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Daily Archives: February 26, 2018

Ambode signs N1.046Trillion 2018 Budget into Law

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of the State into law with a total budget size of N1,046,121,181,680.00. The total budget size comprises of N347, 038, 938, 872.00 to be funded from the Consolidated Revenue Fund, and N699, 082, 242,808.00 from the Development Fund for both capital and recurrent expenditure for the year ... Read More »

Akwa-Ibom State Not Owing Workers Salaries- Information Commissioner

Akwa Ibom State Government has stated that it was prompt in the payment of salaries and emoluments of the over 13,000 workers in the state employ. The clarification comes following insinuation in some quarters that the state government owed some workers, especially teachers in secondary school up to three months arrears of salaries. But the state Commissioner for Information and ... Read More »

Folorunsho Alakija Reveals “How God gave me multi-billion Oil Block”

One of Africa’s richest women, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija has revealed that it was God who made her rich and not through her clout and connections in government. In a series of tweets over the weekend, Alakija stated that she engages in the work of God and philanthropy because of her vow the serve him after the miraculous turnaround in her ... Read More »

Amosun Solicits Support of Community for Airport Project

    The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, over the weekend led an agricultural  team to Wasinmi, in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the State, to sensitise the people of the area and solicit support for the construction of the proposed airport by the Federal Government. Speaking with the leadership of the community, Amosun assured of appropriate compensation and ... Read More »

At Last, FG Confirms 110 Dapchi Girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram

The Federal Government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, are so far unaccounted for, after insurgents believed to be from a faction of Boko Haram invaded their school on Monday 19 February 2018. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture announced the figure after a meeting between a FG ... Read More »

Patience Jonathan wants Three Bank CEOs Jailed

Former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to commit the Chief Executive Officers of three major banks, First Bank, Skye Bank and Diamond Bank to prison for their persistent refusal to obey the order of court which lifted an embargo placed on the various bank accounts owned by her and others traced ... Read More »