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President Tinubu To Open African  Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday

President Tinubu To Open African Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday

Tinubu To Open African Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday President Bola Tinubu will on Monday open the African Counter-Terrorism Summit in Abuja. This was disclosed in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, and shared on his Facebook page on Sunday. Nigeria, with the support of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism is organizing a high-level African counter-terrorism summit under the theme, ‘Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Institution Building to Address the Evolving Threat of Terrorism.” According to the statement, Heads of state and high-level government officials across Africa, representatives of international organisations and multilateral institutions, members…
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FG, States, LGs Share N1.123 Trillion In March

FG, States, LGs Share N1.123 Trillion In March

FG, States, LGs Share N1.123 Trillion In March The Federation Account Allocation Committee has disbursed a total of N1.123tn to the federal, state, and local governments for March 2024. The allocation, derived from a gross total of N1.867tn, marks a critical distribution of funds aimed at supporting various government tiers. This was revealed in a statement signed by the Director of Information and Public Relations, Ministry of Finance, Mohammed Manga, on Friday. Details later…
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President Tinubu Directs Inclusion Of NOUN Graduates In NYSC Scheme, Law School

President Tinubu Directs Inclusion Of NOUN Graduates In NYSC Scheme, Law School

President Tinubu Directs Inclusion Of NOUN Graduates In NYSC Scheme, Law School President Bola Tinubu has directed the Ministry of Education to include graduates of the National Open University in the National Youth Service Corps scheme. Tinubu also resolved the longstanding admittance of NOUN Law graduates to participate in Law School in the country for equal opportunities. He made the disclosure during his presentation at the 13th convocation ceremony of NOUN on Saturday, at the university’s Convocation Arena, Jabi, Abuja. Before now, NOUN graduates in 2017 were assured by the former vice chancellor of the institution, Abdallah Adamu, that they…
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FG Begins Disbursement Of N200 Billion Palliative Loans

FG Begins Disbursement Of N200 Billion Palliative Loans

FG Begins Disbursement Of N200 Billion Palliative Loans The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment says it has begun disbursement of the Presidential Conditional Grant Scheme to verified applicants after an exhaustive selection process. The government, through the Bank of Industry, had said it would be disbursing three categories of funding totalling N200bn to support manufacturers and businesses across the country. In a progress report posted on the trade minister’s official X (formerly Twitter) handle on Tuesday, Doris Aniete stated that an unspecified number of beneficiaries have received their grants, adding that by Friday, April 19, another significant disbursement will…
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How FG Rescued Over 1000 Abductees Without Ransom – Ribadu

How FG Rescued Over 1000 Abductees Without Ransom – Ribadu

How FG Rescued Over 1000 Abductees Without Ransom – Ribadu The National Security Adviser (NSA), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, says the Federal Government has rescued over 1,000 victims of verified mass abduction across the country without paying ransom. Ribadu said on Monday in Abuja while receiving 22 rescued students and staff of the Federal University Gusau, that the covert operations were conducted in the last few months. He said the successful rescue operations were testimonies to the efforts of the government to free all those being unlawfully held in captivity. “We have so far released over a thousand such victims without…
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President Tinubu Declares April 7 National Police Day

President Tinubu Declares April 7 National Police Day

President Tinubu Declares April 7 National Police Day President Bola Tinubu has declared April 7 as National Police Day. He made the declaration through Vice President Kashim at the maiden award and commendations event organised by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Abuja on Monday night. Delivering the President’s speech titled, “Courage Under Fire: A Bouquet for Our Police Force,” VP Shettima said at a time in Nigeria’s history when the nation’s security architecture is being stretched beyond elastic limits, the citizens have been able to endure in the face of security threats as well as attacks on their lives…
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FG Releases New Rules To Compel Oil Producers To Sell Crude Oil To Domestic Refineries

FG Releases New Rules To Compel Oil Producers To Sell Crude Oil To Domestic Refineries

FG Releases New Rules To Compel Oil Producers To Sell Crude Oil To Domestic Refineries The federal government through the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has introduced new regulations requiring its oil producers to sell crude oil to local refineries in a move to reduce the country’s dependence on imported refined products. The new regulations mandate that all oil companies in Nigeria must supply crude to domestic refineries that are unable to procure it locally. Only after fulfilling these domestic supply commitments are producers permitted to export crude. The NUPRC will serve as a middleman between local refiners and…
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Humanitarian Ministry Probe: FGN Lifts Restriction On N-Power Staff’s Accounts

Humanitarian Ministry Probe: FGN Lifts Restriction On N-Power Staff’s Accounts

Humanitarian Ministry Probe: FG Lifts Restriction On N-Power Staff’s Accounts Reprieve has come the way of contract staff of N-Power Situation Room, as the Federal Government has lifted the restriction placed on their bank accounts, New Telegraph reports authoritatively. This newspaper had reported in late February that a post-no-debit order was placed on bank accounts of the workers, following investigation of the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu as well as interdicted Coordinator, National Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA), Hajiya Halima Shehu by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). While the staff had accused…
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EFCC Clears Suspended Minister Of Humanitarian Affairs, Dr. Beta Edu, Of Allegations

EFCC Clears Suspended Minister Of Humanitarian Affairs, Dr. Beta Edu, Of Allegations

EFCC Clears Suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Dr. Beta Edu, of Allegations In a recent development, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has officially exonerated Dr. Beta Edu, the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, of all allegations of financial impropriety. The commission, after a thorough investigation, found no evidence linking Dr. Edu to any economic or financial crimes. Dr. Beta Edu, who was temporarily suspended from her ministerial duties pending the outcome of the investigation, has been vindicated by the EFCC's findings. This development comes as a relief to her supporters and colleagues within the government. The investigation into…
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President Tinubu Approves Establishment Of National Health Fellows Programme

President Tinubu Approves Establishment Of National Health Fellows Programme

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT TINUBU APPROVES ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL HEALTH FELLOWS PROGRAMME In his determination to comprehensively upgrade existing primary healthcare centres and construct over 8,800 new primary healthcare centres across all local government areas in the country for accessible and qualitative healthcare delivery with the provision of new social accountability mechanisms, President Bola Tinubu has approved the establishment of the National Health Fellows Programme, with young Nigerian fellows to be engaged in all the 774 local government areas in the country. The well-trained fellows will serve as fiduciary agents to monitor and track Primary Healthcare Centre development and…
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