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Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.

Job creation: Minister restates federal government’s determination to go into partnerships

Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Federal government to empower 2,500 Niger Delta youths senator

The federal government through its Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is set to empower 2,500 Niger Delta youths through industrial fishing and associated sea foods production.
L to R. Prince Patrick Osobase, Prof. Charles Dokubo,Usani U.Usani and Edobor Iyamu in a photograph after the launch of the fishing training programme for 2,500 Niger Delta Youths

Amnesty: Federal government trains 2,500 Niger Delta youths on fishing, others

The Federal Government through the Presidential Amnesty Programme is set to train 2,500 Niger Delta Youths on fishing and associated seafood production.

Pat Utomi wants Nigeria to focus more on production

A professor of political economy, Pat Utomi, says Nigeria can only attain its much desired growth and development if it joins the comity of producing nations in the world.
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed on Wednesday debunked claims that the Federal Government was planning to reduce the number of children that a mother could have in Nigeria.

Finance minister: How federal government will spend $15 billion green bond

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Sunday, at the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington disclosed that proceeds from the Federal Government’s second $15 billion Green Bond will be used in financing agriculture, power, health and water resources sectors of the economy before the end of 2019.
Disabled person in South Sudan

NPopC: 19 million Nigerians living with disabilities

The National Population Commission of Nigeria (NPC) has estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister: President Buhari’s economic plan will create 3.7m jobs yearly

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, on Wednesday said the Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP) is targeted towards creating an average of 3.7 million jobs yearly.

Minister urges entrepreneurs to adopt counter-cultural mindset

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has charged Nigerian entrepreneurs to adopt a counter-cultural mindset in order to become successful business gladiators.

Nigeria’s economic growth excites World Bank

The World Bank Group is excited with Nigeria’s economic growth and expressed satisfaction with its performance.

World Bank invests $10.7 billion in Nigeria

The bank’s delegation of 10 executive directors which visited the country last week, said it was excited with the economy’s return to growth and pledged more collaboration to accelerate the growth rate.

World Bank encouraged by Nigeria’s growth

The World Bank Group has expressed satisfaction with the performance of the Nigerian economy as it continues on the path to growth.

Federal govt empowers over 120 youths in South South, South East

The Federal Government has completed a two week Capacity training of 120 youths in 11 states of the South-South and South-East geo-political zones.

Permanent secretary defends N15 billion State House budget

The Permanent Secretary, State House, Mr. Jalal Arabi, has said that the over N15 billion 2018 budget proposals of the State House will focus on the completion of all on-going projects.

Forex: Banks cancel commissions on PTA, tuition, medical bills

Members of the Bankers’ Committee have agreed that banks in the country should stop charging commission on the sale of foreign exchange to customers, particularly those meant for Personal Travel Allowance, Business Travel Allowance, tuition and medical bills payment.

Why we are electrifying 37 universities, teaching hospitals – federal govt

According to the government in a note the REA which manages the EEP, the government has divided its implementation of the EEP into two phases, of which the first phase would be implemented in nine universities and one teaching hospital.

Financial inclusion key to growth of Nigeria’s economy – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that financial inclusion was an important factor for the growth of the nation’s economy.

VP Yemi Osinbajo launches 60-day action plan on ease of doing business

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday launched the second National Action Plan on Ease of Doing Business as part of the administration’s medium term Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP) to build a globally competitive economy.

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Gold medalist Wilson Kipsang of Kenya poses on podium. REUTERS-Toru Hanai-File Photo

Four-year ban for Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang after giving fake-photo evidence for missed test

Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has been handed a four-year ban for anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) that included using a fake photo of a traffic accident to justify one of four missed whereabouts appointments, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.
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WHO: Global coronavirus daily figure increases by more than 212,000

The World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours.
The Council of Legal Education has said that 632 students of the Nigerian Law School failed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January.

632 students fail Nigerian law school bar final exams

The Council of Legal Education has said that 632 students of the Nigerian Law School failed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January.
At least 166 people have died during violent demonstrations that roiled Ethiopia in the days following the murder of popular singer Haacaaluu Hundeessa, police said.

More than 160 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer’s murder

"In the aftermath of Hachalu's death, 145 civilians and 11 security forces have lost their lives in the unrest in the region," said Girma Gelam, deputy police commissioner of Oromia region, in a statement on the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate on Saturday.
The migrants have been on the Ocean Viking ship operated by SOS Mediterranee for more than a week, with fights and suicide attempts on board prompting the charity to declare a state of emergency on Friday.

Italy says it may take migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Italy is carrying out tests on 180 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean with a view to transferring them to a quarantine vessel in Sicily, an interior ministry source said on Saturday.