Niger SSG inspects projects in Mashegu Local Govt, tasks council Chair on grassroots development

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG),Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has commended the Executive Chairman of Mashegu Local Government Council, Hon. Alhassan Isah Mazakuka for embarking on people-oriented projects. Ahmed Matane made the commendation when he inspected some projects executed by Mashegu Local Government Council at Mashegu, recently. The SSG further stressed that the execution of the projects by Mashegu Local Government Council would change the narratives about what grassroots development and the Government’s responsibilities are all about. According to the SSG, “all the projects visited tallied with the…

Gov Sani-Bello appoints Garba Gunna as Acting Chairman , Niger Internal Revenue Board

The Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the appointment of Ahmed Garba Gunna (Dan Majen Kagara) as the Acting Chairman, Niger State Board of Internal Revenue. A statement issued by Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG) disclosed that the appointment of Ahmed Garba Gunna was based on merit, proven credentials, personal integrity, and outstanding records of decades of experience. The SSG reminded the Acting Chairman of the policy direction of the present administration which aimed at improving the quality of life of the…

FG announces date for opening of MSME Intervention Fund Portal

The federal government has announced that registration for the guaranteed offtake stimulus scheme and the general micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) grant will commence on Tuesday, February 9th. This was announced by the steering committee of the MSME survival fund and guaranteed offtake stimulus scheme chaired by Mariam Katagum, minister of state for industry, trade and investment.   Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Katagum said the portal would be opened from 11:59pm on Tuesday, February 9 to Thursday, February 18. The guaranteed offtake stimulus scheme is targeted at protecting…

NIGER @45: Gov Sani Bello felicitates with Nigerlites ……  says securing lives, ensuring infrastructural development remains paramount

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello felicitated with Nigerlites on the 45th year anniversary of the State’s creation from the defunct North Western State during the regime of General Murtala Ramat Muhammad. In a release, Governor Sani Bello appreciated God for the appreciable growth and development recorded in the last forty five years of the State’s existence. Governor Sani Bello who noted that the level of development in the State is not commensurate with its years of existence, explained that a lot is being done to add value to the…

Gov Sule tasks new permanent secretaries on budgetary discipline

Nasarawa State Governor,  Engineer Abdullahi Sule,  has tasked newly sworn-in permanent secretaries on budgetary discipline and prudence in the management of public resources. Engineer Sule laid the task while swearing in eight new permanent secretaries, as well as the inauguration of a special adviser, chief executives of boards, among others, at the Government House, on Wednesday. While urging the new permanent secretaries to quickly settle down to work and develop working relationship with their superiors and subordinates, towards seamless execution of the administration’s development agenda, the Governor called on them…

Kogi tops list of states with less domestic debts in 2020 

Kogi State Government has reduced its local debt profile by N59.15Billion to top the list of states to achieve this feat in the year 2020,according to statistics gathered and published by a reliable online Data Tech Company, Statisense.com.ng The research according to the online publisher was largely sourced from documents released by the Debt Management Office, which was further analyzed and made public. The report shown Kogi State leading other states like Kastina, the FCT, Edo, Ekiti, Plateau, Kaduna, Imo and several other states which also reduced their respective local…

COVID-19 won’t hinder our developmental strides – Yahaya Bello assures

 Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has assured citizens that the ongoing developmental strides across the state will be sustained by his administration notwithstanding the much talked about second wave of COVID-19. Bello, who stated this on Friday in his New Year broadcast to people of the state, maintained that his administration has never and will never allow COVID-19 to be the “soul definer” of affairs in the state. “As before, we remain determined as a Government not to respond to the highly controversial second wave with mass hysteria. While reiterating…

President Buhari signs N13,588trn 2021 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13,588,027,886,175 into law. The president’s action followed the earlier passing of the bill by the National Assembly on Dec. 21 during an emergency session convened for the purpose of passing the budget. The signing of the budget is also in line with the president’s promise to return the nation to the January to December Budget circle. The budget estimate was increased by the sum of N505, 607,317,942 from the estimate of N13, 082, 420, 568,233 presented to…

2021 : Gov Sani Bello reassures commitment to Good Governance

 Niger state Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has urged Nigerlites to support the present administration and work towards ensuring the progress as well as development of the state. In a New Year (2021) message to the people, Governor Sani Bello described the out gone year 2020, as challenging and difficult, and called on the people to remain hopeful, steadfast and prayerful for a better 2021. The Governor enjoined the people of the state to remain resolute in their support to his administration’s battle against insecurity, COVID-19 and determination to surmount economic…

Gov Sule signs 2021 Appropriation Bill into law

Nasarawa State Governor, Engr.Abdullahi Sule, has signed into law the state 2021 Appropriation Bill pegged at N115, 722, 814, 343. 31.   The Governor also set aside N7, 017, 732, 031, representing 6.06% of the budget for the Consolidated Revenue Fund, for debt servicing and payment of pension and gratuity.   Engr. Sule signed the 2021 budget into law at a ceremony at the Government House, on Wednesday.   The Governor emphasized that his administration will continue to execute its vision and mission, as encapsulated in the Nasarawa Economic Development…