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FG Refutes Withholding Ekiti Allocation

The Federal Ministry of Finance has denied a claim by the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, that the Federal Government withheld statutory allocation...

FCT Moves To Eliminate Multiple Taxation in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration has put machinery in motion to harmonize taxes in the Federal Capital Territory to reduce cases of multiple...
rice

Dangote to Launch 25,000ha Rice Project in Sokoto

Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group is set to launch on Wednesday 25,000 hectares of rice outgrower programme in Sokoto. The project is expected...
Tambuwal

Tambuwal Assents to 2017 Appropriation Bill, Promises Better Budget Performance

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday night signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law, promising that this year's budget would perform better...

Ibadan Discos Accused of diverting Bailout Fund

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has been found wanting by an audit report in the management bailout fund for the electricity sector. The company...

FG donated $15m for Rivers helicopters – Amaechi

The Federal Government contributed $15 million to purchase of the two controversial surveillance helicopters by the Rivers State Government, during the tenure of former...

Bauchi Gets $50M AfDB Infrastructure Grant

The African Development Bank has provided $50 million in grant to Bauchi state for instrastructure development, officials say. Bauchi state water resources commissioner Muhammad Abdulhami...

Delta Set for CBN Anchor Plan

Delta Government has registered over 30,000 farmers across the selected enterprises of Cassava, Oil Palm, Rice and Fisheries for the CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme. The...

Farming: Kaduna Employs 10,000 Youths

The Kaduna State Government has begun the cultivation of 10,000 hectares of land to create job opportunities for 10,000 youths. The Executive Secretary of the...

Taskforce Recovers Stolen Power Installations

The Anti Vandalism Joint Task Force recently inaugurated by the MD/CEO of Kano Electricity Distribution Company Plc (KEDCO) Dr Jamil Isyaku Gwamna, has recovered...

Director, 9 Others Suspended Over Fraud

The Kano state government has suspended a Director in the ministry of Finance and 9 staff of the Ministry of Local government over alleged...

Ambode Releases Cheaper Lake Rice

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his Kebbi State counterpart, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu has released the much anticipated Lagos-Kebbi Rice christened ‘LAKE RICE’,...
Oyo State

Oyo State Pays June-July Salary Arrears Because of Xmas

Oyo State Government has paid two months’ salary arrears for workers in the state public and civil service to enable them celebrate the Chrismas...

Niger Budgets N108 Billion for 2017

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello on Friday proposed N108 billion budget estimate for the 2017 fiscal year to the State House of...

No Allocation for LGAs Without Elected Chair — Senate

The Senate committee on Constitution amendment has recommended that the release of federal allocation to local governments in the country be hinged on the...
rice

Lagos to Sell Special Rice N13,000 for Xmas

Lagos State government is planning to sell special rice at N13,000 per 50kg bag for the Xmas and New Year Celebrations. The government said it...
Tambuwal

Sokoto Plant to Generate Power at N178/kilowatt

The Sokoto State power plant will generate electricity at N178 per kilowatt, more than three times its current price in the region, Daily Trust...

Fayose Knocks FG for Increasing PAYE Tax

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the Federal Government to rescind its decision to reduce workers’ salaries through obnoxious increment in...

States Meet to Consider Fresh Revenues Sources

Determined to find a way to augment the shortfall in revenues accruing to them from the Federation Account, some states gathered in Enugu and...

Ogun to Begin Agbara-Berger Rail Projects January

The construction of a total of 195 kilometres of light rail projects will commence in three different locations in Ogun State in January next...

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