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Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Transportation university shows Executive Order 5 is working – minister

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu, has described the establishment of the University of Transportation in Daura as evidence that Executive Order 5 is functioning.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 3

President Buhari seeks confirmation of hajj commission members by Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of the Chairman and Members of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

Nasarawa PHCs in shambles despite $500,000 funding from Bill Gates

Primary Health Care centres across Nasarawa State are in a deplorable state, with most facilities ill-equipped and inadequately staffed, according to an investigation.

Human trafficking has reached alarming rate in Nigeria – ex-minister

A former Minister of Education in Nigeria, Professor Chinyere Obaji, has raised the alarm over high rate of trafficking in persons in Nigeria, noting many Nigerians are trafficked daily in the country.

SDGs: UNICEF urges funding of four key sectors in Kano, Katsina

Mr. Maulid Warfa, the UNICEF Chief of Field Office, Kano, has called on Kano and Katsina state governments to allocate more resources to the four key sectors for children and women for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The management of Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti (FETHI), has urged staffers to join hands in ensuring improved quality delivery.

Ekiti teaching hospital staff tasked on improved service delivery

The management of Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti (FETHI), has urged staffers to join hands in ensuring improved quality delivery.

NUJ to sponsor bill against owing journalists’ salaries

Mr Christopher Isiguzo, National President of NUJ, stated this in Makurdi at an interactive session with members of the union in the state, to appreciate members for electing him and also know their challenges.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor appoints first female LAMATA chief

The Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Engr. Abimbola Akinajo as the new Managing Director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA).

Police arrest ‘Honourable’ for defrauding Chinese of N30.6 million

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team have arrested Adamu Garuba, aka Honourable Ibrahim, for allegedly defrauding a Chinese of N30.6 million.

NEPC canvasses economic diversification to save Nigeria shocks of unstable crude

The Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Mr Segun Awolowo, has canvassed deeper economic diversification initiative to save Nigeria the economic shocks of unstable crude oil prices.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 6

President Buhari returns to Abuja after UNGA74

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja after his engagements at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), in New York, USA, on Saturday morning, a day ahead of schedule.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said on Tuesday that all standing committees of the upper chamber will be inaugurated on Wednesday.2

Donations: Senate wants aids deployed as part of MDAs appropriation

The Senate has urged the National Planning Commission to develop a policy framework that creates mechanism for development cooperation and aid effectiveness in Nigeria.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Ogun targets revamped industrialisation, economic development

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Nigeria adopts September 16 as National ID Day

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the recognition and observance of September 16 of every year as National Identity Day.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Nigeria adopts September 16 as National ID Day

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the recognition and observance of September 16 of every year as National Identity Day in a move to create awareness on the importance of identification as a modern tool for national development and social cohesion.
Frederic Oladeinde

Lagos set to unlock 60 major traffic gridlock areas

The Lagos State Government is set to unlock 60 identified major highway junctions and corridors critically affecting the free flow of traffic within the Lagos metropolis.

$9 billion judgment: P&ID chief names ex-Presidents Yar’Adua, Jonathan, ex-NNPC GMDs, 15 others behind...

The founder of Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), Michael Quinn admitted to have had audience with the late President Umaru Yar’Adua, ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Rilwanu Lukman, a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Shehu Ladan, and 15 others over the Gas Supply and Processing Agreement (GSPA).

Lagos chamber faults merger of finance, budget ministries

The Director-General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, Mr. Muda Yusuf, has faulted the merger of Finance, Budget & Planning ministries, and advised that fixing the economy should be paramount on the agenda of the newly inaugurated federal cabinet.

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German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, whose record-setting crusades led him to be nicknamed “the Billy Graham of Africa,” died Saturday at age 79.

Governor Ortom: Reinhard Bonnke’s death a big blow to christendom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has described the death of renown evangelist Reinhard Bonnke as a big blow to christendom and the entire world.
Frank Lampard looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park. (Photo by Clive Brunskill-Getty Images)

Frank Lampard not perturbed despite Everton defeat

Chelsea lost 3-1 at Everton on Saturday, though Frank Lampard insists he is not yet at the point where he thinks transfers are needed.
Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, dominating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds in their huge rematch

Anthony Joshua reclaims world boxing titles from Andy Ruiz Jr

Nigerian-British boxer Anthony Joshua has defeated defending champion, Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim the world heavyweight titles he lost in June this year.
Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson made an instant impact on the pitch and a spectacular one off it as he started his reign with a vital victory over Chelsea at Goodison Park.

Everton beat Chelsea in Ferguson’s first game

Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson made an instant impact on the pitch and a spectacular one off it as he started his reign with a vital victory over Chelsea at Goodison Park.
Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, dominating Andy Ruiz Jr over 12 rounds in their huge rematch

Anthony Joshua’s net worth to double after reclaiming belts

Anthony Joshua’s net worth is set to double after regaining the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts from Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.