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Nigeria News: Bill on Independent candidacy presented to national assembly

Nigeria’s President Umaru Yar’adua has forwarded a bill to allow for Independent candidacy in future elections to the National Assembly. Six other bills aimed at reforming the country’s electoral system ...

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Yar’adua sets up committee on land reform in Nigeria

A Presidential Technical Committee on Land reform will be inaugurated on April 2, 2009 at State House, Abuja.   Land reform is one of the top priorities of Yar’adua’s administration ...

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Governor Isa Yaguda may become new CBN Governor

  President Umaru Yar’adua’s son in law, Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi  state may emerge the new Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, in May 2009   The five year tenure ...

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Corruption in Nigeria: Haliburton bribery

Press statement Transition Monitoring Group commends trial of Haliburton bribe takers  The recent confession by the main actor in the scandal, involving Halliburton had once again confirmed to the whole ...

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Yar’adua approves 3.1trillion 2009 budget, expresses fears

The 2009 Appropriation bill was signed into law yesterday by President Umaru Yar’Adua who expressed fears about on Government’s ability to finance the 3.1 trillion naira ($21.2 billion) budget for ...

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Nigeria parastatals get Board

The Federal Government has announced the Board members of seven parastatals in the Ministries of Information and Communication, and Culture and Tourism. They are Nigerian Television Authority, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, ...

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