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PDP BOT chairman supports Ruga programme

Sen. Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) programme of the Federal Government.

Ecobank, NIRSAL sign N70 billion MoU for agribusiness

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.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Wilifred Oyo-Ita charges MDAs to embrace entrepreneurship, ICT for revenue generation

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.
Hadiza Bello Masari

Hadiza Masari calls for state of emergency on drug abuse

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.

Ex-President Jonathan calls for electronic voting in Nigeria

A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advocated that Nigeria must embrace electronic voting to sustain its democratic values.
Onome Da Saint

Comedian: Arts veritable means to keep youths from criminality

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.
The Representative of the GMD NNPC, Mallam Bello Rabiu and the Director China Petroleum Corporation, Beijing, China, Bin Zhang, at the 2019 OTC in Houston.

Nigeria generates over $180 billion revenue from deepwater operations

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.

CCB: How public officers contribute to Nigeria’s underdevelopment

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.
Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says access to electricity is critical to growing Nigeria’s economy.

Tony Elumelu urges governments to create favourable tax policies

The Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has called for far reaching tax reforms.

Tijjani Bande: Nigeria committed to ending discrimination against women, girls

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, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: Millions of Nigerians still practice open defecation

Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, announced on Tuesday that over 47 million Nigerians still practice open defecation.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid challenges Nigerians on tax payment

Mrs Ene Obi, the Country-Director of Actionaid, a non governmental organisation has called on all taxable citizens and corporate bodies to pay their correct taxes to boost national development.

Election: General Abdulsalami cautions politicians over violence

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.”
Amos Sawyer

Amos Sawyer: Social media threaten Nigerian polls

A former President of Liberia, Prof Amos Sawyer, has raised concerns over the use of social media in inciting violence during the forthcoming elections.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan: It’s difficult to erase agitations caused by civil war

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed concerns about the impact of unity on national development.

PDP: Critics of Ohanaeze endorsement of Atiku/Obi lack courage

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.

Governor Al-Makura: Eighth National Assembly lacks committed Senators, House of Reps members

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.

Bauchi election: 30 political parties endorse President Buhari, Governor Abubakar

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.

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Customs intercepts elephant tusks, buffalo horns, others

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.

US tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

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.

Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu, Lauratta Onorchie reappointed presidential media aides

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.

Floods claim five lives in Jigawa

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC reacts to EFCC raid of former Lagos governor’s home

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.