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2021 budget: NHIS to spend N191.7 million for 15,184 Mothers, Children

By Tordue Salem, Abuja The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has proposed to spend the sum of N191.7 million on maternal and child health project which would cover 15, 184 lives in the country in 2021. The Executive Secretary of NHIS, Muhammad Sambo, disclosed this Wednesday during the defence of the 2021 budget proposal before […]

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Buhari launches 2021 armed forces remembrance emblem

The President reassured Nigerians that security will continue to be at the forefront of his administration until peace returns. The post Buhari launches 2021 armed forces remembrance emblem appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Delta Gov Okowa presents N378.48bn ‘Budget of Recovery’ for 2021

<p class="">The budget is anchored on crude oil production benchmark of 1.86 mbpd and oil price of $40/barrel. </p> <h1>Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has presented the Appropriation Bill of N378.48 billion for 2021 to the state’s House of Assembly for consideration.</h1> <p class="">Christened <strong>"Budget of Recovery’’,</strong> the governor told the lawmakers that the bill was […]

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Super Eagles Commence World Cup Qualifying Match May, 2021

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will begin the second round of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying match on May 31, 2021. The second round of the qualifying match was initially scheduled for October 2020 but has now been postponed to next year due to the disruption of the football calendar, following the outbreak of the coronavirus […]

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SEC Sets Jan 2021 For Implementation Of Corporate Governance Guidelines

BY MARK ITSIBOR, Abuja  | The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a corporate governance guidelines and a template (revised Form 01) for reporting compliance with the Securities and SEC corporate governance guideline, which becomes effective on January 01, 2021, according to a statement issued by the commission yesterday. Some provisions of the document […]

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I won’t sign off 2021 budget without compensation for #ENDSARS victims, Gbajabiamila BLOWS HOT

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has vowed not to sign off the 2021 budget without adequate provision for compensation of victims of police brutality and demand of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Speaker described protesting youths across the country as midwives of national rebirth, saying their agitation has brought about a historical moment in […]

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Senate To Review 2021 Budget Within 3 Weeks

BY ADEBIYI ADEDAPO and BODE GBADEBO, Abuja Barring any last-minute change, the Senate will today suspend plenary to allow its various committees commence the review of the 2020 budget implementation as well as enable ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) defend their 2021 budget proposal.   This is coming just as the two chambers of the […]

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Buhari to commission Lagos-Ibadan Railway Jan, 2021 — Minister

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi says President Muhammadu Buhari will be commissioning the Lagos-Ibadan railway in January 2021 to improve movement for cargoes and passengers in the country. Amaechi made this known during an oversight visit from Lagos to Ibadan to inspect the ongoing construction of the standard […]

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Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’

The Nigeria Official Selection Committee For the Academy Awards Submission announced this. The post Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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World Bank to provide over $50bn in grants to most fragile countries in 2021

World Bank By Peter Egwuatu World Bank, Wednesday, revealed that it will provide over $50 billion in grants by June 2021 to the most fragile countries and people to reduce the effect of the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. The President of World Bank Group, David Malpass  in its remark at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central […]

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‘This budget is nothing but old news,’ Senate begins debate on 2021 appropriation bill

<h1>The Senate on Tuesday began debate on the 2021 budget of N13.08 trillion.</h1> <p class="">The Senators during plenary took turns to make submissions on the budget.</p> <p class="">The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that <strong>President Muhammadu Buhari</strong> had on Thursday, October 8, presented the proposed appropriation bill before a joint session of the National […]

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