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The Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said to complete 711 highway projects in 2021, his ministry will require over N6.26 trillion.
The Federal Government through the National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office is developing a Rapid Response Register to scale up the enrollment of poor and vulnerable citizens in urban centres.
Speech by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the signing into law of the Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, 2020 Presidential Villa, Abuja. Friday, 10TH July, 2019
Some committees in the Senate and House of Representatives will on Thursday begin consideration of the revised 2020 budget proposal transmitted to the National Assembly by the Executive, it was learnt on Wednesday.
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly to strengthen its legislative oversight on defence in order to restore integrity, reduce leakages and promote accountability in the defence and security sector.
The increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate from 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent has taken effect following the signing into law the Finance Bill, 2019, by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.
There were indications on Tuesday that paucity of funds available to the Federal Government to meet infrastructural needs, especially the implementation of the 2020 budget when passed, may compel the government to channel most of the funds so far recovered through its anti-graft policy into the budget.
Donald Trump has threatened to veto a major military funding bill unless Congress abolishes a liability law protecting social media firms regularly accused of bias by the president.
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing (FMWH) has warned Nigerians against destroying the projects sited in their communities by the Federal Government.
The European Union (EU) in collaboration with the German government has donated a solar hybrid system to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Daily Times reports.
Goalkeeper Alisson Becker added to Liverpool’s long injury list as Caoimhin Kelleher was handed his Champions League debut for Ajax’s visit to Anfield on Tuesday night.
Nigeria's former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named by business magazine Forbes as the African of the Year, becoming the first woman to clinch the award.
Arsenal "were almost dead" before Mikel Arteta's arrival, according to Dani Ceballos, who has praised the Gunners boss for bringing about "radical change" at Emirates Stadium.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed its commitment to deploy more technology and innovation to further enhance the transparency of the electoral process.
The Governor of Central Bank, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Friday expressed optimism that Nigeria could emerge from recession by the first quarter of 2021.
World Bank, through Rural Access and Mobility Project, (RAMP-2) says it has completed construction of 330km out of 385.419km rural road in Enugu state.
An Edo state-based lawyer and notary public, Olayiwola Afolabi, has called on the federal government to institute a judicial panel of inquiry to investigate attacks on police officers by suspected hoodlums during the #EndSARS protest that went violent leading to the destruction of properties and loss of lives across the country.