Tag: Poverty

Update on FG Lifting 20m Nigerians out of Poverty

AMT Tanimu- January 19, 2021

Following the successful activation of the Economic Sustainability Plan’s (ESP) Cash Transfer scheme aimed at delivering financial support to at least 1 million urban-based households ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Says Power Supply, Economic Development Key to Poverty Alleviation

AMT Tanimu- July 26, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has reiterated the commitment of the green chamber to utilizing every necessary legislative ... Read More

Osun Lawmaker Moves to Seek Adequate Motivation of Teachers

Henry Solomon- May 15, 2018

Mr. Tunde Olatunji, a member of the Osun House of Assembly, has called for the adequate motivation of teachers, saying this will improve the standard ... Read More

Why Adesina Won The 2017 World Prize For Food

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2017

The World Food Prize Foundation has explained why Dr Akinwumi Adesina won the 250,000 dollars 2017 World Food Prize Laureate prize on Monday. President of the Foundation, Amb. ... Read More

Food Security: Sen. Adamu Urges Nigerians To Embrace Agriculture

Abdul Jimoh- June 8, 2017

Food Security: Sen. Adamu Urges Nigerians To Embrace Agriculture Sen. Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa West) has urged Nigerians to embrace agriculture in order to achieve national ... Read More

Democracy Day; Muslim Media Watch Group Calls For Sober reflection Among Leaders

Abdul Jimoh- May 29, 2017

Muslim Media Watch Group Calls For Sober Reflection As the Nation marks its Democracy Day today, the Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria, calls for ... Read More

Saraki Calls For Concerted International Efforts Against Terrorism

Henry Solomon- May 17, 2017

Senate President. Dr.Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for a concerted international effort to tackle terrorism, poverty and illegal migration, even as he described the menace ... Read More

Value System Is Key To Societal And Economic Success – Sultan

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2017

The Sultan of Sokoto,  Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has said that successful societal and economic transformation would succeed when they are supported and energised by value ... Read More

Why UN Security Council Adopted Resolution On Boko Haram Crisis At The Chad Basin

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2017

The UK Permanent Representative to the UN, Matthew Rycroft, on Monday  explained  why the Security Council adopted a resolution on the Boko Haram crisis in ... Read More

We Will Ensure Justice and Fairness In The Fight Against Corruption – President Buhari

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari says patriotic Nigerians have nothing to fear in the fight against corruption as his administration will ensure justice and fairness to all. This ... Read More

President Buhari Charges Religious Leaders To Calm Their Followers As He Strive To Fix Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- July 28, 2016

GARBA SHEHU; Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government is acutely aware of challenges of life facing the average citizen, and appealed to ... Read More

110m People Have No Business Being Poor In Nigeria – NEITI Boss

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2016

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Mr Waziri Adio, on Tuesday said that there was no reason for Nigeria to have 110 ... Read More

How ICT Can Reduce Poverty, By Prof Umar Danbatta

Suleiman Idris- June 15, 2016

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, has said that although poverty can be pervasive in developing countries, the Nigerian ... Read More

President Buhari determined to roll back poverty; orders release of 10,000 tons of grain from national grains reserves

inno.korie- April 24, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for the release of 10,000 tons of grains from the national strategic grains reserves for national distribution to counter food ... Read More

Federal Government to Unveil New National Aviation Policy Within 2 Weeks – Min. State Aviation

Henry Solomon- March 16, 2016

The Federal Government is set unveil the new national aviation policy within the next two weeks. The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, said this ... Read More

Poverty, Unemployment And Injustice Responsible For Conflicts In Nigeria ~ President Buhari

Abdul Jimoh- January 25, 2016

Muhammadu Buhari, President Federal Republic of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday in Abuja that poverty, injustice and the lack of job opportunities were mainly ... Read More

Incorruptibility; A Spritual Premise For Material Wellbeing, Keynote Address By President Muhammadu Buhari At The Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation Lecture

Abdul Jimoh- December 11, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari PROTOCOLS Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I want to begin by appreciating the Osigwe Anyiam-Osigwe Foundation for its impact on the development of ... Read More

Ministerial Meeting on Security in Nigeria Attracts Stakeholders From Thirteen Countries

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2014

Fatima Aliyu The need to effectively address the sources of funding and supply of weapons to Boko Haram insurgents through greater cooperation of the International ... Read More