the Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign made this assertion yesterday at an
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target=_blank>IG Taskforce Allegedly Arrests Boko Haram Leader in Lagos
Chiemelie Ezeobi The Inspector General of Police Taskforce known as the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), yesterday allegedly arrested one Umar Abdulmalik, purportedly one of the most wanted Boko Haram leaders, in his hideout in Lagos. Although the information filtered out to the social media space through the Instagram handle of one of the operatives, the
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target=_blank>Labour Gives FG December 31 Deadline to Submit Minimum Wage Report to N’Assembly
The organised labour Thursday handed down December 31, 2018 deadline to the federal government to send the tripartite committee report on N30,000 minimum wage to the National Assembly. The three labour centres, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC) took the decision after a joint meeting in
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target=_blank>Badeh: Substantial Progress Made on Investigation, Says NAF
Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The Nigerian Air Force said it has made substantial progress on the investigation into the death of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, who was killed by unknown gunmen on Tuesday evening along Keffi-Abuja Road. NAF said contrary to some reports, Bardeh’s driver survived the attack and
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target=_blank>Oshiomhole: God will Not Allow PDP Return to Power
Emmanuel Ukumba in Lafia National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has declared that God will not allow the return of the opposition Peoples Democratic Power (PDP) to power in 2019. He accused the former ruling party of looting the country throughout its 16 years in power. Oshiomhole said only President Muhammadu
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target=_blank>Buhari Advocates Genuine Reconciliation of APC Members
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country to work for genuine reconciliation of members in the interest of Nigeria and the overall benefit of the people. This is coming as the Governor Kashim Shettima- led Committee on
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target=_blank>Sonny Obienu is Dead
A lawyer and former oil company executive, Chief E. Sonny Obienu, 73, is dead. A law graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, he attended the Nigerian Law School in 1973. He began a long and prolific career, first at Mobil Oil then at Mobil Producing Nigeria. After 28 successful years, he retired and started
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target=_blank>TraderMoni Not Vote-buying, Osinbajo Insists
James Emejo in Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has refuted insinuations that the ongoing TraderMoni programme facilitated by the federal government and the Bank of Industry (BoI) to empower petty traders, was a covert ploy to buy votes for President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s re-election, ahead of the 2019 general elections. Speaking after an inspection and
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Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The House of Representatives Thrsday adjourned plenary till Wednesday, January 16, 2019. However, before the embarking on the recess, the lawmakers extensively discussed issues relating to non-release of the 2018 budget of the National Assembly and blamed the industrial action by members of staff under the auspices of Parliamentary Staff Association […]
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