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The Debt Management Office (DMO) has said that the immediate past administration of Mr Ayo Fayose had a debt profile of about N120 billion as at June.
The event, held at the popular new Iyin Road, Ekiti Parapo Pavilion, was graced by state governors, chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC), ministers, as well as friends, and well-wishers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the people of Ekiti state made a right choice by electing Dr. Kayode Fayemi as governor in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll in the state, saying the state will experience rapid development and reclaims its past glory under the new helmsman.
Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Friday, presented the state 2018 budget estimates to the state House of Assembly.
Giving a hint as to how he plans to govern the state, Obaze said his government, if elected, will dedicate 26% of the state’s budget to education as against the 3% it currently receives.
A bill seeking the establishment of the North West Development Commission has been formally introduced in the Senate.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his commitment to reform the oil and gas sector, pointing out that effectively reforming the petroleum industry must be meticulous and designed to meet the yearnings and aspirations of the citizenry.
The Egyptian Football Association has submitted a bid to replace Cameroon as next year's African Nations Cup host.
Former Juventus midfielder Mauro Camoranesi believes high-flying Torino can trouble his former club and their superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo, even if the Bianconeri have all but wrapped up the Serie A crown.
Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have urged the Federal Government to allocate 10 percent of the national budget to the sector, in compliance with Malabo Declaration, which Nigeria is a signatory to.
Some athletes and spectators at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja say they are getting worried at the quality and performance of those officiating at the competition.
The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun, Mr Dapo Abiodun, has promised to increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by 50 per cent within his first year in office, if elected.
Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts.
Nigerian veteran comedian Chika Okpala, aka ‘Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30’ and Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu have been honoured with the Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.
The Nigerian Army has revealed that its troops had killed one Boko Haram insurgent and arrested two others in ongoing onslaught against the terrorists in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno.