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Edo: Why we defected to APC – PDP defectors

November 4, 2019 Admin III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defectors from Ovia South West, in Benin said Monday Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state spread infrastructural development across the state is commendable. The leader of the delegation, Mr Pere Ejune, gave the commendation when he led other members on a courtesy visit to Edo Government House, Benin, to formally announced their defection from (PDP) Read More

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Ondo: Rotimi Akeredolu’s 3-year performance in perspectives

October 6, 2019 Admin III 0

At a time when electorates are taking stocks of what they call democracy dividends in their respective states, it’s a different stroke for residents of Ondo state who say the performance of the government is below average. BARNABAS OLABISI writes. In modern democratic experiment, the provision of roads and other infrastructural developments had always been the basis for measuring the Read More

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FCE Okene: I assumed office at a period of growing demands but lean resources – Dr Hassan

October 3, 2019 Admin III 0

Dr Umar Hassan is the current provost of Federal College of Education (FCE) Okene, Kogi state. At a press conference to mark his two years in office recently, spoke to SALIHU OYIBO on his numerous achievements in infrastructural development, staff and student welfare as well as  his projection for the institution in the next two years. You have just clocked two years Read More

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Obiano presents 2020 budget of N137.1bn

September 27, 2019 Admin III 0

Anambra state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has presented the 2020 appropriation estimate of N137.1 billion to the state House of Assembly. The budget entitled “Accelerating Infrastructural Development and Youth Empowerment,’ is less than 2019 Budget estimate of N157.1 billion, entitled “Budget for sustained Economic Growth and Youth Empowerment’’. Presenting the budget to the assembly, the governor explained that the budget Read More

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Gombe: Gov Inuwa to complete 11.5 kilometre road

July 15, 2019 Admin III 0

Gombe state Governor Alhaji Mohammad Inuwa Yahaya has promised to complete the 11.5 km Mallam Inna-Kurba-Titi-Kundulum and Arawa road awarded at N1.7 billion in 2017 and abandoned by the immediate past governor. The Governor stated this during an inspection visit of the project located in the outskirt of the state capital, where he floored the immediate past Governor of the Read More

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Zulum assures completion of Dikwa- Gamboru- Ngala road rehabilitation

July 14, 2019 Admin III 0

In a bid to ensure free and easy movement of goods and people between Nigeria and Chad Republic, Borno state Governor Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum Sunday, inspected the road rehabilitation between Dikwa and Ngala local government areas. Prof. Zulum while inspecting the road rehabilitation at logomani in Dikwa said he was overwhelmed by the level of work done adding that Read More

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NBRRI to address SDGs via infrastructure

July 8, 2019 Admin III 0

The Nigerian Building & Road Research Institute (NBRRI) recently in Abuja, held her international conference series for 2019 with the theme; Construction Practices in Nigeria: Issues, Prospects & Solutions. BINTA SHAMA reports. Duna Studieshave shown that  countries like China, United States of America and Japan are generally seen as the most advanced countries compared to others today, forgetting that in Read More

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NSE set to accelerate Islamic finance in Nigeria

June 17, 2019 Admin III 0

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in partnership with REDmoney Group, is set to hold the inaugural edition of the Islamic Finance Nigeria (IFN) . The Forum themed, “Harnessing the Islamic Finance Sector for Infrastructure Development and Economic Growth”,  according to the Exchange  is aimed at promoting the growth and development of the Nigerian Islamic Finance industry and facilitate the growth Read More

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Democracy Day: FCT residents urge FG to pay attention to security

June 13, 2019 Admin III 0

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called on the federal government to improve on security in parts of the country, as Nigerians mark maiden June 12 Democracy Day. June 12 has now replaced May 29 as Democracy Day in Nigeria, after President Muhammadu Buhari had assented to the Public Holidays Act Amendment Bill. The residents made the call in separate Read More

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FEC approves contracts for construction, rebab of 10 roads for N169. 74bn

May 5, 2019 Admin III 0

The Federal Executive Council has approved the award of N169.74 Billion contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 10 roads across the country. Also, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has stated that the projects would enhance Federal Government’s objective of improving transportation infrastructure and restoring the nation’s road network as part of implementation of the Read More

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Buhari commissions N1.4b dual carriage roads, drainage within FUD

May 1, 2019 Admin III 0

President Muhammad Buhari has commissioned 4.5 kilometre roads project worth N1.4 Billion within the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa state. President Buhari, represented by the Minister of interior rtd Lt General Abdurrahman Bello Dambazau (rtd) said the project was funded by the office of the secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF through the ecological office. “No part of the Read More

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Past govts lacked integrity – Osinbajo

March 28, 2019 Admin III 0

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the major problem facing Nigeria was the lack of integrity on the part of its leaders. According to him, the ugly trend reared its head especially with past leadership of the country. He stated the remarks while speaking at the 11th colloquium of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Bola Tinubu, on Thursday. Osinbajo, Read More

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IFC to help Lagos improve municipal infrastructure, increase revenues

January 9, 2019 Admin III 0

 The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Lagos state Government have announced a memorandum of understanding under which IFC will seek to provide advisory services to enhance infrastructure development and strengthen Lagos’ long-term financial sustainability. IFC’s advisory services will be designed to improve procurement for key transport projects and support project development in areas Read More

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2019: Your choice of leaders will determine Nigeria’s destiny -Ortom

December 25, 2018 Admin III 0

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, says the choice of leaders 2019: Your choice of leaders will determine Nigeria’s destiny -Ortom will be voted for in the 2019 general elections will determine the quality of administration and the destiny of the country. Ortom, who urged Nigerians to ensure they elect the right caliber of candidates in the forthcoming 2019 polls, warned Read More

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15,333 to graduate from Minna College

November 30, 2018 Admin III 0

College of Education Minna will on Saturday confer the National Certificate of Education (NCE) on 15,333 students in a combined convocation. The Provost of the college, Professor Yakubu Muhammad Auna stated this yesterday in a pre convocation press conference in Minna. He said that over 7,000 backlog of results have been cleared adding that students will get their certificates earlier than Read More

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Yaman accepts Abdulrasaq’s guber candidacy

November 2, 2018 Admin III 0

One of the aggrieved governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Kwara State, Alhaji Shuaibu Yaman, has accepted the outcome of the party’s primaries that produced Alhaji AbdulRahaman Abdulrasaq as its flag bearer for 2019 election.   He also appealed to his supporters to accept the outcome as the will of God even as he Read More

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Salary increase: The implication and Labour’s role, by Hassan Gimba

October 1, 2018 Admin III 0

The organised labour finally called out its members on a nationwide warning strike Thursday after growing fed up, rightly or wrongly, with what it saw as federal government’s dithering on the issue of negotiating and implementing a new national minimum wage. It is not the first time government and Labour are squaring it off on the issue of minimum wage. Read More

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@ 58, we’ve come a long way – Buhari

October 1, 2018 Admin III 0

Being the national broadcast by H.E MUHAMMADU BUHARI President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 58TH Independence Anniversary, 1ST October, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, therefore, give thanks Read More

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Ambode denies endorsing Sanwoolu

September 21, 2018 Admin III 0

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has denied reports that he had withdrawn from the 2019 governorship race. Reports had emerged on social media that the governor had stepped down from the 2019 gubernatorial race and had endorsed Jide Sanwoolu as the governorship candidate for APC. But reacting, Ambode in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, said Read More

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APC will give better dividends of democracy – Darangi

September 13, 2018 Admin III 0

A senatorial aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Sale Sahbi Darangi has promised better dividends of democracy in 2019. Darangi, a former gubernatorial aspirant in Niger state spoke Tuesday in Abuja shortly after he picked his nomination form from the APC headquarters to run for Niger North senatorial district. Speaking to journalists, he said:”I feel very elated Read More

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Borrowing from China: DMO says no reason to panic

September 13, 2018 Admin III 0

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has assured that there is no reason to panic over the amount of money borrowed from China by the federal government. The Nigerian debts manager says in a statement yesterday in Abuja that it has observed that there have been various comments in recent times about borrowing by developing countries from China. “The comments seem Read More

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Tag Atiku corrupt, face libel – Campaign Team

June 29, 2018 Admin III 0

Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has said his persistent quest to rule Nigeria has been driven by passion to provide visionary leadership that will inspire infrastructural development and industrialisation. This lingering passion, the former vice president argued, has been fired by the absence of visionary leadership epitomised by infrastructural deficiency, unemployment, festering insecurity occasioned Read More

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No reservation against 5% fuel levy in PIGB- NUPENG, PENGASSAN

April 4, 2018 Admin III 0

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), have said they have no reservations against the five percent fuel levy in the harmonised Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) recently passed by the National Assembly. The harmonised version of the PIGB includes a five per cent fuel Read More