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    2016 Budget Runs Into Troubled Waters

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    The N6.08 trillion 2016 budget estimates yesterday suffered a major setback as the National Assembly announced that the February 25, 2016 deadline it gave for its passage was no longer feasible due to inherent errors, ambiguities and ‘padded’ figures smuggled into the fiscal document. Indication that the budget would run into hitches emerged last week…

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    My Victory Belongs To Kogi People – Melaye

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    Senator Dino Melaye tells GEORGE AGBA in this interview that he was able to defeat his major opponent, Mr. Smart Adeyemi, at both the 2015 general elections and last week at the election petitions tribunal because the wish of the people of the Kogi West district prevailed. He also bares his mind on the National…

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    Defence House As Buhari’s Temporary Aso Rock

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    In this report, GEORGE AGBA gives an insight into the presidential routine in Defence House where President Muhammadu Buhari still operates temporarily, pending when renovation in Aso Rock is completed President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo spent their first official working week at the Defence House. As at last Friday, they were still…

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    Council Of State: Between Reconciliation And Politics

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    The Council of State meeting held last Tuesday in Aso Rock provided an avenue for old political folks and opponents to exchange good-natured banters. In this report, GEORGE AGBA examines the mood against the backdrop of those suspecting political betrayal The parley among President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Governor Rotimi Amaechi of…

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    ING: I Didn’t Promise Tinubu VP Appointment- Jonathan

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    President Goodluck Jonathan refuted the claim by national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu that he (President) offered him (Tinubu) the position of Vice President in the planned Interim National Government (ING). A statement from the office of the APC national leader had alleged that Jonathan had offered to make him Vice…

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    Jonathan Orders Probe Of His Alleged Talks With Moroccan King

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    President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday ordered the minister of foreign affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali to conduct a full scale investigation to unravel the source of media report alleging that he had a telephone conversation with King Mohammed VI of Morocco. Jonathan, who denied ever talking with the Moroccan Monarch said he was shocked, surprised and…

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