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Former central bank director harps on social welfare to check poverty

Dr. Titus Okunrounmu, former Director of Budget at Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has advised the Federal Government to intensify the provision of social welfare for Nigerians so as to reverse the poverty rate in the country.

Official: Zamfara has two million almajiris

About two million Almajiris are roaming the streets of Zamfara, according to the state Director of Budget, Alhaji Hamza Salisu.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Service sector contributed N1.2 trillion to Edo’s GDP in 2017

The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Edo state’s service sector contributed N1.2 trillion to its N2.3 trillion Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Governor Abiodun sets agenda to grow Ogun economy

Ogun State Governor, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun, says he wants the proposed 2020 Budget to be a springboard for implementation of his administration’s economic developmental plan, which seeks to create wealth and re-position the economic well-being of the people.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara director killed by kidnappers, another abducted

The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general, press affairs, to Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday.
Pastor Ben Akabueze

Budget chief: National Assembly feeding Nigerians with stories to justify budget distortions

Two members of the Executive and Legislative arms of government clashed yesterday over the 2018 budget, with the Director of Budget, Mr. Ben Akabueze, accusing the National Assembly of feeding Nigerians with stories in bid to justify the unilateral distortion of the budget by the legislature.

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Students in some higher institutions in the country have called on the Federal Government to reopen schools.

Benue governor urges Nigerian government to allow responsible citizens carry AK-47 rifles

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged the Federal Government to allow responsible citizens to protect themselves with weapons such as AK-47 rifles as part of measures to curb the rising insecurity in the country.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA: 20 Kano local councils at high risk of flood

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kano State would experience flooding in 2020.
This image shows vials of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, named Sputnik V. (Russian Health Ministry - Handout-Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Russia expects to produce five million doses of coronavirus vaccine monthly – Institute

Russia may be able to produce five million doses of its new COVID-19 vaccine monthly by December, the Director of the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Alexander Gintsburg, said on Wednesday.
The governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has removed Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the school.

UNILAG governing council removes Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice chancellor

The governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has removed Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the school.