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The director general of National Information and Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, says full implementation of e-Government and proper deployment of ICT tools can cut down the cost of governance, improve national economic growth; enhance access and quality of services as well as render public agencies more transparent and accountable.
In his continued campaign for improved governance in Nigeria, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has adopted a new theory, which he tagged; “3Gs,” saying any leader at any level, who cannot give or get people to give, must be ready to get out of power.
The Federal Government has inaugurated its upgraded website to encourage e-participation and bring governance closer to Nigerians.
Primate of Anglican Church, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, on Friday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that larger percentage of Nigerians have lost confidence in his government.
President Buhari, who congratulated the new Secretary of State on his appointment, recalled his past meeting with Pompeo, then as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and thanked him for the enormous support the US has extended to the Nigerian security and intelligence services.
The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has lamented that a wrong narrative about the ongoing war on terror is undermining the operation and misrepresenting it in the public domain.
The Osun State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola of feeding the public with falsehoods concerning the true state of the state’s debt profile and outstanding projects, saying that the governor is not likely to meet his goals before leaving office in November.
A foremost traditional ruler and Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has called on the Federal Government to end herdsmen killings in the country.
The European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, has pledged to continue to partner with Nigeria through multidimensional engagement, to promote democratic governance.
Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), including Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Wednesday, called on the National Assembly to pass the 2019 budget without further delay.
The federal government may be considering a mandatory extra year of studies for Nigerian students before entering the labour market.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo not to belittle his high office by allowing himself to be used as poster boy to bandy figures and make unsubstantiated statements against the opposition.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has challenged all youths to take full advantage of the ‘Not too young to run’ bill recently passed by the National Assembly with the aim of lowering the age requirements for elective offices in line with its commitment to youth participation in governance.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s quest for re-election will further divide and impoverish Nigerians if elected.
Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to declare public holidays for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), ahead of the December 2018 deadline.
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has charged members of the party to do all within their powers to save this democracy and rescue Nigeria from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has suggested that too much powers in the hands of the executive is the reason for the disregard of the legislative arm of government by some public officials.
Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, said that the Federal Government was committed to timely completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.
Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.
The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.
Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has fuelled speculation of a summer transfer for Neymar by stating that "nothing and nobody is bigger than the club".
A Syrian engineer who was abducted last week by unknown gunmen in Sokoto state in northern Nigeria has been released, the police said on Wednesday.
Cazorla has two FA Cup winners' medals from his time with Arsenal and scored in their 3-2 cup final win over Hull at Wembley in 2014
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 174,198 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) are ready for collection in Borno.
Legal luminary and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Thursday, thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his birthday wishes and prayers as he turned 60 on May 20.