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    What happens to FG’s zero-based budget plan?

    By Omodele Adigun As the nation awaits the passage of the N8.612 trillion 2018 budget, one can not but ask: ‘what has happened to the Federal Government’s bid  to adopt  zero-based budgeting (ZBB) format for its budget planning. Recall that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, while playing host to the National Economic Summit Group (NESG) in…

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  • Father of 5 narrates harrowing experience in Libya 

    • Says, ‘I saw hell’ From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Libya returnee and father of five, Mr. Sylvester Agho, has described his five months experience in the country as “hell.” Agho has even promised to join in the fight against illegal migration. He said these when he spoke with newsmen in Benin, capital of Edo State,…

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    Give us more money, S’East, S’South govs tell FG

    From Joe Effiong, Uyo South East and South South governors have urged the Federal Government to give more funds from revenue accruable from the Federation Account to the states in the two regions. Rising from an end-of-the-year meeting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, yesterday, the governors expressed concern over the dwindling revenue accruable to states…

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  • FG not serious about Ogoni clean-up –Wike 

    • Senate panel promises effective remediation monitoring From Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the Federal Government is not serious about the clean-up of Ogoniland.  Wike stated this, yesterday, when he received the Senate Committee on Environment on investigative visit to Ogoniland. He said Rivers people are tired of procrastination,…

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  • Lagos plans to acquire surveillance aircraft to secure creeks

    By Moshood Adebayo Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday revealed plans to acquire Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform  to secure creeks and riverine communities in the state. He said ISR, which is a specialised light aircraft, will ensure the comfort and safety of residents and investors, in the state creeks, adding  that the…

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  • Man kills prostitute over N1, 500 sex

    By Christopher Oji Tragedy struck at a brothel in Agboju area of Lagos when a commercial sex worker, simply identified as Osas was stabbed to death by man, who hired her services. The suspects, Abdul, allegedly killed Osas for not satisfying him sexually after parting with N1,500. It was gathered that Abdul visited Osas in…

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  • Lawyer bags 7-year jail term for killing husband

    From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan  Justice Muntar Abimbola of Oyo State High Court yesterday handed a seven-year jail term to Mrs. Yewande Oyediran, an official of the Department of Public Prosecution  (DPP), Ministry of Justice, Oyo State, for killing her husband, Oyelowo Oyediran. The court found her guilty of manslaughter, since the crime was spontaneous, being…

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  • Commercial driver crushes FRSC officer in Ondo

    From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure An officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Sector Command, Mr. Seinde Abolusoro, has been crushed by a commercial driver in Akure, the state capital. Abolusoro, who was said to be on duty, was allegedly standing by the road side at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA…

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  • 2018 UTME: JAMB approves 641 CBT centres for registration, exam

    By Gabriel Dike Ahead of the 2018 Unified Matriculation Tertiary Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved 641 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres nationwide to handle registration and conduct of the examination. Daily Sun gathered that the approved 641 CBT centres met the over 24 new requirements and guidelines for registration….

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  • FG kick-starts new minimum wage process

    • Inaugurates 30-man tripartite committee From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, kickstarted the new minimum wage process with the formal inauguration of a 30-man National Minimum Wage Committee. The team which draws representation from the public and private sectors as well as organised labour and other stakeholders is saddled with the responsibility of…

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