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Transportation : FCTA To Roll Out Buses

By Ekemini Ubong   Transit crime popularly known as “One Chance” will soon be a thing of the past as the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA has concluded plans to take delivery of buses to serve commuters in the nation's capital. FCT Minister, Mr. Nyesom Wike stated this during an interactive with the Estate Developers and Residents Association in the FCT on disagreements over fees for the issuance of Certificate […]

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Education: FG Seeks Support From Gates Foundation

The Federal Government has identified education and skills development as a panacea for addressing poverty and hunger in Nigeria. Vice President Kashim Shettima stated this during a meeting with a delegation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation led by the President of its Global Growth and Opportunity Division, Mr Rodger Voorhies, at the Presidential Villa. He underscored the impact of climate change on agricultural productivity and the urgent need […]

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Elections : Clark Wants INEC To Investigate Alledged Irregularities

By Georgina Humphrey   Elder statesman, Edwin Clark has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to investigate alleged irregularities reported in the Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi Governorship elections. Chief Clark made the call when a group, South-South Diamond Ladies paid him a visit in Abuja He described the discovery of completed result sheets with names of voters as very unfortunate. Clark, who is also the Leader of the Pan […]

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FG To Ease NECO Logistics Challenges 

The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman has promised that the Ministry will resolve the transportation and other logistics challenges facing the National Examinations Council (NECO). Making the promise at a briefing with the leadership of the National Examinations Council in Abuja, Prof. Mamman said, the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is problem-solving oriented and that he is ready to resolve all genuine challenges facing the sector within the […]

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Saudi Govt To Invest In Nigeria’s Refineries

The Government of Saudi Arabia has pledged to invest in the revamp of Nigeria’s refineries, as well as provide financial support to sustain the government’s foreign exchange reforms. Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman made these pledges at a bilateral meeting with President Tinubu on the sidelines of the Saudi-Africa Summit in Riyadh. In a statement on Friday, Mohammed Idris, Minister of Information and National Orientation stated that to support […]

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Allocate Adequate Budgetary Allocation To Govt Media Agencies

By Oduyemi Odumade   The House of Representatives has advocated adequate budgetary allocation for Government-owned media agencies to enhance their performances. The Chairman, House Commitee on Information, Olusola Fatoba who made the call during the inaugural meeting of the Committee stressed the need to ensure accurate dissemination of information by relevant agencies. He also reiterated the Committee’s resolve towards ensuring effective regulation on importation of obscene literature and photographs. “Our […]

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Niger Govt Moves To Increase Rice Production

By Oduyemi Odumade   In a bid to revamp the rice milling industry and bolster the state's economy, Governor Mohammed Umar-Bago of Niger State has announced plans to overhaul the region's rice production sector. Despite Niger's reputation as the leading producer of paddy rice in Nigeria, Governor Bago expressed his dissatisfaction with the state of local rice mills, stating that "the rice mills in the state were nothing to write […]

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Wike Clears Air On Israeli Envoy’s Visit

By Remi Johnson   Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has cleared the Air on the allegations over his October 3rd meeting with the Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria. The Minister dismissed as baseless and untrue the insinuation from some quarters that he expressed support for Israel against Palestine. Wike who made this known during a meeting with the leadership of the Abuja National Mosque Management Board in Abuja, […]

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Nigerian Honoured In Benin Republic 

By Garry Ochigbo   A Nigerian multi-media advertising expert, Dr. Donald Amagbo was over the weekend, honoured in Benin Republic. Dr. Amagbo, bagged a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Policy and Administration, from I-FATOOS University, Republic of Benin. I Conferment of the honours which took place in Cotonou, attracted dignitaries of that country's business class and their counterparts in Nigeria. The Nasarawa State-born advertising guru was awarded the doctorate based […]

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