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Reps reject 2013 Budget Amendment Bill

•Urge FG to reject UK visa bond   House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected President Goodluck Jonathan’s proposed amendment to the 2013 Appropriation Act, saying it lacks the semblance of an Amendment Bill. The President had on March 19 sent a bill to the House seeking amendment to the 2013 Budget. But the House, in

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My fears for 2015 elections – Amaechi

  •Decries tyranny, oppression •Urges citizens to defend their rights   Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday lamented that people who are supporting Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, as factional chairman of the NGF were “undemocratic.” He reiterated that all the Governors, including Jang, voted at

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Oil theft: NSCDC, JTF destroy 259 illegal refineries

Renewed offensive launched by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in collaboration with the Joint Task Force (JTF) has led to the destruction of over 259 illegal refineries in the eight oil producing states in the Niger Delta. Commandant General of corps, Ade Abolurin, disclosed this on Wednesday. Briefing newsmen during

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S’West PDP leaders task Jonathan on top posts

South West zone of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tasked President Goodluck Jonathan on the need to accommodate the region in the remaining executive positions in the federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). This was contained in a communique issued at the end of a meeting of the South West PDP leaders

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Daily Times: Anosikes to know fate on September 30

By Tunde Opeseitan Snr Reporter, Lagos   Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday rescheduled the much anticipated ruling on the criminal charge against the Anosike brothers by the Federal Government over alleged advance fee fraud, money laundering and fraudulent conversion of proceeds realised from the sale of

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