JAMB Insists on National Identity Number for UTME, DE Exams

JAMB Insists on National Identity Number for UTME, DE Exams In line with the Federal Government directive that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) should...

Nigeria Reacts to Execution and Arrest of Citizens in Saudi, Dubai

Nigeria Reacts to Execution and Arrest of Citizens in Saudi, Dubai The execution of a Nigerian in Saudi Arabia, pathetic, tragic ----Dabiri-Erewa Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior...

SUSSEX University seek collaboration with NOUN

The University of Sussex Pro-Chancellor Professor Micheal Davies today led a powerful delegation to the National Open University were they seek ways of mutual...

Nigeria’s debt service to revenue ratio will reduce as revenue improves...

Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has explained that Nigeria’s debt service/revenue ratio appears high because the county is currently facing...

Renowned Nigerian Oxford Scholar, Prof Abdulraufu Mustapha is Dead

Renowned Nigerian Oxford Scholar, Prof Abdulraufu Mustapha is Dead Eminent scholar and author, Dr. Abdulraufu Mustapha, Professor of African Politics at the Department of Government,...

Tributes Pile Sky-High in Honour of Late Gen Suraj Alao Abdurrahman

The President, Republic of Liberia Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf the government and people of Liberia and dignitaries from around the world, Friday 21 August 2015,...

IPRA 2018: Russia, Japan, Turkey Win Multiple PR Awards in Barcelona

IPRA 2018: Russia, Japan, Turkey Win Multiple PR Awards in Barcelona … Nigeria, Spain, UAE Win Dual Awards … 30 Nations Receive Trophies for Campaigns by...

Fashola Urges Professional Builders To Develop Effective Strategies And Framework To...

The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has urged members of the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to develop...

Press Statement On 2016 Budget

In view of the recent controversies surrounding the 2016 budget, it has become necessary to state the following so as to set the facts straight: The details of the 2016 budget were received by the President onThursday, April 7, 2016. Immediately this was received the President, desirous of signing the document into law as soon as possible, directed that copies should be made available to Heads of the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government. Ministers were asked to go through the details and give their reactions as it affects their respective Ministries so as to guide the President and enable him sign the Appropriation Bill into law.

Be Resolute And Business Oriented, Fashola Charges New Nerc Commissioners

The Minister gave this charge while inaugurating the Commissioners, on Tuesday in Abuja. He stated that with the new Commissioners on board, the Ministry and the Commission will now focus rigorously on policy formulation and regulation respectively. The Minister who stated that the Commissioners were chosen as ‘’prescribed by law’’, emphasized that their appointments will ‘’provide stability in governance, regulatory actions and institutions building to the sector’’. Furthermore it will allow the Ministry to ‘’focus on policy, coordination and completion of ongoing generation and transmissions projects’’ Fashola, who used the opportunity to reiterate government’s preparedness to create an enabling environment for would be investors to operate, stated that they can now channel their requests and enquiries to the Commission for licenses to generate power, build coal, solar plant etc. He equally appealed to youths in the Niger Delta Area to embrace peace and dialogue as he lamented that Nigeria currently lost about 3000MW due to the vandalisation of gas pipelines that provide gas to the power plants in the Country.

Senate Admonishes Custom Boss on Wearing of Uniform

The Senate today at plenary admonishes the Comptroller General of Customs and Excise, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd.) for appearing before it in mufti. ...

Buhari Declares State of Emergency on WASH Sector

Buhari Declares State of Emergency on WASH Sector President Muhammadu Buhari has formally declared a state of emergency on Nigeria’s Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene...

CBN Clears the Air on Forex Sale

The attention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been drawn to a media report suggesting that the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has issued a query to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over issues relating to the sale of foreign exchange. While it is perfectly normal for any agency of Government to seek clarifications on any matter from other agencies of Government, we wish to state that neither the Governor of the CBN nor the Director, Legal Services Department has received any communication with regard to the issue. The CBN, as a responsible and responsive arm of Government, will always provide clarifications on any matter within its purview for the purpose of educating and enlightening all concerned.

Past Visionary Leaders Of Nigeria Left Good Names Behind, Not Vast...

In a bid to inspire a new crop of visionary elite in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has called on Nigerian leaders...

Nigeria Priced its US500mn Notes at Yield of 7.5 Percent,

The Federal Republic of Nigeria (the “Republic”) today announces that it has priced its offering of US$500 million aggregate principal amount of notes (the...

NEMA Issues Flood Warning Alerts

Following intense rainfall and rises in water level, the National Emergency Management Agency has advised communities along the river Niger to evacuate immediately to...

FG sets up inter ministerial committee on pension liability

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of an inter ministerial committee on pension liability to reconcile outstanding pension liabilities and proffer solutions to...

Avoid water-borne diseases by drinking only clean water… Mrs. Aisha Buhari...

Wife of the President, Her Excellency Mrs. Aisha Buhari has called on Nigerian women to ensure that they use clean and safe drinking water in order to avoid water borne diseases. She made the call while commissioning a borehole donated by her project Future Assured to Gofinda community near the FCT, in her speech Mrs. Buhari asked communities to take charge of their health by promoting filtering in areas where clean water is a huge challenge. Mrs. Buhari, who was represented by the former Deputy Governor of Plateau State Mrs. Pauline Tallen urged organizations and philanthropic individuals to replicate her gesture in other communities as that is the surest way of improving the health of communities. She also called on Gofinda community to protect the borehole from vandalism. The village head of the community Mr. Tukura Ismail appreciated the gesture of Her Excellency, and commended her philanthropic gestures in poor and distant communities across Nigeria especially in the area of health promotion and said his community will make the best use of the new borehole.

FG Redeploys Federal Permanent Secretaries

His Excellency, Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has approved the redeployment of some Federal Permanent Secretaries.

FG Flags Off First Graduate Farmers Scheme

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