FG seeks to provide water and sanitation facilities to end open...

In its efforts to improve the health of Nigerians, the Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu FNSE, has called on all stakeholders to come together to provide water and sanitation facilities to Nigerians. He made this call yesterday during the interministerial dialogue with some stakeholders to provide water and sanitation facilities, held in Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The Minister said obtaining optimal benefit from the provision of water supply requires the complementary promotion of access to adequate sanitation and improved hygiene practices. “It is in this regard that we seek a robust collaborative effort towards achieving these goals. The WSSCC is supporting Nigeria with the provision of a grant of Five Million Dollars through its Global Sanitation Fund for the implementation of sanitation and hygiene promotion activities across six LGAs in Benue and Cross River States. The project is recording good success and it is expected that this will be scaled up to more LGAs”

2016/2017 Census to be beyond reproach- NPC

As preparations continue for the proposed 2016/2017 National Population Census, the National Population Commission (NPC) has given an assurance that the exercise will be...

FG To Host Idps Stakeholders’ Forum Next Week

In furtherance of the determination of the Buhari administration to bring relief, restoration and rehabilitation back to Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East, a...

No going back on Price Modulation Mechanism –PPPRA

The PPPRA wishes to state categorically that what still exists is Price Modulation Policy, through which it considers and reviews pump price of PMS quarterly. The Agency also wishes to assure Nigerians that the funds from Over-Recovery in the first quarter (Q1) shall be duly utilized for whatever noticeable imbalance in April 2016 in line with the Price Modulation Principle.

Lake Chad Must Be Kept Alive- Water Minister

The Hon. Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, FNSE, has called on France to join in the efforts of keeping the Lake Chad alive in order to guarantee the survival of over 40,000 people living within the Chad Basin. The Hon. Minister made the call when the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys GAUER led French Development Agency (AFD) on a courtesy visit to the Minister in his office. The Minister stated that Lake Chad, once one of Africa’s largest bodies of fresh water, has dramatically decreased in size due to climate change and human demand for water and if nothing is done to reverse this trend; the civilization within this axis would not be able to survive.

OYO-ITA Tasks (SWAN) On Capacity Development Of Its Members

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita has called on the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN) on the need for increased capacity development of its members. Oyo-Ita made the call in her office in Abuja when the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN) paid her a courtesy visit recently. She said that, training of Accountants should be of priority to SWAN especially in this Era of change as doing so will help drive government’s anti-corruption policy.

Factories Laws Will Be Strengthened Towards Promotion Of Occupational Safety Health...

The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has stated that his Ministry will no longer tolerate the violation of legislations on Industrial Safety and Health by construction companies and other employers of labour, adding that Factories Act and subsidiary legislation are being reviewed towards the promotion of all inclusive occupational safety and health protection. Ngige stated this in Abuja recently when he received on courtesy visit, the Executive members of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (IPSON), led by its National President Dr. Nnamdi Ilodiuba

N5 BILLION SMEs INTERVENTION LOAN: This is a 419 Message

The attention of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning has been drawn to a Facebook message purportedly posted by the Hon Minister...

Nothing Must Be Left To Chance To Secure Victory For Eagles

Youth and Sports Development Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has urged the National Team - The Super Eagles to do all that is required to defeat its Egyptian counterpart in Friday's first leg cracker as well as wrap up in Egypt the nation's qualification for the Rio Olympics; saying the thought of missing out in two consecutive appearance in the soccer event at the Olympic Game is frightening and uninmarginable to Nigerians. Dalung gave the admonition in Kaduna while paying a moral-boosting visit to the players in their hotel in Kaduna after intensive training under the watch of Samson Siasia the new handler. The Minister explained that Kaduna was chosen as hosting venue because of favorable results that have always smiled on Nigerian teams each time Kaduna has being the hosting venue as well as the unparalleled support from successive governments of Kaduna State and the spectators' passion for national teams.

Labour Ministry Champions Renewed Fight Against Child Labour in Nigeria

Labour Ministry Champions Renewed Fight Against Child Labour in Nigeria Child Labour portends great threat to national peace and a greater challenge to national development...

An Encounter with Adamu Ciroma as Young Attorney- Ahmed Raji

An Encounter with Adamu Ciroma as a Young Attorney By Ahmed Raji, SAN Early in my career as a young attorney, I had a sweet encounter...

NDIC Rewards Best Students in Deposit Insurance

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has presented prize awards to three deserving students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria for their outstanding performance in “Fundamentals of Deposit Insurance” course recently introduced into the university. The three best students who scored 75%, 70% and 67% in the 300 Level first semester examination on “Fundamentals of Deposit Insurance” course were presented with the NDIC’s prize awards of N200,000.00, N150,000.00 and N100, 000.00 respectively.

Boundary Commission To Collaborate In Fighting Smuggling – Vice President Osinbajo

Government will explore ideas on how relevant agencies can collaborate and coordinate effectively to deal with smuggling activities along the borders of Nigeria and...

Health Ministry Defends Budget On Diaspora Matters

The Honourable Minister, Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has defended its proposed 2017 Budget on Projects and Programs related to Nigerians in the Diaspora. The budget defence which was held at the instance of the National Assembly, House of Representatives committee on Diaspora, in Abuja recently, was to ascertain the commitment of the health sector towards the welfare and protection of Nigerians abroad.

CCT ruled to continues with alleged criminal charges against Saraki

The Code of Conduct Tribunal today ruled to continued hearing of alleged breached of code of conduct and corruption charges slammed against the Senate...

No need to break Nigeria – Gov. Sani Bello

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello yesterday said after 56 years of being together as one nation, there was no need for agitation for secession.

General Monguno: Tackling the Inter-Agency Rivalry

General Monguno: Tackling the Inter-Agency Rivalry By Yushau A. Shuaib On July 13, 2015, General Babagana Monguno (rtd) was announced as the new National Security Adviser...

Proceed Of Crime And Whistle Blowing Bills Pending At Nass; Hagf

………law carries weight more than policy statement The Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,AbubakarMalami, SAN has revealed that the proceed of Crime and Whistle Blowing Bills which amongst others sought the protection of whistle blowers has been, and is still pending at the National Assembly. Malami made this revelation in Abujaduring a discussion on Whistle Blowing Policy of the Federal Government;on Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) program:Good morning Nigeria, on Tuesday 28th February, 2017.

Vice President Osinbajo Leaves For Ethiopia To Attend A One-Day South...

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will depart Abuja later today to represent President Muhammadu Buhari at a peace mediation summit on the situation...

Super Eagle Job: NFF Denies Media Report on Le Guen

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday clarified the situation with regards to the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee...

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