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August 30, 2018 8:09 PM FAAC: FG, States, LGs share August allocation [Breakdown]

Federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared N714.8 billion revenue generated in July. The figure indicated a decline of N107.1 billion when compared to what was generated in June. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the outcome of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting 26

August 17, 2018 10:50 AM Nigeria’s Foreign Exchange Inflow Hits $91b In 2017 – CBN — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the aggregate foreign exchange inflow into the country increased to $91billion in 2017. The apex bank revealed this in its ‘Draft 2017 Annual Report’ published on Wednesday. It said the figure represents an increase of 45 per cent, from the $62.75 billion recorded in 2016. According to the report, inflow through 19

August 17, 2018 10:16 AM CBN releases 2017 report on foreign exchange

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has said that the aggregate foreign exchange inflow into the country stood at $91 billion in 2017. The bank disclosed in its 2017 annual report released on Thursday that the figure was an increase of 45 per cent from $62.75 billion in 2016. CBN also said the figure surpassed the total outflow by $57.32 billion in the period 17

August 16, 2018 7:30 AM NYSC releases names, states of drowned corps members [See list]

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released the names of the nine corps members that drowned in a river in Taraba State. DAILY POST reported last week that some serving corps members drowned at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The corps members were part of a 22-man group that embarked on a picnic near the river 29

August 15, 2018 6:47 PM FEC approves N15.73 billion road project in Enugu

The Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday reviewed upward the contract for road project in Enugu State. According to Fashola, the project which was initially awarded at the cost of N10.3 billion in 2012 was to serve six different communities. The project was initiated by the previous administration, but was not funded, neither was provisions 27

August 9, 2018 9:03 AM StarTimes partners SOS Children’s Village to enhance youth employability in Nigeria

StarTimes and SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will see the two organizations partner towards supporting vulnerable families, with an emphasis on the empowerment of young adults, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The MOU will see StarTimes support SOS Children’s Villages 23

August 7, 2018 6:13 AM NYSC declares 3-day mourning for drowned corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has declared three days of mourning for the corps members who drowned at the Mayo-Selbe river, near the Gashaka falls in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba. Adeyemi Adenike, the NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations said this in a statement sent to NAN on Monday in Abuja. Adenike said that the nine corps 19

August 5, 2018 6:52 PM Seven corps members die in Taraba river

The Taraba State Police Command has confirmed the death of seven members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, who died on Saturday during a picnic party at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The state Police Command’s spokesman, ASP David Missal, who confirmed the incident in a statement to newsmen, said nine corps 20

August 5, 2018 8:43 AM PDP Members Jittery As Akpabio Plans Defection To APC

There were indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in serious talks with the Minority Leader in the Senate, ex-Governor Godswill Akpabio; a move that has unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Akpabio might defect to the APC any moment from now once the “terms” are wrapped up, THE NATION learnt yesterday. The APC is upbeat about 28

August 2, 2018 7:43 PM NYSC: FG set to increase corps’ members monthly allowance

He said the NYSC, through the Ministry of Youth and Sport Development, received a letter from the Presidency indicating that the process to review the allowance of corps members had started. Kazaure said the Presidency also copied the Ministry of Finance in the letter. The DG disclosed this during a tour of the NYSC orientation camp in Abuja on Thursday 23