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Funding infrastructure with external loans blamed for problems in Nigeria’s education, health sectors

AN economist has blamed the Nigerian government's reliance on external loans to fund infrastructural projects for problems in the country's education and health sectors. Nigeria's...

Rejection Of Executive Proposals: Saraki, Buhari In Closed Door Meeting

Following the recent misunderstanding between the Executive and the Legislative arms of government, which has seen the Senate reject two important documents forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday visited the Aso Rock Presidential to have a chat with the President.

Again, Senate Rejects Buhari’s MTEF Document

The Senate on Thursday rejected the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, as well as the Fiscal Sustainability Paper, FSP, forwarded to the upper legislative chamber by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari To Re-Present Borrowing Proposal To Senate

Following Senate’s rejection of the external borrowing proposal from the presidency on Tuesday, the ministries of Finance and Budget and National Planning as well as the Debt Management Office, DMO, have commenced plans to represent the matter to the senate in a more detailed manner.

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Omicron virus: UK adds Nigeria to red list over travel fears

THE United Kingdom has outlined plans to add Nigeria to the red list for international travel to England on...

NPA eyes digitalised operations in 2025

THE Nigerian Ports Authority has said that the ports would be fully digitalised in 2025. Acting Managing Director of NPA...

How Rivers State is responding to sexual violence

By Chioma EZENWAFOR CHISOM Isaac was only in SS2 when she was first gang-raped by her classmate’s brothers and neighbour...

Delta joins Lagos government in hunt for killers of Dowen schoolboy 

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has vowed to work with the Lagos State Government and other relevant authorities to...

Airlines, travel operators worry over new COVID-19 variant

NIGERIAN aviation stakeholders have expressed worry regarding the future of the travel industry, which another lockdown may yet threaten...
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