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States’ IGR falls below below expectation in 2017– NBS

December 11, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Donald Iorchir Abuja National Bureau of Statistics [NBS] has disclosed that internally generated revenue [IGR] by the 36 states for the third quarter of 2017 fell below expectation. NBS report released at the end of the first week of December 2017 however showed that the study did not cover Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross Read More

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Open letter to President Buhari

December 6, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Well meaning Nigerians were gladdened to see that you had stood for over an hour before the National Assembly and presented the 2018 budget proposal. This is a confirmation that you are now hale and hearty. May the Almighty God give you more strength, wisdom and energy to surmount the enormous challenges besetting the nation. It will stimulate euphoria in Read More

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2018 budget on wrong foundation – Senator

December 1, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Jibrin Barau, has said that the 2018 budget being debated was built on wrong foundations. The Senator representing Kano North Senatorial district, said since the budget is predicated on a wrong foundation it would hardly achieve the expectation of its projectors and worse still address the needs of anxious Nigerian masses. Read More