At the backdrop of expected significant drop in revenue accruable to the three tires of government from the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee, FAAC, state governments may need fresh bailout arrangements as none of them have indicated plans to rejig budgets in line with the merging fiscal realities.
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Lovers of art, art collectors, promoters were treated to a special form of art as Omenka Gallery opened its last exhibition for the year tagged Status and Time, a joint exhibition of recent works by leading London-based designers Yinka Ilori and Jade Folawiyo. The ongoing exhibition which is supported by the British Council, featured an installation of palm oil kegs, as well as a collection of intricate wall clocks referencing thought-provoking quotes on the theme of time and change. The exhibition
At least 14 people were killed and dozens wounded in large bomb blasts Monday in the central Syrian city of Homs, state media reported.
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The Nigerian Military has refuted reports that Boko Haram insurgents attacked outskirts of Maiduguri, capital of Borno state.
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Boko Haram jihadists attacked a key city in Borno on Sunday evening, residents told AFP, the second assault in days as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's deadline to eradicate the militants is set to expire.
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When you mention Africa, the first thing that comes to the mind of the average American is not literature, to that extent you are bringing something new. But African literature is very interesting, very broad and so even when you introduce it to them, you are introducing a whole new world. You are introducing them to African women writers from Egypt, Senegal, like â€˜So Long a Letterâ€™, Buchi Emecheta.
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FOLLOWING the agitation by members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB and continued detention of Biafra Radio Director, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu by the Department of State Security, DSS, a renowned cleric, Prophet Anthony Nwoko of the Church of God, weekend called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure Kanu's immediate release or Heaven will fall.
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Gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram were on Sunday evening involved in a shoot-out with soldiers in Aladuwari village â€“ about 2 km away from Maiduguri.
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Veteran coach Kadiri Ikhana will not be in charge of Nigeria champions Enyimba when the 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) kicks off next month, officials have announced.
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Osun State Government has recruited 300 Tax Marshals to enhance its Internally Generated Revenue IGR on a sustainable basis.
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A cross section of the players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has kicked against the January 31 kick-off for the 2015/2016, insisting issues concerning their welfare should first be addressed.
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And the grouse of the critics of Okonjo-Iweala, for which they have asked President Buhari to order her arrest and prosecution, is that she â€“ they allege â€“ disbursed the said funds in a manner that violated convention, given that the funds should have been appropriated through Senate approval before their disbursement.
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The Ogun Police Command says it is ready to partner with local hunters to provide adequate security in the state.
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MYMOTO XE, a brand of RiverMews Limited, has entered into strategic partnership with Cornerstone Insurance, one of the leading insurance companies in the country to provide quality after sales services to owners of both used and brand new cars. Under the partnership, Mymoto will be providing a cover called Mymotoshield, a vehicle repair contract or extended warranty that covers the cost of parts and repair services related to a pre-agreed set of vehicle mechanical and electrical vehicle components
Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has declared that the battle-line between the governing All Progressives Congress, APC and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has sharply been drawn.
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Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has described Federal Governmentâ€™s announced reduction of petrol pump price from N87 to N85 per litre as a continuation of the deceit propagated by All Progressives Congress (APC) led government.
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The Executive Director, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Mrs Uju Baba, on Saturday said that more than 100 foreign investors had visited the country between June and December.
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Louis van Gaal's position as Manchester United manager is in serious jeopardy after his side's wretched form continued with a 2-0 defeat at Stoke City on Saturday.
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