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Lagos Records 125 Percent Budget Performance In 2013 –Fashola

Lagos Records 125 Percent Budget Performance In 2013 –Fashola

Business January 18, 2014 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Lagos State government achieved a 125 percent performance in the fourth quarter implementation of its 2013 budget.
The state governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola gave the figure while briefing newsmen shortly after the opening ceremony of the State’s Executive/ Permanent Secretaries Retreat at

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Reducing Cost Of Governance: FG Stops Foreign Training For Civil Servants

Reducing Cost Of Governance: FG Stops Foreign Training For Civil Servants

Business January 10, 2014 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

As part of efforts to reduce cost of governance, the Federal Government has directed that training of personnel of ministries, departments and agencies must be held in the country from 2014.
This is contained in a document analysing the 2014 budget on major focus of government to ensure good governance released

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‘Budget Of No Hope’, Professional Bodies Says 2014 Budget Is A Shame

Business December 24, 2013 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria, on Tuesday expressed concern that 2014 national budget was too much skewed to make meaningful impact on the lives of most Nigerians.
 The President of the association, Mr Bala Ka’oje, said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that only

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Hunger Ahead As FG Bans Importation Of Fish… Prices Soaring Already

Hunger Ahead As FG Bans Importation Of Fish… Prices Soaring Already

Business December 15, 2013 at 11:59 am 0 comments

Few weeks after the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Akinwunmi Adesina, was honoured by Forbes magazine, more Nigerians have taken a swipe at his decision to place a ban on the importation of fish into the country. They are of the opinion that the directive by the Federal Government through the minister is another ploy to deny

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FG Evolving Special Intervention Programme To Boost Socio Economic Development In The North East -Pres. Jonathan

FG Evolving Special Intervention Programme To Boost Socio Economic Development In The North East -Pres. Jonathan

Business December 3, 2013 at 11:44 pm 0 comments

President Goodluck Jonathan announced Tuesday in Gombe that the Federal Government is currently evolving an intervention programme specifically targeted at accelerating the pace of socio-economic development in the North-East geo-political zone of the country.
Speaking at the opening of the 2
nd North-East Economic Summit, President Jonathan noted, however, that

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O’Neill: Nigerian Leaders Have to Start Taking Things Seriously

O’Neill: Nigerian Leaders Have to Start Taking Things Seriously

Business December 2, 2013 at 9:52 pm 0 comments

With so much investor attention now focused on the frontier markets, renowned economist and former Chairman of the Asset Management Division of Goldman Sachs Group, Mr. Jim O’Neill, who coined the term BRIC, an acronym that stands for Brazil, Russia, India and China, has identified new emerging economic powerhouses, comprising

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