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President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will continue to provide ‘game-changing’ infrastructure to drive economic development across the country, the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has assured.
The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
In his New Year message titled: ‘A Letter From The President At New Year’s Nigeria’s Decade’, Buhari said many of the projects being undertaken by his administration are projects that previous administrations failed to do despite the resources at their disposal.
Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
President Muhammadu Buhari early hours of Wednesday reiterated his resolve to withdraw from any political contest after his tenure in 2023.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will create new opportunities in agriculture, manufacturing and other long-neglected sectors to address the challenges of poverty among Nigerians in 2020.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sen Olamilekan Adeola, on Thursday said the plan by the Federal Government to borrow about 30 billion dollars was a necessary step to catalyse development.
The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday prevented the representatives of the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, from addressing it on the issue of exchange rates for funding key projects.
The Senate Committee on Finance has summoned the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it on Monday.
The Senate Committee on Finance has summoned the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it on Monday (today).
Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
The workers and host communities of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge project in Anambra and Delta states have shut down the Julius Berger yard office at bridgehead, Onitsha, the Anambra state capital.
One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s support groups in the South-East, the Zikist-Buharist-Movement, ZBM, has urged the President to show more commitment in addressing the infrastructure deficiencies of the South-East.
Southeast Governors’ Forum on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to defer the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu to end of October 2019.
The Second Niger Bridge in Onitsha, Anambra State, being constructed by the Federal Government, may be completed before the 2022 completion date.
An NGO, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has described the allegations in a petition by the Northern Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) against President Muhammadu Buhari as frivolous and unacceptable.
Chief Basil Ejidike, Anambra State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Ohanaeze-Ndigbo, a pan socio-cultural organisation was not being fair to President Muhammadu Buhari when the Igbo organisation posited that Buhari’s first term was a nightmare to Ndigbo in one of the national dailies.
President Muhammadu Buhari has passed a vote of confidence on the intervention programmes of the various institutions under the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the impact they are making on Nigeria and other African countries.
Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
Sympathisers on Thursday in Jos continued to throng the family house of Pa David Dachiya following the execution of his son, Mr Dachiya Dalep, by Boko Haram insurgents.
Last season’s Playoffs in the Nigeria Women’s Premier Basketball League produced some stunners including the end of First Bank WBC dominance and Coach Peter Ahmedu failing to reach the final for the first time in three years.
A dengue fever outbreak that has affected thousands of Paraguayans in recent weeks has reached as far as the presidential palace, with the country’s leader Mario Abdo confirmed as having been struck by the disease.
Former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has completed a part of his medicals ahead of a loan move to Milan from Premier League side, Chelsea.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Zamfara Sector Command, on Monday, advised the newly-promoted officers and corps marshal of the command to redouble their efforts towards attaining the objectives of the corps.