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Executive Order 5
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has lent his support to the enactment of the proposed bill on the establishment of Chartered Computer Forensic Institute of Nigeria, saying it will enable Nigerian professionals, rather than foreigners, to handle forensic investigations.
Ogbonnaya Onu: Executive Order 5 designed to make Nigerian economy knowledge-based, technology-driven
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said the Executive Order 5 which was recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari was designed to make Nigerian economy to become knowledge-based, technological driven, innovative and abreast with the current challenges confronting the nation.
He said that the order empowers procuring authorities to give preference to Nigerian companies and firms in the award of contracts in line with the Public Procurement Act 2007.
The Centre for Atmospheric Research, National Space Research and Development Agency has advised the Federal Government to enforce laws that promote local content in all aspects of engineering projects.
The minister of power, works and housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has revealed that one of the things President Muhammadu Buhari sought to change by approving the Executive Order 5 was the inclusion of Nigerians in the productivity cycle and to enable them get preferential opportunities for jobs that would be created in the country.
Federal government’s executive order on local content to create job opportunities for ICT youngsters...
Mr Yusuf Kazaure, the Managing Director, Galaxy Backbone Ltd., says President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order on local content will help to create employment opportunities for the Nigerian ICT youngsters.
Association of Telecommunications Professionals of Nigeria (ATPN) has called on the Federal Government to ensure speedy implementation of local content order on ICT equipment by Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to boost the industry.
The Nigerian Society of Engineers has praised the political will of President Muhammadu Buhari insigning the executive order promoting local expertise also known as Executive Order 5.
The President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Kunle Makuolu, on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s executive order on local content would drastically reduce capital flight.
The National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.
Akwa United, Rivers United, Abia Warriors were among the other clubs who sent their opponents packing in the Round of 64 fixtures on Saturday.
Nigeria’s central bank said on Friday it will close the bank accounts of firms caught smuggling into the country any goods for which access to foreign exchange has been restricted.
A joint operation by the Malian army and the French anti-jihadist force Barkhane, underway in northeastern Mali, has resulted in the “neutralization” of some 20 jihadists, the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) announced Saturday evening.
The National Leadership of Re-build Nigerian Party (RBNP) has challenged the Federal Government to be firm in taking decisive measures aimed at addressing the insecurity problem bedeviling the nation.
Rivers United’s Stanley Eguma has hinted that his own talking point of their 4-0 drubbing of Timber-loader in the Federation Cup Round of 64 was that his goal-shy players have started converting most of the chances they created.
The Government of Oyo State has announced the establishment of State Advisory Council as part of its efforts aimed at enhancing effective governance in the state.
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala Wednesday admitted that she and other teammates were scared of losing their second game at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has decried what it called the poor state of education across the states of the federation.
Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.
The Ijaw Youth Council has hailed the election of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President in the ninth National Assembly as a positive step towards integrating the people of the Niger Delta into the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.