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The Federal Government’s expenditure on road infrastructure rose from N18 billion in 2015 to about N400 billion this year, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, disclosed in Abuja on Sunday.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have threatened to shut down the country’s oil and gas industry over what they claimed as Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL)’s anti-labour practices.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Rotimi, has said the problem of Apapa seaport is efficiency, citing the drastic changes in the Port on the day the President visited to commission the Deep Blue Project.
The joint executive council of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) as well as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has threatened to embark on an industrial action against Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) without giving further notice.
Hacked data stolen from CD Projekt is circulating online, the company says. The studio behind Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 says it can not confirm the exact contents of the data being circulated, but believes it relates to its games, contractors, and both current and former employees. It also warned that the data may have been manipulated or tampered with.
Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria has announced that it has reached a significant health and safety milestone of 2,000 days with no lost time injuries (LTI) at its subsidiary SHI-MCI, Africa’s largest ship fabrication and integration yard located in Lagos.
On Friday, the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix was cancelled due to overall concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic according to race organisers. This will be the second consecutive cancellation of the GP in Singapore and for the same concerns.
The Kebbi State Government has announced that it will spend N4.5 billion on the construction of primary and junior secondary schools in the 21 local government areas of the state.
The House of Representatives has expressed disappointment that no staff of CGC Nigeria Ltd, the contractor handling Lagos-Badagry expressway, was on site when its members visited the project on Wednesday.
The Alphabet Workers Union launched a campaign Tuesday to push Google to allow employees to use their chosen names on ID badges. The move comes after Phares Lee, a transgender man who works at a Google data center in South Carolina and is employed by security subcontracting firm G4S, asked to have his deadname removed from his badge and was denied.
The leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), has been warned to refrain from making a mockery of the Niger Delta through unwarranted protest thereby driving away potential investors from putting their money in the development of the oil-rich region.
Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the federal government will borrow less than N100 billion for the Kaduna-Kano standard gauge rail project.
He said, “I am happy Mr president is doing what he wants to do and not listening to criticisms on this project, because America is borrowing trillions of dollars and we are borrowing less than N100 billion and everyone is talking”
Lagos Public Procurement Agency yesterday said it had integrated a total of 55 Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the state on the e-procurement platforms to enhance the ease of doing business with the state government within the first two years of the Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu administration in the state.
Google has made a deal for access to patient records from HCA, which which operates 181 hospitals and more than 2,000 healthcare sites in 21 states, so the tech company can develop healthcare algorithms, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed the execution of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 118 (Bonga) with contractor parties.
Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, has stated that the federal government will continue to ramp up its current domestic gas expansion drive as well as its monetisation programme to increase the country’s supply of the much needed foreign exchange earnings.
Eko Electricity Distribution Company has advised its customers to shun illegal activities and the use of unauthorised personnel within its network.
The Senate has sustained a query issued against the National Examination Council by the Auditor-General for the Federation, for allegedly awarding N6.5bn contracts without following due process.
The Senate has queried the National Examination Council over allegedly fraudulently awarding N6.5 billion contracts without due process.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that recovered loot from the former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, is not re-stolen.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently direct Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to disclose spending details of the $700 million looted funds reportedly recovered by the Federal Government in the past four years, including the list and location of projects completed with the money, as well as details of the contractors that executed the projects.”
UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.
Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.
Sunday Oliseh has praised the Super Falcons for their fightback which saw them force Portugal to a 3-3 draw, in their second game of the four-nation Summmer Series.
Iranians voted on Friday in a presidential election likely to be won by a hardline judge subject to U.S. sanctions, though many are expected to ignore the ballot amid economic hardship and calls for a boycott by liberals at home and abroad.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for leaders who will be ready to unite all Nigerians irrespective of tribes and religions.
Chelsea will continue to shop at the top table in the transfer window with a plan to bring in Borussia Dortmund teenager Jude Bellingham in the longer term.
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has attributed the outage in some communities in Badagry to broken poles along the Badagry Expressway in Oko-Afo.