Tag: Programme

FG to Prosecute SIPs Saboteurs -Uwais

Henry Solomon- August 25, 2019

Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says the Federal Government will prosecute saboteurs of its Social Investment Programmes(SIPs). Uwais gave ... Read More

Ogoni Clean-Up Programme not Politicized – MOSOP

Henry Solomon- October 17, 2018

Mr Legborsi Pyagbara, President, Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has dismissed comments in some quarters that the Ogoni clean-up programme is being ... Read More

NYSC, An Indispensable Pivot of Nigeria’s Electoral Process – Gov. Ugwuanyi

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2018

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state says the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has proven to be one of the indispensable pivots of Nigeria’s electoral process. ... Read More

37,000 people Benefit from Conditional Cash Transfer scheme in Taraba — Official

Henry Solomon- July 4, 2018

Thirty-seven thousand poor people across the six Local Government areas of Taraba are benefiting from the Federal Government’s Social Intervention programme, says Mr. Skepra Useni, ... Read More

Microsoft Gives Priority to Women Returning into Workforce

Henry Solomon- June 6, 2018

Microsoft Corps is expanding a programme designed to increase its hiring of women seeking to rejoin the workforce. This move follows a rash of complaints ... Read More

NGO, FORD Foundation, Train 100 Aspiring Youths Ahead of 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- April 27, 2018

(Photo: NAN) A youth organisation, the Youngsters Development Initiative (YDI), has organised a capacity building workshop for young Nigerians eyeing various elective positions in the ... Read More

President Muhammadu Buhari Economic Recovery and Growth Plan: NITDA Trains 100 Women

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2018

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), with the mandate of developing and regulating Information Technology (IT) in Nigeria, has started its first set of ... Read More

School Feeding: Kaduna Govt Warns Vendors Against Low Quality Food

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2018

The Kaduna State Government on Thursday warned vendors supplying food to pupils under the Federal Government school feeding programme to desist from supplying low quality ... Read More

UNDP Brings Succour to Homes in North-East Nigeria

Tanimu- November 22, 2017

Abdulkadir Alkasim, Adamawa: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided some intervention projects to over 50,000 communities in the North-East region. Mr. Yoshi Nugochi, ... Read More

President Buhari Cautions The Implementation Of ECOWAS Single Currency

Henry Solomon- October 24, 2017

President Muhamadu Buhari Tuesday in Niamey, Niger, urged ECOWAS member countries to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region by 2020, ... Read More

World Food Day: AfDB To Develop 10,000 Agricultural Entrepreneurs Per Country

Henry Solomon- October 17, 2017

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said that the bank would make agriculture a profitable business venture and develop 10,000 young ... Read More

Humanitarian Makeathon To Begin October In The North-East – FG

Henry Solomon- September 22, 2017

The Federal Government will begin a North-East focused Makeathon in October, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, ... Read More

NEMA Adopts Cash Transfer Programme In Relief Response

Tanimu- May 28, 2017

Sani Datti, Abuja: In an effort with its programme to reposition relief response and ensure transparency in line with emerging global best practices, the National ... Read More

FG To Co-opt Some Agencies Into FISH Housing Programme

Tanimu- May 12, 2017

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita has assured the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) that it will be ... Read More

Commonwealth To Empower Young Women With Critical Life Skills

Henry Solomon- March 16, 2017

Young women across the Commonwealth are set to benefit from a new initiative to help them acquire critical life skills and to progress in their ... Read More

Youths Should Take Advantage of NITDA’s Intervention Programs – DG NITDA

Tanimu- February 8, 2017

NITDA, Abuja: Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has urged Nigerian youths to take advantage of the ... Read More

Progress Report On The Social Investment Programmes (SIPs)

Tanimu- February 7, 2017

The National Home Grown School Feeding scheme, part of our Social Investment Programmes has kicked off in Anambra this past December, in collaboration with the ... Read More

Fed Govt: School Feeding not Facing Cash Crisis

Suleiman Idris- January 30, 2017

school feeding programme going on well, says Federal Government The Buhari presidency today gave an update on the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme and slammed ... Read More

EFCC Declares: Corruption Threat To National Security

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2016

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared corruption as a crime against humanity and national security. Mr. Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of ... Read More

FG Empowers Over 41,000 Graduates As Interns – GIS

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2016

Graduate Internship Scheme Participants (Photo: NAN) 41,161 graduates have benefited from the scheme, with 68 per cent males, 31 per cent females and 1 per ... Read More