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President Muhammadu Buhari today, hosted members of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) at State House in Abuja, promising to beam the searchlight on cost of governance, and weed out possible corruption that exists anywhere. 4

Itse Sagay: Federal government recovers billions from corrupt individuals

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itsey Sagay, says the Federal Government has recovered billions from corrupt Nigerians in the past four and half years.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC’s insult on former President Jonathan misdirected, unwarranted

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the invective directed at former President Goodluck Jonathan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) was misdirected and unwarranted.

Former Benue SIP boss arraigned for ‘misappropriating N195.6 million’

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
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Despite Nigeria’s economic growth, extreme poverty still pervades – minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Friday lamented that despite the economic growth witnessed in Nigeria, extreme poverty still pervades across the length and breadth of the country.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: VP Osinbajo’s economic team dissolved for good reasons

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says the economic management team hitherto led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was dissolved “for good reasons” and also for “better management.”
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Afenifere: VP Osinbajo’s office has been rendered useless, impotent

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, says from the look of things, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s office has been rendered useless, impotent and irrelevant.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara traders, artisans to get N1 billion soft loans – governor

The Kwara State government plans to disburse about N1billion as soft loans to over 1, 000 traders, marketers and artisans under a new social investment program to be launched in the state.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Minister: 2020 budget to be submitted to National Assembly this month

The federal government is working towards submitting the 2020 appropriation bill to the National Assembly by the end of this month, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said.

Presidency: Traditional rulers, government officials are sabotaging TraderMoni scheme

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.

President Buhari approves re-appointment of Ade Ipaye, Maryam Uwais, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff to the President.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Buhari’s presidency stinks

Against recent allegations of corruption against aides of President Muhammadu Buhari, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has passed an interim verdict on his presidency, saying “it is rotten and reeks of incurable corruption, festering up to every level”.
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.

Trader-money: Presidency disburses N2 billion to 200, 000 petty Kano traders

The presidency has spent over N2 billion in granting soft loans to over 200, 000 petty traders through the trader-money initiative, the former Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Investment Programme, Bar. Ahmed Ismaeel has stated.

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.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor swears in HoS, five special advisers

They are Nasiru Yelwa as Head of Civil Service; Musa Shittu, SA Political; Abdon Gin, SA Civil Service Affairs; Prof. Sani Malami, SA Multilateral and Non-Governmental Organisations; Mohammed Burra, SA State and National Assembly Matters and Madaki Gololo, SA Social Investment and Focal Person.
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.

Kogi registers 23,440 indigent persons on conditional cash transfer scheme

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.

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