Tag: States

States must stick to the minimum wage -NLC

Abdul Jimoh- December 12, 2019

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has reiterated that the National Minimum Wage law is binding to all and that state governors have ... 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

NPopC Trains Personnel In Preparation for Enumeration Area Demarcation

Henry Solomon- October 31, 2017

The Chairman National Population Commission (NPopC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma, says the commission is training 52 personnel in preparation for the fourth enumeration and demarcation exercise ... 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

Federal Government Secures 55,000 Hectares For Grazing Reserves

Henry Solomon- October 12, 2017

The Federal Government said on Thursday that it has secured 55,000 hectares of land from 11 states for the development of pasture and paddocks grazing ... Read More

FG To Soon Address Clamour For Restructuring – Acting President Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- July 6, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Thursday that the Federal Government would soon come out with policies to address the clamour by Nigerians for the ... Read More

NNNP Declares Support For Restructuring, Suggests Strong Centre, Strong States

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2017

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) on Thursday expressed its Support for the restructuring of the country to achieve optimal development. The Lagos State Chairman ... Read More

What States Government Received In 1st Payment of Paris Club Refund

Tanimu- March 23, 2017

The following are the amounts States Governments received in 1st Tranche of reimbursement of over-deductions on Paris Club Loans(Dec 2016): ABIA: N10,631,324,520.96 ADAMAWA: N4,894,891,184.12 AKWA ... Read More

FG Serving 1 Hot Meal A Day To Over 1 Million Pupils In 7 States

Tanimu- February 13, 2017

Laolu Akande, Abuja: The Federal Government has now released enough funds to start the serving of one hot meal a day to more than one ... Read More

Nigerian Governors Commend President Buhari For Integrating States

Tanimu- December 16, 2016

State Governors, as members of the National Economic Council, NEC, have expressed satisfaction with the way the Buhari presidency have been working with state governments ... Read More

#News Summary 2nd November2016,Pres Buhari Engages Niger Delta Leaders

Suleiman Idris- November 2, 2016

   President Buhari Engages Niger Delta Leaders Critical Stakeholders In The Oil Producing Areas Of The Country Under The Auspices Of Pan Niger Delta Forum ... Read More

Buhari Approves Ecological Fund Projects In 11 States

Henry Solomon- October 21, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari Approved the Ecological Fund Projects in six states from the six geo-political zones. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a number of ecological ... Read More

N510.2b Shared Among Federal, States and Local Government For The Month of September

Tanimu- September 21, 2016

Folasade Folarin, Abuja: Finance minister Kemi Adeosun told newsmen after the meeting of Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) in Abuja that the amount for September ... Read More

NCPC To Reduce Cost Of Pilgrimage To Israel

Henry Solomon- July 8, 2016

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Tor Uja, said that the commission is planning to reduce the fare for pilgrimage to Israel, citing ... Read More

Buhari’s Sugar-Coated Pill Takes Anti-Graft War To The States ~ Garba Shehu, SSA On Media And Publicity

Abdul Jimoh- June 22, 2016

By Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity. The recent agreement between the federal and state governments to implement a ... Read More

FIRS To Collect 80% Of Revenue Before The Year Ends, Targets N4.9trn In 2016

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2016

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it is targeting a revenue of N4.9 trillion in 2016. Chairman of FIRS, Mr Tunde Fowler, made this ... Read More

Buhari, Governors To End Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes, Agree On Ranches To Settle Feuds

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari and the state governors have agreed to establish ranches to address incessant farmers/herdsmen clashes instead of grazing reserves. Plateau state Governor, Simon ... Read More

Federal Government To Empower Youths With N59.7bn Agriculture Scheme

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2016

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says that the Federal Government would launch N59.7 billion Youth-In-Agriculture Scheme in September. Director-General, IITA, Dr Nteranya Sanginga, said this in ... Read More

Federation Accounts Allocation Committee: FG States, LGs share N345bn In February

Henry Solomon- March 23, 2016

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on Tuesday in Abuja, said that N345 billion was shared among the federal, states and local governments as ... Read More

Buhari: Power No Longer A Laughing Matter, To Provide Additional 10,000 Megawatts By 2019

Henry Solomon- March 22, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, has aasured Nigerians that his administration would ensure steady power supply before the expiration of his tenure through the provision ... Read More