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The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ecobank on a N70billion portfolio commitment from the bank to Agribusiness projects initiated and de-risked by NIRSAL.
Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, has charged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to embrace entrepreneurship and Information Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance government revenue drive for national development.
The First Lady of Katsina State, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, yesterday raised the alarm over the rising cases of drug abuse among youths and married women in Nigeria, calling for the declaration of state of emergency on the menace.
A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advocated that Nigeria must embrace electronic voting to sustain its democratic values.
Onome Owhodo, a.k.a Onome Da Saint, an Abuja based comedian, says arts can be a veritable tool to keep youths away from drug addiction, unemployment, restiveness and other forms of criminality in the country.
Nigeria’s deepwater operations have generated revenue exceeding $180billion following industry players’ capital investment in excess of $65billion with the potentials for growth amidst untapped abundant opportunities in the sector.
The chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Mohammed Isa, has said Nigeria has remained sluggish in almost every facet of national development largely due to greed and unstoppable quest for materialism by most public officers.
The Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has called for far reaching tax reforms.
Nigeria is committed to ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls, Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, said.
Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, announced on Tuesday that over 47 million Nigerians still practice open defecation.
A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), on Thursday called on key political actors in Nigeria, particularly those seeking elective positions to do everything possible to ensure peace in the forthcoming general elections because “Nigeria is not a stranger to electoral violence.”
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed concerns about the impact of unity on national development.
Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku/Obi campaign council for the Presidential Election in Anambra State, Mr Oseloka Obaze, has berated those kicking against the endorsement of the PDP Presidential candidate by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, saying such critics lack political courage.
Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has described the Eighth National Assembly as the worst set of legislators Nigeria ever had, saying none of them had shown real commitment to national development.
No fewer than 30 political parties in Bauchi State have disassociated themselves from the coalition of six political parties led by Speaker Yakubu Dogara plotting the defeat of Governor Mohammed Abubakar in the forthcoming general elections.
The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized rare but outlawed items as well as more widely traded but contraband items across the two states constituting the command.
Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France’s new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it.
Mr. Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu have been reappointed as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, respectively by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Thousands of residents have been displaced in Guri, Kirikassamma and Birnin Kudu council areas, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Ya’u, told reporters on Tuesday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the search conducted by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) at the Epe home of a former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday said there would be an extension of deadline for prospective candidates to register for the online 2018/2019 admission screening.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).
Archbishop Adewale Martins of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos on Thursday condemned the recent attitude where some youths promoted nudity instead of chastity in the name of
Three suspected members of a secret cult, the Klensman confraternity, were on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped.