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Nigeria 2014 budget: N’Delta militants get more than military, police

7 1 …militants N54bn, Armed Forces, police N46bn ***Saraki flays Appropriation Bill, tasks N’Assembly A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bukola Saraki, has faulted several aspects of the 2014 Appropriation Bill, saying that the document failed to give priority to critical sectors and a blueprint for fiscal recklessness and leakages in government […]

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APC Membership Registration: Amosun to Hold Stakeholders’ Meeting

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun will tomorrow (Monday) hold the state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders’ meeting aimed at providing update on arrangements for the membership registration exercise scheduled to commence on Wednesday, February 5. According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, the meeting […]

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‘My Vote-for-Oshiomhole Statement is for All Those That’ve Performed’

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola is perhaps one of the busiest state chief executives in the country at present, holding meetings with cabinet members and political leaders, inspecting projects that adorn the state, strategising for his party, the All Progressives Party, and perhaps also politicking about 2015 governorship poll in the state. In between […]

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As the National Confab is Set to Commence

The federal government has approved 492 delegates to participate in the proposed national conference, which may last three months. Anayo Okolie writes on issues around the conference, particularly the novel way the government is handling the matter of representation and the involvement of various stakeholders in the nomination… The Federal Government is in love with […]

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Abia’s Exemplary Grazing Initiative

political notes Abia State Government has said it will establish modern grazing reserves as part of efforts to address the recurring conflicts between rural communities and herdsmen in the state. The government said the reserves, to be run as a business on a Public Private Partnership basis, would be equipped with modern facilities, with the […]

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Senator Ngige: Lack of Field Officers Directly Accountable to Jega is Bane of His Tenure

Dr. Chris Ngige, the senator for Anambra Central senatorial district, was the All Progressives Party candidate in last year’s governorship election in Anambra State. Ngige, a former governor of the state, says the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, may never live up to expectations because he is working with commissioners he […]