Panel on borders submits report
Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, yesterday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon receive the report of a presidential committee set up to advise the presidency
FG hopeful of Second Niger Bridge’s completion by 2022
The Federal Government has expressed optimism about the completion of the Second Niger Bridge by 2022, adding that the project
Nigeria boosts refining capacity with new 5,000bpd refinery
Nigeria’s quest to refine its white products got a lift yesterday, as President Muhammadu Buhari, inaugurated a 5,000 barrel per day (bpd) refinery, and the groundbreaking for another 45,000 refineries expected to be completed within two years.
Uproar in Senate over compensation for victims of #EndSARS protests
The move to seek compensation for states and individuals who suffered losses during the destruction that trailed the #EndSARS protests generated concerns and uproar in the Senate yesterday.
Modular refineries to eliminate fuel importation, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said establishment of modular refineries would make petroleum products readily available and eliminate their importation in the country.
Northern Elders’ Forum blames Buhari for insecurity in region
The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has blamed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for the spate of insecurity in north. The Forum, in a statement, yesterday, by its Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, also decried the slow pace of the work on the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano Highway.
Ayo Adebanjo says maladministration caused recession, not COVID-19
Elder statesman and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday, chided President Muhammadu Buhari administration, saying maladministration caused the sliding into recession, and not COVID-19 pandemic.
Respite, as government approves release of goods stuck at Seme border
The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), which is coordinating the border closure exercise, has approved the release of over N130 billion goods stuck at the Seme border, more than one year after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the abrupt closure of the borders.
COVID-19 caused recession – Buhari
As Nigeria slips into recession for the second time in five years, President Muhammadu Buhari, says it came about because of the severity of the global downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
FG’s alibi for botched meeting agitates South South leaders
Bland. Insulting. Demeaning. Those were adjectives used by leaders of the South/South geopolitical zone as they angrily dismissed the excuses given by the Presidency over the failure of its delegation