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    I’ll Head Petroleum Ministry – PMB

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday revealed that he would head the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in the new cabinet. Addressing some select reporters in New York, USA, after addressing a global leaders’ summit on ‘Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism,’ he said: “I will remain minister of petroleum. I will appoint a minister of state for petroleum.”…

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    Buhari Seeks Senate Confirmation Of Kuru, Fowler, Danbatta

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    NASS Approval For $200m Loan For Lagos President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate President Bukola Saraki requesting for the confirmation of appointment of Ahmed Kuru as the managing director of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) for a first term of five years. This is as the president also asked the National Assembly…

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    2015 Budget Probe: How FG Spent N222bn To End Fuel Scarcity

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    The federal government in extra budgetary expenditure in 2015 spent a staggering N222.1 billion to end the fuel scarcity that crippled the country till July this year, without recourse to the National Assembly. Nigeria’s finance ministry made the disclosure in a presentation before the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee probing the non-implementation of capital projects…

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    National ID Card: ‘6m Nigerians Registered’

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    Director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Barr Chris Onyemenam has said that six million Nigerians have been registered for the National Electronic (e-ID) Card. Onyemenam made the disclosure at the National Assembly when he presented the speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal with his National Electronic (e-ID) Card. The director-general revealed…

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    How Underfunding Is Crippling War Against Corruption

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    When in December 17, 2013 the secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Mr. Emmanuel Adegboyega, raised the alarm in Abuja, while briefing the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, at a public hearing on the bill for an Act to establish the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency, that the agency…

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