Supplementary Budget and Virement – Is There a Difference?

[Daily Trust] Since the request for Virement was passed by both Houses of the National Assembly, it has ignited a lot of debate as to its constitutionality especially in the Senate where the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu objected and raised a…

[Daily Trust] Since the request for Virement was passed by both Houses of the National Assembly, it has ignited a lot of debate as to its constitutionality especially in the Senate where the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu objected and raised a point of order during the Senate Leader, Ali Ndume's debate. The Deputy Senate President's objection was indeed thought provoking as he said quite correctly that he had gone through the constitution and found nowhere through the length and breath of the Nigerian constitut

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Contributory Pension Begins in Edo January

[Daily Trust] Benin -Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has promised to resolve all pension issues to enable all eligible pensioners join the contributory pension scheme by next month.

[Daily Trust] Benin -Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has promised to resolve all pension issues to enable all eligible pensioners join the contributory pension scheme by next month.

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Security Agents Overrun Bakassi Strike Force in Gun Battle

[Daily Trust] Calabar -Security personnel attached to the Operation Delta Safe engaged members of the Bakassi Strike Force, a militant group operating in the creeks of Akpabuyo and Bakassi, in a fierce gun battle yesterday.

[Daily Trust] Calabar -Security personnel attached to the Operation Delta Safe engaged members of the Bakassi Strike Force, a militant group operating in the creeks of Akpabuyo and Bakassi, in a fierce gun battle yesterday.

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‘Naira Depreciation Threatens Ecowas Single Currency’

[Daily Trust] The ECOWAS effort at achieving full integration of the sub-region through adoption of a single currency is under threat due to the steady decline of Nigeria’s currency, the naira.

[Daily Trust] The ECOWAS effort at achieving full integration of the sub-region through adoption of a single currency is under threat due to the steady decline of Nigeria's currency, the naira.

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CBN to Increase Credit to Corporate Sector in 2017

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said the overall availability of credit to the corporate sector was expected to increase further in first quarter of 2017.

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said the overall availability of credit to the corporate sector was expected to increase further in first quarter of 2017.

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FG Seeks Support for NCC, Operators Over Data Hike

[Guardian] Abuja/Lagos -Communication Minister, Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to support investors in the telecommunication industry as a way of reviving the ailing economy.

[Guardian] Abuja/Lagos -Communication Minister, Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to support investors in the telecommunication industry as a way of reviving the ailing economy.

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NAHCON, NOA Raises Committee to Checkmate Drug Trafficking By Pilgrims

[Guardian] Abuja -The Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed has advocated a Strategic Action Plan to tackle the increasing incidence of illicit drug trafficking involving Nigerian pilgrims.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Chairman/CEO of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed has advocated a Strategic Action Plan to tackle the increasing incidence of illicit drug trafficking involving Nigerian pilgrims.

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The Smile Strikes Back – Gambia Nice Again

[The Point] “The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow.” Say it once more. “The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow.” And again and again. No matter how many times you repeat the words, it will probably tak…

[The Point] "The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow." Say it once more. "The president-elect of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow." And again and again. No matter how many times you repeat the words, it will probably take some time before the reality truly sinks in. Simply extraordinary, isn't it? Where we had expected, perhaps unjustifiably, an exit with a destructive bang, we had instead, an entrance with a dignified and nation-redeeming whimper. The most resonant whimper in our polit

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Bombada Hope to Wallop GPA to Move From Red Zone in GFF 1st Division

[The Point] Bombada are challenging to beat the current league champions Gambia Ports Authority this weekend to move away from relegation zone in the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league after losing their two opening leagu…

[The Point] Bombada are challenging to beat the current league champions Gambia Ports Authority this weekend to move away from relegation zone in the 2016-2017 Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league after losing their two opening league fixtures.

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