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Kwara proposes N157.5 billion budget for 2019

The Kwara State Government has proposed a budget of N157, 504, 952, 561 for the 2019 fiscal year.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Kamshim Shettima has a lot of questions to answer on Boko Haram...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday challenged the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, to offer plausible explanations “for the ignoble roles he played in worsening the Boko Haram tragedy in his home state.”
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government inaugurates investigative panel on NHIS

Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Friday inaugurated a fact-finding committee on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and advised it to eschew bias in the assignment.

Yemi Kale: NBS to measure level of poverty in Nigeria

The Statistician General of the Federation, Mr Yemi Kale, says the National Bureau of Statistics will commence the Nigeria Living Standard Survey from September 27.

NBS: Oil exports, controlled imports aided Nigeria’s exit from recession

Nigeria’s recovery from economic recession slowly began in the second quarter of 2017 (Q2 2017) mainly because of oil exports and controlled imports, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday.
Abubakar Chika Adamu

House of Reps member seeks overhaul of civil service to curb corruption

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Abubakar Chika Adamu, claimed that the civil service remains the hub of corrupt practices in the country.

Emir Sanusi laments federal government’s spending of N1.4 trillion on fuel subsidy

The Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on the Federal Government to prioritise its expenditure, wondering what the N1.4 trillion currently spent on fuel subsidy could have brought the country in terms of infrastructure.

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Donald Duke’s SDP pulls out of CUPP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has pulled out of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), a group of over 45 opposition political parties.
Aminu Masari

Katsina identifies 547 artisanal miners, 442 mining sites

The Katsina State Government on Tuesday said it has identified no fewer than 547 artisanal miners and 442 mining sites across the state as part of efforts to improve the mining and complement federal government’s efforts of diversifying the economy from oil to the non-oil sector.
Joseph Edafiadhe

Joseph Edafiadhe: My spirit has been revived after a long time

Joseph Edafiadhe, African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC) long jump gold medallist says his spirit has been revived to once more prove his mettle in track and field events.

Senate refuses to confirm EFCC nominees over alleged lopsided appointment

The Senate on Tuesday refused to confirm four persons nominated as members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), following a lopsided appointment.

Bayern Munich’s Karl-Heinz Rummenigge tells Kingsley Coman to stop retirement talk

Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Kingsley Coman to stop all talk of retiring from “aggressive” modern-day football and focus on returning to the fray with his morale intact.