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Oyo to fund 41% of 2018 budget with N112 billion IGR target

The Oyo State Government says it plans to realise N112.1 billion Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the 2018 fiscal year, which it has earmarked to fund 41.91 per cent of the 2018 budget.

Paris Club refund: Oyo govt earmarks 60% for salaries, pensions

The Oyo State Government on Friday disclosed that 60% of the latest Paris Club refund of N7.9bn will be expended on salaries, wages and pensions of workers in the state.

Why EFCC, ICPC continue to lose corruption cases – Akin Olujimi

Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Nigeria, Akin Olujimi, has said that the fight against corruption in the country would remain shallow if anti-graft and security agencies were only keen on rushing to court to satisfy Nigerians’ thirst for conviction.

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – survey

Many states governments across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’ entitlements.

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