Kasaija Outs Shs 29 Tillion Budget With Minimal Tax Changes

[Observer] With many businesses bleeding from all sorts of financial distress, Matia Kasaija, the minister of finance, yesterday unveiled a populist Shs 29 trillion budget that sought to revive a struggling economy.

[Observer] With many businesses bleeding from all sorts of financial distress, Matia Kasaija, the minister of finance, yesterday unveiled a populist Shs 29 trillion budget that sought to revive a struggling economy.

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University of Pretoria Backtracks On Students’ Suspension Over Sexist Posters

[News24Wire] The University of Pretoria (UP) has not suspended male students who displayed posters with sexist slogans during a residence competition last month, despite originally saying that it had.

[News24Wire] The University of Pretoria (UP) has not suspended male students who displayed posters with sexist slogans during a residence competition last month, despite originally saying that it had.

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$5.8 Billion Loan – S-East States Included in Rail Projects – Amaechi

[Vanguard] Abuja -Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday, debunked the allegation of non-inclusion of South-East states in the rail line projects of the railway networks across the country for which $5.8 billion loan is being sought fr…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday, debunked the allegation of non-inclusion of South-East states in the rail line projects of the railway networks across the country for which $5.8 billion loan is being sought from China.

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130 Communities Complete N20 Million Govt-Sponsored Projects in Anambra

[Vanguard] No fewer than 130 communities in Anambra State have completed the first phase of the N20 million ‘choose-your-project’ scheme initiated by Governor Willie Obiano to enhance infrastructural development in all parts of the state.

[Vanguard] No fewer than 130 communities in Anambra State have completed the first phase of the N20 million 'choose-your-project' scheme initiated by Governor Willie Obiano to enhance infrastructural development in all parts of the state.

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Lagos School Kidnap – 14 Days After – Parents Storm Ambode’s Office, Demand Victims’ Rescue

[Vanguard] Amid wailing and tears, fear stricken parents of kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, yesterday, besieged the office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to express their concern over the prolonged delay in the rescue o…

[Vanguard] Amid wailing and tears, fear stricken parents of kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, yesterday, besieged the office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to express their concern over the prolonged delay in the rescue of their children from the kidnappers' den, 14 days after they were abducted. They demanded for their immediate rescue.

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It’s Not Over Yet – Embattled Provincial Leader

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says she is ready to give the DA’s disciplinary hearings against her a chance, and has declared: “It’s not over until the fat lady sings.

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says she is ready to give the DA's disciplinary hearings against her a chance, and has declared: "It's not over until the fat lady sings.

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Ignore Quit Notice, South East Senate Caucus, Govs Tell Igbo

[Vanguard] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, ordered Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and state Commissioners of Police in the North to arrest and bring to book, those behind Tuesday’s three-month eviction notice to Igbo …

[Vanguard] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, ordered Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and state Commissioners of Police in the North to arrest and bring to book, those behind Tuesday's three-month eviction notice to Igbo in the northern part of the country.

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Budgit Rates Edo High On Budget, Salary Payment

[Vanguard] Edo State Government does not owe its secondary school teachers, pensioners, and its secretariat workers any salary, BudgIT, a civic technology organisation, said yesterday.

[Vanguard] Edo State Government does not owe its secondary school teachers, pensioners, and its secretariat workers any salary, BudgIT, a civic technology organisation, said yesterday.

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