We Spent Over N500m Feeding Students During Lockdown – Humanitarian Minister

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq says about N523.3 million was spent on school feeding programme during the lockdown prompted by coronavirus. Sadiya Farouq made the revelation, Monday during the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force briefing in Abuja. She said about 124,589 households benefited across the FCT, Lagos and Ogun states. READ ALSO … Continue reading We Spent Over N500m Feeding Students During Lockdown – Humanitarian Minister

BREAKING: 104 Unity Schools Reopen Tuesday – FG

The 104 unity schools will reopen to SS3 students from tomorrow, Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has said. The Minister made the announcement at the end of a virtual meeting with Commissioners of Education in 36 States and other stakeholders on Monday. READ ALSO In a statement by the Director, Press and Public … Continue reading BREAKING: 104 Unity Schools Reopen Tuesday – FG

FEC Approves Release Of Funds For Phase One Of Siemens AG Power Deal

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified an anticipatory approval for the release of €15.21 million and N1.708 billion, onshore and offshore respectively, as counterpart funding for the Siemens AG power deal. This was disclosed on Wednesday to State House Correspondents by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, at the … Continue reading FEC Approves Release Of Funds For Phase One Of Siemens AG Power Deal

FG Announces Date For School Resumption, Commencement Of WAEC Exam

The federal government has announced August 4, 2020 as the date for resumption of secondary schools across the country. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by Ben Bem Goong, director of press and public relations, ministry of education. According to the statement, the decision was reached after a meeting of stakeholders in … Continue reading FG Announces Date For School Resumption, Commencement Of WAEC Exam

NDDC Received N946. 91 Billion Allocation In 18 Years

THE Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) received a whopping N946. 91 billion as budgetary allocation in 18 years, findings by The Nation has shown. The sum is  part of the N9.43 trillion allocated between 1999 to 2019.as 13 per cent derivation  to the nine oil producing states and other agencies of the Federal Government involved … Continue reading NDDC Received N946. 91 Billion Allocation In 18 Years

Resident Doctors Threaten Fresh Strike August 17

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Saturday extended the ultimatum given to the Federal Government to meet its demands by another three weeks. The new deadline is expected to elapse on the 17th of August, after which the doctors will resume its indefinite strike action, if its demands remain unmet. The association complained … Continue reading Resident Doctors Threaten Fresh Strike August 17

525 Nigerians Evacuated From US, Cyprus

Five hundred and twenty-five Nigerians caught up by the coronavirus lockdown in the United States of America (USA) and Cyprus were evacuated home on Saturday by the federal government. Three hundred and fifteen of them were airlifted to Abuja by an Ethiopian Airline while the remaining 210 came aboard a Turkish Airline. READ ALSO Chairman, … Continue reading 525 Nigerians Evacuated From US, Cyprus

New School Reopening Information That You Need To Know

Nigeria is expected to reopen its schools by September this year, according to a senior official of the Federal Ministry of Education. The senior official told Daily Sun that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) had been trying to persuade the government to reopen schools so that graduating students can take the examination. READ ALSO … Continue reading New School Reopening Information That You Need To Know

UPDATE: Ibrahim Magu Regains Freedom

Ibrahim Magu has been released from police custody after about 10 days in detention. The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission regained his freedom Wednesday evening, Premium Times reports. READ ALSO He was arrested on July 6, 2020, over allegations of corruption and brought before the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel. … Continue reading UPDATE: Ibrahim Magu Regains Freedom

For 4 Days I’ve Not Faced Any Panel — Magu Says He Doesn’t Even Know His Offence

Ibrahim Magu says he waited for at least ten hours on Monday, July 13 and was taken back to custody without facing the Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets (PCARA). The suspended chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said that the same thing took place yesterday and had previously happened on … Continue reading For 4 Days I’ve Not Faced Any Panel — Magu Says He Doesn’t Even Know His Offence