A total of six hundred and ninety-three point five-two-nine billion naira has been shared to the three tiers of government for the month of September 2019. The fund shared by the Federation Account Allocation Committee in Abuja, comprised revenue from Value Added Tax, Exchange Gain and Gross Statutory Revenue in the month. A communiqué read […]

President Muhammadu Buhari today played host to South-East governors and leaders from the zone at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, during which they made a case for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State. Speaking on behalf of the group, Chairman of the South-East Governors Forum and Ebonyi Governor, Dave […]

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has confirmed the nominations submitted by Governor Udom Emmanuel for appointment into the Local Government Service Commission, Law Reform Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, AKISIEC. Under the new arrangement, the Local Government Service Commission has Mr Monday Eyo, the immediate past member representing Uyo in the House of […]

Worried by the increasing number of people suffering from cancer, the federal government has concluded plans to roll out a cancer treatment fund in the country. Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire said the move was also aimed at reducing the burden of treating cancer and diagnosis, a terminal disease which is said claim more than […]

As at June 30, Nigeria owes twenty five point seven trillion naira in debt both domestically and externally, which represents an increase of one point three-two trillion naira, from what was recorded as at December 31, 2018. The current total debt stock, according to the Debt Management Office, is comprised both the Federal Government debt […]

There are plans by the federal government to review the wages of all political office holders in the country. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige dropped the hint when members of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees visited him in his office in Abuja. The Labour minister also stressed that there was a need […]

National Identity Management Commission ,says the renewal of the National Identity Card will cost five thousand naira  payable through remita. This was made known  by its verified tweeter handle  in Abuja  yesterday, and confirmed by a staff of the Corporate Department of the NIMC. NIMC also said that applicants who wish to renew their card can visit any NIMC […]

To encourage the patronage of made in Nigeria products, the Nigeria Customs Service has placed an indefinite ban on importation and exportation of goods through the land borders. Comptroller-General, Customs, Colonel Hameed Ali announced the indefinite ban at a press conference in Abuja. Colonel Ali said the aim of the exercise was to also better […]

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana  says the Federal Government  should embark on a drive to recover Nigeria’s looted wealth to garner resources to fund the 2020 budget. Falana who made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at Imota, near Abeokuta  yesterday also said  Government must urgently seek other means of generating funds to complement […]

The Federal Government says Plans have reached advanced stage to ensure that one hundred million Nigerians are taken out of extreme poverty in the next ten years. Reassuring Nigerians about the government’s commitment, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Social Investment Programmes, Ismaeel Ahmed, recalled that the President laid the foundation towards realizing […]

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