We’ve taken bold decisions to change Nigeria’s economic fortune – Shettima

December 5, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Kashim Shettima said Monday that the federal government, under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has taken bold and courageous decisions that would change Nigeria’s economic fortune in the long run. The Vice President said this when he received the management of the National Institute for Security Studies (NISS) led by the Commandant, Alhaji Ayodele Adeleke, at Read More

Senate seeks upward review of constituency project fund 

November 17, 2023 Taiye  Odewale 0

   The Senate Thursday called for an increase in the amount given to lawmakers as funds for  Constituency Projects on yearly basis. It  also however  threw out a bill seeking to provide an Act to provide for Constituency and other Special Projects in the Annual Budget of the Federation and for Related Matters. The bill sponsored by Senator Babaginda Hussaini Read More

Kebbi: Proffer solutions to building collapse, Idris tells architects 

November 15, 2023 Muhammad Sadisu Abubakar 0

  Governor Nasir Idris Kebbi state has tasked the Nigerian Institute of Architects to proffer solutions to the incessant building collapse in parts of the country. Governor Idris made the call in a message to the opening of the 2023 Annual General Meeting/Conference and 21st Anniversary celebration of the Kebbi state chapter of the Institute in Birnin Kebbi, Wednesday. Dr. Idris Read More

Global Surveyors’ Day: NIS tasks Nigerians on qualified surveyors

March 22, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Chairman of Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) Kaduna state chapter, Surveyor Daudu Andrew, has urged Nigerians to avoid quacks and always engage qualified surveyors in their building projects to ensure quality work and avoid building collapse. Speaking in Kaduna while marking the 2023 Global Surveyors’ Day, Surveyor Andrew stated that surveyors and survey plans were crucial in any building construction all Read More

Operation return Governor Sule

March 13, 2023 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Going by results of the February 25, 2023 presidential and National Assembly elections in Nasarawa state, one may be tempted to say, on the surface, that the re-election bid of  Governor Abdullahi Sule is hanging in the air. Fact of the matter, however, is that the dynamics of Saturday’s gubernatorial election are different from those of two weeks ago. The Read More

Okowa warns Omo-Agege against scoring cheap political points 

March 13, 2023 Amaechi Okwara 0

Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the just concluded presidential election, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday cautioned the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege to stop deceiving Deltans with lies in order score cheap political points. The governor of Delta state who criticised Omo-Agege at the media interaction with journalists shortly after the inauguration of the new Read More

Present government in Oyo full of leadership failure – Folarin

November 29, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Oyo state, Senator Teslim Folarin, has disclosed that the present administration in the state is full of continuous leadership failure. Speaking at the official flag-off of the APC campaign for the 2023 elections, held at Oba Adeyemi III Arcade in Oyo town, on Monday, Senator Folarin said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Read More

Capital market crucial to economic recovery – Amosun

November 17, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme Abuja 0

The capital market in Nigeria has been described as important to the economy of the nation as it is capable of providing government the much needed revenue for infrastructural development. This was stated by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ibikunle Amosun during the budget defense by the Securities and Exchange Commission in Abuja. Senator Amosun Read More

Buhari reveals how much Nigeria needs to bridge infrastructure gap in 10 years

November 3, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari said $1.5 trillion is the cumulative estimated amount needed by Nigeria over a ten-year period to achieve an appreciable level of the National Infrastructure Stock. The President said this Tuesday in Glasgow at a COP26 high-level side event on improving global infrastructure hosted by President Joe Biden of the United States, EU Commission President, Von Der Leyen Read More

Anambra poll: Group wants APGA voted out

November 1, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

Ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold November 6, Coalition for True Democracy (CTD), has described the government of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra as a colossal failure, which doesn’t deserve commendation. In a statement on Monday in Awka, Anambra state, the coordinator of the group, Mr. Samuel Okolo said what APGA has succeeded in taking the Read More

Sealing leakages: The OAGF’s efforts and initiatives

October 1, 2021 Ibrahim Muhammad 0

The idea of dwindling economy explains an occurrence wherein an economy is in a state of financial turmoil, often the result of a period  of  negative  activity  based  on  the  country’s Gross  Domestic Product (GDP) rate.  In recent history, the  crash in global oil price and the global pandemic jointly made the problem of dwindling economy a  global  phenomenon.  This occurrence, undesired as it were, in Read More

Our present challenges ‘ll soon be over – Bala

October 1, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

Bauchi state Governor Bala Abdukadir Mohammed has urged Nigerians to continue making sacrifice so the country can remain on the path of greatness. The governor made the call Thursday in a goodwill message to Nigerians on the occasion of its 61st independence anniversary in Bauchi. He said: “The  61st Independence anniversary should be used to reflect  on the struggle and Read More

Breaking: Buhari orders Twitter back if…speaks on COVID-19, agriculture, insecurity, others *Read President’s full speech on Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary

October 1, 2021 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a conditional lifting of ban on micro-blogging site, Twitter. Buhari who disclosed this during his broadcast on Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary on Friday.The President also spoke on other crucial National issues. Read his full speech… INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY Read More

Philanthropy: Touching lives where it matters

September 20, 2021 Admin III 0

These days, it is rare to see anyone touching the lives of others expecting nothing, but it’s a different case for this Nasarawa state-born businessman. MUAZU ABARI reports. In every human society, icons emerge in the socio-economic and political affairs to touch the lives of people and ultimately contribute their quota to the development of that society. That is why Read More

I ‘ll fully implement women affirmative action if elected Benue gov – Igbawua

September 18, 2021 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

The Chairman of all governorship aspirants in Benue state for the 2023 elections on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Chille Igbawua, has expressed readiness to fully implement the 30 per cent women affirmative action, if elected governor of the state. A statement by the Media Coordinator for the Governorship Consultative Team, Mr Andrew Oota, said the aspirant Read More

Bauchi gov a patriot, ‘ll never join APC, Northern youth leaders tell FFK

September 18, 2021 Admin III 0

A frontline group made up of over 100 youth groups, Northern Youths Leaders Forum (NYLF) has described claims by former Aviation Minister, Chief Fami Fani-Kayode (FFK), that he would influence Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, and two other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to dump their party as lame and laughable. NYLF President, Comrade Elliot Afiyo, expressed this at Read More

In Akwa Ibom, Senator bags leadership award

September 11, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Distinguish Senator representing Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Akon Eyakenyi, has been honoured with an African Icon Leadership Merit Award. Eyakenyi, who received the award in Uyo, dedicated it to her constituents, saying that they were the backbones behind her successes in her political journey. Consequently, the Ntisong Ibibio III, His imperial majesty Obong Read More

We’re committed to developing FCT rural communities – Minister

September 10, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

FCT Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has restated the commitment of her presebt administration to develop rural communities in line with the presidential deliverables. The minister stated this at the official inauguration of landmark projects executed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council. She also said in line with the current administration’s philosophy of continuity, Read More

FCT FA, Fosla Academy set to partner on grassroots football development

September 6, 2021 Admin III 0

Federal Capital Territory Football Association (FCT FA) chairman, Alhaji Abba Mouktar Mohammed, has constituted a five-man committee to work with Fosla Academy on the modalities for the development of grassroots football development in the Capital city. The FA boss made the pronouncement at the weekend when he received the Champions of the rejuvenated National Principals Cup, FOSLA Academy Karshi-Abuja in Read More

UniAbuja leture series: NDDC repositioned to better develop Niger Delta – Offi

September 2, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun 0

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced thorough internal reforms that will reposition the agency and properly empower it to implement its mandate as the foremost driving force in the development of the region. Acting Administrator and Executive Secretary of the NDDC, Barrister Effiong Okon Akwa, who made this known in Abuja Tuesday, stated that the endless agitations in Read More

APC states to allocate, release 15% annual budget for healthcare delivery

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a Read More

NEDC: Appraising House of Reps Accountability Report

August 22, 2021 Admin III 0

The Managing Director (MD) of the North East Development Commission (NEDC) Alhaji Mohammed Goni Alkali is a rare breed. His honesty, transparency and uprightness in the discharge of his responsibilities at the NEDC are seldom in most Nigerians. His public actions in the management of people and resources are unlike the general known character of Nigerians. Months back, the House Read More

Journalists thumb up Okowa on N425bn 2022 budget

August 12, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Asaba Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Delta state council, Thursday, lauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for proactive steps taken in approving the 2022 budget proposal of N425 billion. The commendation was part of the resolutions reached during the monthly meeting of the chapel held at the secretariat in Asaba. Journalists particularly noted the emphasis which the budget Read More