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FAAN Says Abuja Airport to Experience Power Cuts Friday

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria on Wednesday said the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would experience power interruption between Friday and Saturday.

In a statement issued yesterday, Henrieta Yakubu, FAAN’s Head of Communication at the airport, said, “The power interruption is due to electrical maintenance the authority wishes to carry out at the airport.

FAAC Allocates ₦620.65b to FG, states, LGs

After days of uncertainties over shortfall in revenue, the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee on Wednesday reconvened to share the statutory allocation for the month of May.

At the end of the meeting that ended around 9:05pm in Abuja, the committee allocated the sum of ₦620.65 billion to the three tiers of government.

The meeting, presided over by the Minister of State for Finance, Dr. Yerima Ngama, was attended by commissioners of Finance from the 36 states of the federation as well as the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Jonah Otunla.

Budget Appropriation: Lessons From Lagos State

The perception that governance in Lagos State is going to cross over to a slow lane from the initial fast lane, which was started in 2007 by Governor Babatunde Fashola, has continued in spite of claims by the government that its N492billion 2012 budget has recorded 75% cumulative implementation in the first six months. The federal Government has implemented 56% of it 2012 budget in the same period, depending on which organ of government you choose to believe.