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Senate kicks against N309bn electricity bond


The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to stop plans to raise a N309bn bond to finance electricity generation in the country to erase recorded shortfall in projected power availability. The senate said that the government should put the plan on hold pending conclusion of investigation into the matter by its committees on Power […]

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