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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: House of Reps allegations false, misleading

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.

Presidency: House of Reps allegation on North-East food aid blatant falsehood

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.
Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed leaves role at budget and national planning ministry

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

Femi Adesina: Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance.
Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed resumes duty as supervising minister of finance

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Supervising Minister of Finance, has resumed duty, New Telegraph can confirm.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed assumes duty at finance ministry

Newly appointed Acting Minister of Finance Mrs Zainab Ahmed has assumed duty 72 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari picked her to oversee the ministry following the resignation of Mrs Kemi Adeosun on, Sept. 14.
Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed: Federal government committed to increasing children protection systems in Nigeria

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.

Minister: Federal government committed to all inclusive governance

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.

Federal government hails EIB’s investment in Nigeria

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.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government feeds 8.7m school children

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government has no fewer than 8.7 million school children in its Home Grown School Feeding Programme.

Presidency: We have no response to National Assembly impeachment threats

The Presidency has maintained sealed lips over Tuesday’s impeachment threats by the National Assembly after its joint session.

Minister: NSIP receives N195bn as at April 2018

The National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) has as at April 2018 received a total disbursement of N195 billion for execution of its programmes.

Presidency mum on impeachment threats from National Assembly

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.

FEC approves N1.6 billion to procure 68 vehicles customs

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).

Federal government to launch open government website in two weeks

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.

Governor El-Rufai canvasses use of electronic machines for 2019 elections

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.

Governor El-Rufai: Kaduna is targeting real growth in agriculture, mining

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday said, the key to the state’s growth is focus on Agricultural development.

Group lauds budget ministry on fiscal transparency

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.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

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Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

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Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

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IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

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.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

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.