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Government, private sector to establish more technical colleges to meet manpower needs

The Federal Government is to collaborate with states and the private sector to establish more technical colleges and vocation centres to bridge the gaps in the country’s manpower needs.

Nigeria’s economic growth excites World Bank

The World Bank Group is excited with Nigeria’s economic growth and expressed satisfaction with its performance.

NPHCDA: Nigeria needs N824 billion to buy vaccines over next 10 years

Nigeria needs about $2.7 billion (N824 billion) to buy vaccines over the next 10 years to enable it achieve its target of 84 per cent immunisation coverage by 2028, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has said.

Credit to private sector rises by N633 billion in February

Credit to private sector rose by N633 billion to N22.6 trillion in February, surpassing credit to the government which rose by N161 billion to N4.29 trillion during the month.

Lai Mohammed: UNWTO-CAF meeting will put Nigeria on global focus

The 61st UN World Tourism Organisation’s Commission for Africa ( UNWTO – CAF ) meeting in Abuja, from June 1 to June 6, will put Nigeria under global focus in addition to its socio-economic gains.

Federal govt will completely dismantle Boko Haram – Lai Mohammed

The federal government says it is developing narratives and communication strategies to completely dismantle and neutralise the Boko Haram violent ideology and messages.

Nigeria’s economy will do better in 2018 – Senator Udoma

The Minster of Budget & National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said that Nigeria’s economic outlook for 2018 is looking positive due to the huge potentials available as a result of the various initiatives by government to sustain growth since its exit from recession.

AfDB denies calling off $600m loan to Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has refuted media reports that it has called off its $600 million loan to Nigeria.

PRONACO to reconvene conference in January

Barely 24 hours after the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) canvassed a return to the 1963 Constitution, the Pro-National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) has announced plans to reconvene its national confab adjourned in 2007 following calls for the restructuring of the country.

NPA board approves new structure to eliminate redundancy, improve efficiency

The Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has approved a new organisational structure and the commencement of a Business Process Re-engineering initiative to improve efficiency.

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Minister: Federal government committed to timely completion of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, said that the Federal Government was committed to timely completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.