• Remove PPP Provision On Water In 2017 Budget, Groups Urge Lagos Assembly

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    Civil society and labour activists have demanded that the Lagos State House of Assembly should reject a recommendation in the 2017 budget proposal which explicitly suggests Public Private Partnership (PPP) as the arrangement to improve the water sector in the state. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  while presenting  the 2017 budget proposal  of  N812.998 billion to  the…

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    Nigerians Are Desperate For Quick Answers – Kangiwa

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    Hon Husain Suleiman Kangiwa represents Arewa/Dandi Federal Constituency of Kebbi state.In this interview with Ruth Choji, the retired custom officer spoke on some national issues. There were reports that members are expecting new cars and some are of the opinion that the National Assembly is being insensitive to the plight of the masses. Can you…

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    2019: My Fear About INEC – Former Speaker

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    Hon. Abdullahi Bello represented Okene/Ogori/Magogo federal constituency of Kogi State in the National Assembly until the Court of Appeal nullified his election last December. Speaking with RUTH CHOJI, the former speaker and one-time acting governor stated that the current INEC leadership needs to be pushed and assisted if it cannot do what it is mandated…

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    PMB Not Carrying South-east Along – PDP Scribe

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    Chief Ugochukwu Okeke is a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. In this interview with RUTH CHOJI, he weighs in on the Biafra debate, the state of Igbos in Nigeria and why the president should do more to change the current situation. There has been a lot of insinuation that the…

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    ‘1.5m Farmers to Benefit From 2016/2017 GES’

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    The permanent secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Shehu Ahmed has said that 1.5million farmers are to benefit from the 2016/2017 Growth Enhancement Scheme(GES) dry season farming. He further revealed that the focus of the scheme would be on four major crops including rice, wheat, maize and groundnuts. The Permanent Secretary who was…

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  • Why Executive Should Implement Constituency Projects – Jaji

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    Hon Aminu Sani Jaji represents Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji federal constituency of Zamfara State. In this interview with RUTH CHOJI. Jaji, who is the chairman, House Committee on National Security and Intelligence, gives reasons why the executive arm of government should implement constituency projects. He also speaks on some national issues. What challenges have you faced…

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  • Why Privatization Process Failed In The Past – Yerima

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    Hon Ahmed Yerima represents Misau/Damboa federal constituency of Bauchi State. In this interview with RUTH CHOJI, Yerima, who is also the House committee chairman on privatization and commercialization, speaks on some national issues. As the chairman of committee on privatization and commercialization, what side are you on in the debate over the sale of some…

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