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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has written to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) promising “to refer the request for details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to executive any projects to the Ministry’s agencies for necessary action and appropriate response.”
The Federal Government has withdrawn the certificate of registration issued to Agricultural and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) following leadership tussle with sister union, Agriculture and Allied Workers Union (AAWUN).
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has responded to the Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) saying that “the Ministry has searched for the requested information on details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to execute any projects, but we could not find it from our records.”
Nigeria has deployed a new portal called the price checker to harmonise prices and ensure transparency in the procurement process.
The Ministry of Petroleum Resources says there are no sharp practices in the on-going renewal of oil and gas leases as claimed by the House of Representatives.
The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation says it will begin the training of motorists on driving skills to reduce carnage in the state.
The Osun State Government has restated its commitment to placing high priority on agricultural sector in a bid to make farming more financially rewarding to farmers and the citizenry in general.
The newly appointed Afghan minister of interior affairs, Amrullah Saleh, has resigned from his post, a spokesman for the ministry, Najib Danish, said on Saturday.
The Zamfara State government has suspended two district heads for reportedly backing the operations of bandits in the state.
The Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, has said that the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) identified the development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as a major strategic tool to accelerate the implementation of the Nigeria industrial revolution plan (NIRP).
Militants detonated a car bomb before storming a Kabul government compound in an ongoing attack Monday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to rock the Afghan capital.
The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, on Sunday said the Federal Government inherited 116 ongoing and abandoned irrigation and water projects from the immediate past government in 2015.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year.
Anambra traders urge Governor Willie Obiano to sack Christian Madubuko as Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Markets and Wealth Creation, for his alleged destruction of markets in the state due to his selfish interest
Subsidy arrears: Oil marketers insist no agreement with federal government as ultimatum lapses on...
Oil marketers on Saturday said they did not reach any agreement with Federal Government on the N800 billion subsidy arrears, saying their ultimatum to cease depots operations on Monday remained unchanged.
Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.
Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room
It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.
The federal government says it is establishing a “Delivery Unit” to coordinate the tracking and monitoring of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved policies, programmes and projects, in line with the priority areas of Government.
Employees at South African Airways (SAA) will go on strike on Friday over the airline’s plan to cut more than 900 jobs, the workers’ union has said.
Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly left the Allianz Stadium before the final whistle of Juventus’ 1-0 Serie A win over AC Milan on Sunday after being substituted for the second match in a week.
After seeing Cristiano Ronaldo substituted for a second straight game, Fabio Capello has claimed the Juventus star “hasn’t dribbled past anyone for three years”.
Mrs Ejura Onoja, wife of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Chief Edward Onoja, has allegedly been attacked by thugs suspected to be loyalists of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Egume, Dekina Local Government Area of the State.