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The Federal Government says it is set to recover a fresh $321 million stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha.
Oyo State Government in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has selected 66 public primary schools from the three senatorial districts in Oyo State to benefit from UBEC School-Based Management Committee-School Improvement Programme, SBMC-SIP.
The federal government said it has paid the October and November allowances of beneficiaries of the N-Power programme.
A former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and a presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the last election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has urged the Federal Government to float a N1 trillion venture capital fund under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement for Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs).
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.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has arrested two officials over alleged N68 million fraud in the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP).
Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says over 12 million Nigerians are benefitting from the social investment programmes (SIPS).
The Federal Government will on Wednesday officially engage the services of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and other bodies towards fighting corruption in its Social Investment Programmes (SIP).
Terhide Utaan, the former Focal Person of the Social Investment Programme (SIP) in Benue State, has been arraigned for allegedly misappropriating N195,689,980.00
About 1320 schools in 5 local government areas of Bauchi State will benefit from the World Bank 2019 Schools Improvement Project (SIP) grants.
The federal government has signed a ten-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of 40-hectare farmland with the University of Ilorin in Kwara State, for the Social Intervention Programmes (SIP) N-Power Agro beneficiaries.
The Presidency has alleged that some traditional rulers and government officials were sabotaging the Social Investment Programme by collecting bribes from the poor beneficiaries of the N10,000 TraderMoni scheme.
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.
In its determination to lift sizeable numbers of the poor out of poverty, the Kogi State Office of Social Investment Programme (SIP) has begun the enrollment of additional 23, 440 indigent persons across the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential elections.
Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
In a report on Thursday, the magazine said more Nigerians slipped into poverty during Buhari’s first term while the country’s economy “stuck like a stranded truck.”
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has defended the club’s decision to sign Martin Braithwaite but admits that negotiations were ‘unfair’ on Leganés.
The son of a powerful Mexican drug lord was Thursday extradited to the United States, where he is wanted for trafficking, a government source told AFP.
The House of Representatives joint committees on the Air Force and Justice on Thursday began an investigative hearing to probe the Nigerian Air Force over a controversial N10 billion building project owned by Blue Boulevard Limited.
“He’s spectacular, he’s in stunning form. You could always tell he was a great player, but he’s really exploded in the last year,” Messi told Mundo Deportivo.
The Olomore axis of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was on Thursday thrown into pandemonium following a violent clash between the special anti-cultism team of the police and traders.
Bruno Fernandes will add “quality” to the Manchester United ranks, says Andy Cole, with the Portuguese potentially the perfect midfield partner for Paul Pogba.
Delta governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has decried renewed attacks by suspected herdsmen on Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities of Uwheru Kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.
Federal government said it has granted one of the foreign airlines permission to divert its flight to Abuja instead of going to the neighbouring countries to land Lagos Airport bound flights
The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph N Ari, said the Fund is battling criminality and other security challenges in the country using skills acquisition.
Michael Bloomberg will make a high-risk debut on the Democratic debate stage in Nevada on Wednesday, joining five presidential rivals who have been eagerly awaiting their chance to confront the free-spending and fast-rising billionaire.