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Generating Employment: The Kogi State Example by Alex Agbo

Passing through Iyamoye to Kabba then to Okene up to Lokoja,one is amazed at the natural features which the state is endowed with. From the shrubbery to the rocks and the arable,fertile soil,one should wonder why the citizens of Koti State complain steadily of deprivation. The governments of Nigerian States are not,in my opinion,doing much to alleviate the present condition ...

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FG Charges Permanent Secretaries On Code Of Ethics

The Federal Government has advised Permanent Secretaries to adhere strictly to the Public Service Culture that enshrines discipline, due process, and code of ethics in the conduct of Government business. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engineer, Babachir David Lawal gave the advice today in Abuja at the opening of a one day retreat for the Federal Permanent ...

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Petrol Subsidy Now N1.9b Daily – PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency on Monday released a new template for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, which puts its open market price at N134.60 per litre. With the new price, the Federal Government now spends N47.60 per litre on petrol subsidy, amounting to N1.90 billion daily at current consumption volume estimated at 40 million litres daily ...

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PRONACO Rejects FEC Decision on Confab Resolutions, Insists on Referendum

Pro National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) has rejected Federal Government’s decision to implement some aspects of the resolutions of the national confab through constitution amendments process of the national assembly instead of the referendum of the people. The political movement initiated by late Anthony Enahoro and Prof Wole Soyinka, among others in 2005 was reacting to the decision of the Federal Executive ...

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FG Cuts Electricity Tariff By Over 50 Percent

Amid agitation for reduction in electricity tariff, which had been on for several months, especially for industrial users, Nigeria’s Federal Government on Tuesday announced over 50 per cent reduction in the tariff. The new tariff was announced by the Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr. Sam Amadi. He said the cut followed complaints against the increase in tariff ...

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