SPEECH OF HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE COVID-19 VACCINATION CEREMONY HELD AT THE BANQUET HALL OF THE STATE HOUSE ON SATURDAY, 6TH MARCH, 2021

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Dear Compatriots,

​Since the beginning of the year 2020, humanity has remained under the burden of COVID-19 pandemic, an unseen but very potent enemy around the world. Infection from the virus has resulted in over two million and five hundred thousand fatalities and destroyed several global and national systems.

The response in Nigeria and the ECOWAS sub-region has been robust, collaborative and united. …


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The Federal Government has approved the sum of 6 billion for the provision of potable water for Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai local governments of Ogoniland in Rivers State. Minister of environment, Mohammed Mahmoud disclosed this to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. [Leadership]

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja extended working from home directive for civil servants from GL 12 and below until the end of March…


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The federal government has commissioned a 100kW solar hybrid mini grid in Adebayo community in Ovia South East local government of Edo state. The community had been in darkness for decades. Commissioning the project, the Minister of State for Power, Mr. Goddy Jedy-Agba, noted that renewable energy solutions would bridge the electricity gap in the country, adding that the ministry would work with critical stakeholders to create policies that will favour renewable energy investment. [This Day]

The federal government and the OCP…


SPEECH BY DR FAISAL SHUAIB, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL PRIMARY HEALTH CARE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (NPHCDA) AT THE WEEKLY MEDIA BRIEFING OF THE COVID-19 PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE ON MONDAY 1st March 2021 AT ABUJA

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Distinguished ladies and gentlemen of the media, welcome to this week’s update on the efforts we are making towards protecting Nigerians against COVID-19 pandemic through vaccination

I am delighted to inform you that the first batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, which is about 3,924,000 doses, is expected to arrive in Nigeria tomorrow, Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 11:10am.

I once again assure Nigerians that all…


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The Federal Government has given six billion naira lifeline to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, made the disclosure at a forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. Adegbite said that the ministry came up with the building of a Gold Souk in Kano in Northwest Nigeria, to boost gold trade and processing in the state. …


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The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said the Federal Government would prepare a supplementary budget to be sent to the National Assembly to cater for COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination. Ahmed gave an indication that the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines will arrive the country next week when she said, “We have a provision in the 2021 budget for immunisation. We are already releasing money to the health authorities to start operation in the first batch of vaccines that…


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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday inaugurated a 13-member ministerial task force to drive the Digital Switch Over process in the broadcasting sector. He said the recent decision of the Federal Executive Council to approve the release of the outstanding payments of N9.4bn to key stakeholders had removed what had constituted a roadblock to the entire process in the past three years. The minister said the process was capable of creating over one million jobs over the next…


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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE INCEPTION DIALOGUE ON THE UN FOOD SYSTEMS SUMMIT HELD ON TUESDAY, 23RD FEBRUARY, 2021

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I am most delighted to be with you this morning for this very crucial dialogue on the Nigeria Food System in collaboration with the United Nations to raise global awareness and shape global commitments towards mobilizing food systems to address hunger, reduce diet-related diseases and strengthen plenary health.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations deserves our commendation for this proactive initiative, especially its importance in urgently achieving…


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The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, said on Monday that the Federal Government’s National Gas Expansion Programme was expected to lift over 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. Sylva said the programme was “a practical demonstration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by using gas value chain as catalyst for social and economic development in Nigeria”. [Punch]

The federal government has inaugurated a 30-KWP solar power facility in Mbela Lagaje area…


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The Minister of Power, Engr. Saleh Mamman, has reiterated his commitment of the present administration to solve the challenges in the power sector in order to provide reliable and affordable power to Nigerians Engr. Mamman, who stated this weekend in Abuja during the 2020 end of the year seminar organized by the Joint Negotiation Council, JNC, chapter of the Ministry of Power, said government efforts at improving the state of electricity supply top the citizenry was unwavering. [Vanguard]

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