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APC rode to power on false promises – Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa added that the ruling party, which is riddled with internal crisis, has nothing to offer Nigerians than hardship for the nearly past three years if came into power.

N-Power warns against fraudsters, promises to release list

Federal Government empowerment scheme, N-Power, has warned applicants against fraudsters acting as beneficiaries of the scheme.

Governor Okorocha clarifies ‘ministry of happiness’, sister’s appointment

The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness.

500 prominent Nigerians invited to regularise their tax status – Kemi Adeosun

About 500 prominent Nigerians with property and trusts abroad are to be invited to determine their tax compliance status at home.

Federal govt announces plan to integrate Niger Delta youths in social investment programmes

President Muhammadu Buhari administration, in line with its New Vision for the Niger Delta to develop it, will integrate more youths in the region in its Social Investment Programmes, particularly the N-Power and the Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said.

N-Power releases dates for physical verification

Applicants successfully pre-selected for the 2017 federal government job programme for graduates, N-Power, should start getting ready for their physical verification, the management has said.

N-Power: Federal govt’ll employ additional 300,000 graduates – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Federal Government through its social investment scheme, N-Power, has employed over 200,000 people and plans to hire another 300,000 graduates, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said.

N-Power: Federal govt urges Nigerians to report candidates who already have jobs

The Federal Government empowerment scheme, has called on the general public to report candidates who already have a job and went ahead to apply for the voluntary job.

N-Power reopens portal for applicants to check employment status

The applicants for the 2017 N-Power, the employment scheme of the federal government can now start checking their pre-selection status on the portal, www.npower.gov.ng/n-power/check.

Residents of Abakaliki laud President Buhari’s agricultural initiative

Some residents of Abakaliki on Wednesday showered encomiums on President Muhammadu Buhari because of his agricultural initiative, describing it as pragmatic and purposeful.

Federal govt disbursed N80 billion for social investment programmes in 2016

The Federal Government said it disbursed N80 billion in 2016 for the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs) aimed at ameliorating the sufferings of vulnerable people in the country.

2018 Budget: Senator Saraki urges President Buhari to create more jobs

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to orientate the 2018 budget towards creating jobs for Nigerians.

2018 budget: Senator Saraki tells federal govt to plug leakages

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said if the 2018 budget is to be funded, the nation cannot afford to turn a blind eye to revenue under-performance.

President Buhari approves committee on minimum wage review

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the membership of the proposed National Minimum Wage Committee which will be inaugurated any moment from now.


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Acquire vocational skills to qualify for start-up capital – Governor Ambode tells NYSC members

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos on Monday advised corps members to acquire vocational skills to qualify for a start-up capital from the Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund (LSETF).

Federal govt to release fresh N750bn for capital projects in 2017 budget

The Federal Government on Monday said the sum of N750bn would be released this week to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget.

Nigeria repositions to harness opportunities in minerals

Towards harnessing international opportunities for Nigeria’s barite and metallic minerals, the Solid Minerals Development Fund (SMDF) is to hold a Strategic Roundtable Workshop for the North-Central Zone , in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt’s first nuclear plant

Egypt and Russia signed a final contract on Monday for the building of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, during a visit to Cairo by President Vladimir Putin.

Man bags 10-yrs imprisonment for drug trafficking

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, on Monday, sentenced and convicted a 35-year-old Cote d’Ivoire-based Nigerian, Grou Bi Clauvis, also known as Umeme Fabian Lotachukwu to 10 years imprisonment for unlawful dealing in 1.205 kilograms of methamphetamine, a prohibited drug.

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Man gets N50,000 bail for allegedly stealing N8000 shirts

A 22-year-old man, Jamiu Habeeb, who allegedly stole 10 shirts worth N8000 from a trader, Mohammed Isah, was on Friday in Lagos granted a N50,000 bail.

PDP has become reference point in Nigeria’s democracy – Ex-President Jonathan

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has become a reference point as Nigeria moves toward another election.

NLC asks President Buhari to end fuel scarcity

The Nigeria Labour Congress has condemned the scarcity of petroleum products across the country, describing it as an act of cruelty and sabotage from which a privileged few are benefiting.

JAMB begins 2018 UTME registration in 700 centres

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, has commenced the 2018 registration in over 700 centres across the 36 states of the federation including FCT.

NYSC member quarantined in Benue over monkey pox

A 20-year-old National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, member serving in Benue State, has been reportedly quarantined for allegedly manifesting symptoms of Monkey Pox.