Wike inaugurates taskforce on land swap initiative 

November 21, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Barr. Nyesom Wike Tuesday set up a taskforce to critically examine the land swap initiative started by his predecessors. The land swap initiative which was introduced since 2012 had suffered set back due to several factors. One of the challenges includes agitation for integration, instead of relocation by some indigenous communities that Read More

Akwa Ibom: Eno woos foreign investors, seeks collaboration at London summit 

October 22, 2023 Uko Etim 0

Governor Umo Eno has urged delegates at the London Political Summit Awards, to consider Akwa Ibom state as the best destination for their investments and leisure.  Speaking at the just concluded summit weekend, Eno highlighted the potentials that abound in the state and his ARISE Agenda economic blueprint, expressing his readiness to welcome people to invest in the state. Eno Read More

Strike: FG adopts 30 days Implementation of MoU with organised labour

October 17, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday endorsed the 30-day implementation plan of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the federal government and the organised labour represented by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC). Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Minister Read More

FG signs tripartite agreement to commence re-concession of LITFC

April 11, 2023 David Agba 0

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) had signed a tripartite agreement with Portman Freight Services Limited and Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC) to lease a portion of the complex to the freight service company. While signing the agreement on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at the conference hall of the Bureau, the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises Read More

REA signs agreement on energy access for 17,860 Nigerians

March 15, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP), Project Management Unit (PMU) of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) on Wednesday signed a Performance Based Grant (PBG) agreement with Sholep Energy Limited and ACOB Lighting Technologies Limited to provide energy access to 17,860 people. REA encouraged the companies to continue in their determination to ensure that energy access is provided to all, particularly those Read More

Cryptocurrency lender, BlockFi, rues bankruptcy over FTX’s failure

November 17, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

Cryptocurrency lender, BlockFi, is reportedly planning to file for bankruptcy, according to multiple media reports days after crypto Exchange Company, Futures Exchange (FTX) declared it was bankrupt. BlockFi is highly exposed to Futures Exchange, as the latter had offered to provide a $400 million revolving credit facility due to the former’s financial distress. Both companies had also agreed in July Read More

Senate amends bills to establish Counselling Practitioners Council, Agriculture University in Jalingo

April 27, 2022 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The Senate Wednesday amended and passed a bill seeking to establish the Counselling Practitioners Council of Nigeria. Also passed was a bill to establish the Federal University of Agriculture, Jalingo. The passage of both bills followed their re-committal to the Committee of the Whole for consideration. The motion for re-committal was sponsored by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC, Kebbi Read More

Tottenham out of Europe after UEFA award Rennes victory

December 20, 2021 Admin III 0

Tottenham Hotspur’s European campaign for this season is over after UEFA awarded Rennes a 3-0 victory in their final Europa Conference League group match on Monday.Spurs were unable to fulfil the December 9 fixture due to a swathe of Covid-19 cases in the squad. No agreement could then be reached between the clubs for a rearranged date before the deadline Read More

NUAAE suspends president, secretary over ‘financial indictment’

December 14, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

 The Nigeria Union of Agriculture and Allied Employees (NUAAE) has suspended its National President, Comrade Simon Anchaver, and General Secretary, Comrade Aitekhuehi Ededuan, indefinitely for alleged criminal breach of agreement in accordance with the NUAAE constitution. The suspension, according to the a statement issued over the weekend by the acting president and secretary of NUAAE, Comrades Aniedi Ekpo and Chapi Read More

Nigeria partners Germany on police reforms

November 23, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba, is partnering with the Government of Germany on reform programme for the Nigeria Police Force. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CP Frank Mba, in a press statement, Tuesday in Abuja, said IGP Baba received a high-level delegation of the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs on. “The visit, which continued discussions aimed at creating, Read More

Oyo APC crisis: Buni gives stakeholders one-week to reach consensus

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given stakeholders in Oyo state chapter one-week to reach agreement within themselves and report back to the leadership. The Oyo chapter had been thrown into crisis over the recent APC state congress which the national secretariat earlier postponed. The leadership of the party after a meeting with stakeholders from Read More

Buhari now global climate action leader, champion – APC group

November 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, is now recognised as a global climate action leader and champion due to his commitment to climate change. The group said ambitious and impactful climate action will no doubt be one of the many positive legacies of Read More

NPFL: LMC bungles Bet9ja sponsorship deal

October 31, 2021 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Few weeks after announcing a mouth-watering sponsorship deal with top-notch betting company, Bet9ja, a top official of the League Management Company (LMC) may have thrown spanners into the partnership arrangement  ahead of the commencement of the 2021/22 NPFL football season. The sponsorship deal may turn out to be a mirage after all as it was  reliably gathered from an impeccable source. Read More

PDP Convention: South-west stakeholders endorse Oyinlola, Ologunagba

October 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a last-ditch effort to secure a united front in the national convention to elect national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stakeholders of the party from the Southwest zone have concluded negotiations on candidates to adopt as consensus options. Sources at the consultative meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday say that the stakeholders have concluded on former Osun Read More

Insecurity: Bandits in North-west, North-central are terrorists – PGF boss

October 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has declared that bandits operating in the North-west and North-central parts of the country all have the characteristics of terrorist groups. The APC chieftain however condemned opposition by some persons such as Sheikh Ahmed Gumi to declare the Read More

APC presidential aspirant Ayom lauds Buhari, Xi Jinping bilateral cooperation

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and real estate mogul, Moses Ayom has described the relationship between Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and China’s counterpart Xi Jinping as the standard for bilateral cooperation in the world. Ayom, who is aspiring to succeed President Buhari in 2023, said in a goodwill message to both countries marking 50 years of Read More

Okowa signs anti-open grazing bill into law

October 1, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Thursday signed the State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill, 2021, otherwise known as Anti-Open Grazing Bill into law. Governor Okowa while assenting to two Bills passed by Delta State House of Assembly, at Government House, Asaba recalled that southern Governors met and took certain decision which they believed was in the best interest Read More

Like resident doctors, health workers begin strike

September 29, 2021 Moses John 0

  Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have said that they would withdraw their services from all federal health institutions as from September 30, 2021 after the expiration of her 15 days ultimatum.National Chairman of JOHESU, Comrade Biobelemoye Josiah, in a statement urged the federal government to act on its 15 Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

Nigeria, Ukraine meet over baliterial relationship in field of education

September 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to lift the nation’s educational system, the Nigerian and Ukrainian governments have met in Abuja to discuss modalities of developing bilateral relationship between both countries.  This is even as both countries have intensified talks on cooperation and signing of agreements with focus on Ukranian experience. Hosting a  delegation of Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria together with Ukrainian Center Read More

AHAPN urges FG to develop uniform salary structure for healthcare workers

September 22, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) has urged the federal government to develop a uniform salary structure for healthcare workers. The association made the call in a statement jointly signed by its national chairman Mr Olabode Ogunjemiyo and national secretary Mr Oladele Obikoya and made available to newsmen in Abakaliki.  The group also urged the Nigerian Medical Read More

Aregbesola, Oyetola’s aide at loggerheads over FG refund on roads

September 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The rift between Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state and his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola, Monday, got messier as aides to the two leaders of the same party, All Progressives Congress (APC), traded words. The state’s Commissioner for Works and Transport, Remi Omowaye and the former Commissioner for Home Affairs, Sikiru Ayedun, engaged in a public disagreement over the refund on Read More


Chinese firm to establish smart metering plant in Bayelsa

September 15, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

A Chinese high-tech company, Clou, and its Nigerian partners, Jumbo Goois Global Services, are set to establish a smart prepaid metering   assembly factory in Bayelsa state. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jumbo Goois Global Services, Mr. Timipre Ogoibiri, who led the delegation, disclosed this at Government House, Yenagoa, during a presentation to Governor Douye Diri on Tuesday. Presenting Read More

Anambra 2021: APC not planning to introduce open-grazing – Uba

September 8, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state, Senator Andy Uba has dismissed the rumour making the rounds that he has reached an agreement with the federal government that his administration would introduce open grazing if elected on the November 6 poll. Uba, who made this known in a statement signed by the director of his campaign Read More