The Federal Government has issued a new set of directives in its bid to accelerate the implementation of the Buhari administration’s new vision for the development of the Niger Delta.
The Federal Government has developed a policy framework and National Action Plan ( NAP) that will require all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the country to mainstream Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism ( PCVE) of groups like Boko Haram terrorists in their policies and programmes.
The Federal Government says it will not relent in its efforts to surmount the housing deficit of the country, which is put at 17 million.
The Federal Government has begun the implementation of the agricultural programmes in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates assisted food sufficiency programme.
In a bid to boost energy security, the Federal Government has signed the International Energy Charter to provide more jobs and reduce poverty in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has urged former President Goodluck Jonathan to stop engaging in finger-pointing over the issue of the Chibok girls who were abducted under his watch, calling such action an unnecessary distraction from ongoing efforts to secure the release of the girls who remain in captivity, long after they were abducted.
The Federal Government has successfully completed a 100-unit housing estate in Imo State under the Ministerial Pilot Housing Project of the Ministry of Power, Works and Hosing.
Poultry farmers in Ilorin have commended the Federal Government for banning importation of poultry products.
The farmers, who spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin on Sunday expressed their delight as demand for chicken and other poultry products increased following the ban.
The Federal Government has denied the reports by some United Nations (UN) agencies of imminent famine in Nigeria, saying there is no threat of starvation in the whole country.