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Henry Rotich

Kenyan finance minister to be prosecuted over graft – prosecutor

Kenya’s finance minister, Henry Rotich, will be arrested and charged over alleged corruption related to the construction of two dams, the chief prosecutor said on Monday.

Bayelsa guber: Aspirants warned against defacing city with posters

The Bayelsa State Physical Planning and Development Board has warned governorship aspirants and their supporters against indiscriminate pasting and erection of campaign materials.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government, UNICEF partner to end open defecation

Ekiti State Government has partnered the United Nations Children Endowment Fund (UNICEF) in a bid to end open defecation.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Governor El-Rufai signs MoU with CCECC on Kaduna urban renewal project

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.
No less than twelve people were injured after the collapse of a three-storey building in Fagba area of Lagos state.

Several Injured as three-storey building collapses In Lagos

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has said that a three storey-building at Iju area of the state has collapsed.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has begun full-scale investigation to ascertain the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore Expressway on Sunday.

TAL: Why our helicopter landed on Benin-Ore expressway

Barely one week after a helicopter landed in the Benin – Ore Expressway, the company that operated the flight: Tropical Arctic Logistics Limited (TAL) said the chopper embarked on medical evacuation for medical services to save a life.

DPR issues license to establish Ajaokuta LNG Project

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a License to Establish (LTE) for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Federal government adopts strategies to create 20 million jobs

The Federal Government has adopted strategies to generate 20 million jobs in the agriculture, construction, transport and the services sectors in its second term, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, has said.
Samsung Heavy Industries

Fighting inequality through Samsung’s equal training opportunities

In 2018, at the peak of the construction and integration of the Egina FPSO, over 3,000 Nigerians were employed by Samsung (SHI-MCI).

Kogi government to construct standard sports facilities in schools

The Kogi State Government is to provide standard sports facilities in three selected schools with one located in each of the state’s senatorial districts, according to Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, commissioner for education, science and technology.

NUJ wants Governor Okowa to revoke Okpanam Road contract

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council, has urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State to declare a state of emergency on Okpanam Road in the Asaba capital territory.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-7

FEC approves N169.74 billion for 10 road projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N169.74 billion for award of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 10 roads across the country.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) in State House on 17th April 2019 3

FEC approves N9.2 billion for model schools, HIV/AIDS drugs, others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Thursday approved N9.2 billion for the construction of seven model schools and supply of antiretroviral drugs to persons living with HIV/AIDS across Nigeria.

Ekiti herders’ killings: Joint security team arrests 2 suspects

Security men, comprising military JTF and local hunters, on Friday arrested two suspected herdsmen in connection with recent attacks and killing of two people at Iyemero in Ekiti.

Legal Aid Council lauds Governor Ugwuanyi’s commitment to justice delivery

The Director-General of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Aliyu Abubakar, has commended the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the speedy signing of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Enugu State 2017 into law.

Omar al-Bashir, the ‘spider’ at the heart of Sudan’s web

As a schoolboy working on a construction site, he told supporters in January, he fell and broke the tooth while carrying a heavy load. Instead of seeking treatment he rinsed his mouth with saltwater and kept working.

Governor Ugwuanyi lays foundation for Enugu education university

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has laid the foundation for the administrative building of the proposed University of Education, Ihe in Awgu Local Government Area of the state.

Fidelity Bank announces appointments of three new executives

Fidelity Bank Plc on Monday announced the appointments of three new Executives by the Board of Directors as part of corporate realignment aimed at repositioning for further growth.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.