FCTA celebrates senior citizens at retirement 

November 16, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration(FCTA) has vowed never to let down all the retired senior citizens, saying that their sacrifices while in service were the sure pillars upon which the administration’s successes stand. The Minister of State, FCT, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, stated this Wednesday night when 31 retired directors from 1st April to 30th June, 2023, were honoured for outstanding Read More

Seven years of PEWASH, the story so far

November 6, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration came up with Partnership for Expanded Water Supply, Sanitation, Hygiene, (PEWASH) initiative to resolve the challenge of lack of access to potable water in Nigeria. Since 2016, 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have keyed into the initiative with substantive results to show for it, JOHN OBA writes. As part of the developmental target Read More

How cassava flakes ‘Garri’ business booms in FCT

October 23, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

As the economic hardship persists in the country , the sale and consumption of cassava flakes popularly known as “garri”is currently experiencing an extraordinary boom, Madam Sherifat Abdulwahab , a trader at Dei-Dei market recounts her gains. ADEOLA AKINBOBOLA reports.  Garri business in the country has been yielding tremendous result since the federal government announced agriculture as a veritable alternative Read More

How Tinubu will lead Nigeria to a new dawn – Shettima

October 17, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Kashim Shettima said Monday in Beijing, China, that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu would lead Nigeria to a new dawn. Speaking at an interactive session with the Ambassador of Nigeria to China and staff of the Nigerian embassy, the Vice President expressed optimism that Nigeria would overcome its present challenges. The Vice President, who is in China to represent the Read More

Solid mineral’ll be Nigeria’s biggest revenue generating hub – Alake   

October 15, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Oladele Alake, has said the administration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu is committed to ensuring that the solid mineral sector becomes the biggest revenue generation hub of the country. He said for the present administration to achieve its vision of economic rejuvenation, all hands must be on deck. Alake said, “We have recognised the fortunes of the Read More

Parliamentary summit: Barau assures global community of people-centered legislations 

October 15, 2023 Taiye  Odewale 0

  The Deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin (APC Kano North)  has assured the global community of the commitment of the National Assembly to review the country’s laws to address the challenges facing the nation.  Senator Barau stated this at the just concluded 9th G20 Parliamentary Speakers Summit, held in New Delhi, India. Barau while making paper presentation on a Read More

APC and the challenges of managing victory

July 13, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

Our political parties have poor records of appreciating the architects of their electoral fortunes. It is part of the tragedy that has led to the lack of culture and tradition in our political parties as necessary institutional pillars of democracy. Here are some pieces of evidence. The late Chief Solomon Lar, first national chairman of PDP, led the party to Read More

Revealed! Economic challenges Tinubu should tackle in first 100 days

Tinubu was sworn in as president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Monday, May 29. In his inaugural speech, he promised to detail critical aspects of his programme in the next few days. Higher growth in the gross domestic product (GDP) stimulating the economy without triggering inflation, promoting domestic manufacturing, lessening import dependency, creating jobs and agriculture hubs, phasing Read More

Tinubu and the challenges of hope renewal

April 27, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

Here is belated news. The president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Jagaban of Borgu, has returned home from France. He stepped back into the cauldron of controversies. But that is Nigerian politics 102. Tinubu and the vice-president-elect, Kashima Shettima, have now moved into Defence House and thus put their feet in the door of the most famous residence in the country – Read More

How to make profit, expand crayfish business 

April 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Crayfish is popularly known and found in the eastern part of the country. Onyekachi Ona, a trader, says she started her small business with just N3,000 but it has paid her off in so many ways as she smiles to the bank. ADEOLA AKINBOBOLA writes.  Starting a business and nurturing it to an enviable height is the greatest challenge of Read More

Sinner into Miami semis after beating Ruusuvuori

March 30, 2023 Admin III 0

taly’s Jannik Sinner eased into the semifinals of the Miami Open after a comfortable 6-3, 6-1 win over Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori. The game was delayed for two hours by rain with Sinner 2-0 up in the second set but the stoppage did nothing to change the momentum of the match. In the last four, Sinner will face the winner of Read More

Buhari approves redesignation of State House Clinic to Medical Centre

March 23, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-designation of the State House Clinic back to Medical Centre. Permanent Secretary of State House Mr Tijjani Umar disclosed this Wednesday in Abuja after a pre-commissioning inspection of the new Presidential (VIP) Wing of the State House Medical Centre by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; Minister of Read More

How to start booming dry fish business in Abuja 

March 6, 2023 Admin III 0

In Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the sale and consumption of dry fish is currently experiencing an extraordinary boom, Madam Grace Ugwu , a dry fish trader in Kubwa modern market recounts her gains . ADEOLA AKINBOBOLA, writes.  Fish farming in the country has been yielding tremendous result since the federal government announced agriculture as a veritable alternative to Read More

Why Tinubu won 2023 presidential election – Awe 

March 5, 2023 Ojo Oladele 0

The political special adviser to the Ekiti state governor, Chief Jide Awe, has said that “the will of God that beats all political and religious permutations paved the way for the victory of All Progressives Congress (APC) flag- bearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu at the February 25th presidential election. Awe, a former chairman of APC in Ekiti state stated that Tinubu’s presidential victory Read More

No threat against 2023 polls – FG 

February 14, 2023 Agi Onda 0

Minister of Defence Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has expressed the determination of his ministry and indeed the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) to secure the country and provide the enabling environment for seamless general elections coming up February 25 and March 11, 2023. The minister gave the assurance Monday while briefing the media at the 25th edition of the PMB Read More

Making profit and expanding in crayfish business 

January 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Onyekachi Ona , a crayfish trader popular in the eastern part of the country says she started her small business with just N3,000, but has paid her off in so many ways as she smiles to the bank . ADEOLA AKINBOBOLA, writes.  Starting a business and nurturing it to an enviable height is the greatest challenge of many entrepreneurs, with Read More

Atiku will tackle insecurity, socio-economic vices as president –Tambuwal

January 11, 2023 Sidi A. Umar 0

Sokoto state governor, Barr Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has assured the people of Rabah local government that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has the capacity to tackle security challenges currently ravaging the country. Tambuwal, who stated this in Rabah town, headquarters of Rabah local government while addressing thousands of supporters during the PDP rally, said the presidential Read More

We won’t compromise election tribunal process, Appeal Court President assures Nigerians

January 9, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, Monday, warned staff against compromising the processes of the election tribunal. She said anyone who violates the processes and procedures with the view to compromising the outcomes will be sacked and prosecuted. The legal icon, who gave the warning at the opening ceremony of the capacity building workshop for election petition tribunal Read More

2023: Okowa targets over 1m votes in Delta 

January 3, 2023 Amarachi Okwara 0

Vice-presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and governor of Delta, Sen Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Tuesday, challenged Deltans to produce no fewer than one million votes for the party in the forthcoming general elections. Okowa said the votes would justify his emergence as running mate to the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and urged the people to make Read More

2023: Buhari tasks operatives on professionalism on classified materials

December 28, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday charged security agencies that would be engaged with various support services in the 2023 elections to maintain a high sense of professionalism. Speaking at the commissioning of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) newly acquired estate in Idu-Karmo, Abuja, the President urged the agencies to handle the distribution and monitoring of classified materials and other logistics ‘‘professionally Read More

Nigeria’s equity market: Weathering the storm in volatile times

December 27, 2022 Admin III 0

In the past 12 months, the Nigerian equity market recorded positive performance despite volatility in the global market and low economic activities resulting from insecurity problems, forex scarcity among others. AMAKA IFEAKANDU in this report x-rays factors that contributed to the growth trend of the market in 2022. Despite volatility in the global market, Nigeria stock market recorded good performance Read More