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About twenty-four point three million poor Nigerians are to get five thousand naira each for a period of six months. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, announced this at the inauguration of the Federal Government’s emergency intervention database for the urban poor. Farouq said the intervention would serve as cushion […]

Poultry Farmers Association of Nigeria, Ogun State Chapter, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and save over three trillion naira  Nigeria poultry industry from imminent collapse. There is contained in a letter from the association addressed to the President and copies given to journalists yesterday in Abeokuta. According to the Association, twenty million […]

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has released the Framework for Regulatory Sandbox Operations that would promote seamless adoption of electronic payment across the country. The new framework will also ensure the safety and stability of the financial system, among other benefits as well as promote the use and adoption of e-payments and foster innovation in […]

U.S. House of Representatives wants Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the country’s Constitution’s 25th Amendment process of removing President Donald Trump from office. Although Pence has already declined doing so, the House is expected to vote today on impeaching Trump on charges that he incited an insurrection against the U.S. government. To invoke the 25th Amendment, […]

Akwa Ibom State government has commenced disbursements of funds to contractors handling major state projects. This was one of the resolutions at the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, at the Executive Council Chamber Government House, Uyo. Briefing Government House Reporters at the end of the meeting, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, […]

 Senate Public Account Committee has sustained the damming verdict of the Auditor General for the Federation on the management of the four-point six billion naira fund meant to tackle the Ebola scourge in Nigeria by the Ministry of Health. Chairman of the committee, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, said he gave the nod following the alleged refusal […]

Akwa Ibom State government has rolled out modalities for the recruitment of one thousand teachers to boost the state government’s educational expansion agenda. A release signed by the Chairman of the State Secondary Education Board, Dr Ekaette Ebong Okon indicates that application for the job will begin on January 18, 2021. In line with the […]

Some Nigerian soldiers wounded during encounters with the Boko Haram insurgents in the North East are determined to return to the battlefield until the insurgents are defeated. The soldiers made the pledge yesterday, when the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, paid a fact-finding visit to the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital in […]

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to Sahara Reporters’ publisher, Omoyele Sowore in the sum of twenty million naira. Four other activists, who were arrested with Sowore on New Year’s Eve in Abuja for holding a protest against bad governance, were also granted bail in the sum of one million naira […]

Nigerian Communications Commission has dismissed fears of mass disconnection of telephone subscribers as a result of the ongoing linkage of SIM Registration Records with National Identity Number. The Commission, in a statement by its Director, Public Affairs, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, said there was no need for such fears. Adinde said the ongoing exercise was part of […]

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