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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government expended N2.7 trillion on agriculture and provision of other critical infrastructure in the 2017 budget.
The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has said its member are still struggling to pay the current minimum wage of N18,000.
Global financial leaders wrapped up an annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank yesterday, by urging countries to brace for potential risks from trade disputes and other tensions.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday inducted 85 successful applicants as Special Marshals in Ebonyi.
Nigerian government officials met with fund managers in New York last week on a non-deal roadshow held to update bondholders on the country’s growth plan after getting out of recession, an investor presentation seen by Reuters on Saturday showed.
The President of Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Mr Thomas Etuh, has narrated how he rebuffed an invitation by President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss the advancement of fertiliser value chain in Nigeria.
A group known as Ndigbo National Assembly (NUA) has called on the leadership and elders of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to pick its Vice Presidential candidate from the South East geopolitical zone for balance, equity, fairness and justice.
The Central Bank of Nigeria said it was developing a Risk Based Cyber Security Framework for banks and payment service providers to combat internet fraud in the country.
Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan ushered in the new, executive presidential system he had long campaigned for by putting his son-in-law in charge of the economy and promising greater overhaul of a country he has dominated for 15 years.
The Federal High Court in Abuja ruled on Tuesday that information about the amount of taxpayer fund suspected to have been expended on President Muhammadu Buhari’s treatment in London last year, could not be released under the Freedom of Information Act without the President’s consent.
The National Food Security Council warned on Monday that the deadly clashes between farmers and herdsmen could get worse next year if efforts are not intensified to create cattle ranches or provide better security against rustling in the country.
Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for the 11th month in a row in December, to 15.37 percent from 15.90 percent a month before, the head of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a tweet on Tuesday.
The Federal Government will provide cheap funds of not more than five per cent to farmers who wants to acquire agricultural equipment and feeds.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state governors to ensure the payment of outstanding Paris and London Clubs refunds before the end of the 2017.
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Two associates of scandal-dogged Real Madrid star Karim Benzema were charged by French police on Thursday over suspected extortion, sources close to the case told AFP.
The Borno chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), has commended the Nigerian Army (NA) over the successes recorded in the fight against insurgents in the North-East.
Four Malawian peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed, the Malawian military said on Thursday.
Libya is planning to extradite the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi to Britain by the end of the year, Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj told the BBC in an interview on Wednesday.
AS Roma and club president Jim Pallotta have made a combined donation of €150,000 to a trust fund set up to help the family of Liverpool fan Sean Cox with his medical and rehabilitation costs.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday flayed the deployment of divisional police officers in Kwara-South, saying the exercise could negatively affect the credibility of the November 17 election to fill the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin seat, which became vacant following the death of a former member representing the constituency, Funke Adedoyin.
A 32-year-old man, Ogunleye Oluwafemi, who allegedly abducted a female Road Safety Corps officer while performing her duty, was on Tuesday docked before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has revealed that his team must stifle the Super Eagles from getting into their rhythm if they are to get a win in Saturday’s crunch 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium Johannesburg.
The Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation is set to promote climate-smart agriculture as a strategy to boost food security in the country.
The Principal of King’s College, Lagos, Mr Isaac Kolawole, said the school had embarked on rehabilitation of its dilapidated infrastructure to provide enabling environment for academic excellence.