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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Portable water: FAO, Eni/NNPC inaugurate solar-powered water schemes in North-east

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Eni, through its subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), have inaugurated a solar-powered water scheme in Bama, Borno.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde pledges to waive immunity for corruption trial

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday pledged to waive his immunity as the governor if brought before the proposed anti-corruption agency in the state.

BPE: Federal government to focus next phase of privatisation on PPP

The next phase of the Federal Government’s Privatization Program will now focus on Public Private Partnerships (PPP), the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh, has disclosed.

Expert: PPP only solution to infrastructural deficit in Nigeria

A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Sam Inengite, has said that Public Private Partnership, otherwise known as PPP, is the only way out of the infrastructural deficit in the country.

BPE: How privatisation saved Nigeria $3 billion

The privatization and commercialisation process has freed up over three billion dollars consumed by Public Enterprises (PEs) annually in terms of subventions, waivers and unpaid taxes, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says.

Ethiopia announces $7 billion road and power projects

Ethiopia announced $7 billion worth of new road and power supply projects on Friday, according to the state-affiliated Fana news agency.
Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Charles Udoh

Charles Udoh: Akwa Ibom to lead Nigeria’s agric revolution

Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, has said the state will lead Nigeria’s agriculture revolution.

DMO: More funds available for lending to private sector with redemption of NTBs

The Debt Management Office (DMO), says that with the redemption of about N840 billion of Nigerian Treasury Bills (NTBs), more funds are now available for lending by the banks to the private sector.

World Bank pledges support for Nigeria’s economic growth, development

The World Bank says it is willing to provide technical support to Nigeria in critical areas to facilitate the country’s economic growth and development.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita, Freda Prempeh provides solution to fix housing deficit

Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, and Ghanaian Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, Hon. Freda Prempeh have called for increased Public Private Partnerships (PPP) to fix housing deficit in the country.

Security: Federal government lauds Aliko Dangote over presentation of 150 patrol cars to police

In an unprecedented show of philanthropy, the Aliko Dangote Foundation yesterday in Abuja, donated 150 fully kitted operational cars worth several hundreds of Naira to the Nigeria Police Force.

Vice President Osinbajo: Federal government recovers N7.8 billion, $378 million, £27,800 through whistleblower’s policy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said that Nigeria has recovered about N7.8 billion, $378 million and £27,800 through the Whistleblower’s Policy launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in December 2016.

NITDA begins registration, licensing of IT contractors

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it is set to register and issue licence to indigenous Information Technology (IT) contractors and service providers.

ERA urges President Buhari to make water every citizen’s right

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has written President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to enshrine water as the right of every citizen in the country’s constitution.

Nigeria ranked high in World Bank Group 2017 PPP ranking

Nigeria is one of the top four leading voices in Public Private Partnerships, PPP, in the 2017 ranking of the World Bank Group, WBG.

Why national carrier is being delayed – federal govt

The Federal Government has explained that the perceived delay in launching the National Carrier of Nigeria was to avoid the mistake of the past and launching a carrier that would fail.

National carrier will be private sector driven – Senator Hadi Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the proposed national carrier will be private sector driven.

Oando conceived Lagos midstream jetty to save Nigeria $50 million annually

Across Africa, the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model has become increasingly critical as both a funding and operational mechanism for social and economic infrastructures

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.