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DSS parades suspect behind Buhari’s fake wedding video

The Department of State Service (DSS) has arrested and paraded a 32-year old man, Kabiru Mohammed, suspected to be behind the fabrication and dissemination of a fake wedding video depicting President Muhammadu Buhari wedding the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed and her Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development counterpart, Sadiya Farouq.

Minister: We have paid backlog allowances of N-Power beneficiaries

The federal government said it has paid the October and November allowances of beneficiaries of the N-Power programme.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 15

No rift with Presidency – minister

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency.
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Federal government explains two months payment delay of N-Power beneficiaries

According to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, the delay is because the handing and taking over process is yet to be concluded.
Sadiya Umar Farouq

Nigeria launches first national sex offenders register

Nigeria has launched its first national sexual offenders register, setting up a database of those convicted for sexual violence in a move seen as an important step towards clamping down on abuse.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has commiserated with victims of Balogun Market fire disaster in Lagos, expressing concern over ”repeated market fires” in the country.

Minister commiserates with victims of Balogun market fire disaster

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has commiserated with victims of Balogun Market fire disaster in Lagos, expressing concern over ”repeated market fires” in the country.
Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, was at the scene of the fire outbreak in Onitsha, Anambra state, on Friday. 1

Minister: Federal government setting structures to mitigate fire outbreaks

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, is setting up structures to help mitigate fire outbreaks across the country.
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Minister: 90 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty

The Federal Government has said almost half of Nigeria’s population, about 90 million people, live in extreme poverty.

NSIO, ICPC flag-off media campaign against social investment graft

The National Social Investment Office (NSIO) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday formally flagged off collaboration to check corruption in the implementation of the National Social Investment Programmes.
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Federal government to monitor activities of NGOs in Northeast

The federal government will henceforth monitor and evaluate activities of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the North-East to ensure compliance among them.
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Senate concludes ministerial screening with Lai Mohammed

Senate ended the screening of ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday with the immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

List of ministerial nominees screened so far

List of ministerial nominees screened so far
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Federal government donates food items to 700 IDPs in Borno

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), has distributed food items to 700 persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.
Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

NCRMI: IDPs want more from President Buhari

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMI) on Thursday said that IDPs in Kisi, Oyo State, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for providing them with items worth N10 million.

Federal government knocks Cameroon over deportation of 40, 000 Nigerians

The federal government has condemned the reported deportation of 40,000 Nigerians living in Cameroon as victims of Boko Haram from Rann Local Government of Borno State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for him while they try to understand his intentions for the country. He also admonished them to give him more time.-5

Muhammadu Buhari asks for more time, prayers

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for him while they try to understand his intentions for the country. He also admonished them to give him more time.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: National migration policy to be adopted soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east.

UNHCR registers 12,100 Cameroonian refugees in Benue, Cross River

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, has registered 12,100 Cameroonian refugees in Benue and Cross River.

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Kebbi government set to constructs 1,000 housing units

The Kebbi State government has disclosed that it would construct 1,000 housing units comprising of two and four rooms estate in the state.

Sokoto APC candidate in House of Assembly rerun poll defects to PDP

A candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Sokoto forthcoming rerun House of Assembly election, Alhaji Bature Dan Muhammadu Lili, has decamped to People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Court stops INEC, Senate from executing judgement sacking Senator Ifeanyi Ubah

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Clerk of the National Assembly and Clerk of the Senate, from giving effect to the judgment that sacked Ifeanyi Ubah from the Senate.
Former Nigeria international and coach Samson Siasia has denied any wrongdoing after he was slapped with a lifetime ban by Fifa on Friday.

Samson Siasia begs Nigerians for €250,000 to appeal FIFA ban

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia filmed a video pleading with well-meaning Nigerians to donate 250,000 euros.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

PRP applauds Governor Bagudu for sustenance of peace in Kebbi

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), in Kebbi, has commended the administration of Gov. Atiku Bagudu for peaceful co-existence and relative peace in the state.