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FG, states, LGAs spend N40 trillion in five years

By CLIFFORD NDUJIHE By December 31, 2010, the three tiers of governments in Nigeria would have spent N40 trillion or more going by federal and states’ budget appropriations and statutory allocations to the 774 local councils since January 2006, according to Vanguard Newspapers’ checks. The three tiers of government would spend at least nine trillion
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France, Nigeria seal fresh business deals

AFTER a 48-hour high-level international politics and diplomacy at the Acropolis Congress Centre in Nice, France, the 25th France-Africa Summit, which was attended by no fewer than 57 heads of government, did not end yesterday until the French government sealed fresh business deal with her Nigerian counterpart.

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