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The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is aware and concerned about the hike in the price of gas and is promising action to ameliorate the situation. He said this while addressing State House correspondents after a meeting with the President in his office where he presented CEOs […]

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has frowned at the resurgence of Ponzi schemes and illegal fund managers in the country’s financial sector. The Director-General of SEC, Mr Lamido Yuguda, frowned at the development at an enlightenment workshop with the staff of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on Wednesday in Abuja. […]

Some residents of Barnawa area of Kaduna metropolis have expressed their happiness over the dualisation of road linking Barnawa to various parts of the state by the state Government. In a chat with Invicta news correspondent Uwaiya Benedict the Former officials of the Barnawa ward Alhaji Mohammed Bello Musa and a former Vice Councilor in […]

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2State) project is partnering state governments on proper use of loans. Deputy Chief of Party of State2State project, Mr John Onyeukwu, spoke with newsmen on the sidelines of a four-day workshop on “Public Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility’’ on Wednesday in […]

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr Natalia Kanem, will be on an official visit to Nigeria from Nov. 24 to Nov. 28 to renew the fund’s support for sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, girls in the country. The information is in a statement issued by UNFPA’s Media […]

Human rights group Amnesty International has dismissed the Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed’s claims on the panel report on Police brutality and the EndSARS protests, saying his position is not surprising to them. The minister had during a briefing in Abuja, described the report submitted by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on […]

The Federal government says its transport subsidy payment of 5,000 naira to the vulnerable would be transferred digitally for a minimum period of six months and a maximum of 12 months. This, the government noted, will happen after the removal of fuel subsidy in June 2022 to give people time to adjust. Minister of Finance, […]

Commuters of Kaduna metropolis have lamented over the recent hike in transport fare following inconsistency in the price of fuel, high level of taxes as well as restriction of movements of commercial bikes and other public transports in the state. In a chat with Invicta News correspondents, Benedict Uwaiya and Omokafe Dennis, the residents expressed […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved February 2022 for the conduct of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, announced this on Monday in Abuja. He briefed State House correspondents after a meeting with the President at the Presidential Villa in the […]

The son and namesake of the Philippines’ former dictator, Ferdinand Marcos said on Tuesday he took a cocaine test after President, Rodrigo Duterte, accused an unnamed presidential candidate of using the illegal drug. Marcos Jr, who is among the frontrunners seeking to succeed Duterte in 2022, said in a statement he was tested Monday and […]

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