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Nigeria to build capacity of nurses, midwives

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), has promised to build the capacity of nurses and midwives in the country in order to ensure delivery of quality health care to Nigerians.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Senators kick as accountant general fails to explain N2.9 billion IPPIS funds

The Senate Public Accounts Committee adjourned abruptly on Tuesday following the inability of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to give details of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa targets N3 billion IGR monthly

Alhaji Mohammed Bashir, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Special Duties (Revenue Generation), says N3 billion is the Internal Generated Revenue (IGR) monthly target set by the Governor Abdullahi Sule’s administration in the state.

Rep: NIGCOMSAT chief too incompetent to run agency

The House of Representatives Monday dismissed as grossly incompetent, the management of the Nigerian Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, Ltd, over their failure to account for revenues generated by the agency from 2012-2019.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara to revoke 5,000 plots of land

The Kwara government says it will revoke over 5,000 plots of land sold illegally by the immediate past administration
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan with the Executive Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, on arrival at River Alkamaram, Mauyi Ganga, venue of the Bade Cultural and Fishing Festival in Yobe State on Sunday, February 9, 2020. 7

Yobe: Senator Lawan seeks partnership on fishing, cultural festival — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has urged Ministries and Agencies of government, as well as Corporate bodies to partner the Yobe State Government on the Mauyi Ganga fishing and cultural festival.
Aminu Bello Masari

Governor Masari appoints two permanent secretaries, pilgrims board executive director

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State Saturday approved the appointment of 2 new permanent secretaries in the State Civil Service.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun creates ministry of transportation, three new agencies

The government of Ogun state has created a new Ministry of Transportation and three agencies under the ministry of physical planning and urban development.
The newly elevated and appointed Honourable Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi

Hajj: Lagos targets over 4,000 intending pilgrims

The Lagos State Government has expressed its determination to put necessary strategies and machineries in place towards ensuring that the number of intending pilgrims performing the Y2020 holy pilgrimage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increases from the present 2,500 to 4,000 and above.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC recovers N77.04b in 2019

Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, spokesperson for the commission disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the activities and achievements of the commission in the year under review.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senate gives MDAs two weeks to defend President Buhari’s loan request

The Senate has given Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government a two-week window period to appear before the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts to defend President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request presently before the National Assembly.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

House of Reps probes MDAs over failed audit reports

The House of Representatives says it will “name and shame” Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that refuse to appear before it with their audited reports.
Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, spoke on Thursday at a public service innovation conference organised for Federal Permanent Secretaries, Directors-General/Chief Executive Officers of Agencies/Parastatals and Heads of Tertiary Institution in the country.

Head of Service: IPPIS designed to eliminate ghost workers, enhance data integrity

Despite opposition by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Federal Government on Monday said the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), is designed to enhance data integrity, eliminate ghost workers and consolidate on staff records and management. =
Al-Mu’minaat (The Believing Women) Organisation has called on all human rights advocates to fight for the rights of Muslim women that are being trampled upon in Nigeria.

Women seek rights groups’ intervention in hijab discrimination

Al-Mu’minaat (The Believing Women) Organisation has called on all human rights advocates to fight for the rights of Muslim women that are being trampled upon in Nigeria.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

Group knocks National Assembly over call for resignation of service chiefs

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has accused the House of Representatives of working with underground forces to return Nigeria to dark and inglorious era.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

826.8km of roads delivered in five months – minister

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the ministry impacted on 514 highways and delivered 826.8 kilometers of road between Aug. and Dec., 2019.

Niger Delta ministry to partner youth parliament

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), Mr. Olusade Adesola, said the ministry would partner with the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP), to empower young people in driving Nigeria’s developmental agenda.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps calls for urgent measures against coronavirus outbreak

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on all relevant ministries and agencies of government to as a matter national health emergency liaise with one another with a view to putting necessary measures in place so as to check any possible outbreak of the deadly coronavirus currently ravaging countries in southeast Asia.

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Nobel Prize nominee dies at 93

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Tyson Fury: The king has returned to the top of the throne

After knocking out WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder to claim his belt, new WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury said the ‘King has returned.”