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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that allegation against him by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness on the approval of N5.8 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was both ‘false and misleading’, saying he did not violate any law in the approval of the fund.
The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Mrs Zainab Ahmed has left her role as Minister of State for Budget and National Planning to focus fully on overseeing the Ministry of Finance.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance.
Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Supervising Minister of Finance, has resumed duty, New Telegraph can confirm.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to further improve the wellbeing of the Nigerian child by increasing the Children Protection Systems in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has declared that it is committed to an all inclusive governance where everyone, irrespective of age, creed and geographical location is given opportunity to live a life of dignity.
The Minister of State, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has commended the European Investment Bank’s plan to invest between 800 million and one billion Euros in the Nigerian economy.
The Presidency has maintained sealed lips over Tuesday’s impeachment threats by the National Assembly after its joint session.
Almost 48 hours after a joint session of the National Assembly threatened to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari over some observed flaws in the Nigerian polity, the Presidency has maintained silence on the development.
The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of N1,550,187,713.00 for the procurement of 68 brand new Ford Pick up operational vehicles for Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
The federal government will in the next two weeks open a website that will convey detailed and updated information and data about its achievements and progress in different sectors of the economy.
Ahead of next year’s general elections, the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has introduced electronic voting to Nigeria in order to deepen democracy.
Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday said, the key to the state’s growth is focus on Agricultural development.
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has commended the Ministry of Budget and National Planning for its commitment in leading its Fiscal Transparency and Accountability (FTA) Working Group.
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.
The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.
An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.
A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.
The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its gubernatorial candidate, Alhaji Isa Ashiru, against the refusal of the Kaduna State Governorship Petition Tribunal to order for the recount of votes.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is needed".
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the Leadership of the National Assembly to Dinner at the State House, Abuja.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka said former Manchester United forward Wilfried Zaha told him to "play without fear" after moving to Old Trafford.
Witnesses of Atiku Abubakar, 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have been reportedly attacked by unknown gunmen.