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AllAfrica.com
President Muhammadu Buhari Wades Into Retirement Benefit CrisisPresident Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Pension Commission (PENCOM
President Muhammadu Buhari Wades Into Retirement Benefit Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) to resolve all issues preventing pensioners from accessing their benefits. The president gave the directive at Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday while... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Crude export debateJ. Scott Applewhite/ASSOCIATED PRESS "What would happen if you allowed oil to
Crude export debate
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
J. Scott Applewhite/ASSOCIATED PRESS "What would happen if you allowed oil to be exported? … The price of gasoline will be lower and will not be higher, and so if you want to help American consumers consume gasoline at lower costs -- or for that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Bad Apple On Oshiomhole's GulletThe second term Governor of Edo State; Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is of recent be
The Bad Apple On Oshiomhole's Gullet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The second term Governor of Edo State; Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is of recent behaving like a substitute soccer player fielded in the second half of a crucial competition. And being starved of action for long on the bench, he is all over the field... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Is Stealing and Stealing Is CorruptionFormer President Goodluck Jonathan, had in one of his interactions with the pre
Corruption Is Stealing and Stealing Is Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, had in one of his interactions with the press, stated that, "stealing is not corruption". He later explained his statement above thus, 'what was perceived as corruption were mere cases of petty stealing by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bailout - CBN Injects N338 Billion in 27 States to Stimulate Economy- Kwara, Osun, Zamfara commence payment of salary arrears, 24 other states to f
Bailout - CBN Injects N338 Billion in 27 States to Stimulate Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
- Kwara, Osun, Zamfara commence payment of salary arrears, 24 other states to follow In line with the federal government's resolve to reflate economic activities in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will this week continue the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MDAs Ordered to Open Treasury Single AccountAbuja — IN a move aimed at promoting transparency and facilitate compliance wit
MDAs Ordered to Open Treasury Single Account
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Abuja — IN a move aimed at promoting transparency and facilitate compliance with sections of the Constitution, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered all Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to start paying into a Treasury Single... Read more
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The Star
Special panel to ensure growthKUALA LUMPUR: A Special Economic Committee will be set up by the Government to
Special panel to ensure growth
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: A Special Economic Committee will be set up by the Government to ensure the country’s continued growth in light of global financial and economic uncertainties. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, in acknowledging the economic... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Phil Weiser stepping down as dean of CU-Boulder law schoolPhilip Weiser, dean of the University of Colorado Law School, is stepping down
Phil Weiser stepping down as dean of CU-Boulder law school
Colorado Daily / Posted 9 days ago
Philip Weiser, dean of the University of Colorado Law School, is stepping down next summer after five years on the job. Weiser will return to the faculty of the law school next July and will continue to serve as executive director for the Silicon... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. to Help Stop Poaching in RegionEast African countries are among the beneficiaries of a raft of anti-poaching m
U.S. to Help Stop Poaching in Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
East African countries are among the beneficiaries of a raft of anti-poaching measures announced by the US, to help the continent fight wildlife crime. A statement by Jeff Zients, the director of the National Economic Council, and Christy Goldfuss,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lt-General Danjuma, Purges, Probes and EconomyA MASSIVE man; every inch a soldier, a general who had been involved in the man
Lt-General Danjuma, Purges, Probes and Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
A MASSIVE man; every inch a soldier, a general who had been involved in the many coups that Nigeria had suffered. There are many people who admire him; he has a reputation before now of no nonsense general. When radicalized Muslims threatened... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Buhari No Send!'ANTI-CORRUPTION campaign! It is more about revelations and whistle-blowing at t
'Buhari No Send!'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
ANTI-CORRUPTION campaign! It is more about revelations and whistle-blowing at the moment. Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State who chaired a special committee of the National Economic Council (NEC) has been speaking a lot about the plundering of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Urged to Rethink Decision to Hire KPMG, PwC to Audit Revenue AgenciesThe federal government's decision to appoint international forensic audit firms
Govt Urged to Rethink Decision to Hire KPMG, PwC to Audit Revenue Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The federal government's decision to appoint international forensic audit firms to audit the accounts of all its revenue generating agencies has attracted strong condemnation from Concerned Nigerian Professionals and Entrepreneurs Forum (CNPEF). The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bishop Kukah, Anti-Corruption and Good Governance (lThe Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Reverend Matthew Hassan Kukah, has
Bishop Kukah, Anti-Corruption and Good Governance (l
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Reverend Matthew Hassan Kukah, has been in the news in recent days. Many of the reactions to his statements on behalf of the Nigerian Peace Commission were extremely furious and angry, with a few being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Without Ministers - Igbo Leaders' ConcernsSINCE his inauguration on May 29, 2015 as elected "civilian" president of the F
Ruling Without Ministers - Igbo Leaders' Concerns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
SINCE his inauguration on May 29, 2015 as elected "civilian" president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, a retired army general and former head of the military government, has been ruling the country for more than two and half... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
11 States Get Bonds As Excess Crude Account Hits U.S.$2.2 BillionThe federal government bonds have been issued to 11 states in order to address
11 States Get Bonds As Excess Crude Account Hits U.S.$2.2 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The federal government bonds have been issued to 11 states in order to address fiscal imbalance, the director-general of the Debt Management Office told the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting yesterday. He said based on President Muhammadu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call Governor Oshiomhole to Order, Rep Tells BuhariThe lawmaker member representing Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo Federal Constituency in th
Call Governor Oshiomhole to Order, Rep Tells Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The lawmaker member representing Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Linus Okorie, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly call Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state to order on the purported... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Looted Funds - the Billions Buhari is ChasingBy Anthony Maliki and Abbas Jimoh President Muhammadu Buhari took a step furth
Looted Funds - the Billions Buhari is Chasing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
By Anthony Maliki and Abbas Jimoh President Muhammadu Buhari took a step further last Tuesday in his drive to recover funds looted by previous administrations when he announced that in a matter of weeks, those found to have stolen the nation's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEITI Embraces NNPC Restructuring, Offers to Help Recover U.S.$11.6 Billion NLNG DividendThe Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Sunday th
NEITI Embraces NNPC Restructuring, Offers to Help Recover U.S.$11.6 Billion NLNG Dividend
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Sunday threw its full weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari's reforms in the oil and gas industry, which commenced a fortnight ago with the massive restructuring of the Nigerian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KPMG, PwC to Audit Revenue Generating AgenciesAbuja — The committee set up by the National Economic Council (NEC) to investig
KPMG, PwC to Audit Revenue Generating Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Abuja — The committee set up by the National Economic Council (NEC) to investigate the discrepancies between the revenue generated from crude sales and the monies remitted to the Federation Account under the Goodluck Jonathan administration has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Crusade Must Go TogetherOver the past five days, my good friend, Bishop Mathew Kukah has been subjected
Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Crusade Must Go Together
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Over the past five days, my good friend, Bishop Mathew Kukah has been subjected to widespread criticisms and attacks for allegedly calling on President Buhari to focus on governance rather than the pursuit of the Jonathan regime for corruption. I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Treasury Single Account - Bank Deposits Loss May Hit N2 TrillionLagos — The nation's banks would be losing about N2 trillion deposits to the Ce
Treasury Single Account - Bank Deposits Loss May Hit N2 Trillion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Lagos — The nation's banks would be losing about N2 trillion deposits to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, with the implementation of the Treasury Single Account, TSA, as ordered last week by President Muhammadu Buhari. States are also gearing up to... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Some licensing regulations can get in the way of people workingA blog post by Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council and Assis
Some licensing regulations can get in the way of people working
The Oklahoman / Posted 18 days ago
A blog post by Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, and Betsey Stevenson, a member of the Council of Economic Advisers, notes the problems created by excessive... Read more
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OregonLive.com
David Sarasohn: Uncle Sam's failed mortgage-relief programBy David Sarasohn At the end of January 2009, less than a month in the Senate
David Sarasohn: Uncle Sam's failed mortgage-relief program
OregonLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
By David Sarasohn At the end of January 2009, less than a month in the Senate and a brand-new member of the Senate banking and housing committee, Jeff Merkley saw a problem in how the Obama administration was planning to deal with the Great... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Committee Appoints KPMG, PWC to Audit All FG's Agencies Generating RevenuesAbuja — The committee set up by the National Economic Council to investigate th
Committee Appoints KPMG, PWC to Audit All FG's Agencies Generating Revenues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Abuja — The committee set up by the National Economic Council to investigate the discrepancies between the money generated from crude sales and the amounts remitted to the Federation Account under the Goodluck Jonathan administration has ordered a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Appoints KPMG, PWC to Probe Revenue Generating AgenciesThe federal government has ordered forensic audit of all its agencies responsib
FG Appoints KPMG, PWC to Probe Revenue Generating Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The federal government has ordered forensic audit of all its agencies responsible for generating revenues. The directive was issued by the committee set up by the National Economic Council (NEC) to investigate how funds generated from the sales of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PWC, KPMG to Audit All Nigeria's Revenue AgenciesAll revenue generating agencies of the Nigerian government are to be audited by
PWC, KPMG to Audit All Nigeria's Revenue Agencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
All revenue generating agencies of the Nigerian government are to be audited by two international audit firms. This was part of the resolutions of the Presidential Committee set up to probe the Excess Crude Account. The committee said on Thursday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Hires KPMG, PwC to Audit NNPC, NIMASA, OthersThe federal government yesterday hired two audit firms to carry out a forensic
Govt Hires KPMG, PwC to Audit NNPC, NIMASA, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The federal government yesterday hired two audit firms to carry out a forensic audit of all revenue-generating agencies in the country. A committee recently raised by the National Economic Council (NEC) to investigate the Excess Crude Account... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Power Sector - Senate Probes Obasanjo, Yar'Adua, JonathanBy Clifford Ndujihe, Henry Umoru and Joseph Erunke Abuja — The Senate, yesterd
Power Sector - Senate Probes Obasanjo, Yar'Adua, Jonathan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
By Clifford Ndujihe, Henry Umoru and Joseph Erunke Abuja — The Senate, yesterday, constituted an ad-hoc Committee to carry out a holistic investigation into the management of funds appropriated to the power sector from the Olusegun Obasanjo civilian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Hires KPMG, PWC to Re-Audit NNPC, OthersThe National Economic Council (NEC) has hired two audit firms to carry out a fo
FG Hires KPMG, PWC to Re-Audit NNPC, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The National Economic Council (NEC) has hired two audit firms to carry out a forensic audit of all revenue-generating agencies in the country. The committee, which was set up by the NEC to investigate the Excess Crude Account differentials and... Read more
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Forbes
Hey Center On Budget And Policy Priorities: Don't Be So Modest!I am a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Before joining AE
Hey Center On Budget And Policy Priorities: Don't Be So Modest!
Forbes / Posted 21 days ago
I am a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Before joining AEI, I was the principal deputy commissioner and the deputy commissioner for policy at the Social Security Administration. In 2005 I worked at the White House National... Read more
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Accounting Today
In the Blogs: Up NexusWorkin� on the Highway Fund Tax Policy: Blastin� Through the Bedrock Dept.: Ho
In the Blogs: Up Nexus
Accounting Today / Posted 22 days ago
Workin� on the Highway Fund Tax Policy: Blastin� Through the Bedrock Dept.: How Senate approval of the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act funds the Highway Trust Fund until late October by moving $8 billion from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osun Summit, A Failed Attempt to Rubbish Aregbesola - AjibolaBashiru Ajibola, a lawyer, is a former Commissioner for Special Duties and Regi
Osun Summit, A Failed Attempt to Rubbish Aregbesola - Ajibola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Bashiru Ajibola, a lawyer, is a former Commissioner for Special Duties and Regional Integration in the State of Osun. In this interview with Gbenga Faturoti, he spoke on recent summit conveyed by concerned stakeholders saying economy of Osun is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time to Re-Focus NIMASADay in, day out the newspapers and tv stations alike are awash with reports of
Time to Re-Focus NIMASA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Day in, day out the newspapers and tv stations alike are awash with reports of visits by permanent secretaries to President Muhammadu Buhari to make presentations on the state of their respective ministries (an interesting side bar: a good number of... Read more
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Perth Now
China's growth engine tipped to rev up China should not yet be written off as a significant source of economic growt
China's growth engine tipped to rev up
Perth Now / Posted 24 days ago
China should not yet be written off as a significant source of economic growth, one of the White House’s most experienced economic minds says. In a far-reaching address on the opening day of the Diggers &... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China's growth engine tipped to rev up China should not yet be written off as a significant source of economic growt
China's growth engine tipped to rev up
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
China should not yet be written off as a significant source of economic growth, one of the White House’s most experienced economic minds says. In a far-reaching address on the opening day of the Diggers &... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Loans - More Troubles for Debtor StatesIt may be a long road to recovery for about eight states that have gone on borr
Loans - More Troubles for Debtor States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
It may be a long road to recovery for about eight states that have gone on borrowing spree after their governments were inaugurated on May 29. Findings by Daily Independent shows that there are slim chances of their recovery soon. The states, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Constitutes Advisory Committee On AntiPresident Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a seven-member committee to advise h
Buhari Constitutes Advisory Committee On Anti
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a seven-member committee to advise him on his plans to tackle corruption, THISDAY can exclusively reveal. Named as the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption, investigation by THISDAY reveals... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari, Jonathan in Secret MeetingFor the first time since relinquishing power on May 29, ex-President Goodluck J
Buhari, Jonathan in Secret Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
For the first time since relinquishing power on May 29, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan returned to his former home- the Aso Rock Villa, this time, he was visitor to the new occupant, President Muhammadu Buhari. It was the first between the two since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Orders Federal Ministries, Agencies to Open Treasury Single AccountPresident Muhammadu Buhari has ordered each and every Federal Government Minist
Buhari Orders Federal Ministries, Agencies to Open Treasury Single Account
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered each and every Federal Government Ministry, Department or Agency to start paying into a Treasury Single Account (TSA) for all government revenues, incomes and other receipts. According to the directive, this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Hires Forensic Firms to Audit NNPC, FIRS, OthersThe federal government has concluded plans to appoint two international forensi
FG Hires Forensic Firms to Audit NNPC, FIRS, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
The federal government has concluded plans to appoint two international forensic audit firms to audit the accounts of all its revenue generating agencies. Addressing the media in Abuja yesterday, the chairman of the National Economic Council (NEC)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Forensic Auditors to Probe Jonathan AdministrationAbuja — The National Economic Council Ad hoc Committee on the Management of Exc
Foreign Forensic Auditors to Probe Jonathan Administration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Abuja — The National Economic Council Ad hoc Committee on the Management of Excess Crude Account Proceeds and Accruals into the Federation Account on Thursday resolved to engage two international accounting companies to support them in the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Strip District, Shadyside startups headed to White HouseAstrobotic's push to the moon will include a stop at the White House. Presiden
Strip District, Shadyside startups headed to White House
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
Astrobotic's push to the moon will include a stop at the White House. President Obama invited two Carnegie Mellon University spinoff companies, Astrobotic and Duolingo, a language learning and translation service, to the first White House Demo Day... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEITI Seeks El-Rufai's Support On Implementation of Audit ReportsThe Federal Government can ill-afford the continued delay in the implementation
NEITI Seeks El-Rufai's Support On Implementation of Audit Reports
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
The Federal Government can ill-afford the continued delay in the implementation of a comprehensive reform in the country's extractive industries sector, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, Zainab... Read more
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WA Today
Kalgoorlie-Boulder primed for big Diggers and Dealers despite mining downturnDespite the downturn in the mining industry, deals are expected to go down at t
Kalgoorlie-Boulder primed for big Diggers and Dealers despite mining downturn
WA Today / Posted 1 months ago
Despite the downturn in the mining industry, deals are expected to go down at the annual Diggers and Dealers conference. Photo: Philip Gostelow Investors from throughout the world will converge on Kalgoorlie on Monday for the 23rd annual Diggers and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Splitting of State-Owned Oil Company UnderwayNigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari plans to take his announced anti-corru
Splitting of State-Owned Oil Company Underway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari plans to take his announced anti-corruption drive to the State-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by splitting the company into two entities. This will be the concrete implementation of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC Sponsoring Media Against MeKaduna — Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has alleged that the Nigerian
NNPC Sponsoring Media Against Me
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Kaduna — Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has alleged that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is sponsoring media publications against him for recommending the scrapping of the corporation. He spoke when the Executive... Read more
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Washington Post
John H. Gibbons, science adviser to Congress and Clinton, dies at 86President Bill Clinton with John H. Gibbons, presidential adviser for science a
John H. Gibbons, science adviser to Congress and Clinton, dies at 86
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
President Bill Clinton with John H. Gibbons, presidential adviser for science and technology, in 1993. (Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post) John H. Gibbons, a physicist who was the chief White House science adviser to President Bill Clinton and who... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
President Obama is seeking high-performance computing playmatesTHE WHITE HOUSE HAS STRESSED the local need for a significant push in the direc
President Obama is seeking high-performance computing playmates
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 1 months ago
THE WHITE HOUSE HAS STRESSED the local need for a significant push in the direction of high-performance computing (HPC), and announced what it plans to do about it. President Barack Obama has officially signed an executive order that sets up the... Read more
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