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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.
There were loud cheers and boos when President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appeared before the joint session of the National Assembly (NASS) to present the 2019 budget.
For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime.
The National Commission (PenCom), has advised contributors to update their records with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) in a bid to ensure the smooth running of the Retired Savings Accounts (RSA).
Mr Adeyemi Adetunji, Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Retail, said the company made N1.8 billion profit after tax in 2017.
Mauricio Pochettino is the right choice to become Manchester United's permanent manager and the club have the power to lure him from Tottenham, says Jaap Stam.
This is the first time that President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s government has given fishing rights to foreigners since taking office last year.
Sporting Charleroi striker Victor Osimhen is doubtful for Sunday’s Belgian Pro Division league clash against Zulte Waregem due to injury.
FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi on Tuesday said he never expected to have such a successful career after receiving his fifth Golden Shoe in Barcelona.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, to correct the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector.
The two-page document says, “An FBI source … volunteered highly politically sensitive information … on Russian influence efforts aimed at the US presidential election.”