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Agba made this known on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing the House of Representatives Committee on Civil Society and Development Partners on Donor Funds Receipts, Transfers and Disbursement to Government Agencies, Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organisations in Nigeria.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba, said the federal government had earmarked the sum of N126 billion in the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) to upgrade health infrastructure across Federal Medical Centres (FMC) and teaching hospitals with intensive care units.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to order President Muhammadu Buhari to “publish details of loans that have been obtained by the government since May 29, 2015, including the interest rate, the total amount of debts that have so far been incurred by this government, as well as details of the projects on which the loans have been spent.”
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has stated that the provision of stimulus package by the Federal Government will go a long way in preventing the country from plunging into deep economic recession.
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Joint Planning Committee (JPC) for the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#26) scheduled to hold in October 2020.
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, says the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr Sunday Dare, is a thoroughbred professional, fine public officer and decent politician.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to avoid unauthorised treatment of persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has said that the Federal Government expects the injection of about N2 trillion stimulus into the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the fall in oil prices.
He also directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected and as much as possible, use local inputs so that the country retains value within her economy.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.
The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.
South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.
Obafemi Martins scored his first goal since March 2018 as Wuhan Zall held Henan Jianye to a 1-1 draw in the Chinese Super League play-offs on Friday.
Following the escalation of the #EndSARS protests in Enugu, the Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has imposed 24-hour curfew in Enugu metropolis, made up of three local government councils.
At least 18 people killed and 57 wounded in blast at educational centre in an area home to many from the Shia community.
The Executive Secretary of National Commission for Persons with Disability, James Lalu, said the commission would work with the Nigeria Para-Soccer Federation (NPF) to make the sport an international game.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday presented a N109,666,376,722.61K proposed appropriation bill for 2021 to the State House of Assembly for consideration.