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    Civil Servants Cry Out As FG Slashes November Salaries

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    By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja Civil servants in ministries, departments and paratatals of government have decried the huge deductions on their November salaries without any fore-warning. This is even as they lamented the increasing prices of goods and services. LEADERSHIP findings revealed that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and…

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    TMG Rates INEC High Over Ondo Election

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    A civil society organisation, Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), has described has rated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) high over the Ondo governorship election, saying the poll was well executed. In a preliminary report made available to Leadership yesterday, the CSO stated that lapses observed did not significantly affect the outcome of the election. The…

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    Nigerians Need Not Panic Over Famine Reports – Ogbeh

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    The minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured Nigerians that the federal government is working round the clock to avert any imminent famine in 2017. Speaking with journalists in Abuja at the weekend, Chief Ogbeh lamented that the Nigerian elite had distanced themselves from agriculture in the last five decades, since the discovery of…

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    FG Launches N510bn Expanded Water Supply

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    The federal government, yesterday ,launched the Partnership for Expanded Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (PEWASH) set to cost about N510 billion. The Minister for Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu stated this in the Partnership for Expanded Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (PEWASH Program Strategy 2016-2030. Giving the breakdown, he said, “It will amount to N290.5…

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    TMG To Monitor US Presidential Election

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    The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has said it is set to monitor the November 8,  2016 presidential election in United States. In a statement to LEADERSHIP  yesterday signed by the Senior Programme Officer of the Group, Olusola Babalola, it revealed that  the TMG, chairperson, Dr Abiola Akiyode – Afolabi is currently in the U.S for…

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    FG Targets New Agric-focused Bank

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    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said the federal government is planning to start an agric-focused financial institution. He said the institution would be owned by both the Federal Government, farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector. The Minister stated this when he received the Governor of Kebbi State,…

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    FG Targets Improved Cooperation on CBN Intervention Funds For Women, Youths

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    The Federal government through the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has said it is seeking to expand cooperation with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) intervention funds through the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to be targeted at women and youth. This was disclosed in the Agriculture Promotion Policy (2016 – 2020),…

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