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    Buhari: National assembly added N14.5bn to their own budget

Buhari: National assembly added N14.5bn to their own budget

President Muhammadu Buhari says members of the national assembly increased their own budget by N14.5 billion from N125 billion to N139.5 billionIn his budget signing speech on Wednesday, he said the lawmakers also added 6,403 projects of their own to the 2018 budget proposal sent to them.He said the projects added by the national assembly have not been properly designed and will be [...]

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    Buhari signs 2018 budget into law

Buhari signs 2018 budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 appropriation bill into law.The presidency had submitted a proposal worth N8.612 trillion to the national assembly.Six months later, the national assembly increased the budget size to N9.12 trillion.In his budget signing speech made available on his Medium page, the president said he had hoped that the legislative process on the budget would be [...]

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    $8bn award against Nigeria: Cable Foundation sends FoI request to AGF over no-show

$8bn award against Nigeria: Cable Foundation sends FoI request to AGF over no-show

The Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF) has sent a freedom of information request to Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over Nigeria’s non-appearance in a case that could cost the country $8 billion.Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) had sued the Nigerian government for an alleged breach of contract over a 2010 natural gas supply and processing agreement.P&ID, with [...]

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    Tinubu to Ekiti voters: We have modified Fayemi… he’s now smart and intelligent

Tinubu to Ekiti voters: We have modified Fayemi… he’s now smart and intelligent

Ahmed Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Kayode Fayemi, the party's candidate in the Ekiti governorship election, is smarter and more intelligent.According to NAN, Tinubu said this on Tuesday while addressing the crowd at the Oluyemi Kayode stadium, Ado-Ekiti, venue of the APC mega rally.Tinubu charged Ekiti indigenes to collect their permanent voter cards (PVCs) and "vote [...]

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    Three killed as plywood falls on commercial buses at Ojuelegba (updated)

Three killed as plywood falls on commercial buses at Ojuelegba (updated)

Piles of plywood fell off a truck and landed on three commercial buses better known as Danfo, killing three passengers at Ojuelegba, Lagos.A Toyota Camry was also involved in the accident which happened around 9pm on Tuesday.Adebayo Kehinde, spokesman of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), told TheCable via a telephone call that he could not confirm the casualty [...]

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    Attack on herdsmen: CAN seeks Buhari’s intervention over youth sentenced to death

Attack on herdsmen: CAN seeks Buhari’s intervention over youth sentenced to death

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on President Muhammdu Buhari to ask the Adamawa state government not to implement the death sentence passed on five Christian youth in the state.The youth were convicted by an Adamawa high court for “willfully and intentionally conspiring and attacking three herdsmen rearing cattle at Kadamun village in Demsa local government area, killing [...]

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    FAAN on ISIS threat: We’ve beefed up security at major airports

FAAN on ISIS threat: We’ve beefed up security at major airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says security has beefed up at the major airports in the country following a recent report that insurgents are sneaking into Nigeria from Syria.Henrietta Yakubu, general manager, corporate affairs, told NAN in Lagos on Tuesday that the move was aimed at forestalling anything untoward from occurring at the airports.Yakubu said special attention was [...]

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    Don’t be Miyetti Allah’s mouthpiece, Ortom warns defence minister

Don’t be Miyetti Allah’s mouthpiece, Ortom warns defence minister

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, has asked Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, to apologise to Nigerians for demanding the suspension of anti-grazing law.On June 5, Dan Ali called for the suspension of the law which is operational in Benue, Taraba and Ekiti states.Speaking at an event on Tuesday to showcase the national livestock transformation plan by the office of [...]

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    Lai: 2019 elections likely to be the least expensive for APC because we’ve delivered

Lai: 2019 elections likely to be the least expensive for APC because we’ve delivered

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the 2019 elections will probably be the least expensive elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Lai told TheCable that his party has performed and would go on to win the elections without having to spend so much.Speaking on how the APC intends to fund the 2019 national elections, and control how much [...]

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    PHOTOS: Tinubu hugs Atiku at Akure airport

PHOTOS: Tinubu hugs Atiku at Akure airport

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), met with former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar at Akure airport in Ondo state on Monday.Both men were locked in a warm embrace.Abubakar, who defected from the APC last year, is seeking to clinch the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections.He is planning to run against President [...]

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