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Budget Cut: Ex-militants get nearly as much as NDDC and NEDC in federal allocation

By, Paul Adeyeye DESPITE a downward budget review that affected the allocations to education and health ministries, the Presidential Amnesty Program PAP, has retained its...

Crash in oil prices was not a surprise to me since China was bogged down by COVID-19— Ezekwesili

OBY Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education says she was not surprised at the crash of oil prices to $30 per barrel at the international...

President Buhari signs 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N10.594 trillion on Tuesday. The 2020 spending plan was presented to the joint session...
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N1.1 trillion: The unrealistic 2020 budget of ‘Olipotic Meristemasis’ of Cross River State

GOVERNOR Ben Ayade of Cross River state has presented an appropriation bill of N1.1 trillion for the 2020 fiscal year despite the obvious dwindling...

Nigeria budgets N2,000 for the healthcare of each citizen in 2020

By Dataphyte THE federal government has deemed it fit that two thousand naira (N2,000) would be enough in the year 2020 to provide for the...

$15 billion tax evaded by companies can build new classrooms in over 70,000 public schools, equip 30,000 PHCs

THE Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Babatunde Fowler had said on Wednesday, October 23 at the West Africa Tax Administration Forum...
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2020 Budget: Only 13 per cent of federal government debt to be serviced, inspite of N1.5 trillion new borrowing

THE federal government is to service its debt with N2.7 trillion,  an equivalent of 13 percent of its debt in spite of its plan...

Nigerian Correctional Service still passing off as Prisons Service on website—two months after name change

TWO months after President Muhammadu Buhari passed a law that changed the name of the Nigerian Prisons Service to the Nigerian Correctional Services, The...

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Coda Story accepts candidates for Bruno reporting fellowships

CODA Story is accepting candidates for the Bruno Reporting Fellowships, sponsored by Martin Walker's Bruno Foundation.  The fellowship will provide US$5,000...

Buhari makes 12 foreign trips in six months, might exceed N1. 5bn budget

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari recently went to Lisbon, Portugal for a state visit, this has clocked his twelfth international trip...

We paid bandits N400 million to allow us farm – Kaduna community leader

A COMMUNITY leader in the Birnin Gwari Emirate of Kaduna State Zubairu Abdulra’uf has revealed that farmers in the...

Families of Abuja-Kaduna train abductees threaten to occupy govt facilities

FAMILIES of passengers abducted during the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train have threatened to occupy government facilities in Kaduna...

ICPC docks NSCDC Deputy Commandant over N26 million fraud

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has docked a Deputy Commandant of the Nigerian Security...
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