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The federal government has yet again reinstated its commitment to revamping the nation’s ailing economy by investing in the Nigerian people.
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.
Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes, has called on Nigerians to join the programme and reap its benefits, especially on employment.
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.
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.
The Special Adviser to the President on Social Protection, Maryam Uwais, said about 67 per cent of Nigerian population live below poverty line.
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.
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.
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.
The Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, says the bank has provided a total of N24bn to industrialists in Kano State.
Four persons were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram raided Tunkushe village in Konduga local government area of Borno state on Friday.
The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it had neutralised 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that there will be no use of the electronic voting system in the 2019 general elections.
Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is reportedly planning changes for his team’s crucial match against Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.
The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) has apologised for inconveniences caused the public by traffic diversion during Saturday’s National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.
Mexico captain Rafa Marquez has become only the third player to play at five World Cups.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s Lawyer, Mr. Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN, has said his client was picked up by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, for allegedly aiding and abetting the proscribed Independent People of Biafra, IPOB.
Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic is confident his side will get the better of Argentina when they meet in the World Cup because they are “a better team” than the South Americans.
Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest-ever World Cup goal scorer at the age of 19 as his strike secured a 1-0 win for France that put them through to the round-of-16 and sent an unlucky Peru side out.
England need to be more clinical if they are to take care of Panama in their second game in Group G and put themselves on the brink of qualification to the knockout stage.