CSOs blame COVID -19, poor policy to inequality, poverty crisis in West Africa

October 20, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Founding Executive Director, African Centre for Leadership Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) Dr Otive Igbuzor, has observed that the COVID -19 pandemic and poor policy responses has worsened inequality and poverty crisis in West Africa. Dr Otive noted this at the just concluded Two-Day National Tax Summit Organised by the Tax Justice and Governance Platform (TJGP) in Abuja. Dr Read More

In Kaduna, El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet, redeploys 8 commissioners

October 12, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state on Monday reshuffled the state cabinet, redeploying eight of the 14 commissioners, while assigning new portfolios to some senior officials of the state government. The governor said, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye that the reshuffle is designed to help harness fresh energy for the government’s Read More

Breaking: Buhari set to present 2022 budget to NASS

October 5, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is slated to present 2022 fiscal budget to the joint session of the National Assembly. Before then, the Senate Tuesday received revised 2022 – 2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework ( MTEF) / Fiscal Strategy Paper ( FSP) from the President and gave it expeditious consideration by suspending its relevant rules on stage by stage consideration of such Read More

PDP slams Umahi on N6bn ranching fund as Ebonyi govt denies

August 26, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

  The Ebonyi state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday lambasted Governor David Umahi for allegedly collecting the sum of N6 billion  for ranching programme. Special Assistant to President Buhari, Gabar Shehu, had Wednesday night in a programme on Channels Television reportedly stated that Ebonyi, among three other states accessed N24 billion for ranching. The party regretted that Read More