Tag: Fund

COVID-19: FG Seeks National Assembly approval for N500bn Intervention Fund

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it on an ... Read More

NIRSAL Says It has Injected Over N77bn into Agribusiness With Positive Impacts

Henry Solomon- August 29, 2018

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says it has facilitated the flow of N77.7 billion from commercial banks into the Agric-business ... Read More

EFCC Goes After Those Who Mismanaged Funds Meant for Development of Education

Tanimu- July 14, 2018

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has assured management of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund that the anti-graft agency ... Read More

Dogara Frowns at Abuse of N350b Natural Resources Fund

Tanimu- May 17, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that the parliament will not condone diversion or abuse, in ... Read More

Footballers Get Better Rewards Than Inventors, Don Charges FG on Reward Systems

Henry Solomon- March 2, 2018

Prof. Peter Ogedebe, the Dean, Faculty of Computing and Applied Science, Baze University, has called on the Federal Government to institute a policy of rewarding ... Read More

Lagos Farmers yet to Benefit from Anchor Borrowers Programme – AFAN

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 27, 2018

The Chairman, Lagos Chapter of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Chief Femi Oke, said no member of the association had benefitted from Federal Government’s ... Read More

FG to Establish Specialised Bank For Science/Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2018

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says Federal Government is working toward establishing specialised bank to assist innovators and entrepreneurs in science ... Read More

Association Drags University VC to Court Over Unauthorised Withdrawal of Funds

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2017

The Alumni Association of Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba, has instituted a case against the school’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Muhammed Abdulkadir, over the alleged unauthorized ... Read More

Victim Support Fund Boosts Livelihood in Borno

Tanimu- November 22, 2017

Abdulkadir Alkasim, Maiduguri: Professor Sunday Ochoche ED VSF, Alkasim Abdulkadir Spokesman VSF, Vice Chairman, PCNI&VSF Tijjani M. Tumsah, Special Assistant on Security to VSF Chairman ... Read More

Six States Benefit From The FG Approved N5.5bn for Erosion Control

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2017

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N5.567 billion for the 3rd Quarter Soil Erosion Control Accelerated Intervention in ... Read More

37,000 Registered NANTS Members Yet to Access Govt Empowerment Fund – Association

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 28, 2017

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) says about 37,000 members of the association who registered for the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme fund (GEEP) are ... Read More

Requirements For Automative Assembly Operation and Development Fund/Loan in Nigeria

Tanimu- June 13, 2017

The National Automative Design and Development Council (NADDC) issued out guideline and Requirements For Automotive (CKD/SKD) Assembly Operation In Nigeria base on the ease of ... Read More

Soon, It Will Be Hard To Steal Nigeria’s Public Fund – AG Malami

Tanimu- May 12, 2017

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that the present administration has undertaken preventive measures against corrupt practices ... Read More

North East Zone Recovered N199.5m In Ten Months – EFCC

Henry Solomon- October 21, 2016

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The North East Zonal Head of the EFCC, Maiduguri, Borno State, Ibrahim Bappa on Thursday, October 20, 2016 disclosed ... Read More

PTDF To Review Its Programmes In Line With Present Realities

Henry Solomon- April 17, 2016

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says it will review its programme in line with the views of the present administration. This is was disclosed ... Read More

“Nigeria Is Not Sick” We Don’t Need IMF Loans – Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun

Henry Solomon- April 16, 2016

The Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Legarde says the state of Nigeria’s economy is critical and requires proactive monetary, fiscal and structural ... Read More

US Releases $240m Humanitarian Aid Plan For Displaced Persons

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2016

The U.S. Government has announced the release of about $240million (about N76.8billion) as development and humanitarian assistance to displaced persons across the Lake Chad Basin. ... Read More

Sports Minister Outlines To NFF Conditions For Hiring A Foreign Coach

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2016

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has given the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) conditions for hiring a foreign coach for the Super Eagles. ... Read More

EFCC’s Fresh Proof-of-Evidence Stalls Trial Of Former Defence Chief Badeh

Henry Solomon- March 14, 2016

The EFCC has included additional proof-of-evidence in the trial of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, which stalled the trial at the Federal ... Read More

Fashola Unveils Strategic Plan for Power, Works and Housing

Henry Solomon- December 9, 2015

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Minister for Power, Works and Housing Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has outlined the Federal Government’s strategic plan on ... Read More