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Economists: Why falling inflation rate has no effect on Nigerians

Some notable economists in the country have given reasons why the recent consumer price inflation fall has failed to have positive impact on the living standards of Nigerians.

NNPC invites tenders from prospective traders of crude, importers of petroleum products

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has invited tenders from prospective traders in Nigeria’s crude and importers of petroleum products under its 2019-2020 fuel supply programme. An invitation to tender published on the corporation’s website...
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Election: INEC inaugurates team to track campaign finance

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated an inter-agency campaign finance monitoring group ahead of the general election.

INEC moves to monitor election spending

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated a 10-member Inter-agency Campaign Finance Monitoring Group.

2019 Budget: CSJ tasks federal government on MTEF, N203.38 billion recovered loot

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has urged the Federal Government to address the status of the N203.38bn recovered loot and the Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF) in the 2019 budget proposal presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the joint session of the National Assembly.

CSJ: Weak electoral laws responsible for vote buying in Nigeria

The poser now is whether there’s a monitoring mechanism in place between INEC and the political parties to verify if they do not receive funds from outside Nigeria and if they are under obligation to submit their detailed bank accounts for INEC’s scrutiny”.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Nigerians hail finance minister’s ouster over forgery claim

Nigerians on Saturday welcomed the resignation of finance minister Kemi Adeosun, accused of forging a document to avoid compulsory national service, as the opposition called for her to be prosecuted.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Nigeria will export marijuana if he gets elected as president of the country.

INEC Budget: Don’t play politics with 2019 elections – CSO

Centre for Social Justice, a Civil Society Organisation, has cautioned the executive and legislative arms of government against playing politics with the 2019 election budget.

Experts: Budget cycle inconsistency hindering economic, development

Over the years, the nation’s budget cycle has been inconsistent without a definite pattern, giving room for speculations and poor implementation.

Group says delay in passage of 2018 budget impacts negatively on economy

Mr Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says the delay in the passage of the 2018 budget is impacting negatively on the economy.

Expert advises MPC to fix lending rates for banks

Mr Eze Onyekpere, the Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice has called on the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to fix interest rates on bank loans to check the high rate by financial institutions.

Budget Office defends proposals in 2018 Appropriation Bill

Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr. Ben Akabueze, yesterday, yesterday defended what has been described as frivolous and suspicious items in the 2018 budget while trying to clarify issues raised by public analysts and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on the 2018 budget estimates for the country.

US must not have double standards for terrorists – CESJET

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET), a civil society group, has condemned the refusal of the United State government to recognise the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group.

Get technocrats to manage economy – Group tells Buhari

The Centre for Social Justice on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet by getting technocrats to effectively manage key sectors of the Nigerian economy.

Recession exit: Rejig cabinet to stimulate recovery – Group tells Buhari

The Centre for Social Justice on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet by getting technocrats that would effectively manage key sectors of the Nigerian economy.

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Yetunde Odunuga fails to qualify for Africa Games

Fadilat Tijani upset favourite, Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Yetunde Odunuga, to win the women’s 60kg fight at the national trials at the Brai Ayonote Boxing Complex, National Stadium, Lagos, to automatically book a slot in Nigeria’s boxing team for the Africa Games.
The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDM applies to withdraw petition against Buhari, APC, INEC

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw its petition challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

INEC tenders final exhibits to Abia governorship election petition tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday tendered its final exhibits to the Abia Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia.

Gunmen abduct 18 traders in Niger

Unknown gunmen have abducted 18 traders travelling from Pandogari to Bassa in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops kill 78 bandits, recover 16 rifles in Zamfara

Troops of the Nigerian military under the Operation Hadarin Daji have reportedly shot and killed 78 bandits in various operations carried out in Zamfara State forests in the last two months.