Nigeria’s pro-business opposition leader launches campaign

2019 Election: Fulani groups in Taraba endorse Atiku, Ishaku

Fulani Socio-Cultural groups in Taraba on Monday endorsed the candidatures of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Gov Darius Ishaku as their preferred choices in the Presidential and Governorship elections holding February 16 and March 2. Alhaji Mafindi Danburam, North-East Zonal Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, who led the groups and their Ardos (Chiefs), to […]

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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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Taraba approves ₦104.2 billion appropriation bill

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Wednesday, gave assent to the one hundred and four billion naira budget passed by the State House of Assembly for the 2018 fiscal year. The governor said his top priority will be in agriculture, because the people Taraba State are largely peasant farmers. He noted that he has built […]

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Fulani herdsmen kill monarch, 28 others in Taraba

A monarch in Taraba State and 28 others were killed during the week in a fresh new attacks by Fulani herdsmen, The Nation reports. The attacks, which took place between Tuesday and Wednesday, occurred while the dust was yet to settle on herdsmen attacks on some Benue communities early in the year, which resulted in […]

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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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