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National Committee of Heads of Colleges of Agriculture and Related Disciplines (NACHCARD) has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to capture graduates from agricultural institutions in its intervention programs.
The Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation has accused the management of Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), led by the Executive Secretary, Yewande Sadiku, of unlawfully spending the sum of N4.97 billion within four years
Activities are yet to fully take off at the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, following the suspension of the 64 days strike embarked upon by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
Following the recent ban on Twitter by the Federal Government, the need to keep all channels of engagement and information, especially social media platforms, with the citizenry open in order for the government to effectively tackle competitive misinformation and the spread of fake news has been emphasised.
The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) called off its strike too early, without achieving its aim of financial autonomy of the judiciary.
The 36 states in Nigeria spent over 11 per cent of their budgets on healthcare in 2020, compared to an average of 8.26 per cent spent in 2019, a report has shown.
The police in Lagos say they have devised means to decongest their cells amidst the prolonged strike by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
The Federal Government has expressed optimism that courts and state assemblies would re-open next week, following the resolution it reached with the striking workers in the sectors.
A suit filed by deposed Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II, against the Kano State government and others was Thursday stalled due to the strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
Budget: Lagos chamber urges Nigerian government to replace oil price benchmark with exportable goods...
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the federal government needs to replace the oil price benchmark in its annual budget with an index of key exportable primary goods as a means of widening the revenue base.
Minister: Nigerian government exploring PPP option to fund infrastructure aside budgetary allocations
The minister of finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the federal government will fund public infrastructures through other viable options aside from budgetary allocations.
A $20 billion plan to give NATO more flexibility in facing military threats, climate change and China's rise has hit firm resistance from France, which fears the move could undermine its defence priorities, four diplomats and a French defence source said.
Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the nation requires N35 trillion worth of investment in infrastructure to attain double-digit growth.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said that the federal government looks beyond budgetary allocations and exploring alternative means of providing the requisite funding for the development and maintenance of infrastructure.
To a lay person, the term ‘theory’ sounds technical but in reality it simply refers to the idea of giving a title or name to an observable phenomenon for the purpose of explaining the relationships between concepts. More pointedly, theory allows people to explain what they see and to figure out how to bring about change. One inexplicable trend in Nigeria has been the frequent decamping of politicians from one political party to another.
The Chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Victor Muruako, has accused some revenue-generating agencies of the federal government of failing to remit over N1.2 trillion to the Consolidated Revenue Funds.
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has urged the Federal Government to deduct funds meant for state judiciaries from the May 2021 Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has urged the Federal Government to direct theAttorney-General of the Federation and Accountant General to deduct monies standing to the credit of the judiciary.
Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and other professional bodies to explore new corridors of national planning for the development of Nigeria’s economy.
Following the ravaging insecurity in the country, the House of Representatives yesterday called on the federal government to suspend the upcoming census exercise until security improved.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Prosecutors in Rwanda on Thursday sought a life sentence for "Hotel Rwanda" hero and government critic Paul Rusesabagina, who is charged with terrorism in a trial denounced as political by his supporters.
A bill to ‘regulate’ human organs harvesting and transplantation has scaled its second reading in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, has assured injured troops involved in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations of adequate medical care.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it has delisted 25 computer-based test centres from the list of more than 800 earlier scheduled to take part in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) which kicked off nationwide on Saturday. The examination body said the action is to ensure strict adherence to regulatory standards amongst its partners.
The police in Lagos have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly raping his two-year-old daughter and their maid.