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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

National Assembly leadership meet ministers on planned 2020 budget review

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday held a meeting with some Ministers and Heads of agencies from the Executive arm of Government to brainstorm on the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.

Nigeria to inaugurate committee for new economic plan

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, has said that the Federal Government will inaugurate a committee for the new economic plan next month.
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.

Federal government to engage NISER researchers in national development plan

The Federal government has assured researchers and eggheads at the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) that it would need their expertise in the preparation of a long-term national development plan that would begin next year.
Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.

Nigeria not borrowing too much – minister

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has allayed fears that President Muhammadu Buhari led administration was plunging the nation into debt problem by borrowing a lot.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.

Adams Oshiomhole: Why I can’t leave ‘local’ politics

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.
Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.

Group honours budget and national planning minister

An Edo socio-cultural group, Afenmai Patriotic Development Association (APDA), is set to honour Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, following his appotment as Minister of State for Budget and National Planning.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo: Data mapping crucial for planning health, financial inclusion, agriculture

The scope and depth of the Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development project also known as GRID3 will enhance Nigeria’s aspirations for financial inclusion, agricultural development and improvement in nationwide school enrollment, amongst others, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago.

Border closure: Federal government delegation visits Nigerian border with Niger

A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.

Federal government assures on prompt interventions in humanitarian crises, disaster management

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that it would promptly intervene in humanitarian crises and disaster issues across the country, just as it promised to ensure that adequate funds are earmarked for all such critical interventions in the annual budget.
This was one of the highlights of a high-level meeting between the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. 2

Nigeria, Vietnam agree on joint trade commission — in pictures

Nigeria and Vietnam on Wednesday night agreed on the establishment of a joint commission on trade and to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.
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.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.

2020 Budget: Federal government maintains benchmark in spite increase in oil price

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has said that the Federal government would maintain its benchmark of 60 dollars per barrel in spite of the sudden increase in the price of crude oil.
Political Economist and Public Service Reforms advocate, Dr. Joe Abah, has explained to Seun Onigbinde the implications of accepting public office appointment after being a critic of the same administration.

You shouldn’t have quit – Joe Abah tells Seun Onigbinde

Political Economist and Public Service Reforms advocate, Dr. Joe Abah, has explained to Seun Onigbinde the implications of accepting public office appointment after being a critic of the same administration.
BudgIT's Seun Onigbinde

BMO congratulates Seun Onigbinde for resigning

The Buhari Media Organisation has congratulated BudgIT co-founder, Seun Onigbinde, for resigning his position as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning.
BudgIT's Seun Onigbinde

Seun Onigbinde: Why I quit President Buhari’s government

Mr. Seun Onigbinde, a critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) and Co-founder of BudgIT, who was recently appointed Technical Adviser at the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, has resigned his appointment.
BudgIT's Seun Onigbinde

BMO wants President Buhari sack critic Seun Onigbinde

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 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 to establish national donor coordinating unit

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday revealed that the government was set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: Nigeria’s problem is revenue, not debt

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigeria does not have a debt problem, despite misgivings amongst experts over the country’s rising debt profile.

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
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Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.