Pondei laments non-Passage of NDDC 2020 budget
Niger Delta people have been accused of frustrating the passage of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) 2020 budget and hindering the development of the region.
Victim of Ochadamu 2019 mayhem cries out for justice
The last may not have been heard of the infamous November 18, 2019, mayhem in Kogi’s Ejule community during which Mrs. Salome Abuh, a politician, was burnt alive in her home by assailants.
Akindele’s death is an irreparable loss to Nigeria, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of philanthropist and entrepreneur, High Chief Bode Akindele, as an irreparable loss to the country. The President, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina...
FG begins disbursement of conditional cash transfer in Osun State
The Federal Government may have begun the distribution of conditional cash transfer aimed at alleviating poverty and eliminating hunger to 15,000 beneficiaries earmarked for the scheme in Osun State.
Buhari swears in Chairman, members of FCC, RMAFC, others
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the new Chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka from Kwara, and 36 other members of the commission.
Buhari warns public servants against using their positions to influence government jobs, contracts
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned political appointees and other government officials against using their positions to bestow undue advantage on anyone seeking government jobs and other favours, saying this is antithetical to the character of the Administration.
Coronavirus puts flawed electricity tariff hike to test
Nigeria’s electricity supply industry faces yet another regulatory summersault, as the National Assembly, on Monday, toppled plans to increase cost of electricity supply by as much as 50 per cent.
Buhari inaugurates N1 trillion gas pipeline to boost electricity, others
President Muhammadu Buhari, in company of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and his Kaduna counterpart, Nasir El-Rufai, as well as the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva...
Buhari pledges speedy completion of $2.5bn AKK Gas Pipeline Project
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja affirmed the Nigerian government’s commitment to ensure timely delivery of the landmark Ajakuota-Kaduna-Kano Gas (AKK) gas pipeline project within budgetary allocation and specifications.
NPA dismisses allegation of $1b cloned account
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has denied having any cloned account with hidden $1billion, describing the allegation as baseless. A petitioner, John Okpurhe, had earlier petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami....
FG lifts ban on interstate travel, okays local flights
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the lifting of restrictions on interstate travel effective tomorrow. He also extended the second phase of the relaxed lockdown by four weeks beginning Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to midnight of Monday, July 27, 2020.
Nigeria, others face $44 billion financing gaps despite huge loans
Still struggling to deal with the impact of the coronavirus on their economies, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said Nigeria and other countries in the sub-Saharan African (SSA) region would need additional financing needs of over $110 billion.