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The Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) empowerment programme of the federal government has commenced the payment of N5,000 monthly stipend to over 11,000 beneficiaries of the scheme in Gombe State.
The Federal Government has disbursed N1.23 billion to 22,245 poor households across the 21 local government areas of Kogi under its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), programme.
The Federal Government has issued more than N1.5 billion to 20,344 poor households in Bauchi State under its Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme, its coordinator in the state, Mr Jibrin Yusuf, has said.
Leader of United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Ade Omole, has called on the international community to support the 2019 re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure consolidation and continuity.
Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s unceasing cooperation with the federal government in the advancement of the set objectives of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in the state and beyond.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has stated that the government through its whistleblower policy have recovered billions of naira.
Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, has taken a swipe at the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme of the Federal Government, stating that it cannot address the poverty in the country.
Fifteen thousand eight hundred households receive the Federal Government’s N5,000 monthly grant in Niger, according to Hajia Hadiza Shiru, Head of Conditional Cash Transfer programme in the state.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isa Hamma Misau, has stated that the Presidency should be ashamed that it is pushing the conspiracy script that top officials of the nation’s security apparatus are working for the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki.
A National Assembly member, Sen. Abu Ibrahim, has urged the Federal Government to ensure proper monitoring of proposed disbursement of 322 million dollars recovered Abacha loot to forestall re-looting of same.
Barely twenty-four hours after the Supreme Court absolved him of any wrongdoing in the false assets declaration allegation levelled against him, Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the Federal Government wasted three years in its attempt to incriminate him.
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, has reacted to the Supreme Court ruling that cleared Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of assets declaration charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the country’s judicial system, no matter the challenges it faces, is truly working and no one should be allowed to undermine or break it.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Senate President Bukola Saraki’s acquittal at the supreme court shows the country’s judicial system is “working”.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “triumph of justice’’, Friday’s Supreme Court judgment, dismissing the false asset declaration charges against Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) on Friday dismissed reports of an alleged denial of visas to some Super Eagles players by the South African Embassy in Turkey.
World football–governing body, FIFA, has condoled the Nigeria Football Federation over the death at the weekend of former Nigerian international and ex–Flamingoes’ assistant coach, Ajuma Otache.
Inter Milan's run of seven successive league wins was abruptly ended on Sunday when they were crushed 4-1 at Atalanta in rain-sodden conditions.
One of the social intervention programmes of the Nigerian government, N-Power, has announced its Impact Series competition, which offers one beneficiary in each state one Million Naira.
Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United are in no position to speak about the title, with a derby defeat to Manchester City leaving them 12 points off the pace and chasing a top-four finish.