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Official: Cross River ultimate beneficiary of school feeding programme

The Federal Government says that Cross River State has benefited immensely from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo assures youths of opportunities in technology others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerian youths that plenty opportunities will be made available in the areas of technology, manufacturing, agriculture, among others for them to earn decent living.

NSIO: No fraud in N-Power

The Federal Government on Wednesday refuted claims that its N-Power programme had been embroiled in corruption.

Federal government urges states to engage N-Power volunteers

The federal government via the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) has urged states across the country to engage the N-power volunteers who have been trained in various vocations.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

Economic growth: Nigeria to invest in creative industry – VP Osinbajo

The Federal Government has promised to invest in the animation industry and other creative sectors to make jobs available for youths, boost GDP, and achieve economic growth.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: We have lifted five million Nigerians out of poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his administration has lifted five million Nigerians out of extreme poverty in three years.

About 500 N-Power volunteers resign in Zamfara

About 500 N-Power volunteers in Zamfara have opted out of the programme after securing permanent employment, Executive Secretary, Social Investment Programme in the state, Kabiru Umar, has said.

Federal government sacks 2525 N-Power beneficiaries for absenteeism

Some 2, 525 beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme, being sponsored by the Federal Government, have been sacked for absconding from their primary place of assignment.
Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, has said that the 2016 batch ‘A’ Npower volunteers programme has been extended.

Presidency: Federal government not owing N-Power beneficiaries

The Presidency has declared that since the take off of N-Power, one of the social investment programme of the federal government in December 2016, that none of the beneficiaries has been owed.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Senate wants federal government to ban production, importation, circulation of sniper

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to ban the production, importation or circulation of snipers insecticide, a product currently used to commit suicide.

N-Power: APC chieftain lauds achievements, wants federal government to sustain scheme

Nnanna Okoroafor, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to sustain the present N-Power social investment programme.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Kano N-SIPs beneficiaries hold special prayers for President Buhari, VP Osinbajo

Beneficiaries of the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIPs) in Kano, on Monday came out in large numbers at Murtala Mohammed Library to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over their success at the 2019 polls.
Supporters of Gov. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on Friday, staged a solidarity rally on the streets of Benin City to demonstrate their support for the governor’s second term ambition.

Edo workers, NURTW, others declare support for Governor Obaseki

Supporters of Gov. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on Friday, staged a solidarity rally on the streets of Benin City to demonstrate their support for the governor’s second term ambition.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 2

Inauguration: AU council congratulates President Buhari, advocates enhanced security

The African Union, Economic, Social Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osibanjo, for winning a second term in office.

Aisha Buhari: NSIP lists achievements in Kano, Adamawa

The National Social Investments Programmes (NSIP) has itemised its achievements in two northern states where the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, recently said it has had no impact.

Federal government’s social safety programme gulps N471 billion in three years

A total of N470.8bn has been released by the Federal Government in the last three years for the implementation of its social safety programme.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo inaugurates 11 projects in Gombe

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday in Gombe inaugurated 11 projects built by Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Federal government adopts strategies to create 20 million jobs

The Federal Government has adopted strategies to generate 20 million jobs in the agriculture, construction, transport and the services sectors in its second term, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, has said.

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President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

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President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

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