Showing posts with label Annually. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Annually. Show all posts

Sunday, October 27, 2013

NCAA DG, others earn ₦4.2bn Annually

Director-General, NCAA, Mr. Fola Akinkuotu
The Director-General of the troubled Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, nine directors of the agency and 956 other members of staff earn N4.2bn as salaries and allowances annually.
This personnel cost represents 27.92 per cent of the annual budget of the NCAA, which stood at N15.3bn this January.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

FG Considers New Approach To Create one Million fresh jobs Annually

The Federal Government will quickly unveil a new plan that will assist you to create about one million fresh jobs annually.
The Special Adviser to the President on Job Creation, Mr. Obi Adim, who disclosed this during a chat with journalists in Abuja on Friday, said the initiative would address the country's high unemployment rate in a pragmatic way.  Nigeria's unemployment rate, according to the National Bureau of Statistics, currently stands at 23.9 per cent.

Adim, who addressed journalists in company with the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation, Josephine Washima, said already the initiative, Integrated Youth Development Programme, had received a lot of buy-in from stakeholders, adding the entire details of the programme would be released before the conclusion of next month.

Friday, March 15, 2013

50,000 – 100,000 Babies Born With HIV in Nigeria Annually – Report

A recent report has shown that between 50,000 and 100,000 of babies born in the country yearly are carriers of HIV.
The report was released on Tuesday in Abuja, when the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, hosted the National Steering Group of the Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.
The group was constituted by President Goodluck Jonathan in April 2012 to help mobilise national leadership for global plan on eliminating mother-to-child transmission, implementation and keeping their mothers alive.
The NSG has since been working across states of the federation, seeking to end transmission of the scourge.


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