We can’t afford to lose any South West state to opposition – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in South West has said it cannot afford to lose any of the six states in the zone to the opposition. APC stated this at a caucus meeting by chieftains of the party in the zone, presided over by the National Vice Chairman, Pastor Bankole Oluwajana, APC is at present […]

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$322m Abacha loot: Disbursement of funds to 302,000 poor households to kickoff next-month

The Federal Government says it will commence disbursement of the recovered 322 million dollars Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in July. Mr Tukur Rumar, of the National Cash Transfer Office (NTCO), said this at a roundtable on assets recovery organised by the Swiss Embassy on Thursday, […]

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Over 700, 000 PVCs yet to be received in Oyo – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, disclosed that a total of 759,780 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, were yet to be collected in Oyo State saying that without PVC no voter would be allowed to vote in the 2019 general elections. This was the highpoint of a sensitisation campaign flagged-off in Ibadan by the commission […]

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Union Bank celebrates centennial celebration with customers in Abuja, others

As part of activities to mark its centenary anniversary, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has celebrated with its customers and stakeholders in Abuja, Oyo and Enugu in appreciation of their commitment and support over the years. Recall that NEWSTAGE reported that the Bank celebrated its centenary anniversary with 100 banks earlier this year. The lender said […]

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Debt Management Office, DMO

23-state exceeds their borrowing limits – FRC

On the basis of guidelines by the Debt Management Office on subnational borrowing, 23 states of the federation exceeded their borrowing limits in 2015, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has said. In a report on the states and indebtedness, the FRC said Lagos, Kaduna, Cross River, Gombe, Ekiti, Edo, Ondo and Imo states had borrowed more […]

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Nigeria Customs Service, NCS

Oyo Customs H1 revenue hit ₦9 billion amid recession

The Oyo/Osun Command of Nigeria Customs Service has raked in ₦8.8 billion (approximately ₦9 billion) in the first half of 2017 fiscal year, notwithstanding economic recession slowing down commercial activities in the country. The Command also made 57 seizures of various prohibited items like textile materials, foreign rice, footwear, vehicles and bales of second hand […]

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FG awards ₦3.7bn to 9-state for school feeding programme

The Federal Government says it has so far disbursed ₦3.7bn to nine states under for one of its Social Investment Programme, the HomeGrown School Feeding Programme. According to the Federal Government, the amount is meant for the feeding of 1,287,270 school children. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media […]

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