Breaking: FG Releases N4.5bn For Striking Doctors

NMA had embarked on a nationwide strike. The striking Doctors have expressed dissatisfaction on the payments of their hazardous allowances. NMA Alleged most state governments of frustrating the union. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Friday, disclosed that the Federal Government has released N4.5bn to 31 federal teaching hospitals and medical centres nationwide. He said the sum covered hazard and inducement allowances of striking doctors for April and May. Ngige disclosed this to State House correspondents shortly after he, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; and…

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June 12: FGN Commissions MKO Abiola Staduim In Abuja

June 12 was signed into law as Democracy Day as a mark of honour to Mr Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. The Federal Government has officially commissioned the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abuja, the nation’s capital. This comes a year after the Federal Government pledged to immortalise the late sports philanthropist and nationalist, Chief Moshood Abiola by renaming the stadium after him. President Muhammadu Buhari had on June 12, 2019 announced the change of the name of the National Stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium.

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FG Deploys 139 Trucks Of Assorted Grains, Other Relief Items To Katsina

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has deployed thousands of relief items to Katsina State. This intervention is coming after a motion was moved on the floor of the Senate by a senator representing Katsina Central Senatorial District, asking the Federal Government to provide succor and come to the aid of persons displaced by the activities of armed bandits in the state. The items comprising of rice, beans, Garri, Vegetable oil, salt, cartons of seasoning, canned tomatoes, mattresses, blankets, mosquito nets, nylon mats, plastic buckets…

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SERAP Calls For Audit Of Various Loans Undertaken By FGN

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to provide the spending details of all loans obtained by his administration since May 29, 2015. In a letter to the President dated May 30, 2020, the group urged the Nigerian leader to use his leadership position and the opportunity of the fifth year anniversary of his government to grant its request. It called for an independent audit of all loans to resolve the purported allegations of mismanagement and corruption. SERAP also urged the President to publish the…

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