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Anambra Lawmakers Task MDAs On Budget Implementation Plan 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Ministries, departments, parastatals and agencies of the Anambra state government have been tasked to ensure that they come up with realistic budget implementation plans as they begin budget bilateral discussions from Monday next week at the state assembly. The decision was reached after a thorough debate of the 2020 budget appropriations by the lawmakers at the weekend. ...

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Police Enhance Image-Making Skills To Meet Social Media Challenges

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Mr Frank Mba, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Force Public Relations Officer, says the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu Abuubakar, desires to bequeath to Nigerians a Police force that is efficient, effective, people friendly and community oriented. Mba said this in an interview with newsmen after the closing ceremony of a four-day capacity building workshop for PPROs at Golden Tulip Hotels, Agulu ...

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Upgrade Of Presidential Aircraft To Gulp N1.5bn

President Muhammadu Buhari is proposing to spend N1.492bn on the upgrading of some of the aircraft in the Presidential Air Fleet in 2020. The sum is apart of the N200.994m the President will be spending on the overhaul of engines of some of the aircraft in the fleet next year. The figures are contained in the details of the 2020 ...

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Abuja Agog Over Fake Presidential Wedding

Many Nigerians eagerly waited to see President Muhammadu Buhari take the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, as his second wife on Friday. This probably explained the presence of many worshippers at the mosque; with the hope of witnessing the ‘wedding’. When Buhari turned up at the jummat prayer at the Presidential Villa Mosque, ...

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Osinbajo Reveals How States Can Improve Revenues, Boost Agric Production

In order to increase their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), States must explore ways to boost its agricultural development and harness the entrepreneurial spirit of Nigerians, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN). The Vice President also urged States to “engage in careful and well-thought out strategic planning in order to articulate and implement priorities derived from strategic thinking and based ...

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Fidelity Bank Canvasses Better Data Sharing In Retail Growth

The Executive Director, Operations and Information, Fidelity Bank Plc, Gbolahan Joshua has advised data validation agencies and organisations to adopt appropriate policies that provide financial institutions with the required flexibility to utilise available customer data. Joshua who gave the counsel during a panel session at the 10th anniversary celebration of Verve in Lagos recently, explained that this would assist banks ...

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Erosion Displaces 13 Families In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Hon. Cater Dike Nnamdi Umeh, the lawmaker representing Aguata one state constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly has expressed concern over the devastating effects of erosion menace in the area. The lawmaker who narrated the blight cast on his constituency by erosion, maintained that about 13 families were currently taking refuge in churches because their ...

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Asset Declaration: Again, Court Adjourns El-Rufai Vs The Union Libel Suit

From idibia Gabriel, Kaduna The libel suit between Governor Nasir Ahmed El-rufai and The Union newspapers pending in Kaduna high court has again been adjourned. The matter was earlier adjourned from July 2019, to 9th October due to election tribunal and judicial break. Following the July adjournment, the motion on notice on application filed by The Union newspapers counsel Barr. ...

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Sanwo-Olu Revives Abandoned 70 Million-Gallon Adiyan Water Project

…Lagos Gov: ‘We’ll Source Investment To Revamp Iju, Akute Water Infrastructure’ Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revived a 70 million-gallon waterworks project sites in Adiyan, the Northwestern part of the State. The Governor, on Thursday, led members of the State’s Executive Council to the project site on an inspection tour, following the re-mobilisation of the contractor handling the ...

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