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Buhari presents N8.612tn 2018 budget of Consolidation

ANIETIE UDOBIT, NASS ABUJA   President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented about N8.612 trillion as the 2018 Appropriation bill, which he called ‘budget of consolidation’,  to a joint session of the National Assembly, saying the projected expenditure would drive rapid economic recovery. Buhari said at the session that with a benchmark of 45

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Saudi Authorities arrest ‘corrupt’ princes, ministers

Newsweek   Saudi authorities has detained 11 princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers, as part of an anti-corruption purge that consolidates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s hold on power, two senior Saudi officials told Reuters on Sunday. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a billionaire global investor and the head of the National

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Ex-Electoral officer tells court why he collects N30 Million from Diezani

  A former INEC officer, Christian Nwosu, on Thursday at a Federal High Court in Lagos denied that he was bribed by a former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to rig the 2015 general elections for her party. He, however, admitted that the N30 million he collected from her was for “logistics”. Mr. Nwosu,

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Court orders EFCC, police to arrest ex-pension boss maina

  Abdulraheed Maina, embattled former Chairman of the Pension Reforms Commission, has been dragged to court by the Federal Government. The Nigerian Government filed a six-count charge against Maina before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The charges form the basis on which the court issued a fresh warrant

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