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Government Agencies Earns More Than Buhari-RMAFC

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says some public servants earn salaries bigger than that of President Muhammadu Buhari. “The salary of Mr President is not up to N1,300,000 a month…the allowances of the President are factored into that salary. In 2008, that was considered a big money …

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2023: Journalists Seeks Adequate Security

Participants at the capacity building workshop on conflict and sensitive reporting and the 2023 general elections for working journalists in Kano State have stressed the need to ensure safety of media professionals before, during, and after the elections. The call was contained in a communique issued at the end of …

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FG Approves Mother Tongue In Primary Schools

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the adoption of the mother tongue as a compulsory medium of instruction in primary schools in the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this after the Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adamu said …

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Fuel Scarcity: No Planned Price Hike, Says FG

The Federal Government denied yesterday it planned to hike the pump price of petrol, despite the increase in price from N180 per litre to N235 by independent marketers. The government in a statement by the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, insisted that the country had 34 days …

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FG Accuses Governors On High Poverty Rates

The Federal Government has blamed State governors for the rising poverty levels across the federation. The Minister of State for Budget and National planning, Clem Agba told newsmen after the Federal executive council meeting today that the Federal Government’s social investment plan has not impacted optimally, because of a lack …

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FG Approves Teaching In Mother Tongue

The Federal Executive Council has approved a new National Language Policy making the various mother tongues compulsory medium of instruction from Primary one to six. Briefing state house correspondents, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who noted that the policy takes immediate effect, stated that the government is aware that …

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