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    2016 Budget Will be Implemented Till May 2017 – Presidency

    Nigeria’s recently assented 2016 budget will run until May 2017, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly (Senate), Ita Enang, has stated. “The Act provides that the budget takes effects from the date assented to by the president, and run a full course of 12 months,” said Mr. Enang, a former

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    ‘I prioritise construction of roads unlike Jonathan’ – President says

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. May 6, said that his administration budgeted N200 billion to road construction unlike former president Goodluck Jonathan, who allocated “paltry” N18 billion to it in 2015. He stated this shortly before signing the 2016 budget into law. “To illustrate our renewed commitment to infrastructural development, the 2016 budget allocates over

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    Again, National Assembly Transmits Amended 2016 Budget To Presidency

    Succour may come the way of Nigerians and businesses soon as the National Assembly formally transmitted the amended 2016 Appropriations Bill to the presidency for assent. Yussuff Lasun, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, on Thursday handed over the 2,232-page budget to Ita Enang and Suleiman Kawu, Special Advisers to the President on National

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    Femi Fani-Kayode reacts to recent events in Nigeria

    The former minister of aviation Chief Femi Fani-Kayode in a series of tweets reacted to the recent developments in Nigeria. The ex PDP campaign’s director of media and publicity noted that the current state of the country was foreseen by him over a year ago, obviously referring to some high-profile trials that have been started under the

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    Diversification of Nigeria’s economy urgent – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Guangzhou, China, said that his administration would take urgent steps to restructure Nigeria’s economy by encouraging new investments in mining, agriculture and manufacturing. The president, who stated this at a reception in his honour by the Communist Party of China, said that Nigeria would welcome the support of the

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    Chibok Girls: Group Contests Claim of Victory Over Boko Haram

    NUTGWN says the Federal government cannot claim to have achieved any victory over the Boko Haram insurgents until the missing Chibok girls are rescued from captivity. This is coming two years after the Boko Haram militants kidnapped some school girls in the Chibok community of Borno State in northeast Nigeria. The National President of the

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    We’ll treat pipeline vandals like Boko Haram, Buhari warns

    President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that henceforth, the activities of vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations will get the same reaction from his government as that being taken against Boko Haram insurgents by the Armed Forces. Speaking at a meeting with members of the Nigerian community resident in China, as part of his

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    Alleged persecution of Buhari’s opponents: Presidency lambasts UK Telegraph

    The presidency Wednesday night lambasted the a staff writer of The Telegraph, United Kingdom, Mr. Con Coughlin over reports he authored that president Mohammadu Buhari was fighting his political opponents with foreign financial aids meant to fight insurgency in Nigeria. In strong worded statement which contained the reaction of the presidency to the story, the

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    Senate gives Buhari final warning over budget 2016

    The Senate, yesterday, gave what it described as a final warning to the presidency on its dealings with the legislative branch of government, affirming that it would no longer tolerate the presidency blaming the legislature for its failures. The assertion which was a direct fallout from brickbats over the removal of the Calabar – Lagos

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    Boko Haram has close links with international terrorist group, ISIL – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja disclosed that Boko Haram has a strong material resources and has a close link to the international terrorist group ISIL. According to him in a statement by his special adviser media, Femi Adesina, ending insurgency in Africa will require stronger collaboration and commitment from governments, financial institutions and

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