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There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has rubbished the N500bn Social Investment Programme of her husband’s administration, saying that it failed “woefully” in the North in particular.
The World Bank has offered support for Ekiti State’s agriculture and rural development programme.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state on Friday presented a budget of N129.9 billion for 2019 to the state House of Assembly for consideration.
The event, held at the popular new Iyin Road, Ekiti Parapo Pavilion, was graced by state governors, chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC), ministers, as well as friends, and well-wishers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the people of Ekiti state made a right choice by electing Dr. Kayode Fayemi as governor in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll in the state, saying the state will experience rapid development and reclaims its past glory under the new helmsman.
Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, hinted that his administration would probe the financial records of outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose when he assumes office.
The Senate Thursday rated the implementation of the N1.5 triilion National Social Investment programme low.
Alhaji Bala Chamo, the Jigawa Coordinator/Focal Person of Special Intervention Programme and Social Investment, popularly known as N-Power, on Wednesday, said 12,000 persons have benefitted from the programme in the state.
States in the North-east sub-region have intensified efforts to encourage enrolment of pupils into primary schools following the return of peace to the area.
Since the middle of 2014, when the price of crude oil fell dramatically, Nigeria’s finances became challenged. This is not hard to explain: we’ve historically depended on crude oil for as much as 70 per cent of government revenues, and 90 per cent of foreign exchange earnings.
A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Thursday appealed to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to construct a pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop, on Mile 2-Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has sacked Mrs Hellen Bob, his Special Adviser on Talent and Gender Development over alleged misconduct and indiscipline.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday.
The Dutch defender is already tied to terms at Anfield until the summer of 2023, with a five-and-a-half-year deal penned upon his arrival from Southampton in January 2018.
According to the Guardian, the Blues hierarchy are ready to roll out five-year contracts to the Anglo-Nigerian duo after impressing under manager Frank Lampard.
The federal government has inaugurated an inter-agency committee to speedily resolve the challenges in recovering over N5 trillion Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) debts.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.
House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, yesterday advised the Federal government to recruit police officers from every local government of the country.
The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has declined to lead the Kogi State governorship campaign for the November 16 poll.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has staked a claim to achieve one of the best Ligue 1 starts an African player has ever managed.