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South South and South East communities have commended the Federal Government for approving the award of outstanding portion of dualization of Calabar-Odukpani-Itu-Ikot Ekpene highway project.
The Japanese government has conferred one of its highest national honours, the “Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star” on the former Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday called on Nigerian think tanks to support policymakers, and champion the right course toward providing workable solutions for national development.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, an arch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Ikanade Agba, has urged the staff of the ministry to work as a team to ensure that next 2020 Budget is ready next month.
The Presidency on Friday disowned a list of ministers-designate and portfolios currently in circulation, especially on the social media.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem of extreme poverty in Nigeria keeps him up at night.
The federal government says it is caught between a rock and hard place on how to raise additional N102.84 billion to bridge the funding gap created in the 2019 budget as a result of the increase of N90.3 billion by the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who on Monday signed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law, said adjustment of the budget by the National Assembly may affect its smooth implementation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the 2019 Appropriation bill of N8.92 trillion into law.
Current ministers who excelled during President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term will be considered for automatic appointment into his cabinet during his second term in order to ensure continuity, according to a report.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved the total of sum of N977.7 million for the N-Creative and N-Tech trainings to empower 3,500 beneficiaries in Northern and Southern Nigeria respectively.
Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.
Nigeria’s Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has reiterated government’s resolve not to remove fuel subsidy. She made the emphasis against the backdrop of long queues emerging at some filling stations amid the fear that a removal was imminent.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday in Abuja approved N5.5 billion for the training and provision of work tools for 12,000 young Nigerians under the N-Power scheme of the federal government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP).
The federal government has concluded plans to increase revenue by introducing new taxes, Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, told lawmakers on Wednesday.
Manchester United look to be edging closer to securing their long-term target Jadon Sancho. It is believed that the young winger has agreed ‘in principle’ a bumper contract with the Reds with only the fee to parent club Borussia Dortmund left to finalise.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana has distanced himself from the newly floated political movement, National Consultative Front (NCF) saying he was not involved in the formation of the group.
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) recorded a profit of about N36.15 billion from its investments in the 2019 financial year but fears worse returns this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its markets.
Arsenal have confirmed that Gabriel Martinelli has signed a new long-term contract with the club.
The Peoples Democratic Party screening panel for the party’s primary election in Ondo State on Friday disqualified two of the nine aspirants jostling to clinch the party’s ticket for the October 10 governorship election.
The Taraba state governor Darius Ishaku on Sunday arrived his hometown of Takum ahead of the local government elections billed to hold on Tuesday, after staying away from home for over a year and three months.
The management of the Federal Government’s youths empowerment programme, N-Power, has reacted to complaints from applicants regarding 2020 recruitment registration.
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta is “very excited” about what Nicolas Pepe brings to the table and was full of praise for the Ivory Coast international following the club’s 2-1 win over Sheffield United on Sunday.
Manchester City winger Leroy Sane is set to complete a move to Bayern Munich after the two clubs agreed to a deal worth up to €60 million (£54.8m/$67m).
Sports footwear and apparel giant Nike swung heavily into loss in its March-to-May 2020 quarter, reflecting the impact of COVID-19.