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FG targets local borrowing in 2022

Grace Okon The Minister of Finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed, said  the federal government is targeting local borrowing in 2022 to fund subsidy payments. She stated this  during an interview with Reuters. He added  that the government will utilize $2.2 billion of the fund raised through Eurobond to cater for  …

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Nigeria Youth Investment Fund disburses loan of 1.31Billion

Bukola Afeni The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development’s Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) has disbursed loans to at least 4,680 beneficiaries amounting to N1.31billion out of the first tranche of N12.5 billion. The Ministry made the disclosure in a statement signed by the Director of Media , Mohammed Manga. …

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Connected Development, Budgit, others task citizens to hold Government accountable regarding COVID-19 fund disbursement

Bukola Afeni The Chief Executive Officer of Connected Development, Hamzat Lawal, has called on all Nigerians to engage with the government  in the aspect of accountability of funds disbursed during COVID-19 pandemic. He made the disclosure while speaking at a conference on COVID-19 transparency and accountability project, organized by CODE …

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More boom awaits Nigeria’s economy – FG

  Victoria Ogunrinde As Nigeria slightly exit recession, the federal government has assured Nigerians of a robust economic growth in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the nation. Updating newsmen on Economic Sustainability Plan progress and reacting to the latest GDP figures for the last quarter of 2020, the Senior …

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FG extends NIN- SIM linkage by 8 weeks

Bukola Afeni The Federal Government has extended the ongoing National Identification Number, (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) by 8 weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021. The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami made the disclosure at the Ministerial Taskforce on NIN-SIM registration. …

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Nigeria Government begins Yellow Fever vaccination

Bukola Afeni The Government of Nigeria, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), CDC, and Gavi, and the Vaccine Alliance will safely relaunch an accelerated series of mass preventive vaccination campaigns to protect almost 30 million Nigerians against Yellow Fever. The accelerated yellow fever campaign phase 4 will target …

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FG launches IMOP, targets over 20 million people

As part of measures of improving immunization outputs and strengthening Primary Health Care System in the country, the Federal Government in conjunction with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has launched the Integrated Medical Outreach Program. Speaking at the flag off ceremony, the    Vice president of Nigeria, Prof, Yemi …

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