2016 Budget Expires May 5 – Senate

[Vanguard] Ahead of the passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law, the Senate declared, yesterday, that the lifespan of 2016 budget would come to an end on May 5, 2017.

[Vanguard] Ahead of the passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law, the Senate declared, yesterday, that the lifespan of 2016 budget would come to an end on May 5, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NPDC, House of Reps At Loggerheads Over Oil Spill

[Vanguard] Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, is on a collision course with the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions over oil spillage in Ward 10, Ikara community of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo State.

[Vanguard] Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, is on a collision course with the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions over oil spillage in Ward 10, Ikara community of Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Need for Stronger Collaboration Against Deadly Duo of TB, HIV in Nigeria

[Vanguard] Nigeria is currently ranked 4th among the 22 high-burden Tuberculosis (TB) countries in the world, there is serious concern in health circles in the country. An estimated 586,000 TB cases occurred in Nigeria in 2016 with only about 100,434 (…

[Vanguard] Nigeria is currently ranked 4th among the 22 high-burden Tuberculosis (TB) countries in the world, there is serious concern in health circles in the country. An estimated 586,000 TB cases occurred in Nigeria in 2016 with only about 100,434 (17 per cent) of cases being detected and notified by the National TB Programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Indiscriminate Issuance of Indigene Certificate Denies Natives Employment’

[Daily Trust] The Commissioner of the Federal Civil Service in charge of the FCT and Niger State, Alhaji Hassan Sokodabo, has said the indiscriminate issuance of indigene certificate by local authorities has denied FCT natives of their employment slots…

[Daily Trust] The Commissioner of the Federal Civil Service in charge of the FCT and Niger State, Alhaji Hassan Sokodabo, has said the indiscriminate issuance of indigene certificate by local authorities has denied FCT natives of their employment slots in the federal service.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmaker Laments Level of Work On Abuja Airport Runway

[Premium Times] A lawmaker on Monday expressed frustration at the level of rehabilitation work carried out on the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, three weeks into its closure.

[Premium Times] A lawmaker on Monday expressed frustration at the level of rehabilitation work carried out on the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, three weeks into its closure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is This the Worst Beauty Pageant Prize Ever? Winner Gets Just R130

[News24Wire] Imagine winning a national beauty pageant, only to be told your prize is – wait for it – R130 and the audience has had to do a quick whip-round to raise it?

[News24Wire] Imagine winning a national beauty pageant, only to be told your prize is - wait for it - R130 and the audience has had to do a quick whip-round to raise it?

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INEC Has Not Suspended 202 Indicted Staff Members, Says Director

[Vanguard] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has not suspended its 202 staff members indicted for election malpractices by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) report.

[Vanguard] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has not suspended its 202 staff members indicted for election malpractices by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission's (EFCC) report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A-Ibom Govt to Create 20,000 Jobs With Cocoa Project

[Vanguard] Akwa Ibom State Government is putting measures in place to create over 20,000 jobs for youths in the state through investment in cocoa project, seaport and entrepreneurial development.

[Vanguard] Akwa Ibom State Government is putting measures in place to create over 20,000 jobs for youths in the state through investment in cocoa project, seaport and entrepreneurial development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria