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Nigeria’s 2016 Budget Fiasco

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Nigeria’s 2016 Budget Fiasco

Chairmen of the Senate and House of Representatives committees on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje and Representative Abdulmumin Jibrin said the February 25 target for the passage of the 2016 budget is no longer realistic. The two lawmakers said that the National Assembly observed during the ongoing budget defence that government ministries have padded their budgets and because of this, lawmakers require more time to thoroughly work on the budget. At a budget defence session on Tuesday, the Customs Comptroller General and the Minister of...

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Many feared killed in North East Nigeria bomb explosions

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Many feared killed in North East Nigeria bomb explosions

By Kede Aihie, Editor in Chief Suspected female suicide bombers attacked a busy motor park in Maiduguri, killing over 30 persons and leaving many injured. An eyewitness witness, Danladi Buba, said the two female suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) near the motor park around 9:00 a.m. Also, an explosion in a Maiduguri mosque yesterday left about 20 people dead. The death toll of Maiduguri multiple bomb blasts in Borno State on Sunday, yesterday hit 52 with 124 injured and being treated at the state Specialist...

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Nigeria:2015 in Review

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Nigeria:2015 in Review

By Kede Aihie, Editor in Chief, Nigeria Magazine January 2,000 feared killed in Boko Haram’s ‘deadliest massacre in Baga, Borno State, North East Nigeria Run up to the elections, Buhari certificate saga, (Form 1998), Nigeria Army denies being in possession of Buhari’s cert, credentials. Nasty adverts Calls by NSA for shift of election date causes stir and resisted by opposition, Kerry visits Nigeria holds talks with GEJ and GMB Reduction of PMS from N97 to N87, announcement by Dezieni Alison Madueke the most Googled word in...

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Federal Govt to set up efficiency unit for effective management of Nigeria’s economy

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Federal Govt to set up efficiency unit for effective management of Nigeria’s economy

President Buhari give nod for  establishment of Efficiency Unit (E-UNIT) in the Federal Ministry of Finance, for effective management of Nigeria’s economy and reduce cost of governance.. According to the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, the Efficiency Unit will undertake programmed reviews of all government overhead expenditure with a view to reducing wastage, promoting efficiency and ensuring quantifiable savings for the country. The Efficiency Unit will work across all MDAs to identify and eliminate wasteful spending, duplication and...

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Full Ministerial list and portfolios:

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Full Ministerial list and portfolios:

Kemi Adeosun (Ogun) – Finance Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers)–Transportation Chris Ngige (Anambra)–Labour and Employment Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)–Solid Minerals Babatunde Fashola (Lagos)–Power, Works and Housing Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)–Interior Aisha Alhassan (Taraba)–Women Affairs Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi)–Science and Technology Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)–Justice Hadi Sirika (Katsina)–State for Aviation Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)–Water Resources Solomon Dalong (Plateau)–Youths and Sports Ibeh Kachikwu (Delta)–State for Petroleum Osagie Ehanire (Edo)–State...

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