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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the money recovered from the late military ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha, is not being shared to the poor and vulnerable as widely believed.
Prospective enrollees into the N-Power agriculture programme in Anambra State have complained of rejection by some local government authorities, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Mariam Uwais, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on social protection, says the federal government has spent N49 billion on the national home-grown school feeding programme.
No fewer than 7,705 unemployed graduates in Niger would benefit from the second batch of the 2018 N-Power Volunteers programme of the Federal Government.
The Federal Government, on Thursday, said the sum of N140 billion out of the N500 billion budgeted for its Social Investment Programme (SIP) in 2017 has been released.
The immediate past Deputy Chairman, (South) of APC, Chief Segun Oni, has commended the Federal Government for recruiting more than 8,000 unemployed graduates of Ado-Ekiti state into the second batch of the N-Power programme.
No fewer than 12, 000 unemployed youths have been selected in the second phase of the Federal Government’s N-power programme in Kano state.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has commended the Federal Government for recruiting 7,425 unemployed graduates from the state into the second batch of the N-Power programme.
Over 11,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government intervention programme, N-Power, have declared support for the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Kogi State Government says it has concluded plans to deploy 7, 425 successful beneficiaries of the second batch of N-Power Programme under the Federal Government Social Investment Programme (SIP) across the state.
The Lagos State Government says it is not obliged to retain teachers posted to the state under the ongoing N-Power programme of the Federal Government.
The federal government said it plans to recruit 300,000 new beneficiaries in the second tranche of the N-Power volunteer scheme set to kick off on August 1.
The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to engage additional 300,000 beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp effective from 1st August.
The winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that he will pay the backlog of salaries owed civil servants in the state within the first six months of his return to office.
President Buhari lamented that such politicians had been doing everything possible to link him with the clashes, saying that such insinuations were far from the truth.
Dr Frank Udemba, National President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, has said the association had reservations on the impact of African Continental Free Trade Area on Nigeria’s economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared a national emergency on the war against corruption, to enable the Federal Government to effectively deal with the ongoing high profile corruption-related cases in the country.
The federal government has called on all stakeholders, including community service organisations, private sector, traditional leaders and development partners to initiate a national dialogue and collaborate with the government to find country-led solutions to the critical human capital challenges facing the nation.
As the controversy over the federal government’s travel ban on 50 high profile Nigerians gathers momentum, the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, the Afenifere, has condemned the ban, saying it connotes the beginning of absolute dictatorship in Nigeria.
The Chairman of the South East Senate Caucus, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has described former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, as an embodiment of discipline and positive attributes in good governance.
The Federal Government is set to increase the Mining Sector’s contribution to GDP as the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, will be leading the Nigerian delegation to the 20th China Mining Congress & Expo and the 3rd Nigeria-China Mining Road Show at the Meijian Convention and Exhibition, Tianjin, China, this month.
Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank, Arunma Oteh has said Green Sukuk financing scheme is promising for green projects.
Samuel Kalu placed the icing on the cake for Nigeria with the fourth goal to put the Super Eagles in commanding position ahead of the reverse tie in Tunisia on Tuesday.
Senior Pastor of Awaiting the Second Coming of Jesus Christ Gospel Church, Pastor Adewale Giwa has predicted the future of the country, following the emergence of former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday.
The Nigerian Army says its search and find operation for the missing retired Maj.Gen. Idris Alkali at Du village of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau is by no means a punitive expedition as being expressed in some quarters.
Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has said that it is criminal to sponsor people to Hajj and other pilgrimages with government’s funds.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) had warned that Nigeria’s current sovereign debt servicing obligation was becoming unsustainable compared to its revenue generating capacity.