Envoy canvasses support for incoming Tinubu administration

May 3, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Nigerian High Commissioner to Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Maldives and Afghanistan, Ambassador Mohammed Bello Abioye, has called on Nigerians, irrespective of political affiliations to give the incoming administration of the president- elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu maximum support. Abioye said Tinubu is well prepared for the job and he is up to the task. He added that Tinubu needs the Read More

May Day: We’ve cleared salaries owed by previous administration – AMAC chair

May 2, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The executive chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Christopher Zakka Maikalangu, has sent felicitations on behalf of the administration to all workers on the occasion of the 2023 Workers’ Day celebration. A press statement Monday signed by the senior special assistant on Media and Public Affairs to the AMAC chairman, Mr Kingsley Madaki, quoted Maikalangu as stating that his Read More

Why NAFDAC banned importation of Indomie noodles – Official

May 2, 2023 Helen Oji 0

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned the importation of Indomie noodles into Nigeria The Director General of the Agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, stated this in a press statement, Monday. This is coming on the heels of the recalling of Indomie noodles by Taiwan and Malaysia authorities, following the discovery of ethylene oxide, a Read More

Insecurity: The task before incoming administration

April 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigeria would on May 29 2023 have a new leadership that will steer the affairs of this country for the next four years. The new administration would inherit some humongous challenges especially in the areas of national security which the country has been contending with for over a decade.Apart from dousing the misgivings generated by the conduct of the presidential Read More

2023 governorship election: Kwara North voted for development, not sentiment – Commissioner 

April 4, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The people of Kwara North region voted for development by re- electing Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in  the March 18 governorship  election, Commissioner for Communications, Buhari Abubakar Sidiq, has said. He said  though the people  of the region wanted to produce the state governor, they do not “want a stooge” as governor- a factor which largely accounted for the rejection of the Read More

Ortom to clear domestic debts before exit – Official 

April 3, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Benue state government Monday said it is making efforts to clear domestic debt from 2015 to date, before the exit of the Governor Samuel Ortom administration. Briefing newsmen after the State Executive Council meeting held at Government House, Makurdi, Monday, Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Michael Inalegwu, who was flanked by the Commissioner of Finance, David Olofu and Read More

NFF loses top admin official

March 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The Nigeria Football Federation is in mourning following the death on Thursday night of its Head of Administration, Mallam Magaji Abdullahi. Abdullahi died after a brief illness at 54. A native of Bakori, Katsina State, Magaji Abdullahi joined the employee of the Nigeria Football Federation in May 2000, and rose to the position of Deputy Director in the Federal Civil Read More

The hurdles before the in-coming administration

March 17, 2023 Admin III 0

With the Nigerian economy on a cliff hanger, many have noted that the task before the in-coming president is enormous, especially with mounting debts and debt service, high inflation and low investments among others; BENJAMIN UMUTEME writes. That the state of Nigeria’s economy is worrying is no longer news. However, what many Nigerians would be eager to hear is what Read More

Task before incoming administration

March 16, 2023 Abba Dukawa 0

President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu said it has been his lifelong ambition to become the President of Nigeria. In Allah’s mercy he has achieved his lifetime ambition against all odds. However, the tasks ahead of him are daunting. He won the election at the critical stage where the outgoing administration will leave behind a ravaging insecurity, comatose economy, corruption, unemployment, Read More

FCTA emoves makeshift, squatter settlements at old federal secretariat

March 14, 2023 Admin III 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration ( FCTA), on Monday, removed the popular makeshift market and squatters’ settlement behind the Old Federal Secretariat, Area 1, Garki, Abuja. The Executive Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Development Authority (FCDA), Shehu Ahmed, who led the exercise, said it was necessitated by the wave of insecurity threatening the peaceful existence of the secretariat’s occupants. Ahmed, who Read More

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Over 7000 people expected at ‘Uncommon Praise’- Organisers

November 8, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Over 7000 worshipers are expected to attend a praise and worship service tagged, “Uncommon Praise” with gospel artistes like Mercy Chinwo, Solomon Lange and Chris Morgan, among other gospel artistes are expected to minister. The event which is organized by the Flock of God Community of the Charismatic Renewal of Nigeria, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Maitama, Abuja, will also have Read More

ICT, entrepreneurship key to addressing unemployment – Oseni

October 31, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cyber Crime, Senator Yakubu Oseni, has emphasised the importance of ICT and entrepreneurship skills following their demand in every sphere of the country. Senator Oseni stated this during the opening ceremony of the Al-Muhibbah Institute of ICT and entrepreneurship located in Kubwa, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. He said that both ICT and Read More

Group slams Obiano over Anambra airport project

October 29, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The Coalition for True Democracy (CTD), has berated Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano, and his ruling party, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), describing his administration as the worst administration in the history of the state. The convener of the group, Mr Samuel Okolo, said Obiano has allegedly failed in every aspect of providing basic amenities in the state. Okolo also Read More

Gov. Sule reiterates commitment to fight against poverty

October 28, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state Wednesday has reiterated the committed of his administration to implementing programmes that will create jobs, stimulate economic activities, reduce inequality and eradicate poverty among in the state. He stated this at a one day sensitization workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on innovation/accelerator hub establishment project for the North-Central zone in Lafia, the Read More

Luxembourg: Nigerian envoy to Belgium urges bilateral relations

October 23, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Four months after he presented his Letters of Credence to His Royal Majesty, Philippe 1, the Belgian King, the Nigerian Ambassador to Belgium, Obinna Chiedu Onowu, has presented his Letters of Credence to the Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. During their discussion, Onowu harped on the need to deepen bilateral relations between Nigeria and Luxembourg, especially in the Read More

APC congresses: Why reconciliation may fail ahead national convention – Concerned stakeholders

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described as embarrassing, the wave of crisis trailing Saturday’s conduct of state congresses of the party, asking the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to ensure there is rectitude in party administration before any reconciliation of aggrieved forces. They said despite feeble attempts at troubleshooting by the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu-led Read More

Diri presents N301.7bn 2022 budget

October 20, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state governor Senator Douye Diri, Wednesday, presented a 2022 Appropriation Bill of N310.7 billion to the state House Assembly. It is tagged: “Budget of Sustainable Growth” with the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure having the highest allocation of N51 billion to drive the critical infrastructure programme of his administration. The Ministry of Agriculture was allotted N12 billion followed by Read More

Group protests ‘blackmail’ of Buhari’s appointees, demand arrest

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A pressure group based in the Federal Capital Territory, Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative (CGGCI) has staged protest against some persons allegedly trying to blackmail President Muhammad Buhari through his appointees. According to the group, those making the attempts were targeting key appointees of the president using fake news. Staging a protest Wednesday in Abuja, the group urged Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More