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    2016 Budget: How Poor Implementation Cripples Sectorial Performance Across States

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    Reports from states across Nigeria have indicated poor budget performance indices following delay or even outright non-implementation of budgetary allocations across the various sectors of the economy. Hussaini Hammangabdo (Yola), Abu Nmodu, (Minna), Joshua Dada (Osogbo), Tope Fayehun (Akure), George Okojie (Lagos) write. The situation, which stunted the economy of many states, has left many…

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    Hajj 2016: Lagos To Begin Airlift Of Pilgrims

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    The Lagos State Government, yesterday, said it has concluded plans to commence air lifting of intending pilgrims for the 2016 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. The State’s Amir Hajj, Dr AbdulHakeem Abdulateef, disclosed this during a stakeholders meeting with the staff of State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, saying intending pilgrims will be airlifted from Lagos as…

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  • MAYHEM: Hoodlums Bath Taskforce Officer With Acid In Lagos

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    For daring to stop hoodlums who were said to be moving in a commercial Volkswagen bus, a paramilitary official attached to the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Taskforce identified as Akude Silas was yesterday bathed with acid along Oshodi-Oke area of Lagos State. Our correspondent gathered that Akude Silas who was immediately rushed to…

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    Ekiti Decides: Siege On Ekiti, Invitation To Anarchy – Akume

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    Former Governor of Benue State and serving Senate Minority Leader, Senator George Akume has said that the siege on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State was capable of throwing the whole democratic process in Nigeria into crisis. Akume in a statement in Abuja said Nigeria was drifting towards a dangerous trend…

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