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World Bank: We’ve spent $11 billion in Nigeria

The World Bank has declared that it has so far spent around $11billion over the years on projects across the country.

ECOWAS Commission calls for whistle blower protection laws

The ECOWAS Commission on Tuesday urged ECOWAS Parliamentarians to enact laws and take other appropriate measures to protect whistle blowers in the sub-region.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Insecurity remains a big challenge

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that insecurity had remained a big challenge in the country and called on every citizenry to unite and build bridges across ethnic divides.

ILO: Technology new threat to industrial harmony

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), says the growing level of technological advancement is a threat to the organisation’s efforts at ensuring industrial harmony in the world.

The coming of micro pension plan

True to the notification, on Thursday, March 28, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the micro pension plan (MPP) which automatically extends retirement benefits to millions of self-employed workers in the informal sector.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Minister: Federal government’s poverty alleviation initiatives making impact

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Tuesday said the Federal Government poverty alleviation initiatives are making an impact in reducing poverty.

Nigeria ranks lowest in reducing inequality index

For the second year running, Nigeria at 157th position has maintained “the unenviable distinction of being at the bottom” of the Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index 2018, this was released by Oxfam International, a global body focused on poverty alleviation.

Chris Ngige: Federal government committed to promoting social security

The Federal Government is committed to promoting social security in order to eradicate poverty, ensure inclusion and address contemporary socio-economic challenges in the country.

AfDB, FAO commit $100 million to fight hunger

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) have agreed to commit $100 million to fight hunger in Africa.

Electricity price drops by 6 percent in Kenya

There has been a reduction in the retail price of electricity by 6 per cent, subsequently cushioning 3.6 million users in Kenya.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

ANAP: We’ll resist planned concession of major airports

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
Benedict Ayade

Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope urges Amazon fires to be put out, calls for prayers

The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.