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Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to assist the state in its efforts to resettle internally displaced persons.
Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday pledged new reforms in the nation’s education, healthcare and water sanitation.
The federal government said it has paid the October and November allowances of beneficiaries of the N-Power programme.
The Jigawa state command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps said it has deployed 1O00 officers and men across the state to improve security in the State especially during the festivities.
Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has said not fewer than four million Nigerians have benefitted from the National Social Investment Programme, so far.
The Senate on Tuesday commenced legislative action to address the country’s food security problems when it considered a Bill to that effect.
A youth entrepreneur and philanthropist, Mr Ndubuisi Nzeweofor, has been nominated for the Nigeria Humanitarian Action Award (NIHA) conferred by the National Democracy Stakeholders Group (NDSG).
Determined to revamp the sports sector in the country, the Sports Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, will today in Abuja hold an inter-ministerial technical session tagged: “Positioning sports as an industry - From concept to action.”
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has commiserated with victims of Balogun Market fire disaster in Lagos, expressing concern over ”repeated market fires” in the country.
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, is setting up structures to help mitigate fire outbreaks across the country.
The National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has debunked reports that some senators were trying to hijack the budget of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development.
The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that it would promptly intervene in humanitarian crises and disaster issues across the country, just as it promised to ensure that adequate funds are earmarked for all such critical interventions in the annual budget.
The Federal Government has said almost half of Nigeria’s population, about 90 million people, live in extreme poverty.
The National Social Investment Office (NSIO) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday formally flagged off collaboration to check corruption in the implementation of the National Social Investment Programmes.
The Federal government has reassured victims of fire incident at the Ochanja market, Anambra State of its support towards assisting them bounce back to life.
The Federal Government is committed to take 100 million Nigerians out of extreme poverty in the next 10 years, it has been learnt.
Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
Sympathisers on Thursday in Jos continued to throng the family house of Pa David Dachiya following the execution of his son, Mr Dachiya Dalep, by Boko Haram insurgents.
Last season’s Playoffs in the Nigeria Women’s Premier Basketball League produced some stunners including the end of First Bank WBC dominance and Coach Peter Ahmedu failing to reach the final for the first time in three years.
A dengue fever outbreak that has affected thousands of Paraguayans in recent weeks has reached as far as the presidential palace, with the country’s leader Mario Abdo confirmed as having been struck by the disease.
Former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has completed a part of his medicals ahead of a loan move to Milan from Premier League side, Chelsea.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Zamfara Sector Command, on Monday, advised the newly-promoted officers and corps marshal of the command to redouble their efforts towards attaining the objectives of the corps.