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Bauchi people set agenda for incoming governor

The people of Bauchi have expressed high hopes on their governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed, advising that he pay prompt attention to some crucial sectors of the economy.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike presents N480 billion 2019 appropriation bill

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N480 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.

Customs: 49,868 tonnes of lead, 30,768 tonnes of zinc exported in four years

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has revealed that a total of 49,868 tonnes of lead were exported between 2013 and 2017, while 30,768 tonnes of zinc were similarly exported within the same period.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi: Investments in sports have restored our legacy

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has stated that the deliberate policies introduced by his administration have restored the legacy of the state as a breeding ground for sporting talents in Nigeria.

Enugu government to float equipment trust fund

Enugu State Government is to establish equipment trust fund for young people with technical and vocational skills, Chairman of the state Science, Technical and Vocational Schools Management Board (STVSMB), Obi Kama, has said.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Bukola Saraki: Eight National Assembly remains most audacious despite challenges

The President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has declared that the legislature plays a critical role in democratic systems and remains the nucleus of democratic systems across the world.

Former Osun SSG gets ADC flag, promises to pay arrears of workers’ salaries

A former Chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State and Secretary to Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola’s government who came third in the governorship primary election of the party, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade Akinbade, has been presented the flag of the African Democratic Congress as the flad-bearer of the party.

Central bank sensitises Nigerians on how to boost economy

The Sokoto state branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria has commenced a 2-Day sensitization workshop on how to embrace intervention programmes towards supporting the nation’s economy.

Minister: Nigeria lags behind smaller African countries in productivity, competitiveness

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says Nigeria is abundantly blessed in human and natural resources, but lags behind smaller or even less-endowed African countries in productivity and competitiveness.

NABDA: Nigeria spends over N1 billion on fish importation annually

Nigeria is spending over N1 billion on the importation of fish annually despite being the second largest producer of the commodity in the continent.

Lagos government to transform Sabo industrial estate into technology hub in 18 months

The Lagos State Government said on Friday that it had concluded plans to transform the Sabo Industrial Estate in Yaba into a technology hub and a silicon valley within 18 monhs.

Federal government, AfDB to provide irrigation facilities in rural areas

The Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase 1 (ATASP-1) of the African Development Bank and the Federal Government will collaborate to provide irrigation facilities, farm inputs and feeder roads in rural areas.

Ogun government to replicate mini solar grid in rural communities

In a bid to address the electricity needs of the state, particularly in the rural communities, the Ogun State Government is set to replicate Gbamu Gbamu’s 85 kilowatt Solar Grid in other rural communities in the state.

Federal govt, AfDB train 8,317 rice farmers, processors

The Federal Government says it has so far trained more than 8,000 farmers on rice value chain activities under the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme (ATASP) Phase 1.

Federal govt urges African countries to scale up innovation, industrialisation

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has called on African countries to scale up employment generation, infrastructure development, innovation and industrialisation.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.