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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) forward, Ogwuche Mathias says the Sky Blue Stars will keep fighting hard to climb up Group A table.
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.
The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
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.
Sudanese police fired tear gas on Sunday at an anti-government rally in the capital, witnesses said, as protesters pressed on with their campaign against the rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote has praised his players for their fighting spirit after they rallied back to earn a share of the spoils in Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup Group B away clash against Tunisian side, CS Sfaxien.
A New York City police detective has been killed in a "friendly fire" incident while responding to reports of an armed robbery at a mobile phone shop.
Some residents of Asaba and environs who had earlier fixed some social activities for February 23, the new date for the Presidential/National polls, have lamented over the postponement.
Facebook gathers intelligence from its platform to identify people who threaten the firm or its workers, the social network said Thursday in response to media reports of the security tactic.