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Presidency denies claims of senators hijacking social investment programmes

The National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has debunked reports that some senators were trying to hijack the budget of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development.

Presidency: Federal government will lift 100 million out of extreme poverty

The Federal Government is committed to take 100 million Nigerians out of extreme poverty in the next 10 years, it has been learnt.

Former presidential aide makes list of Top 100 Most Influential Africans

Immediate past Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Social Investment Program, Ismaeel Ahmed, has been named among the 100 global Most Influential People of African Descent (MILDA) Under 40, it was learnt.
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Kano N-SIPs beneficiaries hold special prayers for President Buhari, VP Osinbajo

Beneficiaries of the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIPs) in Kano, on Monday came out in large numbers at Murtala Mohammed Library to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over their success at the 2019 polls.

N-SIP: What we have done in Kano

The National ‎Social Investment Programme (N-SIP), said on Monday that no fewer than 1.3 million vulnerable people have benefited from its various intervention programmes in Kano State.
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President Buhari to inaugurate APC presidential campaign council on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 General Elections, will on Monday, inaugurate the APC Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 General Elections.

2019: President Buhari, VP Osinbajo not thinking of re-election now – Presidency

The Presidency has said though President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, have recorded successes in the last two and half years of the administration, still they are focused on improving the lives of the citizen rather than dwelling on 2019 election.

Presidency: President Buhari, VP Osinbajo committed to Nigerians than elections

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant National Social Investment Programme, Ismaeel Ahmed, has said Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are more committed to Nigerian electorate rather than elections.

Presidency: 80 million people poor in Nigeria

The Presidency has affirmed that the estimated number of poor people in the country is 80 million with nearly 500,000 of the extremely poor among them now captured in the National Social Register.

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FAAN seeks review of service tariffs

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is seeking the review of its service rates and tariff to reflect current economic realities.
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UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.