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Ohaneze demands supplementary budget to cover second Niger Bridge

Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo speaking part of Nigeria, has tasked the federal government over timely completion of the second Niger Bridge project.

MAN expresses reservations on AfCFTA’s impact on Nigeria’s economy

Dr Frank Udemba, National President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, has said the association had reservations on the impact of African Continental Free Trade Area on Nigeria’s economy.

Governor Okorocha: President Buhari has shown enough love for Igbo

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the “Igbo love President Buhari. What he is doing in Igboland has touched the Igbos. Let him know we love him and that in 2015, Igbo people played bad Politics, because the Igbos never believed in Buhari but in 2019 Igbo will vote massively for Mr. President.

Federal government slams PDP over infrastructural development in South-east, South-south

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to present its scorecard of achievements, especially in the area of infrastructural development, in the South-East and the South-South in its 16 years in office.

Kemi Adeosun: Deadlocked FAAC meeting may affect salaries

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has explained that if the issues that led to the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting with governors that ended in a deadlocked is not resolved, salaries might be affected in the states.

Lai Mohammed: Work ongoing every minute on second Niger bridge

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Federal Government is committed to early completion of the ongoing second Niger bridge project and will sustain its funding.

2019: Ex-Governor Kalu canvasses for bloc votes for President Buhari in Katsina

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has canvassed for massive and total bloc vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in his homestate, Katsina State.

Festus Keyamo: NBA blacklisted Gani Fawehinmi for supporting President Buhari

Human rights lawyer Festus Keyamo says Gani Fawehinmi was blacklisted by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in 1985.

NSIA’s profit drops by N107 billion in 2017

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), the agency managing the Sovereign Wealth Fund has recorded a decline in its profit from N130.3 billion in 2016 to N22.5 billion in 2017.

Federal government to complete repair work on existing Niger bridge in December

Mr Innocent Alumonah, Federal Controller of Works, Anambra says the Federal Government will complete repair work on the existing Niger Bridge before the end of December.

Federal government to award Second Niger Bridge main contract before 2019 polls – VON...

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has said that the federal government will award the main contract for the second Niger Bridge before the 2019 general elections.

Ministry: Second Niger main bridge yet to be awarded

Despite assurances by the Federal Government on the completion of the Second Niger Bridge, the contract for the construction of the main bridge has not been awarded, according to a report.

Official: Second Niger Bridge still needs N210 billion

The Director of Highway Bridges and Design, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Adetokunbo Sogbesan, said the main project on the Second Niger Bridge will gulp N210 billion.

Minister: Federal government redesigns second Niger Bridge from 2km to 7.9km

Federal Government has said it has redesigned 2nd Niger Bridge from two kilometers to 7.9 kilometers.

President Buhari’s 2019 bid and matters arising

The country is gearing itself up for the General Elections in February next year and with President Muhammadu Buhari announcing that he will bid for the governing party, APC’s ticket to run for a second term, all hell has been let loose by the chaotic, ill-prepared opposition camp.

2019: President Buhari deserves re-election – Ex-Governor Chime

Former Enugu State Governor Sullivan Chime has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has done a lot to deserve reelection.

Second Niger Bridge: 44.6% early works completed – official

Innocent Alumonah, Federal Controller of Works in Anambra, says a part of the project work at the Second Niger Bridge linking Asaba in Delta and Onitsha in Anambra is already 44.6 per cent completed.

2019: Ex-President Obasanjo not speaking for Nigerians – APC chieftain

A member of the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Alhaji Nasiru Danu has asked Nigerians to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari saying the statements credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the re-election ambition of the president were his personal opinion.

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Compulsory Retirement: Court fixes date to decide fate of ex-DSS spokesperson Marilyn Ogar

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FRSC: Trucks to be barred from Lagos bridges

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