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Over 2.5m Nigerian children malnourished – Minister

The Nigerian Government says that over 2.5 million children under the age of 5 years are suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM.

ASUU to FG: We won’t call off strike until you implement 2012 need assessment report

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has reiterated its resolve to go on with the ongoing industrial action until the Federal Government implements the recommendations of the 2012 Universities Need Assessment report.

Nigerian govt distributes relief items to 9,600 IDPs in Borno

The Federal Government has distributed food and other relief materials to 9,600 victims of fire disaster at the Muna Albadawi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri.

Gambari tasks Nigerian govt on affordable housing for low-income earners 

A diplomat and renowned scholar, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has appealed to both Nigerian federal and state governments to provide an enabling environment to ensure...

Quella birds: Gombe farmers laud Nigerian govt over aerial control of pest

Some farmers in Gombe State have lauded the Nigerian Government following the conclusion of the aerial control of migratory pest in five local government areas of the state.

Nigerian govt to auction N150bn bonds September 25 — DMO

The Federal Government has offered for subscription by auction N150 billion worth of bonds in its September 25 auction, the Debt Management Office, DMO, said.

Nigerian govt proposes 7.2% VAT increment

Nigerian Government has proposed an increase of the Valued Added Tax, VAT from five per cent to seven point two per cent.

BudgIT urges Nigerian govt to prioritise health, education funding

BudgIT, a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, has urged the Federal Government to prioritise the funding of health and education sectors through placing them on...

Nigerian govt commits N1.7trn to capital investment – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government has spent N1.7 trillion in capital investment in two budget years. Mr Osinbajo disclosed this while addressing...

Nigerian govt mourns ‘Baba Sala’, calls him incomparable thespian

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has expressed profound sadness over the death of Mr. Moses Olaiya, popularly known as 'Baba Sala',...

Nigeria has highest number of poor people in the world – Theresa May

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May on Tuesday, stated that Nigeria was the home of the highest number of poor people in the world.

Despite lifeless comment, American gov’t donates $25m to Nigeria

Despite purported slurs against President Muhammadu Buhari by President Donald Trump, the United States’ government has offered $25 million to Nigeria in support of its efforts against corruption in the country.

BREAKING: Nigeria unveils name, logo of new national carrier

The minister of state for Transport (Aviation), Hadi Sirika, has unveiled Nigeria's new national carrier, named Nigeria Air.

Aisha Buhari commends Ambassadors’ wives for their humanitarian services to IDPs

Mrs Buhari gave the commendation on Saturday when she hosted the wives of Ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions in Nigeria to Ramadan break of fast (Iftar) at the Banquet Hall, Presidential villa, Abuja.

IT’S OFFICIAL: Buhari signs Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally appended his signature on to the 'Not Too Young To Run' bill currently before him for assent.

Democracy Day: Shehu Sani speaks on Buhari’s 3 years of ‘failure to protect human lives’

The Senator, through his twitter handle, cited areas where the President did well and other areas where he allegedly woefully failed.

Federal pensioners fault Contributory Pension Scheme, accuse administrators of underhand dealings, sabotage

Following the pains and embarrassment of non-payment of their retirement benefits a year after, Federal Government retirees have accused Pension Fund Administrators, PFAs, of sabotaging the 2004 Contributory Pension Scheme.

Botched APC Ward Congresses, corruption at NASS may mar 2019 elections – Jega

“So, it is very, very important that we improve our systemic mechanisms of addressing violence and conflicts related to elections and in particular improving the score of internal democracy within political parties.

JUST IN: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

However, DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that Mr Buhari’s absence might have been the reason for scanty attendance at the weekly executive meetings.

Shiite faction declares loyalty to Buhari despite El-Zakzaky travails

A Shiite faction, Rasulul A'azam Foundation, RAAF, on Saturday, declared loyalty to the Nigerian government, unlike the Ibrahim Al-Zakzaky-led Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, which they claimed is fighting the government.

Buhari returns to Abuja after technical stopover at London

DAILY NIGERIAN reported that Mr Buhari had delayed his return journey to Nigeria after his official visit to the United States of America due to what his spokesman, Garba Shehu, described as a technical stopover.

‘Why Trump approves Buhari administration’

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that Mr Buhari became the first sub-Saharan African leader to visit Mr Trump at the White House for a bilateral talk that touched on security, economy, trade, investment and governance.

Workers’ Day: Atiku bemoans slow-paced implementation of new minimum wage

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged labour leaders to engage Federal Government on minimum wage, industrialization, education, healthcare delivery and pension.

Buhari meets Trump tomorrow, terrorism, economy to top agenda

DAILY NIGERIAN had earlier reported that Mr Trump will host his Nigerian counterpart, Mr Buhari in Washington on April 30 and that the meeting will focus on “fighting terrorism” and “promoting economic growth.”

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