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Zainab Ahmed: Kaduna gets N13 billion SIP fund

Counting on the gains of Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Sunday, disclosed that Kaduna State has benefited over ₦13.5 billion from the scheme since its inception.

40,000 traders in Ebonyi to get federal government’s soft loan

No fewer than 40,000 petty traders in Ebonyi are to receive N10, 000 soft loan each under the Federal Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), the Project Supervisor, Mr Adebowale Bakare, has said.

Minister: How federal government is spending Abacha loot

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the money recovered from the late military ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha, is not being shared to the poor and vulnerable as widely believed.

President Buhari: We’re investing in people, building economy, sustaining growth

The federal government has yet again reinstated its commitment to revamping the nation’s ailing economy by investing in the Nigerian people.

Democracy Day: President Buhari’s address in full

The commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day is a celebration of freedom, a salute to the resilience and determination of Nigerians and a recommitment by Government to keep its promise to lead Nigeria into a new era of justice and prosperity.

Nigerians urged embrace social investment programmes

Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes, has called on Nigerians to join the programme and reap its benefits, especially on employment.

Federal govt serves over 246m meals to primary school pupils

Over 246 million (246,355,190) meals has been served to date to primary pupils across 20 states in the country, since the first meal served in December 2016 under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme.

N110 billion of N900 billion released for social investments programmes – Presidency

Of the N900 billion allocated for National Social Investment Programme in the 2016 (N500 billion) and 2017 (N400 billion) Budgets by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, only N110 billion has so far been released with the total expenditure of N109 billion made.

67 percent Nigerians live below poverty line – Presidency

The Special Adviser to the President on Social Protection, Maryam Uwais, said about 67 per cent of Nigerian population live below poverty line.

VP Yemi Osinbajo to inaugurate small, medium enterprise clinic in Osun

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will, on Thursday, launch the Nationwide Small and Medium Enterprise Clinic and the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in Osun State.

Federal govt announces plan to integrate Niger Delta youths in social investment programmes

President Muhammadu Buhari administration, in line with its New Vision for the Niger Delta to develop it, will integrate more youths in the region in its Social Investment Programmes, particularly the N-Power and the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said.

Our achievements are real, not propaganda – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration has recorded concrete achievements which are there for all to see, contrary to the opposition’s statement that the Administration is running on propaganda and lies.

Bank of Industry releases N24bn to industrialists in Kano

The Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, says the bank has provided a total of N24bn to industrialists in Kano State.

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Many feared killed as gunmen attack Kwara APC senatorial candidate campaign team

The Kwara South Senatorial District candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Lola Ashiru, has escaped death during an attack on his campaign team by armed men.

Ogwuche Mathias: Remo Stars must continue to fight for good results

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) forward, Ogwuche Mathias says the Sky Blue Stars will keep fighting hard to climb up Group A table.

Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.