Sore thumbs in N242B election request
By Guardian Exclusive
27 July 2018 | 3:49 pm
President Muhammadu Buhari recently requested for the approval of N242bn to prosecute next year’s general election. If approved by the National Assembly, the proposed amount will be the highest in history that Nigeria will spend on a general election.
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