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Habitat 111 Meeting Opens In Abuja

Mbassi said "Africa is urbanizing at a high pace, and cities are fast becoming the locus of majority of African people. But in spite of the challenge, Africa is making headways in creating an enabling environment for cities and local governments to be able to cope with the urban challenge". The technical segment also featured statements from Mr. Kumaresh Misra, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. He opined that cities are the engine of economic growth and development, adding that "the vital role of urbanization for Sustainable Development is strongly reflected in goal 11 of the Sustainable Development Agenda, which calls for making cities and human settlements safe, resilient and sustainable".

Bukola Saraki: Between CCT and EFCC

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Ps Labour Ministry Says:- No Nation Can Be Self Reliant And...

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Clement Illoh has affirmed that no nation can be self-reliant and competitive in the...

Corporate Governance Code Suspended

The Corporate Governance Code issued by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) has been suspended, pending a detailed review, extensive consultation with stakeholders and reconstitution of the board of the FRC “Government remains committed to restoring and enhancing market confidence and improving the Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria,” said Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. OkechukwuEnelamah He continued: “Government is committed to strengthening FRC and enhancing its capacity to fulfill its core mandate.” FRC is one of the parastatals under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment.

Memo to Kebbi State Governor on State of the State

Memo to Kebbi State Governor on State of the State Dear Governor Bagudu, I write you this as a patriotic citizen of the country and concerned...

WHO Director General Visits Abuja To Delist Nigeria As Polio Endemic...

Nigeria is at the verge of eradicating Polio as the World Health Organization (WHO) is set to formally pronounce the delisting of Nigeria as...

Committee On Development Of Blueprint On Affordable Housing Submits Report-...

The Committee set up  to look into the blueprint for affordable and social housing delivery in Nigeria, has submitted its report to the Permanent...

Senate Promised Systematic Engagement

The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki yesterday promised to respond in a more systematic manner to the various economic and social challenges facing the...

Ocholi, An Accomplished Intellectual Yet Humble – Ngige

Sen. Ngige stated this in a condolence letter he addressed to the Ocholi family of Abocho in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, on behalf of Umu-Ngige clan of Alor, Idemili South L.G.A of Anambra State. “I had the privilege of working with your son, James till his death. He was unassuming, humble yet ebullient, hardworking and a believer in the English maxim that the reward for good work is more work. He was cerebral and scientifically deductive in his evaluation of issues,” he said.

2017 in the Eyes of a Prison Officer

2017 in the Eyes of a Prison Officer  By Ugwuoke Kelvin Abuchi Today is the last day of the year 2017 and it is pertinent to...

Borno State: Professor Zulum in 30 Days

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CCT fixes 5th and 6th November for reporting and hearing of...

The Code of Conduct Tribunal at its resumed hearing today, adjourned hearing of charges against Senate President Dr Olubukola Abubakar Saraki pending the pronouncement...

NOUN conducts profiency test for teachers

The National Open University of Nigeria at the weekend conducted a mandatory proficiency and competency test for all primary school teachers in Kaduna...

FCSC Chairman Stresses The Importance of Language

As Tool For National DevelopmentThe Honorable Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission, Dns. Joan O. Ayo has described language as an important aspect of culture...

Military Inaugurates Committee On Reforms

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Gabriel Olonisakin has inaugurated a 10-member committee to study the doctrines and procedures of the military and...

UNESCO Lists Argungu Fishing Festival in World Heritage of Humanity

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has commended UNESCO for listing Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival on the UNESCO Representative List of...

Udoma Briefs National Assembly On Economic Plan

The National Assembly has been asked to join forces with the Executive and ensure that the National Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (NERGP) does not end up as another beautifully bound document meant for the shelves. Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, while briefing a select joint committee of the National Assembly on Tuesday as part of consultations towards packaging a strategic and all inclusive economic policy document, said the need for the plan and its effective implementation was all the more imperative, especially given the current state of the economy. Recalling that the country has had several beautifully packaged but hardly implemented economic plans in the past, he urged that every effort must be made to ensure that the new plan eventually does not suffer the fate of those before it.

PR is clever,fascinating profession- Prince Charles’s Former Spokesperson

Colleen Harris, the Former Press Secretary to Princes Charles, William and Harry and Official Spokesperson at William and Kate’s Royal Wedding is one of...

Fashola Inspects Ilorin-Jebba Road Rehabilitation

As part of his resolve to physically monitor on-going road projects across the country, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola,...

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