Oyetola restates FG’s commitment to repositioning blue economy

November 28, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola has restated the commitment of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration to reposition the nation’s maritime sector in line with its agenda for economic growth and development. He disclosed that his ministry had already mapped out plans on how to revamp the maritime industry, noting that the plans cover areas such as security, Read More

Why SAATM is critical to Africa, Keyamo tells leaders

November 15, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

  The realism is that the Single Africa Air Transport Market (SAATM) will play a tremendous role in the development of a receptive diplomatic relations and ease of doing business within the Africa continent, Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo has said. He spoke at the opening ceremony of the 24th edition of the Yamoussoukro Decision (YD) Week Read More

Igoche, Odah hail Sam Oguche’s basketball tourney

November 14, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Basketball stakeholders have commended Sam Oguche for his constant effort towards basketball development in Nigeria. The former Nigeria Basketball International is currently organising the third edition in the year 2023 of the Sam Oguche/Bullet Energy Drink Invitational Tournament. In his commendation message on Tuesday, Mr. Igoche Mark, said the zest and commitment that Oguche has shown towards giving back through Read More

We’re working towards realising Nigeria’s full potential – Tinubu 

November 13, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Tinubu assured weekend that he was determined to ensure that the full potential of the country is realised for the benefit of all Nigerians. The president said this in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, while fielding questions from journalists after performing Umrah exercise. He said the federal government has, in the last couple of months, embarked on various reforms, programmes Read More

Eno restates commitment to pay bursary to Akwa Ibom students

November 10, 2023 Uko Etim 0

Akwa Ibom governor Pastor Umo Eno has restated his commitment to pay bursary to students of the state studying in tertiary institutions across the country. Eno, who made the pledge in Uyo, on Friday during a round-table meeting with student leaders from clusters in the students’ community, urged them to shun anti-social behaviours. Eno, was represented by his personal assistant Read More

Nigerians appreciate soldiers’ efforts to protect us from external aggression  – Ajadi 

November 8, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bullion Go-Neat Global Limited, Ambassador Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo, has lauded the Nigerian soldiers for their unwavering dedication and hard work in protecting the country’s territory. Speaking with journalists, Tuesday at the celebration of over 60 soldiers promoted from private ranks to Warrant Officers at the 174 Battalion of the Nigeria Army at Read More

Keep abreast of best practices, Niger AG urges state counsels 

November 7, 2023 Aideloje Ojo  0

  Niger state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice,  Nasir Muazu,  has called on state counsels/ prosecutors to keep abreast of best practices in handling legal  and administrative services in line with government’s commitment towards providing good governance to the people.  The commissioner stated this, Tuesday in Minna, while declaring open a 2-day refresher seminar for state counsels from the Read More

Benue Links: I inherited N261m debt on assumption of office – GM 

October 31, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The acting General Manager (GM) of Benue Links Nigeria Limited, Mr. Alexander Fanafa Tuesday disclosed that he inherited a debt burden of over two hundred and sixty one million  (N261million) from the past administration on assumption of office. Fanafa made this known in an interview with newsmen in his office in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. He said though the Read More

Foundation urges students, parents to inculcate good values 

October 29, 2023 Paul Okah 0

  A non-governmental organisation, Open Africa Foundation, has charged secondary school students and parents to inculcate the right values, with the firm belief that with hardwork and commitment, they can build a new Nigeria. Speaking in Abuja weekend, during an annual conference organised for secondary school students in FCT, chairman of the foundation and a United Kingdom-based forensic expert, Tunji Aworinde, Read More

NYSC trains PR/protocol staff at FRCN, NTA schools 

October 26, 2023 John Oba 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management  said it is ready to send its public relations and protocol officers to be trained at the FRCN Training School, the NTA TV College, as well as NIPR training programmes as part of efforts to equip them for optimal discharge of their responsibility of projecting the scheme’s in good light. The director general, Read More

Armed Forces Day: Tinubu approves N18bn life assurance policy fallen heroes’ families

October 26, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Wednesday launched the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance emblem in honour of the country’s fallen heroes, an annual event organised by the Nigerian Legion. Speaking at the event which took place at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, the President said he has approved N18 billion for the Group Life Assurance benefits and other entitlements for Read More

Malagi reiterates FG’s commitment to broadcasting, digital entertainment 

October 24, 2023 Segun Odunewu 0

The Minister for Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has pledged his support and commitment to the growth and development of the broadcast and digital entertainment industry in Nigeria. The minister stated this in his address while declaring open the 2023 AFRICAST organised by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Lagos,  Tuesday, with the theme: “Broadcast Content: Synergy, Finance, and Read More

Edo council introduces essay competition to honour Dele Giwa 

October 24, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

The chairman of Etsako Central local government area in Edo state, Solomon Obomighie, has introduced essay competition among secondary schools in the council. The move is geared towards immortalising the late legendary journalist, Dele Giwa. Obomighie said the competition would provide a platform for young writers and journalists in the local government to know more about Giwa, express their thoughts Read More

2024 Hajj: Yobe working to airlift pilgrims from cargo airport – Buni 

October 23, 2023 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state government has concluded arrangements to fix runway landing lights, the last requirement for night flight operations, to enable the state airlift its pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the next Hajj exercise, from the Muhammadu Buhari International Cargo Airport, Damaturu. Governor Mai Mala Buni, who Monday visited the Global Engineering Contractors and Inspectors, manufacturers of the equipment in Spain, expressed Read More

Law School alumni thumb up Lagos commissioner on performance 

October 23, 2023 Adewale Ajayi 0

Lagos State commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo AbdulWahab, has been commended for doing the right thing by making Lagos state a safer and cleaner environment. He was also adjudged as an added value to the society that will discharge his duty without blemish. This view was expressed by his colleagues of class 2000 of the Nigerian Law School  at a reception Read More

Airport security: FAAN assures of safety, commends workers

October 22, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured airlines and stakeholders in the country’s aviation industry of its readiness to safeguard their operations and safety of equipment. Managing Director of FAAN, Mr. Kabir Mohammed Yusuf said the security of aerodrome remains topmost in his administration’s agenda to improve the state of the nation’s airports infrastructure alongside the welfare of Read More

Adeleke hails Adeniyi’s confirmation as Customs CG 

October 22, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

  Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has lauded President Bola Tinubu, for deeming it fit to confirm Mr. Bashir Adeniyi, as the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service. He appreciated Tinubu for recognising the capability of Adeniyi to drive his agenda in the paramilitary outfit, saying his confirmation is a bold assertion of the president’s commitment to redirect Customs for more Read More

Kwara, Oyo, Niger governor seet Alake, resolve to collaborate for mining sector devt

October 19, 2023 Emeka Nze  0

  The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Dele Alake, Thursday, hosted the governors of Kwara state, Abdulrahman Abdulrasak, Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, and Niger state, Hon. Umar Bago, in his office.  Speaking to the press after the meeting, Niger state governor, Hon. Bago revealed that issues around revalidating licenses given to mining companies who have gone out of their Read More

FG assures more commitment to STI

October 18, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Minister, Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Uche Nnaji has revealed, that the federal government is always ready to support indigenous innovators and inventors to advance Nigeria’s economy. He disclosed this, during the certification of patents, to 18 innovators and researchers organised by the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), in Abuja, on Tuesday. According to him, that Read More

FCT: Tinubu appoints Adedayo Benjamin-Laniyi mandate secretary women affairs 

October 16, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad  0

   President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mrs. Adedayo Benjamins-Laniyi as the Mandate Secretary for the newly created Women Affairs Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).  According to a statement issued Monday by the Director Press, Office of the Minister, Anthony Ogunleye, “Mrs. Adedayo Benjamins-Laniyi, born in 1965 and hails from Ogun state, was appointed 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

FG re-commits to sustainable technology in Nigeria

October 12, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitments towards achieving sustained technological development and advancement in the country. The Minister of Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (FMSTI) Mr Uche Nnaji, stated this at the commissioning of the new National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) headquarters building in Abuja on Tuesday. Nnaji promised to continue to provide the Read More

5,187 take Ambrose Alli varsity 40th matriculation oaths 

October 12, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

No fewer than 5,187 students, cutting across 63 programmes of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Tuesday, took their Matriculation oaths in accordance with laid down rules guiding studentship at the Edo state-owned university. Administering the oath on the matriculants, the acting vice chancellor of the institution, Professor Asomwan Sonnie Adagbonyin, enjoined the students to approach their studies with all dedication and Read More

States owe NECO N5.5bn for 11 years – Registrar 

October 10, 2023 Aideloje Ojo  0

  The National Examination Council (NECO) has been owed a total of N5.5 billion since 2012, the Registrar of the council, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, has said.  Prof Wushishi disclosed this Tuesday while releasing the 2023 SSCE results in Minna.  Although the Registrar did not name the states involved in the debt, he explained that the governments of affected states usually Read More