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The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in its latest report released in Abuja on Sunday reveals that the solid Minerals sector contributed N52.75 billion to the federation revenue in 2017.
“The life of every Nigerian, in every part of the world matters,’’ says President Muhammadu Buhari, in Sochi, Russia on Thursday, promising to stretch government’s reach and capacity in protecting all Nigerians, not minding the distance.
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in next month’s Kogi governorship election, Mr Musa Wada, has called on governor Yahaya Bello to start preparing his handover note as his time was up.
Senate approves 2020-2022 MTEF/FSP, raises federal government’s expenditure estimates to N10.7 trillion
The Senate on Thursday, approved the 2020 to 2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has urged security agencies to arrest and prosecute foreigners and Nigerians illegally mining of the nation’s mineral resources.
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has come up with a 16 point agenda to promote a vibrant regional economy through public and private sector collaboration,
Amb. Baba Madugu, Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland, disclosed this on the sidelines of the African Day celebration held in Bern.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged for South Korea to invest in agriculture and solid minerals to help create job opportunities for Nigerians.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, and the National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s innovative measures and steadfastness in enhancing the ease of doing business in the state.
For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
Some ambassadors have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Feb. 23 presidential election, saying his re-election portends a positive image for Nigeria in the international community.
Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara State on Monday pledged to complete the state investment house that was started by former Governor Mahmuda Aliyu Shinkafi and abandoned by the government of Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari.
The 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi State, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, on Sunday, lamented that despite the commercial quantity of 26 solid minerals found in the state, it was yet to benefit from it.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.
A Jigawa State magistrate court sitting in Babura local government area on Wednesday remanded a 35-year-old man identifed as ‘Chairman Dandanja’ for allegedly raping his friend’s wife.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
Former Green Eagles defender Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him undergo three surgeries.
The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.
The president of the electoral commission in Guinea announced on Saturday that the legislative elections, which have been delayed for months, will take place on 16 February 2020.