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Presidency: We’ve spent N49 billion on school feeding programme in two years

Mariam Uwais, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on social protection, says the federal government has spent N49 billion on the national home-grown school feeding programme.

Federal government releases N140 billion for Social Investment Programme in 2017

The Federal Government, on Thursday, said the sum of N140 billion out of the N500 billion budgeted for its Social Investment Programme (SIP) in 2017 has been released.

SERAP: 55 politicians, others stole N1.354tr between 2006 and 2013

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how 55 politicians, high-level public officials and leaders allegedly stole N1.354tr between 2006 and 2013 from the nation’s treasury.

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Senior Comoros opposition figures handed life sentences

The security court in Comoros has handed down life sentences with hard labour to four senior opposition figures and lengthy jail terms to several others for plotting against the state.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Protesting workers shut down National Assembly

Workers of National Assembly have commenced the four-day warning industrial action with a threat to put off power supply.

Air Peace speaks on aircraft involved in Lagos–Enugu flight incident

Air Peace on Monday said it recently renewed the Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A) of its aircraft involved on the Dec. 14 Lagos-Enugu flight incident.

Gunmen shoot two dead in Bayelsa

Two persons, on Sunday, were shot dead along Onuebum-Otuogori road in Ogbia council area of Bayelsa State.

Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari has asked NBS to correct statistics on unemployment rate

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, to correct the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector.