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The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, stated this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained that Nigerians misquoted him in his comment that the complaints about the deplorable state of federal roads across the country were exaggerated.
Mr Babatunde Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs office (CAO), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) disclosed this on Saturday in Lagos State.
Nigeria will soon have a Diaspora Policy, according to the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Monday began to sensitise the prospective data collection service providers on enrolment processes to develop foundational ID system built on inclusion, design and governance.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N718.6 million for the supply of one mobile security scanner at the Lagos Port Complex.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N5.72 billion for the construction of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (NDIC) zonal office in Bauchi and for 12 consultancy services for development of NDIC’s offices.
The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed calls that Arik Air be converted into a national carrier rather than establishing a new one.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says payment of minimum wage consequential adjustments will be determined by each state based on their Internal Generated Revenue.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Monday said that the consequential increments in the implementation of the N30,000 Minimum Wage Law would depend on the capacity of each state government.
The Federal Government has pledged to ensure the delivery of a new international airport in Lagos before Easter celebration in 2020.
Negotiations for over $150 million Chinese loan for procurement of back-up satellite in the orbit by the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat), might have been abandoned due to technical hitches.
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, said on Tuesday that he will be relocating his office to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu temporary to directly supervise the rehabilitation of the airport which he said will be completed before the end of April 2020.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and Appeal Fund with N10 million.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has stressed the need for Nigeria to participate fully in the fourth industrial revolution.
He polled 15,360 votes to defeat his closest rival, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 8,934 votes in the final results from Kolokuma Opokuma local government in Bayelsa State.
In an effort to continue boosting the immunity of children against measles and meningitis, the Federal Government, through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) launched a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.
The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found.
The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals.
Watford midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru says he has dreams of emulating Austin Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu as he looks forward to tonight’s AFCON U-23 group B clash against the Young Chipopolo of Zambia at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) for calling its members terrorists.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the deactivation of voicemail services on all existing phone lines in the country.
Voting has commenced in the Kogi Governorship and National Assembly election in the western senatorial district of the state, reports have it.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday said no fewer than 30 countries would participate in the International Arts and Crafts Expo slated to hold in Abuja.