Day: June 22, 2017

The Minister of Budget and Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma has said that the 2017 budget will focus on businesses around the private sector. He said that the budget will create an enabling environment for the private sector to thrive in their business. He said that the aim of the budget implementation is to get the […]

Acting President Yemi OsinbajoWednesday met with governors of the 36 states of the federation in furtherance of his consultations on the three-month ultimatum handed the Igbos by Northern youths to relocate from the region, and calls for secession from groups of youths from the south eastern Nigeria. some of the Governors before the meeting shed their […]

The monthly financial losses of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation since the beginning of 2017 continued in the month of April. Figures from the firm’s latest oil and gas report showed that the NNPC Group lost a total of N39.3bn between January and April 2017. The corporation’s deficit, which stood at N33.99bn in March 2017, […]

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, wednesday called for the scrapping of Health Management Organisations (HMOs) operating under National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for among other things, failing to deliver on their healthcare mandate. He said a total sum of over N351 billion had been paid to the HMOs by the federal government within […]

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s government as anti-Ekiti, accusing it OF making no budgetary provision for the state in the 2017 appropriation law. He has also vowed to contest the 2019 presidential election. Fayose said the people of the state will revolt against the APCduring the 2018 […]

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has stated that he is not moved by the decision of the Nigerian government to appeal the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which acquitted him of charges of corruption and false declaration of assets. recall that CCT had last week cleared the Senate President of the charge of […]

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Wednesday cautioned the governors of the 36 states of the federation to resist the temptation of playing politics with matters of national security, saying doing so is unhealthy for the country’s unity. Osibanjo made the remark when he unveiled the report of his consultative meetings with leaders from both the North […]

Some residents in Rock Haven axis of Jos have expressed concern over the upsurge in robbery operations in recent times in different parts of the area Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM reports that the residents want the security agents to live up to their responsibilities of crime control and prevention. A resident who declined to volunteer his […]

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