MPs to Approve 2018/19 Budget Today

[New Times] Members of Parliament will this Wednesday pass the draft law determining state finances for the 2018/19 budget, which will start next month on July 1st.

[New Times] Members of Parliament will this Wednesday pass the draft law determining state finances for the 2018/19 budget, which will start next month on July 1st.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

National Assembly Pledges to Retool Law Enforcement Agents to Fight Insecurity

[Guardian] The leadership of the National Assembly has pledged to ensure peace nationwide by equipping law enforcement agents to effectively tackle the prevailing insecurity in the country.During a condolence visit to Jos, the Senate President, Bukola …

[Guardian] The leadership of the National Assembly has pledged to ensure peace nationwide by equipping law enforcement agents to effectively tackle the prevailing insecurity in the country.During a condolence visit to Jos, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, assured the Plateau people of National Assembly's assistance.He called on the people to work with Governor Simon Lalong in overcoming the challenge, just as he tasked the security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of the heinous act.

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Intra-African Trade Gets $1 Billion Push

[Guardian] The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (ECIC), yesterday, Johannesburg, unveiled a $1billion financing programme to promote and expand trade and investments betwee…

[Guardian] The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (ECIC), yesterday, Johannesburg, unveiled a $1billion financing programme to promote and expand trade and investments between the country and the rest of Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Again, Federation Accounts Committee Meeting Ends in Deadlock

[Guardian] Abuja -The monthly meetings of the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC), yesterday, ended in deadlock over alleged controversy in remittances from the nation’s oil agency.The meeting had only lasted for two hours before the di…

[Guardian] Abuja -The monthly meetings of the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC), yesterday, ended in deadlock over alleged controversy in remittances from the nation's oil agency.The meeting had only lasted for two hours before the disagreement alleged to be between the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) and the committee members over figures ended the forum.

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Malabu Oil Deal – Court Grants Heda Judicial Review Against AGF

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the request of a non-governmental organisation, Human and Environment Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre, for a leave for a mandamus for a judicial review against the Attorney General of the F…

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the request of a non-governmental organisation, Human and Environment Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Centre, for a leave for a mandamus for a judicial review against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Abubakar Malami in the case of the Malabu Oil and Gas deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Irish Ambassador Attributes High Oil Output to Stability in Niger Delta

[This Day] The Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, has commended the Bayelsa State Government for its efforts at sustaining peace, and attributed the high oil production level in Nigeria to the current stability in the Niger Delta.

[This Day] The Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, has commended the Bayelsa State Government for its efforts at sustaining peace, and attributed the high oil production level in Nigeria to the current stability in the Niger Delta.

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Saraki, Dogara Meet Buhari, Hint On Rejig of Security Apparatus

[This Day] Following the massacre of over 100 people in three local government areas of Plateau State last weekend, strong indications emerged Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari may overhaul the country’s security apparatus.

[This Day] Following the massacre of over 100 people in three local government areas of Plateau State last weekend, strong indications emerged Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari may overhaul the country's security apparatus.

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Senate, Saraki Shun IG’s Suit On ‘Vote of No Confidence’ Resolution

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Abuja wednesday fixed September 25, 2018, to deliver the judgment in a suit seeking to quash the May 9, 2018, resolution of the Senate, which declared the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, “unfit” t…

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Abuja wednesday fixed September 25, 2018, to deliver the judgment in a suit seeking to quash the May 9, 2018, resolution of the Senate, which declared the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, "unfit" to retain his position.

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