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Umahi’s Historic Visit to Abia

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Dave-Umahi-Governor-Ebonyi-

The recent visit of the Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi to neighbouring Abia State, where he had a conducted tour ofprojects embarked upon by his host, Okezie Ikpeazu reveals that there is a lot governors can learn from one another‎, if only they are humble enough to understand that nobody has a monopoly of knowledge, writes Benjamin Nworie Continue reading

Buhari Departs for London After Receiving Chibok Girls

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Buhari-Chibok-Girls2

In keeping with his statement last March that he would have to return to the United Kingdom for a follow up on his medical treatment, President Muhammadu Buhari, after receiving the 82 Chibok girls who were released from captivity on Saturday, left last night for London, the British capital, for further consultations with his doctors. Continue reading

N’Assembly Increases Its Budget to N150bn, Lays 2017 Appropriation Bill Thursday

House of Representatives

House of Representatives

Owing to rising inflation and the depreciation of the naira, the National Assembly, which for years has faced criticism over the lack of transparency and accountability over its budget, has increased its 2017 budget in this year’s Appropriation Bill to N150 billion from the initial proposal of N120 billion. Continue reading