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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced an additional $168.5 million in development assistance to support the goals outlined in a 2015 bilateral agreement between the United State (US) and the Nigerian governments.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja called for an overhaul of the national strategy on cyber security, urging more emphasis on exploring the internet for economic growth opportunities, enhancement of knowledge and mitigation of crime.
Ehingbeti, the Lagos Economic Summit scheduled to hold from next Tuesday to Thursday, is living-up to its repute as Africa’s most practical and result-oriented private sector-led forum for socio-economic and infrastructural development, with the quality of speakers confirmed to discuss at the virtual summit.
Ghana has reimposed a ban on social gatherings as the number of Covid-19 cases spiral in the country, the president, Nana Akufo-Addo, announced Sunday.
The launch of the book by the former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, and a public lecture to mark his 50th birthday earlier scheduled for January 28, 2021 have been postponed.
Chief Executive Officer of Century Power Generation Limited, Dr Chukwueloka Umeh, says that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC’s, failure to increase electricity tariff in smaller, steady steps from 2015, as stipulated in the Multi-Year Tariff Order, MYTO, has made the almost 100 per cent increase for some consumers very discomforting, especially at this time of unprecedented economic hardship.
The Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) trained more than 10, 000 young entrepreneurs in the North East region in 2020 on how to manage small businesses profitably.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted to implement the 16-point agenda outlined by the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, as minimum preconditions for peace and stability as well as development in the Niger Delta region.
The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it would prioritise employment generation, food security and youth empowerment in the 2021.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government (FG) conceded N341.94 billion worth of waivers from August 2017 to August 2019.
The Secretary to the State Government of Niger (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, has stressed the urgent need for citizens to be involved in governance and government activities, to ensure good governance.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has called on federal government of Nigeria to align itself with States government accross the country to revive state-stranded assets and other enterprises.
The reconstruction and rehabilitation of Port Harcourt–Maiduguri (Eastern narrow gauge railway) is to start in 2021, says Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi.
Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara was reelected to a contested third term, electoral authorities said Tuesday, after a vote marred by deadly unrest and a boycott by the opposition who promised to set up a rival “transitional” government.
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that he is opposed to attacks on peaceful protesters by security officials.
The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has commiserated with the state government on the EndSARS protests which turned violent in the state.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara seeks reelection in a presidential vote Saturday marked by an opposition boycott and clashes over his bid to secure a contested third term.
The National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.), has said the social media was used to disseminate subversive content to incite violence during the #EndSARS protests which rocked the country recently.
Nigerian government assures of partnering private sector to develop special argo-industrial processing zones
Amb. Mariam Katagum, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, says the Federal Government is willing to partner with the private sector in the development of Special Argo-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs).
Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.
The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers and bandits for wreaking havoc on residents of Nabordo and Duguri in Toro and Alkaleri local government of the state.
Newsmen gathered that both Nigerian ground troops with aerial support from air taskforce engaged the terrorists fiercely who stormed the town around 4pm.
Residents of Osborne Foreshore Two Estate have appealed to the Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to order that works on all approvals for development in the estate be suspended for three months because of the ongoing review of the approval order.
Pastor Femi Omowumi of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT) has said that governments at all levels have failed the Nigerian youths.
Egyptian archeologists have unearthed a 3,000 year-old lost city complete with mud brick houses, artifacts and tools from the times of the pharaohs.
Members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are deliberately attacking security formations in the South East to steal weapons in order to fight for the actualisation of the Biafra Republic, experts and security operatives have said.
THE University College Hospital, Ibadan, yesterday took delivery of the first In Vitro Fertilization, IVF, triplets.
The Ogun State Police command on Tuesday disclosed that it had rescued two Chinese nationals abducted from their farm in Oba town in the Obafemi-Owode local government area of the state without payment of ransom .
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has ruled out a move for the Argentine and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has done the same for Manchester United.