As Laid Out In The Plan, Strategic Framework & Implementation Plan For Job Creation & Youth Employment In Nigeria, More Than 3 Million Jobs Would Be Created In The Country Within Three Years Starting In 2016 Especially In Technology, Wholesale & Retail, Construction And Agro-Allied Sectors Of The Nigerian Economy. This Year Alone The Plan Foresees The Creation Of Over 700,000 Private Sector Jobs, Majority Of Which Are Expected In The Agro-Allied Sector.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita made this disclosure recently in Abuja when the President and Members of the governing council of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN) visited her in her office. She said that time has come for the inculcation of new innovations and proactive attitude to improve the skills of Civil Servants thereby ensuring better service delivery to Nigerians. Mrs Oyo-Ita, further said that, training of Civil Servants in Forensic Investigation will not only restoreintegrity and dignity of the service which the present administration hopes to achieve, but also anEfficient, Productive, Incorruptible and Citizen-Centred (EPIC) Civil servant.
Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma has stated that the Federal Government will seek new ways and means that will be cost - effective in addressing malnutrition in Nigeria.
Before flagging off the exercise and interacting with beneficiaries at Chezkon IDP host community, the team was led on a courtesy call to the Deputy Governor of Borno state Alhaji Usman Durkwa by the zonal coordinator NEMA North East Alh Mohammed Kanar. The team which visited Maiduguri also included officials from NEMA Headquarters, Dr Kayode Fagbemi Deputy Director Planning, Research/Forecasting and TPL Akande Isiaka Iyiola Deputy Director Disaster Risk Reduction. WFP has been a major partner of NEMA especially in providing tecnical support to the Agency in managing Disaster across the country.
Ruling out the importation of food stuff, the Vice President noted that the programme will also create jobs, not only for farmers, but caterers and the entire value-chain would be beneficial to the local communities. He said the school feeding has already started in some states and the impact is being felt, with well-fed students, rise in school enrollment and energized agricultural economies.
The Minister added that the government has also made concerted effort on the improvement of security in the country in view of the security challenges the nation is facing saying that the issue of insurgency will soon be a thing of the past. Hadi Sirika reiterated the position of Nigeria in the African sub – region, and said taking advantage of its size and geographical location as it concerns investments guarantees the adequate return on investment overtime.
FormerNational Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki has restated his desire to have free access to his lawyers to enable him defend himself and clear allegations against on the criminal charges of unlawful possession of fire arms brought against him by the federal government.
The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) have entered a partnership on humanitarian relief services geared towards developmental projects...
Earlier in his remarks, the Secretary-General, UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Dr Joan Clos disclosed that the primary objective of the regional meeting isto provide Africa the opportunity to address challenges it’s facing in the urban centres. Also speaking at the ceremony, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing who is also Chairperson of the Africa Regional Meeting, Mr. BabatundeRajiFashola praised the renaissance of African delegates’ response to the challenges of urbanisation, urging them “to utilize the commonality of purpose to identify the peculiarities of human settlement across the continent.”
In a further and better affidavit filed in support of his application at the court, the Ex-NSA claimed that the President betrayed the emotion during the Presidential Media Chat when he openly told Nigerians that he (Dasuki) and Nnamdi Kanu could not be allowed on bail because they would jump bail. Dasuki claimed he had been held incommunicado since his re-arrest. He therefore asked Justice Peter Affen to prohibit his further trial until the federal government purged itself of the contempt of court which prevented him from filing effective defence because of his continued detention by DSS without having access to his lawyers.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has said that efforts were in place to renew the “Covenant” between the Federal...
….. 98 Children Died of Malnutrition in 2015 The Borno State Government has confirmed that 450 people died from ailments and malnutrition across the Internally...
They also urged the Federal Government to create an enabling policy that would entice our unemployed youths to embrace and set up cottage manufacturing concerns through the help and encouragement of the government. Also today at plenary the Senate received the report of the Committee on Finance in respect of the motion on the abuse and mismanagement of the Treasury Single Account presented by Senator John Owan Enoh representing Cross River Central.
Presenting the relief materials, the Federal Commissioner National Commission for Refugees NCR, Hajiya Hadiza Kangiwa told the chairman that the items were meant for the returnees who returned from Cameroon Republic following the Boko haram insurgency that made them to fled to the neighbouring country for safety.
It is also false to claim that there was no money to fund the education of the students abroad. The Amnesty Office under Gen PT Boroh has paid all the fees and entitlements of students both abroad and in the country and has also paid all debts including those owed by the previous administration. These payments are verifiable from the Central Bank of Nigeria.
He also disclosed that the Federal Government will continue to provide enabling environment for investors in the energy sector and that would ensure the provision of uninterrupted power supply to Nigerians. On his part, Stephan Steinlein, State Secretary, Federal Foreign Office, Germany, stated that Nigeria and Germany have to learn from each other on how to decarbonize their economies in the most efficient and cost effective way. Mr. Steinlein said Germany has decided to decarbonize their energy sources and has provided a stable investment frame work for renewable in their country.
One of the measures the Federal Government would undertake to address the deplorable conditions of border communities in the country is to engage State...
Mr Idris therefore extolled the sterling leadership qualities of the Chief of Army Staff which has seen the Army achieve so much within the short time of his tenure in office , describing him as a man of action who is not given to many words but a man whose accomplishments speak for him. Commenting on the partnership between the Treasury House and the Nigerian Army as a very unique one, Mr Idris explained that the treasury has been tacitly collaborating with the Nigerian Army by ensuring that all their duly allocated funds are promptly released, adding that this has helped the Soldiers remain in high spirits to win the war against insurgency.