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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the nation’s economic contraction of 3.62 per cent of the third quarter against the 6.1 per cent of the second quarter of the year may indicate that the worst is over.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Friday said Nigerians have the democratic right in 2023 to vote out the present crop of federal legislators if they are tired of them.
The National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) Abuja on Friday expressed her readiness to partner the Nasarawa State Government to organise quiz competitions for secondary schools across the state.
Nigeria’s Voice in Culture and Tourism and President World Craft Council (WCC) Africa Region, Chief Segun Runsewe, has proposed the certification and endorsement of entry regime and job profiling in the tourism and hospitality industry in Nigeria by the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).
The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has lauded the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for ranking the ITF first for ethics compliance and integrity amongst 352 Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
The Senate committee on privatisation has said the chamber is not aware of any planned agreement by the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to sell or concession some national properties to help fund the 2021 budget.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has stated that the Federal and State Governments have the capabilities to unlock enormous potentials through privatisation.
The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, has decried the rate of out-of-school girls in the country.
Director General of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh’d Lukmam, has said those who oppose the proposed membership registration and update of the register of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are calling for the emergence of surrogate leadership.
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement on Thursday rebuked the Bureau of Public Procurement over a ‘frivolous’ expenditure of N57million on local and international travels and N22 million spent on welfare packages for staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Director-General (DG) of NAPTIP, Miss Julie Okah-Donli, in her welcome address at the training in Lagos on Monday, described the establishment of the taskforce as a giant feat, in spite of the post COVID-19 challenges.
Following yesterday’s failed attempted jail break at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Warri, otherwise known as Okere Prisons, a detachment of soldiers from Sector 1 Command of ‘Operations Delta Safe’, have been stationed at strategic points within the facility vicinity.
The European Parliament has endorsed the candidacy of Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in her quest to lead the World Trade Organisation as Director-General.
Nigeria’s former Finance and Foreign Affairs Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has taken American citizenship, more than 40 years after she studied in the United States.
Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brig-Gen Ibrahim Shuaibu, has said the scheme would prosecute those who attempted to illegally participate in its programme or had participated in the past through fraudulent means when discovered.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Monday, alleging that some governors in the Progressive Governors Forum are using the Director General (DG), Salihu Lukman, against him.
Dr. Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker at the weekend said attempts by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to blackmail the judiciary and judges into doing its bidding failed in 2016 due to the outspokenness of Nigerians.
According to him, during the inward clearance of the flight, the vigilant officers of the Command became suspicious upon noticing that the two brief cases were abandoned on the conveyor belt without any of the passengers claiming them.
The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.
Biden has made his family a major focus throughout his career, and his 2020 presidential campaign thrust them fully into the spotlight — with some members causing controversy but others breaking barriers.
The Chairman House Committee on information, Hon. Aminu Zakari Tsubut, who disclosed the news in Dutse, said the house received with great shock the demise of one of their patriotic and selfless members in the person of Hon. Adamu Babban Bare.
As schools in Borno reopen today, Governor Babagana Zulum has approved the release of N624 million for the payment of scholarship to students in tertiary institutions.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ede Ayuba Ekpeji, psc, urges members of the Press as well as social media handlers to always find out the true nature of incident and its location before publishing the story so as not to misinform the general public and create mistrust among the good people of Kogi State and Nigeria in general.”
Nigeria’s billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade, has passed on.
A German sports doctor has been jailed for nearly five years for masterminding a doping ring for athletes between 2012 and 2019.
Serie A leaders AC Milan are aiming to secure the loan signing of Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea with a buy option in the next few days, reputed journalist Fabrizio Romano reports.
Catalonia on Friday postponed a parliamentary election scheduled for Feb. 14 until May 30 because of a surge in coronavirus cases that has pushed hospital occupancy in the restive northeastern region of Spain to one of the highest levels in the country.