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Federal Government To Invite Anthony Joshua To Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed in Lagos on Tuesday that the Federal Government will invite the newly crowned unified World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, to the country. ​  He said the government had congratulated Joshua, who recently defeated Ukranian Wladimir Klitschko to become the …

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FG disburses Grant Worth $500m To Address Maternal And Child Health Challenges In All States

The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to supervise the $500 million grant disbursement to the 36 states of the federation and FCT to address maternal and child health challenges in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, inaugurated the committee during a retreat organised by the federal …

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FG Has been Saving N13bn Monthly Since February After Removing 50,000 Ghost Workers From Payroll

The Federal Government says it has removed 50,000 ghost workers from its payroll and has saved N13 billion monthly since February this year. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity said that the government also saves N1.1 billion monthly from pension bill in the fight …

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#DasukiGate: APC Chieftain And Buhari’s Ally, Gen. Jafaru Isa Returns N170m To FG

An ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Brig.-Gen. Jafaru Isa (rtd) has returned N170 million to the Federal Government. Isa, a former military governor of Kaduna State was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in January for allegedly receiving N170 …

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Nigerian Govt Declares 3-Day Public Holiday To Celebrate Christmas, New Year

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday 26 and Tuesday, 27 December 2016, as public holidays to mark the Christmas and Boxing Day celebrations. In the same vein, the Nigerian government declared Monday, January 2, 2017, as a public holiday to usher in the New Year respectively. The Minister of Interior, …

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Unpaid Allowances: “We Never Knew Falcons Would Win AWCON” – Sports Minister

The Federal Government on Thursday hinted on its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, adding that it did not know that they would win the 2016 African Women Nation’s Cup Trophy. Speaking on behalf of the federal government, the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalung, stated that the Nigerian …

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Eid-El Maulud: Nigeria Declares Monday, December 12, Public Holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, December 12 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration. The announcement was made today on behalf of the federal government by the Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau. Dambazau enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to cooperate and join hands …

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NNPC: FG Plans 1,000km Pipeline From Niger Republic To Kaduna Refinery

The Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) has announced that the Federal Government will build 1,000 kilometres of pipeline from Agadam Niger Republic, to supply crude oil to Kaduna refinery. The announcement was made on Friday by the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, during a visit to the Kaduna Refinery Petrochemical Company Limited …

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