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  • Shell/Bodo oil spill negotiations deadlock

    Mr Martyn Day, the lawyer representing Bodo community of Rivers in settlement negotiation with Shell, said on Saturday that his clients had rejected an offer made by the oil company. Day is a senior partner at the...

    • Posted September 14, 2013
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  • Uduaghan wants upward review of FAAC to local government councils

    Delta state Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has advocated an upward review of the federal revenue allocation to Local Government Councils. Dr. Uduaghan, who made the call when the National body of the Nigerian Union of Local Government...

    • Posted April 5, 2013
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  • FG to register 20million farmers by 2015

    The on-going nationwide registration of farmers is targeted at capturing some 20 million farmers across the country, an official has said. The exercise is part of the Federal Government Agriculture Transformation Agenda, according to Mr Yahaya Owoyale,...

    • Posted March 24, 2013
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  • Traders accuse government of burning Ketu Market

    Disaster struck Thursday night, as fire razed down the entire Ifelodun Plank Market located at Ketu, Lagos. No life was, however, lost. The fire was said to have started hours after the market had closed for the...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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  • Lagos State to close down Ladipo market indefinitely

    Lagos State Government has said it will shut Ladipo Market in Mushin Local Government indefinitely because of the degradation of the environment by the traders. Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, said on Tuesday that arrangement...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Federal Government commences review of revenue allocation formula

    The Federal Government has commenced the review of existing revenue allocation formula among the three tiers of government, and the new formula is expected to be ready by the end of the year. Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation...

    • Posted February 3, 2013
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