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Jonathan withdraws assent from 2014 budget bill

Nigeria’s Government said on Wednesday that the 2014 appropriation bill passed by the National Assembly about two months ago has not been signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan because of “distortions” introduced into the document by the lawmakers. Labaran Maku, Information. Minister who rev...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

World Cup: Brazil 2014 Ticket Certificates Ready

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has announced that certificates for those who purchased their FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 match tickets through the NFF are now ready for collection. Speaking at the NFF Secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday, NFF’s Director of Marketing, Adama Idris stated that the certifi...

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Posted on Apr 22, 2014

In Video: Lagos Easter Carnival 2014 edition

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

Borno residents witness first rain in 2014

Residents of Maiduguri, Borno state capital, have witnessed their first rain in 2014, recording light showers lasting about 45 minutes. The rain which started at about 3.30 p.m. ended at about 4.15 p.m. in most parts of the city. Residents expressed delight at the rain. The residents said that the rain would ...

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Posted on Apr 19, 2014

Listen to ‘We are One’, the official 2014 FIFA World Cup song

The song by Pitbull is one of the tracks in the collaboration album between FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment : “One Love, One Rhythm, which will go on sale 2 May. Football and music lovers can download for 69 cents the song on itune. The Official Album features several world-renowned musical superstars who...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2014

2014 budget presentation: Okonjo-Iwela to represent Jonathan

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala President Goodluck Jonathan has delegated the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to present the 2014 budget at the Joint session of the National Assembly. This was contained in the letter the president wrote to the Senate where he notified...

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Posted on Dec 18, 2013

2014 Budget Presentation: How Legislators Planned to Boo Jonathan

Had President Goodluck Jonathan turned up for the presentation of the 2014 budget proposal to a joint sitting of the Senate and Federal House of Representatives on Tuesday, he would have earned the ignominious record of being the first Nigerian President to be booed within the hallowed chamber. This is the pr...

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Posted on Nov 19, 2013

Jonathan Postpones 2014 Budget Presentation

President Goodluck Jonathan has written to both chambers of the National Assembly indicating his decision to postpone the budget presentation earlier scheduled to take place today (Tuesday). In a letter addressed to the National Assembly and read by the Senate President David Mark, the president said “there...

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Posted on Nov 19, 2013

Jonathan To Present 2014 Budget Today

President Goodluck Jonathan will today (Monday) present the 2014 budget to a joint sitting of the National Assembly. The President was earlier scheduled to present the budget last Tuesday but was postponed till today. The president’s letter, seeking a new date for the budget presentation, was addressed to t...

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Posted on Nov 19, 2013

NASS postpones 2014 Budget presentation to Nov. 19

By Citizens platform The National Assembly has announced that the 2014 budget presentation by President Goodluck Jonathan has been postponed to Tuesday November 19th. The presentation of the budget to the joint session of the National Aseembly was earlier scheduled to hold November 12th. According to a memo s...

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Posted on Nov 18, 2013

Moses, Nsofor Score To Book Nigeria’s Ticket To Brazil 2014 W/Cup

Nigeria on Saturday became the first African nation to qualify for the 2014 World Cup after beating Ethiopia 2-0 at the U. J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar. Victor Moses and substitute Obinna Nsofor netted either side of the break for the African  champions, who advance 4-1 on aggregate following their 2-1 victo...

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Posted on Nov 16, 2013

Super Eagles of Nigeria Qualify for the 2014 World Cup

BBC Continental champions Nigeria became the first African side to qualify for the 2014 World Cup after beating Ethiopia 2-0 in Calabar on Saturday. Goals from Victor Moses and Victor Obinna sealed a comfortable victory and a 4-1 aggregate win. Moses converted from the penalty spot after Aynalem Hailu was har...

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Posted on Nov 16, 2013

2014 World Cup: Eagles Set For Last Hurdle

The Super Eagles of Nigeria’s quest of making it to Brazil 2014 World Cup faces litmus test Saturday when they host the Walya Ibex of Ethiopia in the second leg final play-offs. The match is billed for the U J Esuene Stadium, Calabar, Cross River State southern Nigeria. The Eagles are going into the encount...

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Obi Presents N140 Billion 2014 Budget To State Assembly

Anambra state governor, Mr. Peter Obi, has presented the 2014 fiscal year budget of N140 billion to the State House of Assembly. The amount represents an increase of 21.8% of last year’s budget of N110 billion. The budget is made up of N100.2 billion for re-current expenditure. Governor Obi said an estimate...

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Posted on Nov 12, 2013

100,000 young Nigerians to gather at TBS event in 2014

By Citizens Platform On 18th January 2014, 100,000 young Nigerians from across the nation will declare their stand for the future of their nation at the mainbowl of Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos. “100,000 Voices” as the event is being themed, will reach tens of thousands of attendees and then millions of ...

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Posted on Nov 11, 2013

Reps Disagree Over Presidential Address On 2014 Budget

A motion seeking to allow President Goodluck Jonathan present the 2014 budget to Federal Lawmakers on Tuesday, November 12, led to a sharp disagreement in the House of Representatives. A lawmaker, Ali Madaki, had raised a motion in which he drew attention to the poor implementation of the 2013 budget and ques...

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Posted on Nov 8, 2013

Reps question Jonathan’s proposed 2014 budget presentation

By Citizens Platform Some members of the House of Representatives on Thursday opposed the proposed presentation of the 2014 Appropriation Bill by President Goodluck Jonathan to a joint session of the National Assembly on November 12, saying they are not satisfied with the implementation of the 2013 budget. A...

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Posted on Nov 8, 2013

Court Adjourns Gbenga Daniels’s Trial To 2014

The criminal case brought against the former governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniel has been adjourned till February 6, 2014 for continuation by a High Court sitting in Abeokuta. The former governor was arraigned before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged fraudulent co...

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Posted on Nov 7, 2013

NDDC presents N315.8bn budget for 2014 to Senate

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Tuesday in Abuja presented a budget of N315.8 billion for 2014 to the Senate for consideration. The Acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Dr Christy Atako presented the budget after defending it before the Senate Committee on Niger Delta. The budget showed an i...

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Posted on Nov 6, 2013

Cross Rivers Proposes 173.3bn Naira Budget For 2014

The Cross River State governor, Liyel Imoke, has presented a budget proposal of 176.3 billion Naira (about 1.2 billion dollars) for the 2014 appropriation year to the State House of Assembly in Calabar, the State’s capital. The estimate represents 17 per cent increase over the 2013 appropriation bill. Givin...

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Posted on Nov 5, 2013

Imoke presents N176.3b budget for 2014

Gov. Liyel Imoke of the southern Nigerian state of Cross River on Monday presented a budget of N176.3billion for the 2014 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. Imoke said that 70 per cent of the budget was for capital expenditure while 30 per cent was for recurrent expenditure, adding that the economic ...

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Posted on Nov 4, 2013

Privatisation Process To Deliver 10,000 MW By 2014 End

The Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo, has expressed hopes that Nigerians would experience electricity supply which he described as ‘very close to uninterrupted.’ He also asserted that the privitisation process which was made official yesterday would deliver at least 10000 megawatts of power to th...

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Posted on Nov 2, 2013

Supreme Court Adjourns Okorocha’s Suit To Jan. 2014

The Supreme Court in Nigeria has fixed January 24, 2014 for judgment on the suit filed by the governor of Imo State, Mr Rochas Okorocha challenging the decision of the Appeal Court in Owerri to allow Mr Ikedi Ohakim to join in the suit filed by Mr Ifeanyi Ararume. Mr Ararume, who was the governorship [&hellip...

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Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Fashola Presents N489.69 Billion Budget Estimate For 2014

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), on Wednesday presented to the State House of Assembly for approval, a total Budget Estimate of N489. 69 billion for the 2014 financial year, saying the focus would be to complete on-going projects and consolidate on the gains of the past budgets. The amount, ...

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Posted on Oct 30, 2013

Fashola Presents N489.690bn 2014 Budget

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola on Wednesday proposed a budget of N489.690bn for the year 2014 before members of the State House of Assembly. The budget proposal, which he described as zero-deficit, is made of Recurrent Expenditure at N234.665bn and Capital Expenditure at N255.025bn with a Ca...

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Posted on Oct 30, 2013

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