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2016 budget to be laid before Senate tomorrow, its passage still tentative

2016 budget to be laid before Senate tomorrow, its passage still tentative

Photo: National Assembly   Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, Abdullahi Sabi, says the 2016 budget will be laid before the Senate tomorrow for ...

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Senate orders NERC to suspend electricity tariff hike

Senate orders NERC to suspend electricity tariff hike

Nigeria’s senate president, Bukola Saraki has revealed that the senate has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend increase of electricity ...

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Senate Leader assures of rancour-free session

Senate Leader assures of rancour-free session

Senate Leader Ali Ndume on Monday assured of a rancour-free session among members of the Senate on resumption on Tuesday. Ndume gave the assurance at a news conference in Abuja ...

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President Buhari appoints new DG (Budget), Special Adviser, Planning

President Buhari appoints new DG (Budget), Special Adviser, Planning

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Tijjani Mohammed Abdullahi as the Director-General (Budget). Notice of the appointment is contained in a statement ...

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2016 Budget Proposal: Don’t change our plans, Fashola begs Senate

2016 Budget Proposal: Don’t change our plans, Fashola begs Senate

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN on Wednesday led the management team of his Ministry at the 2016 Budget Defence Session of the Senate Committee ...

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PDP BoT appoints Sen. Jubrin as acting National Chairman

PDP BoT appoints Sen. Jubrin as acting National Chairman

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed its acting Secretary, Senator Walid Jubrin as the new acting chairman of the board. This was ...

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For the love of Nigerians, Saraki dumps senate work for PR

For the love of Nigerians, Saraki dumps senate work for PR

Seun Bisuga Nigeria’s senate president, Bukola Saraki has added a new job function to his long Résumé. The number one lawmaker in Nigeria has taken to Public Relations in a ...

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Obasanjo lauds BAT Nigeria’s role in economic development

Obasanjo lauds BAT Nigeria’s role in economic development

Funsho Arogundade Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has praised the private sector for their positive roles in economic development and jobs creation. Obasanjo stated this on ...

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UI staff shut school over non-payment of allowance

UI staff shut school over non-payment of allowance

GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN In what appears to be the first baptism of fire for the administration of the 12th Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Professor Abel Idowu ...

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Senate pledges support for EFCC

Senate pledges support for EFCC

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Godfrey Chukwuka Utazi, has expressed the readiness of the Committee to support the Economic and ...

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