The House of Representatives has received another letter from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking approval of his decision to borrow another $5.513bn.The letter was read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the plenary on Thursday. Buhari said the funds were for 2020 budget deficit, financing of critical projects, and some states of the federation.The National Assembly had recently approved a loan of N850bn for the Federal Government, while another of $22.79bn, which the Senate has already approved, is pending before the House.
The Federal Government has given the nod for the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to begin preparations for reopening of orientation camps nationwide. National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, made the disclosure on Thursday during their daily briefing in Abuja. Mr Aliyu said: “For the National Youth Service Corps, the […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reopening of schools for students of graduating classes. Schools have been closed since March in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID). However, chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, announced on Monday, June 29 that the president has approved the committee’s […]
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the Chinese government is building the $50 million University of Transportation in Daura, Katsina State for free. Speaking during his maiden inspection tour of the ongoing project in Daura, the Minister also disclosed that he Chinese government will build a primary and secondary school which will cater for the […]