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Invest In Agriculture To Boost Revenue – Akpabio

  By James Itodo The Senate has called for adequate investment in the agricultural sector to boost the nation's revenue. President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, represented by the chairman, senate committee on Finance, Senator Sani Musa, stated this in Abuja, during the 7th post-Graduate convocation ceremony of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic studies in affiliation with the University of Benin. He explained that if the nation's agricultural […]

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Initiate Ideas To Curb Insecurity – Speaker To NDC

By Oduyemi Odumade The Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr. Abbas Tajudeen, has urged the National Defence College, NDC to come up with new ideas that would address the security challenges facing the country. Dr. Abbas, who decried the loss of lives and property to insecurity in the country, stated that the NDC, as a research-based security institution, should come up with proposals on how best to tackle the […]

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FG Plans $10bn To Stabilise Naira, Eyes NNPCL For Forex

President Bola Tinubu has assured Nigerians and investors that there is an ongoing plan to boost the country’s foreign exchange liquidity. This was as the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun, said that the country was expecting about $10bn inflows in the nearest term, which would help to clear foreign exchange backlog and stabilise the naira. Speaking at the 29th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja […]

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Fraudsters Use AI To Impersonate African Union Chief Moussa Faki

The African Union Commission has fallen victim to cybercrime after fraudsters deployed artificial intelligence tools to impersonate the continental body’s head Moussa Faki. Mr Faki who is the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the secretariat of the African Union routinely writes to global leaders whenever he needs to place a call. Such a letter is formally known as note verbale and is the standard procedure for scheduling meetings between […]

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Reps To Audit MDAs

  By Oduyemi Odumade The House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee, PAC has been urged to intensify effort towards auditing more government agencies to curb leakages. The Deputy Speaker of the House, Benjamin Kalu gave the charge at the unveiling of the Public Accounts Committee of the 10th Assembly and Leadership Training for PAC Members in Abuja. The Deputy Speaker also urged the federal government to commit 1% of the […]

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Birth Registration : NOA To Partner NPC For Proper Sensitization

Parents have been advised to take advantage of the free birth certificate being issued by the National Population Commission, NPC, in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF. The Director, National Population Commission Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Zakari Suleiman gave the advice in Pai, Kwali Area Council of the FCT during a sensitisation campaign. The Director said the advise became necessary to ensure proper documentation for the future. On […]

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Zimbabwe Election: Voters Go To Polls With Inflation On Their Minds

Zimbabweans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections after a campaign dominated by the country's soaring inflation. The day has been declared a holiday to allow the 6.62 million registered voters a chance cast a ballot. President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces 10 challengers, including Nelson Chamisa of the main opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC). A presidential candidate needs more than 50% of the vote to win. If there is no […]

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ECOWAS Reaffirms Commitment To Restoring Peace And Democratic Stability In Niger

In his closing remarks at the 2nd Extraordinary Summit on the socio-political situation in Niger Republic, President Bola Tinubu, Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, expressed his appreciation for member states’ dedication in resolving the challenges faced by Niger. President Tinubu emphasized the power of collaboration and unity among ECOWAS member states, stating that the authorization of standby deployment of ECOWAS troops to restore constitutional order in the Republic of Niger is a testament to […]

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