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  • Develop power infrastructure with Excess Crude Account – Tukur

    The Chairman of the newly reconstituted supervisory board of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Mr. Haman Tukur, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to use part of the fund in the Excess Crude Account to develop power...

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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  • Alison-Madueke defends powers conferred on oil minister in PIB

    Minister of Petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke at the weekend charged members of the National Assembly to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) without removing the controversial clause. Stakeholders, including the lawmakers have argued that the enormous powers...

    • Posted August 6, 2013
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  • Government agencies failed to remit N256.36bn revenue – National Assembly

    Revenue generating agencies of the Federal Government failed to remit to the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federal Government the sum of N256.6bn out of the expected N512.117bn revenue between 2009 and 2012, according to the National...

    • Posted August 5, 2013
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  • NRC set to repair rail sidelines

    The Nigeria Railway Corporation has announced its plan to rehabilitate rail sidelines to enhance the movement of trains and ensure safety of its passengers. The Managing Director of the Corporation, Mr. Adeseyi Sijuwade, made this known in...

    • Posted July 29, 2013
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  • Budget amendment scales second reading at Senate

    The controversy surrounding the amendment of the 2013 budget might have been laid to rest as the Senate read the bill for that purpose for the second time on Tuesday, acceding to the proposals of the executive....

    • Posted July 24, 2013
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  • PIB: NEITI seeks clarification on host communities’ fund

    The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative has called on the National Assembly to use the Petroleum Industry Bill to ensure uniformity in addressing the problems of all communities located in mineral-producing areas. The Chairman, Board of NEITI,...

    • Posted July 22, 2013
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  • Senate to consider budget amendment this week

    The Senate may have changed its earlier position to delay the consideration of the 2013 budget amendment proposals submitted by President Goodluck Jonathan until September, as there are plans to take the second and third readings of...

    • Posted July 22, 2013
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  • Budget: Jonathan urges Senate to reverse N78.54bn cut

    President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the Senate to reverse itself by restoring the N78.54bn cut from the capital allocations to some Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government in the 2013 budget. He also asked the...

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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  • Senate dumps 2013 budget amendment, gets revised version

    The Senate has received a revised version of the 2013 Appropriation (Amendment) Bill after discarding the earlier one submitted by President Goodluck Jonathan. The development is coming after the House of Representatives on Wednesday formally killed the...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Police pensioners task Okiro on pension funds

    RETIRED police officers in the country have commended the appointment of former Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mike Okiro, as the new chairman of Police Service Commission and charged him to prevail on the National Assembly to...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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