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2018 Budget: PANDEF rejects reduction of maritime university grants

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has described as unacceptable the reduction made from the 5billion naira initially approved for the take off of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Warri South Local Government Area, by the National Assembly in the 2018 Appropriation Act.

Senator Ekweremadu faults National Assembly committees for slashing budget for Enugu Airport

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has blamed the National Assembly Committees for the slashing of budgetary allocation for the completion of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, in the 2018 Appropriation Act from N2 billion to N500 million.

#EndSARS: KOWA Party calls for reform of police force

The National Youth Caucus of the KOWA Party has called on the Federal Government to ensure a holistic reform of the Nigeria Police Force to enable it discharge its duties optimally.

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Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro presenting fresh currency in the framework of new economic measures, during the broadcasting of a television programme at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 17, 2018. Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes on Monday after slashing five zeros off the crippled bolivar -- but analysts warn the measure will do nothing to arrest a worsening economic crisis. President Nicolas Maduro has described the move as a "great change" as the government attempts to halt spiraling hyperinflation that the International Monetary Fund predicts will hit a staggering one million percent this year./ AFP PHOTO / Venezuelan Presidency / HO /

Venezuela devalues currency by 96 percent

Venezuela has devalued its currency — the bolivar — by 96 percent under a new exchange rate announced by the central bank on Tuesday.