Home Topics Development


Benue to rehabilitate rural roads or easy transportation of agricultural produce

Benue State government said it has completed modalities for the development and rehabilitation of 500 kilometers of rural roads across the state.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi urges Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila to be more committed to Nigerian...

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, has called on Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila to be more committed to the Nigerian project, having emerged Senate president and House of Representatives speaker respectively.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senator Nnamani: Senate President Lawan will lead with listening ear

Former Enugu State governor and Senator representing Enugu East, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, Wednesday said that the expectation of majority of senators is that Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, will steer the affairs of the Senate with listening ear.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun: I’ll meet civil servants’ expectations steadily

The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured civil servants in the state that his administration would meet their expectations steadily.

UNILAG can make world’s best with adequate support – lawmaker

A federal lawmaker, Mr. Oluwole Oke, says the University of Lagos can be among the best tertiary institutions in the world if supported with adequate funding and other developmental tools.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo: Women leaders back Governor Obaseki for second term

Women under the auspices of the Edo Female Opinion Leaders (EFOL) on Friday threw their weight behind the second term ambition of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo.

BudgIT: Federal government should privatise state-owned refineries

BudgIT has called on President Buhari to privatize all government-owned refineries while also fully deregulate the petroleum downstream sector.

Kwara Assembly passes FOI Bill

The Kwara House of Assembly on Thursday passed the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill into law.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Governor Abdulrazaq promises discipline, accountability, transparency

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the newly sworn-in governor of Kwara State, on Wednesday, promised to make a difference in discipline, accountability and transparency.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Victory is sure despite challenges

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on Nigerians to be steadfast and believe that despite the challenges facing the nation, victory is sure.

Minister: Federal government will diversify economy through technology application

Federal Government will deploy technology to diversify the economy, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonanaya Onu, said.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Failure to embrace advanced technology cause of natural disasters

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo has said that natural disasters have been identified as one of the possible consequences of failing to embrace advancement in technology and innovations.

Ex-President Jonathan: Governor Dickson has surpassed expectation in educational development

Former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has saluted the efforts of the Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson in educational development, saying he has surpassed expectations.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo: Fighting corruption not only way to go

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that the President Muhammadu Buhari government was morally bound to fight against corruption and insecurity in the land.

MultiChoice partners New York Film Academy

Pay television firm MultiChoice has announced a partnership between its flagship initiative, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF), and the New York Film Academy College of Visual and Performing Arts (NYFA), a world-renowned visual and performing arts school.

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.

Recent Stories

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu: Crime rate is declining in Nigeria

Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Monday declared that the crime rate in the country has declined even as he noted that the last few weeks have witnessed new patterns and threats of criminality that has necessitated a review of strategy.
Kortney Hause

Aston Villa sign defender Kortney Hause from Wolves

Aston Villa has completed the signing of defender Kortney Hause from Wolverhampton Wanderers, the promoted Premier League club said on Monday.
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, revealed that the Commission would be employing members of the National Youth Service Corps, who were outstanding during the last general elections.

Elections: INEC offers outstanding corps members automatic employment

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, revealed that the Commission would be employing members of the National Youth Service Corps, who were outstanding during the last general elections.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Governor Sani-Bello inaugurates SSG, Chief of Staff

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Monday inaugurated Alhaji Ahmed Matane and Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Chief of Staff respectively.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-minister’s missed flight stalls Dele Belgore’s money laundering trial

A missed flight by former National Planning Minister Prof Abubakar Suleiman on Monday stalled his trial and that of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Dele Belgore (SAN) at the Federal High Court in Lagos.