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Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has continued to save up to N24.7 billion monthly as a result of Treasury Single Account, TSA, policy.
Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday said the Buhari government’s Social Investment Programme has created 200,000 jobs via N-Power.
The Federal Government has created millions of jobs through its various programmes cutting across many sectors, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said.
The Federal Government through its social investment scheme, N-Power, has employed over 200,000 people and plans to hire another 300,000 graduates, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
The Kwara State Government says all is set to receive the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the state on a one-day working visit, on Tuesday.
The Federal Government said it disbursed N80 billion in 2016 for the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) aimed at ameliorating the sufferings of vulnerable people in the country.
A total of 30, 000 traders in Akwa Ibom will benefit from the federal government’s micro-credit scheme under the first phase of its Social Investment Programme in the state.
The Federal Government has earmarked N66bn to further boost its four social welfare programmes namely Home Grown School Feeding, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme.
The Federal Government has disbursed N125 million as loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Akwa Ibom.
Permit me to thank the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria for inviting me to their 4th Annual Conference holding here in the beautiful city of Kano. It is commendable that you have maintained the tradition of gathering annually, despite the challenges. I congratulate you!
Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has urged women in Nigeria to embrace and explore Federal Government’s empowerment initiatives.
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has disbursed over N450 million micro credit loans to more than 7,000 beneficiaries under the Federal Government’s Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in Ogun State.
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has disbursed a fresh N21 million loan to 438 traders in Bauchi State.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has faulted statistics of 10.5 million children believed to be out of school in Nigeria.
The senator representing Ondo North, Ajayi Boroffice, has condemned the attack on journalists and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the factional state congress of the party in Akure on Saturday.
Najeem Salaam, Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, has warned elected councillors against unhealthy rivalry that is inimical to smooth operation of parliamentary system across the local governments in the state.
The rescheduled local government congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State was peaceful across the state despite the boycott of the exercise by members loyal to Senator Magnus Abe.
The Aba province of the Anglican Church, weekend asked the Federal Government to tell Nigerians the whereabouts of Eze Israel Kanu, father of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, his wife, Sally and the IPOB leader himself.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola has said that the current Buhari administration paid road contractors in the South East more than the previous administration of Goodluck Jonathan.
The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) has asked the police to probe the certificate scandal involving Foster Ogala, senator representing Bayelsa west senatorial district.
Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has said Commonwealth assisted Nigeria in recovering of about three billion dollars within one year.
Turkey sharply condemned a U.S. court decision to sentence a former Turkish state-run bank official to 32 months in prison, arguing the ruling was based on “fake evidence.”
Germany on Tuesday began the deportation procedure for a Togolese asylum seeker, whose detention caused the migration debate in Germany to flare up this month.