Minister of Finance Signs $523,823 TA Agreement Grant With Islamic Devt Bank In Morocco

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, yesterday, disclosed signing a $523,823 (N185,957,165 million) Technical Assistant Agreement grant by the Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) Group, in Marrakesh, Morocco. This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Minister of Finance on Media and Communications, Mr Paul Ella Abechi. According to the statement, the Minister signed on behalf of the Federal Government and President of the ISDB Group, Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar, signed on behalf of the Group, at the 44th ISDB Group Annual Meeting…

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CROSS RIVER GOVT TAKES OVER DISPUTED LAND IN YALA

Following a fact finding mission by Cross River State Government delegation to Yala Local Government Area to ascertain the state of things in the disputing communities of Oba/Itega Okpame on Saturday, the government has decided to take over the ownership of the disputed land pending the peaceful resolution of the matter. Governor Ben Ayade had delegated his aides led by the Director-General, Cross River State Due Process and Price Intelligence Bureau, Barr Alphonsus Ogar Eba to end hostilities and ensure peace is restored between the disputing communities. The affected communities…

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