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Ogun extends lock down again

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has announced an extension in the lockdown imposed on the state as a result of COVID-19 till May 24. Given reason for the extension, the governor cited non-compliance by residents with safety regulations and the community spread of the virus in the state. “In view of the evidence of community […]

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FG DISBURSES $120.6M AS PERFORMANCE-BASED GRANTS TO 24 STATES

The Federal Government of Nigeria has disbursed the sum of N43,416,000,000.00 (USD120.6 million) as performance-based grants to 24 eligible States on the basis of the results achieved in 2018 under the performance-based grant component of the World Bank-Assisted States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme-for-Results, which is wholly-financed with a loan amount of USD750 […]

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Zakat & Sadaqat Foundation distributes food materials to widows, vulnerable

In its effort to bring succour to the poor and vulnerable in the country, Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Egba/Yewa Zone, Ogun State, distributed food materials and cash to over 200 fasting Muslims and the vulnerables in the state.According to the Coordinator of the zone, Alhaji Kewulere Anifowose, the gesture was meant to bring smiles into […]