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FAAC: FG, States, LGAs Share N682b for August

By Tony Obiechina, Abuja The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N682.060 billion August 2020 federation account revenue to the Federal, States and Local Government Councils and Agencies.  This was made known after the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting for September 2020 held through virtual conferencing;

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We’re Borrowing to Finance Infrastructure – Buhari

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday justified his administration's borrowing to finance infrastructure, asserting that his government took loans in the interest of the country to solve the dire shortfall in infrastructure. The President made the justification during a virtual meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC)

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Saraki Canvasses Legislation Against Military Deployment for Election Duties

By Jude Opara, Abuja Former President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday called for a legislation that would stop the deployment of armed personnel  for electoral duties in the country. Saraki also called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the 9th National Assembly to prioritize the reforms of the electoral system

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Labour Union Meets Minister, Kicks Against Water Resources Bill

By Martin Paul, Abuja The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and a non-governmental organization(NGO),Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA yesterday restated their opposition to the Water Resources Bill before the National Assembly. Representatives of the labour union and the NGO  met with the

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Robbers Kill two Siblings, Shoot Policeman in Kogi

From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja Robbers on Saturday reportedly struck along the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja highway, killing two commuters and shooting a police officer at a nearby roadblock. The incident, which occurred in Osara, a farming community between Itakpe and the Kabba junction, around 6.00PM, resulted in the drivers abandoning their vehicles. Travellers, who sought safety,

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