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8 Apr 2019
The rate at which government officials go about telling Nigerians that there is no debt crisis, even with mounting evidence of incremental stock of obligations, now at N24.4 trillion, along with huge debt service bill and the concomitant effects on the national revenue, calls to question the leadership sincerity, its capacity to save the country…
15 Dec 2018
Senator Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari. Ndume told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja that if the comment credited to the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr…
6 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow convene a special session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting to deliberate on the draft 2019 Budget.
14 Oct 2018
Budgeting is an annual ritual in Nigeria, with its presentation and passage usually with fanfare. Ironically, the same energy that is used in celebrating...
31 Jul 2017
In June, the nation’s 2017 fiscal bill of N7.44 trillion (about $24.5 billion) was enacted into law. But in it, $7.5 billion (about N2.3 trillion is short of revenue target...
24 Jun 2017
The Federal Government said on Monday it would use a fraction of looted funds so far recovered to finance part of the 2017 budget.


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As COVID-19 continues to ravage humanity across the world, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has stressed the need to strengthen Nigeria’s health security architecture to ensure that the nation is prepared at all times to detect and respond effectively to new variants and other epidemics.
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Anna Ekeledo is the Executive Director of AfriLabs, a network organisation of over 300 technology innovation hubs spread across 49 African countries, which helps develop programmes and build partnerships that support African innovation hubs and other stakeholders...
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Within Nigeria’s crop of disc jockeys, Patrick Imohiosen is the gentlest one can ever meet. “Would you like something to drink,” he asked, calmly offering this reporter a seat. Across his tee shirt and baseball cap, the inscription ‘Greatness’ lay boldly.
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If James Okapara were to review the choice he made a month ago in a bid to bring his ailing mother back to life, there is no doubt, he will avoid anything that has to do with online loan apps and whatever it represents.
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“This is Cinema that wears its influences on its sleeves. Eyimofe is that rare thing.” When the New Yorker spoke about this new flick from the fraternal duo, Chuko and Arie Esiri, it was evident that the film was something beyond just entertaining.