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March 20, 2018 7:00 PM Benue Assembly passes supplementary budget of N2. 18 billion

The Benue State House of Assembly has passed the 2017 supplementary budget of N2.18 billion. The budget was passed on Tuesday on the floor of the House during plenary. Before the passage of the budget, the Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Adam Okloho (Adoka/Ugboju/PDP), told the House that extra-budgetary allocation on recurrent expenditure 19

March 13, 2018 8:42 PM FG releases N54b for payment of pension arrears

Alhaji Hassana Shekarau, Chairman, House Committee on Pension, say the Federal Government has released N54billion to National Pension Commission (PENCOM) for the payment of the 33 per cent pension arrears to pensioners. Shekarau made this known on Tuesday at the official inauguration of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners House in Abuja. He said that President 26

March 13, 2018 12:03 PM Budget padding: Reps recall Jibrin from suspension

The House of Representatives on Tuesday recalled its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, from his suspension. Jibrin was recalled following a letter of apology he wrote to the House which was announced during plenary by Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. Despite not reading the content of the letter, Dogara said by implication, Jibrin 25

March 8, 2018 2:16 AM Funds, bane of polio eradication –Rotary

Speaking during Rotary Foundation dinner dance in Lagos, specifically organised to raise funds for eradication of polio, District Governor, 2017-2018 Rotary Club of Gbagada South, Wale Ogunbadejo, said the foundation had spent more than $3billion over the past 100 years in life-changing sustainable projects all over the world. According to him, in the last 30 years 18

March 6, 2018 4:06 PM PS Commends Aregbesola On Infrastructure Development As Governor Commissions Workers Drive

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport in the State of Osun, Engr. Nurudeen Adeagbo has commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola on massive infrastructural development across the state. Engr. Olatunbosun gave the admonition while speaking at the official commissioning of workers drive road in Isale Osun, Osogbo, the state capital 24

March 3, 2018 11:30 AM Community Interest Will Be Given Priority – Ede East Council Boss

The newly elected Chairman of Ede East Local Council Development Area, Sekona, Mr Sikiru Adewale has assured the people of the LCDA of his administration’s commitment towards giving community interest a priority. According to a statement by the Information Officer of the council, Hammed Oyeniyi, Akanni gave the assurance while delivering his maiden speech 42

March 1, 2018 1:25 PM First Hand Painted Animation ‘Loving Vincent’ Hopes For An Oscar

Loving Vincent is the world’s first animated feature film painted by hand and already has over 4 million views in cinemas all over the world. The animation which is a first of his kind has 65,000 frames all in the distinct style of Vincent Van Gigh. The piece centers on his untimely death. The film was shot on a shoestring budget of $5.5 million (4.5 million 20

February 24, 2018 8:43 AM Governor Bagudu signs 2018 Budget

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has signed a N151.2 billion 2018 budget into law. He said N108 billion was for capital expenditure while N42.9 for recurrent expenditure out of the total amount. Bagudu said in spite of the drop in federal allocations, his administration has recorded success in the execution of projects that would transform the living 21

February 23, 2018 7:13 AM Emir Umar Usman is dead

The Emir of Birnin Magaji in Birnin Magaji local government area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Ahmad Umar Usman has been reported dead. Late Alhaji Ahmad Umar Usman, addressed as Dan Alin Birnin Magaji, died last night at the Federal Medical Centre Gusau after a brief illness. The state’s Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning Alhaji Ibrahim Muhammad 26

February 22, 2018 3:06 PM Kano Accountant-General, Aisha resigns

The Accountant-general of Kano state, Aisha Bello, has tendered her resignation. It was reported that Bello sent a resignation letter to the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Thursday. She was recently investigated by the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission for alleged arbitrary release of fund without the governor’s approval 25