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The implementation of the technical and commercial proposal on electrification roadmap for Nigeria by Siemens Group will commence by the end of the year, the Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Alex Okoh, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the Federal Government would continue to give priority to the training of officers and men of the armed forces to effectively tackle security challenges in the country.
President of the Senate of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan, has said henceforth, heads of ministries, department and agencies will only have a one-month window to defend their budget, otherwise, the National Assembly would go ahead to work on such a budget appropriately.
The federal government says it is caught between a rock and hard place on how to raise additional N102.84 billion to bridge the funding gap created in the 2019 budget as a result of the increase of N90.3 billion by the National Assembly.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries.
The Federal Government has urged officials of Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) involved in memo preparation to imbibe the culture of diligent tracking of Federal Executive Council (FEC) policies and programme.
Nasir El-Rufai, governor of Kaduna State, has directed all political appointees in the state to submit their letters of resignation by April 30, 2019.
A former minister of aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), should be given the credit for genuine fight against corruption in the Nigerian public sector.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the temporary forfeiture of 46 properties allegedly belonging to Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 election.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday continued with its reconciliation meeting with the Federal Government.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to engage in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programmes through concession agreements to ensure infrastructure development and economic growth.
Head of Service in Edo State, Mr. Isaac Ehiozuwa, has warned against indecent dressing and merchandising among civil servants.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government was committed to making the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), a training arm of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the best anti-corruption training school in Africa.
Sunday Dare, the Executive Commissioner (Stakeholders’ Management) of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that multiple taxations and duplicated regulation across Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) was posing threat to the nation’s quest of attaining technology infrastructure objectives.
Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the Niger Delta region has accused the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbjo of causing confusion in the Niger Delta region with his purported abandonment of the Strategic Implementation Work Plan, SWIP, for development of the oil and gas-rich region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector alone accounted for 11.81 percent of Nigeria’s economic growth in the second quarter of 2018, a development that showed a marginal increase of 1.81 percent growth when compared to that of 2017.
Lawmakers of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State House of Assembly, yesterday, traded words over the approval of N10 billion 2018 supplementary budget, yesterday.
Chairman, Senate Comittee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim, has described as an afterthought and an academic exercise, the query purported to have been issued to Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) given the announcement that Saraki made yesterday to the entire world about his defection from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Iran on Sunday denied accusations by U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, that it was responsible for a drone attack on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, an arch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state has raised the alarm that the National/State Assemblies election petitions tribunal is frustrating her members in respect of whose petitions judgment have been delivered by the honourable tribunal from proceeding on appeal against the judgements.
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Thirty-six people are missing after a boat sank in the Congo river on the outskirts of Kinshasa, DR Congo police said on Sunday.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.
A former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, John Maiyaki has said that it was the people of Edo state and not the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that is opposed to a second term for Governor Godwin Obaseki.
A popular local singer in Kano, Alhaji Nazir Ahmad, popularly called” Sarkin Wakan Kano,” who was arrested for allegedly releasing two uncensored musical albums, has been granted bail.
Bauchi State Executive Council has declared that all projects abandoned by the previous administrations in the state would be reviewed in order to ensure that they were completed to specifications for the development of the state.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has said the implementation of the 7.2 per cent Value Added Tax approved by the Federal Executive Council will make nonsense of the recent increase in minimum wage.