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Nigeria: Kaduna Assembly Passes Two Supplementary Budgets Within One Hour

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria) -The Kaduna State House of Assembly, northern Nigeria on Wednesday passed a second, and third supplementary budgets of about N18 billion in one hour to be included in the Year 2017 approved budget. The House at an emergency sitting presided over by the Speaker of the House, Alhaji Aminu Abdullahi […]

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Nigeria: Some Are Bent On Turning Southern Kaduna To Theatre Of War, Says Lawmaker

By  Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) – Member representing Jema’a/Sanga Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Shehu Nicholas Garba, has decried recent spate of killings in Southern Kaduna. The lawmaker, who represents the areas being attacked lamented that some people were deliberately trying to make the peaceful communities war zones. In a statement issued to […]

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Ghana: Whopping GHC800,000 For New Ministry’s Website

The Ministry for Special Development and Initiatives intends to use GH¢800,000 of tax payers’ money merely to build a new website. The amount, although heavily criticized by the minority in Parliament, was approved by the House. The Ministry also intends to buy 20 new 4-wheel-drives as part of its 2018 budgetary expenditure, despite a moratorium […]

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Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission Registers Over 47, 000 Voters In Continued Exercise In Gombe

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Gombe State northeast of the country has so far registered 46,798 voters since the continued exercise began in April 2017. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner Umar Ibrahim disclosed this on Monday at a stakeholders meeting in Gombe  to review the activities of INEC […]

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NGO Asks Women And Youth To Join Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – A Non Governmental Organisation, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged women and youths to be part of the present administration’s fight against corruption. The Executive Director of CISLAC, Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, made call in Gombe, northeast of the country at a one day sensitization programme for Women and […]

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Nigeria: Southern Kaduna Frowns At Age Long Socio Political Marginalization

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria)–Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, has expressed bitterness over what it called age long sociopolitical marginalization the area has been subjected to by subsequent governments both at the federal and State levels. SOKAPU  therefore suggested that the report of the 2014 National Conference be implemented. “It is the view of Southern […]

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Leadership: Igala Land in North Central Nigeria in Dire Need of Political Leaders, Says Gen. Akpa

By Joseph Edegbo, Kaduna (Nigeria) – National Igala Christian Elders Forum (NICEF), Chairman Major – General Patrick Akpa (rtd) has said that only persons with sacrificial mind, selflessness, love, courage and humility can aspire to lead the people. Just as he cited Princess Inikpi, the beloved daughter of Attah Igala who offered herself to be buried […]

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Why It Is Difficult To Impeach Presidents In Nigeria — Speaker House Of Reps

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says the National Assembly has contributed a lot in stabilising and deepening the country’s constitutional democracy through strengthening of due process and the rule of law. Speaking on the topic, “Deepening Democracy: Role of the Legislature,” at the third Public […]

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