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  • Buhari
    FG, BOI launch N5bn funding support for Artisanal and Small Scale Miners

    The Ministry of Mines and steel Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bank of Industry (BOI) for the management of a N5 billion fund in support of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners in the country. Under the arrangement, the Ministry would contribute N2.5billion which would be matched by another N2.5 billion

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  • FG sacks all NCAA Directors

    The Federal Government has approved the sack of all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. All nine directors were dismissed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Those affected are: Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome and Airspace

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  • Osinbajo
    Presidency denies allocating funds to new official residence for Osinbajo

    Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Sunday that no money was earmarked for the proposed new official residence of the Vice President. The acting president said in a statement by his media adviser, Laolu Akande, that the Buhari administration did not include the project in either the 2016 Appropriation Act or the 2017 proposed budget.

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  • el-zakzaky
    FG reportedly set to release Shiite leader to Kaduna govt

    The Federal Government is reportedly set to hand over Shiite leader, Sheikh Zakzaky, to the Kaduna State government for trial. It was gathered that the handing over was authorized by the Attorney General of the judgment (AGF), Malami Abubakar. According to Daily Trust, the State government had since requested Zakzaky to be handed but the

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    Why we withheld Ekiti’s N1.1bn loan — FG

    The Federal Government on Thursday explained why the N1.1bn Budget Support Facility for Ekiti State for the month of January was suspended, adding that the state failed to meet some of the criteria specified for the release of the fund. The development was confirmed by a statement issued by the Director of Information, Federal Ministry

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  • Capture
    FG to end recesion by increasing workers’ salary

    – The federal government is set to review the current minimum wage for Nigeria civil servants – The committee will be set up after the submission of a report from a palliative committee next week – The government also said the new committee will comprise of federal, state and Nigerian Labour Congress members The Nigerian

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  • Buhari
    Recession ‘ll end in 2017 – FG

    Despite all the challenges facing Nigeria, the ongoing economic recession would end in 2017 because the foundation for a diversified economy was already being laid, the Federal Government assured on Tuesday. The government also premised its optimism on the fact that “the 2017 budget will strengthen the economy further.” The Secretary to the Government of

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  • presidential-jet
    FG finalizes plan to sell two presidential aircraft

    The Federal government has concluded plans to sell two presidential aircraft – a Falcon 7x executive jet and Hawker 4000. In October this year, the presidency confirmed that the sale of two jets had been approved by Buhari(http://dailypost.ng/2016/10/04/fg-puts-two-presidential-jets-sale/) and adverts were placed in newspapers for interested buyers. A top Presidency source told newsmen on Monday

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    Unpaid Bonus – We Didn’t Know Falcons Would Win – FG

    The Federal Government yesterday gave a new insight into its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, saying that it did not expect that the team would win the 2016 African Women Nation’s Cup trophy. Sports Minister Solomon Dalung told State House correspondents that had the government been confident that the team would

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  • Olusegun-Obasanjo
    Investigate Obasanjo now – SERAP tells FG

    Transparency group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent a letter to the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, demanding that he urgently “ appoint an independent counsel to investigate allegations of corruption in the spending of $16 billion on electricity by the government of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007.”

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