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Saturday, August 22, 2020

The presidency lists Buhari's achievements in the past year since his re-election in 2019


These gains are declining across the economy, governance, transportation, oil, gas and human empowerment. The list also includes some of the rules that President Buhari agreed to last year.


President Buhari

Below is the full list;


    Establish new ministries for police and humanitarian affairs, including disaster management and community development.


    Re-establish the budget implementation cycle calendar from January to December by signing the 2019 Appropriation Bill in December 2019.


    Sign the Finance Bill to amend domestic tax laws, introduce tax incentives for investments in infrastructure and capital markets, and improve the business environment. This is the first time since the return of democracy in 1999 that a finance bill has been passed with a federal budget.


    The 10 billion Naira Intervention Fund has approved the renovation of the Akanu Ibium International Airport in Enugu. That project is now very close to completion.


    Ordering the Forensic Audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).


    It rose from 146th to 131st position in the World Bank Doing Business Index and became one of the top ten countries.


    Approve the Deep Offshore (Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract) Act, a legislative amendment that generates millions of dollars in additional government revenue each year.


    Performance breaking for the University of Transport in Dura, which is invested by CCECC in Nigeria. In a similar note, Vice President Yemi Osinbazo laid the foundation stone for a new wagon assembly plant at Kazola in Ogun State, which will build rolling stock for Nigeria's new railroads and provide employment to thousands of Nigerians.


    President Buhari has endorsed a policy of financial transparency, forcing the publication of public financial information through the public treasury portal.


    Nigeria has a new visa policy that will improve the business environment, attract innovation and FDI, boost tourism and improve African integration.


    Nigeria has started issuing visas to all passport holders of African countries.


    President Buhari approves launch of community policing initiative, approves $ 13.3 billion Naira takeoff grant


    Nigeria has launched a multi-agency security operation 'X-Swift Response' to secure its borders.


    President Buhari flags off construction of Azokutta-Katuna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline


    President Buhari inaugurated the Presidential Handicraft Gold Mining Project


    President Buhari established the Financial Sustainability Committee (ESC), chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The Nigerian Economic Sustainability Plan (NSSP) has developed the ESC 3 2.3 trillion NIRA stimulus package to help address the effects of the corona virus epidemic.


    The Federal Executive Council has approved the launch of the pre-engineering phase of the Presidential Power Initiative, a government-to-government agreement with Nigeria, Germany and Siemens AG.


    Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Ltd has made the final decision to invest $ 10 billion in the Rail 7 expansion (of which NNPC has a 49 per cent stake). For this, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) has entered into an agreement. Rail 7 will increase NLNG capacity by 35% and make Nigeria one of the world's leading manufacturers and LNG exporters.


    Start paying increased allowance (33,000 naira per month) to NYSC members.

President Buhari established the National Humanitarian Coordinating Committee (NHCC) and the Presidential Task Force (PTFCOV19) at Kovid-19.


    President Buhari has approved a $ 10 billion grant to the state government of Lagos and a $ 5 billion grant to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in support of the corona virus response.


    President Buhari signed an amendment to Executive Order 8, Voluntary Offshore Asset Control Scheme (VOARS).


    The Department of Petroleum Resources has launched a bidding round for 57 marginal fields, the first in almost 20 years.


    The National Special Public Works (SPW) program was launched in the first quarter of 2020, a successful pilot program in eight states. It is as of now growing across the nation, giving business and payments to 774,000 youthful Nigerians 1,000 recipients to local government for a quarter of a year from October 2020.


    The Itakpe-wise railway line is now ready for operation. Construction began three decades ago, and the project was abandoned for years until President Buhari took office. As Nigeria's "Focal Line", it is presently completely operational.


    Track-laying for the main section of the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway line was completed in March 2020, almost three years after Vice President Yemi Ojinbajo officially officiated at the ceremony, represented by President Buhari.


    The Nigeria Police Trust Fund, established by the President in 2019, is now working with the appointment and inauguration of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Secretary.


    Nigeria defeats polio - Q3 2020 2020, the first time in the country's history that the country has been officially free of the wild polio virus.


    The completion of three private modular refinery projects in 2020 is a clear demonstration of the success of President Buhari's peace, security and development agenda for the Nigerian oil sector, and his new vision for the Niger Delta.The secluded refining segment of New Vision gives strategy and financing to private speculators trying to set up particular processing plants.


    Nigeria has successfully completed the launch of a dozen A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and revival aircraft at its production facility under a government-to-government agreement with the United States. The entire ship is expected to be delivered in 2021.


    President Buhari has approved the establishment of the 75 billion Naira Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYF) to provide business loans at 5% interest to Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 35.


    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched a $ 50 billion Naira Ha Household and SME Support Facility to address the effects of the corona virus epidemic. As of July 2020, N49.195 billion had been distributed to 92,000 beneficiaries.


    Applications have been opened (now closed) for new batch beneficiaries for the N-Power Jobs scheme as part of the National Social Investment Program overseen by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. More than 5 lakh young Nigerians have applied to fill the 400,000 vacancies.

    The federal government has approved a new policy to promote local production of bitumen and other construction materials in Nigeria.

    President Buhari passed a landmark bill amending companies and related matters (comma).

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