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The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Nigerians anticipate price hikes as federal government raises VAT to 7.2 percent

Nigerians should gird their loins in expectation of further price hikes in prices of general services and commodities in just a few days from now.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Governor Fintiri to declare free, compulsory education in Adamawa

The Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has reeled out a series of institutional reforms in the state aimed at addressing the particularly the deplorable state of education and other challenges in the state.

NYSC: 12 corps members get state awards in Gombe

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Gombe State have presented state awards to 12 out of 1,045 of the 2018 Batch B stream I outgoing corps members.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

CAN kicks as Governor Sani-Bello appoints SSG, HoS, CoS

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has approved the appointment of former Head of Service (HoS), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, as the new Secretary to the Government.

Niger gets first female Head of Service

Niger state has gotten its first female Head of Service as Governor Abubakar Sani Bello approves the appointment of the Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG), Head of Service (HOS) and his Chief...
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Governor Sani-Bello appoints SSG, COS, HoS

Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane is the new Secretary to the State Government while Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe is the new Chief of Staff to the Governor.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Governor Matawalle appoints former finance minister as adviser

Bashir Yuguda, the former Minister of Finance under President Goodluck Jonathan administration has been appointed Honorary Special Adviser to the new governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Bello Matawalle.
Imo State House Of Assembly

All 27 elected council chairmen in Imo suspended by state assembly

The Imo State House of Assembly has suspended all the 27 elected Local Government (LG) council chairmen in the state over failure to honour an invitation to answer allegations of gross misconduct and misappropriation of funds leveled against them.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

NEMA, Edo distribute relief materials to victims of River Niger surge

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Edo State Government has distributed relief materials to victims of 2018 flood disaster caused by the surge of the River Niger in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State.

2019: NYSC chief cautions corps members against abuse of uniforms

Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has cautioned corps members against active involvement in partisan politics while discharging their Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ad-hoc assignments.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: Federal government attracts $10.5 billion PPP investments

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has disclosed that the country has attracted $10.5 billion worth of Public-Private-Partnership investments into the country since 2000, going by available World Bank records.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF Mustapha calls for synergy among public officials

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has called for a synergy between the newly inaugurated governing board members of federal parastatals and their Chief Executives, to reduce frictions in public offices.

Will Buhari deliver on new national minimum wage?

Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.