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Government incentivizes rural communities for sustainable growth ― Gov Inuwa

It was emphasized that no effort should be spared by governments at all levels to incentivize rural communities by providing connectivity and access to boost their morale for sustainable economic growth. The assertion was made by the Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, who observed that the important role played by rural dwellers in […]

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AEDC again disconnects power to Nigerian government and ministries over N1.3 billion debt – Daily Nigerian

Abuja’s electricity distribution company, AEDC, has disconnected the electricity supply to the Niger State government headquarters, its ministries and parastatal agencies for unpaid electricity bills of 1.3 billion naira. AEDC legal officer Aminu Ubandoma told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Thursday that the company had no choice but to disconnect the supply […]

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Nigeria

Aminu Mohammed: SERAP threatens to act against Buhari’s government

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has threatened legal action against the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari… The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has threatened legal action against the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. SERAP has warned it will take the government to court if Aminu Mohammed, a student […]

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Nigeria

Nigerian man accuses UK government of adopting his son

A Nigerian named Ayo Bakre has sounded the alarm over the curious illegal detention and senseless adoption of his young son in the UK. According to Bakre, the problem started in 2012 when his wife, Shade, traveled to London with their son Monisola, who was then less than a year old. Since their departure five […]

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Nigeria

Kwara government swears in new commissioners and adviser

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State on Wednesday inaugurated two new commissioners and a special adviser in a minor cabinet reshuffle. The newly appointed commissioners are Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu and Abubakar Buhari. Modibbo-Kawu, the Cabinet returnee, was again given the education portfolio, while Buhari is to lead the communications ministry. The governor also swore in the […]

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Nigeria

Buhari’s government blames state governors for massive poverty in Nigeria

The federal government said Wednesday that state governors were partly responsible for the rising poverty rate across the country. The federal government said Wednesday that state governors were partly responsible for the rising poverty rate across the country. He criticized state chief executives for prioritizing building heavy infrastructure such as bridges and airports in cities […]

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Nigeria

Kano government suspends ban on tricycles after public outrage — Daily Nigerian

The Kano state government has suspended a ban on commercial tricycles on some major roads in the city. The ban, which took effect on Wednesday, drew widespread condemnation from commuters in the state. But at a press conference on Wednesday evening, the general manager of the Kano Road Transport Agency, KAROTA, Baffa Dan’agundi, said the […]

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Nigeria

The federal government will support women in STIs

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that it will continue to ensure that women and children develop keen interest in science, research and innovation programs and sector. The Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Chief Henry Ikoh, said so during the North East Zonal Dialogue between government and stakeholders in the Science, […]

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Nigeria

FG blames state government for rising poverty

The Federal Government of Nigeria has spoken of the rising rate of poverty in the country. The FG blamed the high poverty rate in the country on the inability of state governments to contribute their share of development responsibilities to the grassroots where major productive activities take place. State Minister for Budget and National Planning […]

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Nigeria

My administration will provide an opportunity for all Lagosians ― Wale Oluwo, Boot Party government candidate

The BOOT (BP) Party gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Wale Oluwo has said that he will put the state back on a new trajectory of security and inclusive prosperity as well as the birth of a fairer Lagos that creates an opportunity for all Lagosians not just a few if elected as the next […]

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Zambia

Times of Zambia | The government launches the E-PICSA project

Written by Judith Namotoi –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydroelectric Power Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Menodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the experimental structure, power house and power production of the project has been completed.Mandofa said that the authority is currently awaiting […]

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Nigeria

Kwara gets the $7 million diagnostic facility from the federal government

Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority Healthcare Development and Investment Company (NHDIC), has signed an agreement with the Kwara State Government on its Diagnostics and Oncology Expansion Program to construct, equip, maintain and operate a diagnostic center modern private medical and catheterization laboratory in Ilorin, the state capital. The project is expected to cost NSIA approximately $5-7 […]

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Nigeria

Pension assets hit N14.9 trillion as government borrows N8 trillion

The National Pensions Commission (PenCom) revealed that the value of pension fund assets had risen to N14.59 trillion by the end of October 2022. This is an increase of 7.20% or 909 billion naira from 13.6 trillion naira, in January 2022. PenCom stated this in the Monthly Pension Report which captured assets under management by […]

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