Tag: Funds

UK Provides Funds for Nigerian Youth empowerment to Reduce vulnerability to Terrorism

Henry Solomon- December 17, 2019

The United Kingdom says it is currently supporting initiatives to increase economic opportunities for marginalised youth in northern Nigeria with development funding worth nearly 50 ... Read More

FG Saves N288bn from IPPIS, N10trn from TSA- AGF

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2019

The Federal Government has saved over N288 billion through the implementation of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) from April 2007 till date. ... Read More

PenCom Sheds More Light on Voluntary Contributions Circular

Henry Solomon- August 9, 2018

The National Pension Commission (PenCom), on Thursday said the circular on Voluntary Contributions (VCs) it recently issued was to curb the high rate of incessant ... Read More

France Signs €500,000 Humanitarian Agreement with 2 Aid Organisations in Borno

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2018

France on Thursday signed a 500,000 Euros agreement with two humanitarian organisations to support humanitarian aid in Borno. Guillaume de Kerdrel, First Counsellor of the ... Read More

Update: House of Reps. Public Hearing of NEMA Funds Probe

Tanimu- April 18, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: The House of Representatives has declared that no amount of blackmail or campaign of calumny will make it end its ongoing investigation ... Read More

Bukola Saraki Decries Perpetrators of Offa Robbery

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2018

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has condemned in strong terms the robbery that left many dead in Offa Kwara state. Yesterday armed robbers stormed Zenith ... Read More

Abia to End Dependency on Federal Allocation by 2022

Henry Solomon- March 28, 2018

Abia Government will cease to depend on Federal allocation from 2022 when the return on government’s current investment in oil palm will be sufficient enough ... Read More

FAAC Disbursements Increases by 25% – NEITI

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2018

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements increased by 25 per cent in ... Read More

Sacrifices Will Never be in Vain, Seeks Improved Funding, Welfare of Armed Forces – Speaker Dogara

Tanimu- January 15, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has saluted the courage and sacrifice of men of the Nigerian Armed Forces, ... Read More

Nasarawa Government Says It Has Generated N5.5bn IGR in 2017

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2017

Nasarawa State Government said it generated about N5.5 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between January and October 2017. Mr Ayuba Ayenajeh, the Commissioner for ... Read More

Ebonyi Government Releases N1.5bn for Pension arrears, Gratuities

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2017

The Ebonyi Government has released the sum of N1.5 billion to settle arrears of pension and gratuities owed state and local government retirees from 2006 ... Read More

EFCC Recovers N11.9m for Redeemed Church

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 30, 2017

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for being " an agent of transformation. This commendation ... Read More

TETFUND Boss Displeased With Inability of Institutions to Access Funds

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2017

  The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Dr Abdullahi Bichi, has expressed displeasure over the inability of some tertiary institutions in the country ... Read More

No $25B NNPC Contracts Anywhere, Presidency Sets The Records Straight

Henry Solomon- October 15, 2017

Claims on social and traditional media that $25BN worth of oil contracts were awarded by the NNPC or that $25BN in NNPC funds is missing ... Read More

State House Medical Centre Only Received 33% Of Its Capital Allocation

Henry Solomon- October 15, 2017

The Presidency has said that the State House Medical Centre received only 33 percent of its Capital allocation from 2015-2017, refuting claims by recent media ... Read More

Buhari’s Appeal To World Bank Targets Rebuilding The North-East – Shettima

Henry Solomon- October 14, 2017

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s appeal to the World Bank was to address economic rebuilding and humanitarian crisis in the ... Read More

World Bank Projects: 18 States to Benefit From $500M

Henry Solomon- October 13, 2017

Mr. Ularamu Ubandoma, the National Coordinator, Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP) says 18 more states will benefit from 500 million dollars World Bank assisted ... Read More

FG Calls On Its International Allies To Starve IPOB of Funds

Henry Solomon- October 13, 2017

The Federal Government has appealed to its international partners to proscribe the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and starve it of the funds that gave ... Read More

Abuja Residents Laud FCTA For Clearing Drainage Systems

Henry Solomon- August 3, 2017

Some Abuja residents on Thursday commended the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for clearing drainage systems to prevent erosion and flooding in the metropolis. The ... Read More

#OpenNASS National Assembly To Spend N125bn In 2017

Henry Solomon- May 11, 2017

The 2017 budget of the National Assembly has increased to N125 billion from the 2016 figure of N115 billion. The assembly, however, explained that the ... Read More