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Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister charts new course for NFF administration

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.
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Climate change responsible for vices in Nigeria – minister

The mass migration of populations (among whom are many Nigerian nationals) to “safer climes” out of Africa has thrown Nigerian society into hunger and poverty accompanied by vices such as armed robbery, drug peddling, kidnapping, rape and prostitution, the Minister explained.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Despite Nigeria’s economic growth, extreme poverty still pervades – minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Friday lamented that despite the economic growth witnessed in Nigeria, extreme poverty still pervades across the length and breadth of the country.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigeria must bring down the cost of production of its crude oil as the country is currently a laughing stock in the way it runs business in the oil and gas sector.

Reduction of Nigeria’s oil JVs equity my priority – minister

The implementation of the proposed reduction of the federal government’s equity holding in the joint ventures in the oil industry is one of the priorities of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Minister, NFF agree to rejig football

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, on Friday met with members of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in a bid to give new direction to football in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

P&ID scandal: EFCC set to arraign another suspect

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Friday arraign another suspect linked to the controversial Gas Supply Project Agreement which led to the recent $9.6bn judgment given against Nigeria and in favour of Process and Industrial Developments by a British court.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration service unveils national border management strategy

The Nigeria Immigration Service on Thursday, unveiled its National Border Strategy 2019 to enhance national security.

Federal government in fresh talks with World Bank over $2.5 billion loan

The federal government is negotiating for a new tranche of $2.5 billion concessionary loans with the World Bank, in a move to fund its estimated N2.15 trillion deficit contained in 2020 national budget. Also, the 2019 budget has a deficit of N1.64 trillion to be funded by loans.

Minister: FCT remains safer than other cities

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, on Wednesday debunked the rumour making the round that the nation’s capital is not safe.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Minister, NFF chiefs set for crunch talk in Abuja

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, has summoned eggheads of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for a crucial meeting, tomorrow, in Abuja.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

UNGA: Nigeria to seek global support to combat terrorism, increased FDI – minister

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).
Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.

Experts: Struggle for resources in poor areas fuels xenophobia

A political analyst with the University of South Africa, Somadoda Fikeni, said on Tuesday that the issue of limited resources in poor communities could not be ignored and the governments should be serious about getting to the bottom of this.

Adoption of agric biotechnology would end hunger in Nigeria – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that agricultural biotechnology and Genetically Modified Organism has the potential to play a very critical role in ensuring that the country produces enough food to feed its citizens.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps swears in replacement for recently appointed minister

The House of Representatives has sworn in Chike Okafor as the replacement to Emeka Nwajuba who is now a Minister following appeal court judgment.
Timipre Sylva

Timipre Sylva, David Lyon‘ll reposition APC In Bayelsa – campaign chief

The Diseye Nsirim-Poweigha Campaign Organization has said that the emergence of Chief Timipre Sylva as Minister and chief David Lyon as the APC flag bearer for the Bayelsa State gubernatorial election will reposition the party.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Federal government considers 30-year economic plan

The Federal Government has announced that it was fine-tuning arrangements to embark on a 30-year economic long-term development plan.

Kogi guber: Former minister canvasses support for Governor Bello

Professor Stephen Ocheni, the immediate past Minister of State, Labour and Productivity, has called on the people of Kogi East to vote massively for Governor Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the forthcoming governorship election, to enable him complete laudable programmes he has started.
The Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman has said, the Muhammadu Buhari’s next level administration will deliver uninterrupted power supply to Nigeria when all major power projects are completed before the end of its tenure.

President Buhari’s administration will deliver uninterrupted power supply to Nigeria – minister

The Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, has said, the Muhammadu Buhari’s next level administration will deliver uninterrupted power supply to Nigeria when all major power projects are completed before the end of its tenure.

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Tribunal victory reaffirmation of people’s mandate – Akwa Ibom governor

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Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister charts new course for NFF administration

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.
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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR seals 12 filling stations in Sokoto, Kebbi

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), says it has sealed 12 filling stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states for under dispensing and operating without valid licence.