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Saraki: Ineffective implementation of past budgets bane of the economy….As NASS engages CSOs on the 2016 budget

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar on Wednesday said that the ineffective implementation of past budgets and abandonment of projects have led to wastages that have negatively affected the nation’s economy in the last 16 years. Saraki who stated this in his speech during the National Assembly’s interactive session with Civil Society …

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Ahmed charges IBEDC on electricity supply

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has charged the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to match its revenue collection process with electricity supply to the public. Governor Ahmed gave the charge when he received the management team of the Company led by its Chairman, Dr Olatunde Ayeni at the Government House, Ilorin. According …

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Bristow Helicopter ditch not connected to firm’s economic downturn — Management

ANTHONY OMOH Troubled management of Bristow Helicopters has dispelled reports making the rounds in the aviation sector claiming that the Sikorsky S – 76c helicopter ditching incident in the Atlantic Ocean was connected to the downsizing carried out last year following loss of contracts by the airline. Managing director of Bristow, Mr Duncan Moore who …

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Falana, lawmaker laud Ambode over Lagos Mobile Court …Say action will reduce traffic, environmental offences

Frontline rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana has lauded the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode for taking the bold initiative to inaugurate the Special Offences (Mobile) Court to summarily deal with growing cases of traffic and environmental abuses in the State. The Lagos State …

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Boko Haram: Army moves to close markets in Borno, Yobe; arrests 2 personnel in Yola ‎with cache of weapons

The Nigerian Army has announced plans for an indefinite closure of identified markets alleged to be trading and aiding Boko Haram terrorists with logistic supplies in Borno and Yobe States. This was announced, Tuesday, in a statement by the Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, who did …

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FG targets 6,000km of roads by 2019

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said the N433 billion proposed in the 2016 budget before the National Assembly will ensure that the federal government is able to construct and complete about 6,000 kilometres of roads before 2019. Defending his ministry’s budget before the House of …

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