Monday, 11th December 2023
Breaking News:


1 Dec
House of Representatives has said that only Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that made judicious use of their allocations in 2023 will receive funds from the 2024 budget.
13 Nov
National Assembly has expressed readiness to launch an application known as 'NASS Eyes' to monitor budget transparency and implementation by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government.
6 Nov
Lagos State House of Assembly has commenced deliberation, probe and consideration of the 2022 Auditor General's Report for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the state.
24 Oct
The Federal Government has reiterated that only the Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs has the mandate to certify for payments for Zonal Intervention Projects and Constituency Projects executed by Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs)
5 Sep
The Budget Office of the Federation has begun the move to digitally address bottlenecks in the budgetary processes as well as enhance accountability in the management of public funds.
24 Aug
The Senate Committee Chairman on Public Procurement, Senator Monday Okpebholo, has vowed that the era of procurement fraud in federal government's Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) has come to an end with the coming of the 10th Senate.
24 Aug
The Federal Government is to enforce mandatory one per cent deduction from Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as workers’ contributions to the Employee Compensation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
31 Mar
The incoming administration has been urged to initiate policies that would grant the agro sector direct access to relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)
16 Dec 2022
The Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Malam Aliyu Ahmed, says more than 5,000 companies and individuals spread across 10 Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are owing the Federal Government about N5.2 trillion. Ahmed stated this at the zonal sensitisation workshop on Federal Government Debt Recovery Drive Through Project…


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By: Krystal Birungi, a field entomologist from Target Malaria, Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda, 11 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The inaugural ‘Day of Health’ at the UN Climate Conference (COP-28) highlighted the dramatic impact of climate change on health, diseases and in particular on malaria. Heads of State and climate experts converged in Dubai to emphasise the indisputable link between climate…
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Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said President Bola Tinubu is distressed by the tragic mistaken drone attack, which resulted in the loss of innocent Muslim lives in Tudun Birni, Kaduna State. The Minister, who stated this in his address at the Central Council Meeting of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in…
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The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun has ruled out the possibility of an increment in tax rates in the country. Speaking during an interactive session with Mr Abubakar Kabir Bichi led the House of Representatives committee on Finance, he said rather than increase taxes, his ministry would emphasize…
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Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again thrown the country into darkness as the government operated system went down Monday afternoon. The system collapsed at about 1pm cutting down electricity from 4,032.80 megawatts at about 12pm to 43 megawatts 1pm and a meagre 303 megawatts at about 5:00 pm. Most DisCos confirmed that their feeders are…
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The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to work assiduously by increasing the 2024 revenue target of the service to N6 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Abubakar Bichi, appealed with the Comptroller General of NCS, Adewale Adeniyi, to think of increasing the targeted N5 trillion when…
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Cardi B, the Grammy Award-winning rapper and cultural icon, took to Instagram to confirm her separation from husband Offset. Addressing recent rumors and speculation with grace and clarity, Cardi B focused on the future, expressing her excitement for a new chapter. "I've been single for a minute now," Cardi B shared, choosing not to dwell…
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The family of the publisher of Desert Herald and former chief negotiator between the federal government and bandits, Tukur Mamu has called on the government to release him from detention custody over his deteriorating health condition. Mamu's family pleaded for administrative bail to be granted to him to enable him to attend to his deteriorating…
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Kaduna Fashion and Art Exhibition (KAFART) has expressed openness to collaborations with government bodies, the public, and private entities to enhance Northern arts and culture. It also outlined a strategy to help the government make a profit from the tourism sector and mitigate the loss of revenue caused by insecurity. At its 5th Arts Edition…
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Literature In Upward Trajectory There is no denying the fact that Nigerian literature is one of the most respected on the continent and the world over. With a Nobel Prize in 1986, through the venerable writer, Wole Soyinka, the literary journey of Nigeria has continued in its upward trajectory. Nigeria remains the country with highest…
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Following the report of the Bauchi State Action Committee on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) which said that 226 cases of minor rape were recorded between 2020 and 2023, the Wife of the Governor, Aisha Bala Mohammed, Ministry of Women Affairs and Child Development and civil society organisations have trained adolescents girls on the prevention. During the…