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Daily Archives: May 15, 2018

Reps Jack up Buhari's N8.612 trn Budget to N9.120 trn


The House of Representatives at plenary yesterday announced an increase on President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 Appropriation Bill from N8.612 trillion to N9.120 trrillion and expressed its readiness to pass the budget on Wednesday.

Chairman of Lagos State sports commission, Mr Kweku Tandoh briefs press at the ongoing Y2018 Ministerial briefing

…To set up 3 viewing centres for FIFA World Cup tourney

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that plans are underway to replace the artificial turf at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere and Campus Mini Stadium, Lagos Island with natural grass in preparation for the facilities to meet the required standard to host the Confederation of African Football (CAF) matches.

Senate receives 2018 Appropriations Bill

Adekunle Adesuji, Abuja

Senate on Tuesday received the report of the committee on Appropriations for 2018 budget led by Senator Danjuma Goje. Senator Goje moved the motion for the presentation of the report while it was seconded by Senator Matthew Uroghide .

Ekiti: Zero petition received on APC Governorship Primary

Obiora Ifoh, Abuja

The Amb. Fati Balla-chaired All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State Governorship Primary Election Appeal Committee on Tuesday submitted its report to the Party’s national leadership declaring that no petition was received on the Primary Election conducted in the Ekiti State Capital, Ado-Ekiti last Saturday.

Bonga achieves 763m oil barrels production since 2005


Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) delivered a total of 763 million barrels of oil from the Bonga field between first production in 2005 and 2017, while at the same expanding the field with further drilling of wells in Bonga Phases 2 and 3 and through a subsea tie-back that unlocked the nearby Bonga North West field in August 2014.

Strike: FG cautions JOHESU members

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has cautioned that striking Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have no constitutional right to harass other health workers not on strike or lock government facilities.


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