Sports ministry mulls school participation in research curriculum

February 3, 2024 Admin II 0

The Hon. Minister of Sports Development Sen. John Owan Enoh has revealed that  the ministry is ready to partner with schools in the development of a sports research curriculum ,in collaboration with expatriates  The Minister disclosed this when the Vice Chancellor , David Umahi Federal University of Health Science paid him a courtesy visit in his office at Mashood Abiola Read More

Humanitarian Ministry: What the presidential probe panel should do

January 24, 2024 Zayyad I. Muhammad 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has set up a six-person special presidential committee to reposition Nigeria’s social investment programme, with Wale Edun, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, as its leader. The panel’s mandate is to investigate, review and reposition the programmes of the National Social Investment Agency (NSIPA).  These include the N-Power Programme, the Conditional Cash Read More

I’m committed to delivering on ministry’s mandate – New Environment permanent secretary 

January 23, 2024 Admin II 0

The new Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mahmud Adam Kambari, has pledged his commitment to support and cooperate with the management and staff to deliver on the mandate of the ministry. The Permanent Secretary, who disclosed on his first day in office in Abuja, added that he is committed to fostering an environment that encourages open communication, where every staff Read More

Group hails Tinubu on swift action over sleaze in humanitarian affairs ministry

January 16, 2024 Donald Iorchir 0

An Abuja based civil rights organisation, Empowerment for Unemployed Youths Initiative, has commented President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for acting decisively to address the alleged fraud and monumental corruption in the Ministry of Humanitarian and Poverty Alleviation. This followed the suspension of the Minister, Dr. Betta Edu and and Hajia Halima Shehu, the National Coordinator, Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA) for Read More

Ministry bids farewell to Permanent Secretary

January 15, 2024 John Oba 0

The outgoing Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation, Mrs Didi Esther Walson-Jack, has bidden farewell to the staff of the ministry following her redeployment to the Federal Ministry of Education. The former Permanent Secretary in a heartfelt valedictory speech at an emergency senior management meeting Friday in Abuja, commended the collective effort, dedication, hard work, and commitment Read More

Police ministry holds retreat for staff, assures on improved Police Force

December 22, 2023 Helen Oji 0

The Minister of Police Affairs, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, has assured on the ministry’s determonation to ensure a better and more efficient Police Force for the country with improved service delivery to Nigerians. A press statement by the Ministry’s spokesperson, Bolaji Kazeem, Thursday in Abuja, disclosed that the ministry has engaged its top management staff in a two-day retreat to brainstorm Read More

IITA, others hail agric ministry perm sec over meritorious service

December 18, 2023 Admin III 0

International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, (IITA) and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector have commended the meritorious service of the outgoing Permanent Secretary, in the ministry, Dr. Ernest Umakhihe who retired from active service. A statement by the Assistant Director, Information in the Ministry, Mr. Ezeaja Ikemefuna, the stakeholders organised a farewell dinner to honour the Permanent Secretary for his Read More

Trade ministry clarifies budget for WTO office

December 15, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

Details of the Federal Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investments budget for 2024, released recently have showed that the N1.6billion earmarked for the World Trade Organisation office in Geneva was meant to cover the personnel and overhead costs of the staff of the department as well as providing capital for its operation for the year. A section of the media Read More

At last, Oyedepo’s son begins own ministry

November 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Pastor Isaac Oyedepo, the son of Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, has unveiled his own ministry, The Isaac Oyedepo Evangelistic Ministries. Isaac Oyedepo shared a YouTube video titled “Unveiling of the Isaac Oyedepo Evangelistic Ministries” on his X account on Tuesday. In the YouTube video, Bishop David Oyedepo, his father, not only ministered but Read More

Solid minerals ministry revokes licences of 1,633 miners

November 22, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The Ministry of Solid Minerals Development has revoked the licences of 1,633 miners over inability to pay statutory fees to the federal government, despite making huge amount of money from mining. The 1, 633 mineral titles revoked are as follows: Exploration Licence (536), Quarry Licence (279), Small Scale Mining Licence (787) and Mining Lease (31). Addressing the press Tuesday in Read More

Centre LSD, ministry produce revised guidelines to boost solid minerals sector

November 16, 2023 Binta Shama 0

African Centre for Leadership, Strategy & Development (Centre LSD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Solid Mineral Development (MSMD), Thursday, produced a revised guideline for the preparation of Community Development Agreements (CDA) advance the Solid Mineral Sector, however, attract investment to the nation. Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake said, the Communities are becoming more aware and vocal with Read More

FG re-affirms commitment to professionalise youth ministry Donald Iorchir

November 10, 2023 Admin III 0

The federal government has reaffirmed its commitment to professionalize the Federal Ministry of Youth Development to provide a strong base for youth workers just like other professional ministries such as the Federal Ministries of Health and that of Education. The Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, said this Thursday in Abuja while delivering her speech in an occasion Read More

Police ministry perm sec lauds NPF

October 17, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, has lauded the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for putting their lives, welfare, and livelihood at stake to protect the citizens, stating that members of the Force deserved the best applause in the country. The ministry’s Deputy Director, Press, Bolaji O. Kazeem, who made this known in a press statement, on Read More

The Northeast in the  Federal Ministry of Agriculture

September 14, 2023 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

As freshly-harvested foodstuff  arrive the markets and altering the widely-acknowledged countrywide high food prices gradually, it will be historically appropriate  to make public  the unique contribution of  the Northeast geo-political zone to the  development of  agricultural sector in Nigeria.  The zone produced nine Ministers of Agriculture from 1966 when the Ministry was created to date. It is intriguing that the Read More

Goronyo: A technocrat/political strategist at Water Ministry

August 30, 2023 Ahmad Muhammad Danyaro 0

“No man without vision will ever realise any high hope orundertake any high enterprise” The appointment of Barrister Bello Muhammad Goronyo as Minister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation by President Bola Tinubu shows the readiness of the renewed hope administration to provide sustainable access to safe and sufficient water to meet the cultural and socio-economic needs of Nigerians in Read More

Ministry sensitises community on proper waste management

July 11, 2023 Admin III 0

In a bid to have a clean environment, the Federal Ministry of Environment has taken sanitation to Kuchingoro area in the FCT to sensitise the community on the need for proper waste management. The sensitisation campaign was part of the activities to commemorate this year’s National Environmental Sanitation Day with the Theme: ” Promoting Sustainable Waste Management for a Healthy Read More

Ministry empowers 100 vulnerable Yobe women, girls

April 28, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Thursday commenced a two-day economic empowerment training programme for 100 vulnerable women and girls in Yobe state. The economic empowerment is to facilitate protection and ensure proper reintegration of women and girls affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. Declaring the training open, the minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Faruq, said Read More

Ministry, stakeholders launch reference guide to combat wildlife, forest crimes in Nigeria

March 13, 2023 Admin III 0

In other to tackle illegal wildlife, the environment ministry in collaboration with stakeholders recently launched the Rapid Reference Guild to combat wildlife and forest crimes in Nigeria. HELEN OJI reports. The environment ministry had continue to collaborate with relevant stakeholders to support initiative towards the conservation of wildlife and biodiversity in the country. The Rapid Reference Guide is for prosecutors Read More

After Buhari’s order, humanitarian affairs ministry inaugurates transition committee

March 8, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has inaugurated a handing over notes, collation and transition committee, in line with the Presidential Transition Council’s directive. The committee was inaugurated, Tuesday, by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, at the ministry’s conference room, Federal Secretariat, Abuja, with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Nasir Read More

FG set to concession 6 hydropower dams through PPP

February 15, 2023 John Oba 0

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Water Resources is set to concession six hydropower dams through Public Private Partnership (PPP). The Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu stated this on Tuesday while declaring a workshop with the theme, “Effective Utilisation of Impounded Water in Dam Reservoirs” open in Abuja. Adamu said the participation of the Private Sector in Read More

38 months without salary

February 8, 2023 Comrade Mashema Mashema, 0

Imagine living for 38 months as a civil servant without your salary being paid. Imagine your salary being withheld for no reasonable justification. Imagine the economic, psychological, and health trauma you and your dependants will face. This is the true story of Haruna Ibrahim, a civil servant with the the Bauchi state Ministry of Environment and Forestry with PSN821312. Haruna, Read More