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FG Opens Online Portal For Nigerians To Access N75Billion Survival Fund

The Federal Government on Monday, September 21, 2020, opened an online portal for interested persons to register for the N75billion survival fund for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the survival fund is a conditional grant to support vulnerable Micro and Small enterprises in meeting their payroll obligations […]

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FG To Ban Sale Of Alcohol In Sachet, Polyethylene And Bottles

The Federal Government is preparing plans to ban alcohol in sachet, small Polyethylene Terephthalate and glass bottles in the country. This was disclosed by the Director-General of the National Agency for Foods and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye in a statement on Saturday, September 12,2020. “NAFDAC under the auspices of the Federal […]

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No Tariff Hike For Customers With Less Than 12 Hours Of Daily Power Supply — NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) not to increase tariffs of customers enjoying less than 12 hours of daily power supply. The NERC Commissioner, Legal Licensing and Compliance, Dafe Akpeneye, on Friday, September 11, gave the directive during the agency’s town hall meeting with customers on the new […]

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Covid-19: FG Has Paid N20b To Health Workers — Minister Of State For Health

Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, says the Federal Government has paid N20billion as COVID-19 allowance to health workers in the country. Speaking in a recent interview with Channels Television, the minister said: “We’ve been able to disburse close to N20billion and I repeat close to 20 billion. So, to now say nothing […]

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When I Was Alone With Trump, He Asked Me Why Are You Killing Christians? – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed what happened when he visited United States President, Donald Trump at the White House in April 2018. According to Buhari, Trump called him into his office at the White House and during a private moment, asked him: “Why are you killing Christians?” President Buhari said he had to explain to Trump that the […]

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Aisha Buhari Attacks Daily Trust Artist, Bulama, Over Cartoon On Daughter’s Lavish Wedding

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has attacked a Daily Trust employee, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the lavish wedding of her daughter, Hanan. The elaborate wedding ceremony held last Friday at a time many Nigerians were complaining of hardship as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari government’s harsh economic policies. On Sunday, Daily Trust […]