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Nicolas Maduro targets victory as voting begins in Venezuela

Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate.

Venezuela election: Nicolas Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes

Venezuelans are heading to the polls on Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate.

Ebonyi, Enugu governors beg federal government for refund of N45 billion spent on federal...

Ebonyi and Enugu State Governors are seeking a refund of N45biliion from the federal government for the rehabilitation of federal roads in their domains.

Federal government approves additional N4 billion payment to housing contractors

The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has stated that over N4 billion has been approved for additional payment to housing contractors across the country in demonstration of government’s commitment to its National Housing Programme initiative.

Federal government reveals plan to provide 100,000 affordable homes

The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Wednesday, revealed plan to kick-start an annual 100,000 affordable homes for low income earners in the country.

National Assembly passes 2018 Budget with N508bn increment

The Budget was increased by the legislature by N508 billion, from N8.61 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari in Appropriation Bill presented to the assembly in November, 2017.

Federal government reforms 140 public enterprises in 30 years – BPE

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and its predecessor, Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation (TCPC) have reformed over 140 public enterprises in 30 years.

Senate receives report on 2018 Budget Tuesday

The 2018 Budget has been on the front burner in recent times as many people have blamed the National for purposely delaying the budget as using it as a tool against the Executive.

Ekiti guber: We won’t rig election for any party – INEC

Contrary to repeated the allegation being raised by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was plotting to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state, the commission has said nothing would make it compromise the integrity of the poll in favour of any candidate.

Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria’s capital spending exceeds N1.5 trillion

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.

Benin opposition politician goes to African court

Benin opposition politician Sebastien Ajavon on Wednesday took the country's government to court, demanding nearly $990 million in damages after a string of arrests and prosecutions.

Vice President Osinbajo releases details of grand corruption in Goodluck Jonathan era

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s office has revealed details of mind-boggling corruption during the Jonathan era and even called them a tip of the iceberg.

Don’t turn to propaganda poster boy – PDP tells VP Osinbajo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo not to belittle his high office by allowing himself to be used as poster boy to bandy figures and make unsubstantiated statements against the opposition.

House of Representatives advocate federal government’s support for indigenous meter manufacturing firms

The House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on Power to Curb excessive charges by Discos has said Nigeria can beat the problem of estimated electricity bills by supporting indigenous meter manufacturing firms.

Metering: House of Representatives inspect Sabrud, move to curb estimated billing

The Federal House of Representatives has said it was determined to strengthen the operations of indigenous meter manufactures and curb cases of estimated billing in the country.

AfDB approves $1.5 million for Jigawa power project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it has approved a grant of 1.5 million dollars to support power project in Jigawa state

President Buhari’s US visit ‘embarrassing’ – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance at the Monday meeting with US President Donald Trump as embarrassing.

Lagos government receives $43 billion investment proposals in three years

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said the state received over $43 billion worth of investment proposals in the last three years.

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Official: Kogi IGR increases to N1 billion monthly

Kogi State Government says its Internally Generated Revenue has improved tremendously from N350 million to N1 billion monthly.

Waste management: Lagos government plans formalised structure for scavengers

The Lagos State Government says it is planning a formalised structure for scavengers so as to ensure proper waste management.

Nasarawa APC declares for President Buhari’s re-election

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.

Asiwaju Tinubu: APC never lost any election under Henry Ajomale

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday commended the outgoing Lagos State executive of the party led by Chief Henry Ajomale.

Flying Eagles battle Mauritania in U20 AFCON playoff after edging past Guinea Bissau

The Flying Eagles will now battle shock troopers Mauritania in the final playoff for a place at the 2019 AFCON in Niger after they edged past Guinea Bissau today in Calabar.