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Zainab Ahmed

Federal government feeds 8.7m school children

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government has no fewer than 8.7 million school children in its Home Grown School Feeding Programme.

Capital project funding for 2017 budget rises to 50 per cent

The federal government on Monday said it released N1.2 trillion to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.

We’ve achieve 47 percent budget performance – Zainab Ahmed

The Federal Government on Monday disclosed it has achieved the capital budget performance of 47 percent in 2017, stressing that it hopes to achieve 50 percent before the end of the year.

The annual budget rituals and our hopes

This scary figure tells us that the country is not broke and that even if we are only about to reach the shore from the choppy seas of our wobbly economic management and recession, we have reasons to hope for a brighter future. The president calls it a budget of consolidation. He called this year’s budget Budget of Recovery and Growth.

Buhari’s food self-sufficiency drive is the real independence

President Muhammadu Buhari undertakes the political ritual of Independence Day broadcast to the nation this Sunday morning, in a speech that highlights major strides in the pet themes of the administration: anti corruption, war against terrorism, economic revival and infrastructure development.

Finance minister confirms N350bn release for capital projects

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday confirmed the release of the sum of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government for the implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.

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Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) is congratulated by teammates midfielder Ross Barkley, forward Álvaro Morata and defender Davide Zappacosta (R) after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. – Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) is congratulated by teammates midfielder Ross Barkley, forward Álvaro Morata and defender Davide Zappacosta (R) after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. (Photo by ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP)

Chelsea draw Malmo in Europa League last 32

Former champions Chelsea will face Malmo in the last 32 of the Europa League while Arsenal will lock horns again with BATE Borisov.

Federal government faults FAAN, NTDC, others over non-remittance of operating surplus

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has faulted several government agencies’ reluctance to remit their operating surplus into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF).

INEC: 461,988 still unclaimed in Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 461,988 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) are still unclaimed in Adamawa State few months to the 2019 general poll.
JUSTUS MOGEKWU

Bishop: Pastors who prophesy about election do so for personal gain

Anglican Bishop of Asaba Diocese, Bishop Justus Mogekwu, has cautioned Nigerian clergymen over utterances capable of destroying the nation’s unity.

NPCC: Effective single window system’ll boost trade facilitation

Chairman of the Nigerian Port Consultative Council, Otunba Kunle Folarin, has called for an effective single window system at the Nigerian Ports to enable trade facilitation and global competitiveness.