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Reps postpone plenary till April 2 for budget defence

House of Representatives has suspended all plenary activities for two weeks. The suspension was reached at Tuesday plenary presided by Speaker Yakubu Dogara. The decision was to enable the House call for 2019 budget defence by Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs of government.  Recall that the House had before the …

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Big boys arrive Eagles Camp

The super eagles started converging in Asaba Yesterday as the countdown began for Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match. Three-time African champions have already made sure of a place at the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt this summer, and the encounter against Seychelles is hardly more …

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2019 budget passes second reading in Senate

The Senate on Tuesday passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.82 trillion for second reading. The budget totaling, N8,826,636,578,915 has a recurrent expenditure of N4 trillion while N2 trillion goes for capital expenditure with N2.2 trillion and N492 billion for debt servicing and statutory transfers respectively. Reacting to the details of …

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We take orders from nobody, INEC tells APC

INEC’s Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, stated monday, while responding to an enquiry from correspondent on Monday, if the commission would accede to the demands of the APC. “The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it would not remove its Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, …

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No plan to sell Lagos Trade Fair Complex – BPE

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has said that there was no plan to sell the Lagos International Trade Fair complex to any individual or corporate organization.  Reacting to Monday’s protests by traders at the complex, the Head, Public Communications, of the bureau, Amina Othman, said, in Abuja that the …

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Don’t grant Amosun loans, overdrafts – Ogun APC warns banks

The All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, on Monday, warned banks and other financial institutions against granting what it called last-minute loans, overdrafts and other financial instruments to the outgoing  governor of the state, Ibikunle Amosun. The APC stated this in a press statement issued in Abeokuta and signed by …

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#BBNaijaReunion: I grow up with the fame by forced – Alex

Reality TV star, Alex has opened up yesterday  that the BBNaija show helped her to grow into adulthood, a thing she struggled with before she participated in the event in 2018. Alex made this know during the BBNaija Reunion episode which officially aired yesterday. According to her, the sudden fame derived …

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