FG budgets N305 billion for N/Delta - S/South states to spend N1.7tr

At least 29.6 per cent of region-based Federal projects for the year, valued at about N116.5 billion, will go to the six South-south states which are among the nine Niger Delta states, according to an analysis by a House of Representatives caucus. In addition to this, the Niger Delta region will benefit from a number of other the Federal allocations through the interventionist ministry, the NDDC agency and the Amnesty programme to the tune of about N189 billion. Out of this figure, the Niger Delta ...
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Added March 04, 2012
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