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More Knocks For 2014 Budget Proposal

More Knocks For 2014 Budget Proposal

By EC   A group, Rule of Law Collective knocks the 2014 appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly, calling it wasteful, short-sighted and extravagant The Rule of Law Collective is a civic platform comprising Nigerians from all walks of life who through debate, discourse and civic action seek to advance public service and accountable

WAIVERS: TRUTH BEHIND ANTI-OKONJO-IWEALA CAMPAIGN

By Favour B. Afolabi The Punch editorial published on Tuesday January 28, 2014 titled “Okonjo-Iweala’s TEDxEuston blunder on waivers” illustrates what happens when a publication throws professionalism out of the window and becomes personal and narrow-minded in its analyses of a major government policy in pursuit of an unholy agenda. The article, against all evidence

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Okonjo- Iweala Provides 102-Page Response to House Finance Committee’s 50

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has provided a detailed 102-page documented response to the 50 questions posed by the House of Representatives Committee on Finance. The document provides, in extensive detail, including tables and graphs, answers to the committee’s well publicized questions. In her response, the Minister stressed that, in spite of

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Why Nigerian Economy is on the brink!

The magnitude of crude oil theft in Nigeria can be described as sustaining a booming enterprise save for its illegality and negative impact on the nation’s economy, as it has become a national malady which has continued to affect companies and states around the world even as a report from UK Think Tank shows. According

How President Jonathan, Ministers And Cronies Shared N155 Billion From Malabu Oil Block Sale Scam-PREMIUM TIMES

By Idris Akinbajo The presidency, his associates and some ministers have been named in a monumental money laundering scandal, one of the most elaborate in Nigeria’s history. This medium can reveal today that the N155billion secretly paid to convicted money launderer, Dan Etete, by the Federal Government, on the orders of President Goodluck Jonathan, was

The North that Southerners don’t know

By MARK AMAZA THE general belief held by most southerners about the North is that the region is not just mainly Muslim, but wholly Muslim. Whenever I meet someone from the South and introduce myself, I am correctly placed as a Christian. But once I am asked my state and I say Borno State, the

Our Golden Girl

Ordinarily, the process of electing the World Bank president is as ‘democratic’ as that of electing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman: it’s always a family affair! In PDP, the president anoints and the party delegates endorse. At the World Bank, America nominates, the rest of the world ratifies. To date, there have been

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