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Accountant-General advises newly-posted Information System State Officers, to resist the temptation of being compromised

Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris has advised the newly-posted Government Integrated Financial and Management Information System (GIFMIS) State Support Officers, to resist the temptation of being compromised and corrupted as they discharge their duties. Speaking at a meeting at the Treasury House, Abuja, Ahmed, who was represented by the Director Funds, Mohammed Kudu…

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President Buhari to assemble strong team to implement policies and programs of his administration

President Muhammadu Buhari says he would assemble a strong team to implement policies and programs of his administration. Buhari said the principal thrust of his second term would be to consolidate on the achievements of the last four years, correct the lapses inevitable in all human endeavors and tackle the new challenges the country is…

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Federal Government plans to relax ban on importation of vehicles through land border

Federal Government says it may relax the ban on importation of vehicles through the land border. Comptroller General, Nigeria custom service Col Hameed Ali rtd who was represented by the Assistant Comptroller, Information and Communication Technology, Benjamin Aber, stated this at a stakeholders’ meeting on new initiative, said with a successful implementation of the bilateral…

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Members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly tasked to embrace health programmes in reducing maternal mortality in the state

Newly elected members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly have been tasked on the need to embrace health programmes to help in reducing maternal mortality among pregnant women in the state. Executive Director of an NGO, Advocacy Nigeria, Hajia Saudatu Sani make the remarked at a retreat on the reduction of maternal mortality in…

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Deaths by bandits were on the increase in Zamfara state

A delegation of concerned Nigerians, Zamfara Advocacy Group, says that deaths resulting from attacks by bandits were on the increase in Zamfara State. The group sought more workable responses to the security situation in the North-West state that has led to the deaths of hundreds of lives and destruction of valuable property worth millions of…

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President Buhari welcomes the support of the Italian government to help recover Nigerian assets in foreign countries

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries. The president spoke when he received a delegation from the Italian Parliament led by Senator Vito Petrocelli, Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs at the State House. Buhari commended the Italian government…

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CBN freezes accounts of some identified smugglers, sabotaging Nigeria’s economy

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has revealed that bank has freeze accounts of some identified smugglers known for sabotaging Nigeria’s economy in the textile, rice and palm oil sectors. Emefiele disclosed this at a roundtable session on developing a road map for greater growth and job creation in Nigeria, which was attended by…

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NNPC generates N2.533 trillion from the sales of petrol between March 2018 and March 2019.

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has generated N2.533 trillion from the sales of Premium Motor Spirit otherwise called petrol between March 2018 and March 2019. The amount represents 91.09 per cent of the corporation’s total earnings from the sales of white products during the period which stood at N2.780trillion. In a statement signed by the NNPC’s…

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