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The federal government on Thursday, September 20, redeemed its pledge to donate a house to the family of late minister of state for labour and employment, James Ocholi. The donation was made by the SGF, Boss Mustapha.
The federal government will as from January 2019, enforce the mandatory use of the national identity number as a means of identification for Nigerians and legal residents. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, the DG NIMC has disclosed.
He also said that the federal government has empowered and equipped NEMA to comprehensively manage disasters in Nigeria, with a fully functional Department of Disaster Risk Reduction already created in the agency.
As Nigeria works out modalities for the construction of a nuclear research centre and power plant with Russia, Rwanda, on the other hand, is deepening efforts at actualizing its nuclear energy goals with the European country.
The federal government has assured Nigerians of maximum security at the 58th Independence celebration. Gabriel Aduda, Chairman, 2018 Independence Day Central Organising Committee, disclosed this on Tuesday, September 18.
Abbas Na-Bingi, a cotton farmer in Gombe state, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention and efforts in the country’s agricultural sector, adding that under him, agriculture has created more jobs for cotton farmers.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of unduly favouring Muslims from northern Nigeria in the federal appointments. Buhari had in the lat two weeks made three appointments.
Emerging reports have it that Nigeria airways pensioners on Tuesday, September 18, protesting over the non-payments of their entitlements by the federal government preventing workers at the ministry from resuming work.
Although, Anambra state first lady, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, on Wednesday, August 22, paid the N1.62 million hospital bill for Mrs Ifeoma Nwaka, she wants Nigerians to come to her aid in taking care of the quintuplets.
The office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) said that part of activities for the country`s 58th Independence Anniversary will include displays by the Nigerian Air Force jets and helicopters.
Ex-militants on Monday, September 17, took to the streets in Bayelsa to protest against the coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Charles Dokubo, over the non-payment of their monthly stipends.
Jimi Ogbobine, a senior analyst at Agusto and Co, on Sunday, September 16, said that in order to properly fund infrastructure in the country, the federal government needs to borrow not less than N1.2tn to N1.6tn in 2018.
Some communities in Plateau north denatorial district, under the auspices of BECO have raised the alarm that they have lost nearly 300 persons, among which were mostly women and children within the last four months.
Apparently agreeing with the presidency's statement on the global giant bank, the EFCC via its social media pages, said: “HSBC is synonymous with money laundering and has paid billions of US Dollars in fines across the world.”
The ambassador of Nigeria in Doha, Qatar, Abdullahi Wase is dead. The spokesman, ministry of foreign affairs, Tope Elias-Fatile, said Wase, a non-career ambassador from Plateau state, had been sick for a while until his death.
In a statement by Bisi Kazeem, Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC, he stated that applicants are advised to check their emails used for the submission of the applications on Wednesday, September 19 for more information.
Secretary-General of the IYC, Alfred Kemepado, in a statement sent to journalists, wondered why the president would appoint a man who had finished his term and retired over six months ago, in place of a ‘very qualified Seiyefa.’
The minister of labour and productivity, Chris Ngige, is wondering why we’re not clapping for the government of President Muhammadu Buhari first thing every morning and, perhaps, last thing at night before going to bed.
Barely five days after suspected kidnappers abducted a pregnant woman in Bitie community in Tai local government area of Rivers state, a medical doctor, Dr. Matthew Olubiyi, was on Wednesday, September 12, abducted.
The presidency, through Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, September 13, assured traders of Gbagi market in Ibadan, Oyo state that added to the Trader Moni loan scheme, more benefits will come to them soon.
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency had last week informed citizens that all indices that preceded the 2012 flood disaster were manifesting adding that states like Niger, Rivers, Bayelsa, Benue, Taraba e.t.c were in danger.
Nigerians who gathered to watch the man who mounted a mast in Abuja, protesting alleged bad leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, were chased away by soldiers from operatives Guards Brigade, on Thursday, September 1.
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