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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.
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 (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.
The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general, press affairs, to Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday.
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.
Students in some higher institutions in the country have called on the Federal Government to reopen schools.
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.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Kano State would experience flooding in 2020.
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.
Knights of the Catholic Church have been charged to resist the temptation of keeping quiet in the face of bad leadership, injustice, and growing insecurity in Nigeria.
New Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo can match the achievements of Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, according to Bianconeri legend Alessandro Del Piero.
The United Arab Emirates says issuance of visas to Nigeria was suspended temporarily because of the COVID-19 pandemic as against speculations of severed bilateral relations between the two countries.
Coronavirus deaths across the world have surpassed 700, 000, as cases continue to surge in countries yet to reach the peak of infections.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been voted Arsenal’s 2019/2020 Player of the Season, finishing ahead of Bernd Leno and Bukayo Saka who were second and third respectively.