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As Nigerians await the passage of the 2018 budget by the National Assembly, the federal government says its capital expenditure for the 2017 fiscal year was in excess of N1.5 trillion.
Following the inauguration and allocation of portfolios to federal cabinet members by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, yesterday, recorded its highest rally in two months. The benchmark index, All-Share Index, went up by 1.01 percent.
Kano Pillars have unveiled their 18-man travelling squad for Sunday’s Caf Champions League second leg preliminary round tie away to Asante Kotoko.
A United Nations human rights expert on Friday accused Malaysia of having “vastly undercounted poverty” by using an “unduly low poverty line” and by “excluding vulnerable populations from its official figures.”
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration will not rest until it delivers on its commitments on quality education, including investing more resources in the sector and providing a conducive learning environment in the academia.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.
A Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the federal government to publish names of the 67 Nigerians ‘illegally’ detained and held incommunicado by the Nigerian Navy and Police since last year.
AFP reports that more than a dozen soldiers were killed during a “major attack” by “terrorist armed groups” in northern Burkina Faso.
Former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised South East leaders to feel free to travel abroad, saying his attack on Saturday by members of the outlawed IPOB did not represent the behaviour of the larger Igbo people in the diaspora.
The Ondo State government on Saturday said it has been justified over the alarm it raised about four weeks ago that a blackmail machinery was going to be unleashed in the state by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).