Thursday, 11th August 2022
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11 Aug 2019
One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s social empowerment programmes, N-Power, may soon be rested due to implementation setbacks said to have been caused by alleged corruption.
10 Aug 2019
No date has been announced for the exit of the first batch of volunteers enrolled in the Federal Government’s N-Power scheme.
2 Aug 2019
The Federal Government has promised to invest in the animation industry and other creative sectors to make jobs available for youths, boost GDP, and achieve economic growth.
24 Jul 2019
The Nigerian government has disengaged over 2,000 beneficiaries of one of its National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), N-Power. NSIP spokesman Justice Bibiye said the beneficiaries were dismissed for absconding duties at their places of primary assignment (PPA) for a long time. N-Power was introduced in 2016 by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration “to imbibe the…
13 Jul 2019
The Presidency, yesterday, disclosed that the federal government has so far expended a total N279billion as stipends for Nigerian youths drawn under the N-Power programme introduced in December 2016.
6 Jul 2019
The Federal Government and governors under the auspices of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have proposed to recruit N-Power cadets whose two-year service is coming to an end or youth corps members to boost the manpower of the Nigerian Police Force.
2 Jun 2019
The Federal Government will scale up the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) to reach more Nigerians in this second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari, an official said on Saturday. Maryam Uwais, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment Programmes gave the assurance in Lagos. She spoke at a conference organised by the Reformers…
12 May 2019
There appears no end to the high drama surrounding the alleged disbursement by the Federal Government of the $321m Gen. Sani Abacha’s loot, repatriated from Switzerland, without clearance from the National Assembly.
7 May 2019
A business consultant, Mr Nerus Ekezie, has urged the Federal Government to expand the N-Power programme and concession most of the government money-spinning outfits to curb rising unemployment rate. Ekezie, a former director, National Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME), gave the suggestion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on…
16 Apr 2019
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has sentenced Sata Owugha Clinton and Bolounmubofa Blessing Soroh to one-year imprisonment for impersonating one Loveday Chiamaka Uzor's identity to enroll in a social empowerment scheme N-Power. The defendants were arraigned by the Port Harcourt's Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)…
11 Apr 2019
Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, has assured beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme that they would get their March stipend this week. Imoukhuede gave the assurance on Thursday in Abuja, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The N-Power Scheme is linked…
30 Mar 2019
Builder, Soyebi Samson, in conjunction with N-power project, last week held an empowerment and training programme in Lagos at Excellence Hotel, Ogba, with hundreds of artisans from across the state participating. The N-Power Build programme is a national social investment scheme designed to create opportunities for earning a living for young unemployed Nigerians, while developing…


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ANAMBRA STATE, Nigeria, August 10, 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The management of Newstide Publications Limited, publishers of Prime Business Africa, organises a colloquium in honour of late Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Ejeviome Eloho Otobo who was a member of its Board of Directors. Late Ambassador Otobo, aged 70, who also served as a member of the Editorial…
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Donald Trump on Wednesday left a deposition in Manhattan after some six hours of questioning under oath over alleged fraud at his family business, having earlier vowed he would
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R. Kelly’s inmate commissary fund has reportedly been sized by the feds. Bloomberg reports that Prosecutors requested a federal court to seize over $28,000 from his inmate commissary fund after R. Kelly failed to pay $140,000 in court-ordered fines. The letter sent on August 4 read, “the defendant had accumulated substantial funds in his inmate…
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Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said the state government is constructing a new 1.2-kilometer drainage diversion in the Ilubirin area of the state.
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Barring last minutes changes, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila will commission the official residences of the members of the Rivers State House of Assembly.