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MRA inducts National Assembly into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Babatunde Opalana  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has blacklisted the National Assembly and inducted the legislative arm of government into its ‘Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame’ for allegedly abdicating its duty to abide by its own laws and for persistently flouting the provisions of the FOI Act. MRA in a statement

2017 budget and the expensive government

By Emmanuel Onwubiko   The business dictionary defined budget as "an estimate of costs, revenues, and resources over a specified period, reflecting a reading of future financial conditions and goals".   The online business dictionary also affirmed that budget is one of the most important administrative tools.   A budget, it argued, serves also as a

Failure to appear before Senate, Hammed Ali risks arrest

Ordered to appear on Thursday    ...Austin Obande    The Nigerian Senate has resolved to compel the Comptroller-General Customs, Col. Hammed Ali (rtd) to appear before the upper chamber of the National Assembly on Thursday, to explain issue of proposed retrospective duty payment on vehicles in Nigeria or risk being arrested.   The decision was