Home Topics Presidential Initiative

Presidential Initiative

Senator Ndume: PCNI may transmute into NEDC

Sen. Mohammed Ali Ndume has said that the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) might eventually transmute into the North East Development Commission (NEDC).

EFCC freezes ex-SGF Babachir Lawal’s accounts

As part of investigations into the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen some bank accounts belonging to companies linked to him.

Completion time of East-West road unknown – Usani Usani

The Federal Government has said it cannot give the exact time when the East-West Road will be ready for use.

Industrialisation of the Niger Delta will not be politicised – Usani Usani

The Federal Government has reiterated that there is no partisan politics in the economic diversification and industrialisation programme of the Niger Delta Region.

Recent Stories

Kwara IRS generates N7.7 billion in 4 months

Executive Chairman, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS), Muritala Awodun, on Wednesday, said the internally generated revenue of the state in the last four months rose to the region of N7.7 billion

Bushmeat loses its appeal as Congo city fights Ebola

In the city of Mbandaka, “bushmeat” is a cheap, time-honoured form of food — monkeys, bats, antelopes, crocodiles and other species caught in the wild.

Ex-President Obasanjo seeks biotech in agriculture to boost food production

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, declared that unless innovative advances such as biotechnology are achieved in agriculture, global efforts at ending hunger would remain a mirage.

Prominent Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas arrested

A prominent Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting alleged abuses by the security forces has been detained, his lawyer says.

Governor Ajimobi urges federal government to refund N33bn expended on federal roads in Oyo

The Oyo State Government has demanded a refund from the Federal Government, of the N33 billion it expended on reconstruction and rehabilitation of federal roads within the state.