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A former Minister of Petroleum, Otuekong Don Etiebet, has thrown his endorsement behind plans by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel. to build an international worship centre for God in the state. This comes amidst criticism that has trained the project by critics of the government in the state.
The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, says a total of 611,231 meters were deployed across the country as of January 31 under the Meter Assets Provider (MAP) initiative of the federal government.
AfDB chief: Restructuring shouldn’t be driven by political expediency but economic, financial viability
This was the submission of the President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, at the second term inaugural lecture of the Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Akure, the state capital.
The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has lamented that the Nigerian system is not federalism but “fatherism”.
The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Dr. Salihu Lukman, yesterday said democracy will lose its appeal once internal disagreements among leaders of political parties cease to exist.
The World Bank has approved $500 million to support the federal government in improving the country’s electricity distribution companies’ (Discos) operations.
Hopes are rising on the viability of the rail line as alternative route for Nigerian transport system as the nation’s biggest port facility has now been connected to the newly-reconstructed line.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, says the Nigeria Sugar Institute (NSI) just commissioned in Ilorin, Kwara State, ”will create hundreds of thousands of jobs”.
Another prominent northern voice, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has joined the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), to condemn the ongoing attack of the herders’ communities in the South Western part of Nigeria.
Alphabet Inc is shutting down Loon after concluding the business, which offers balloons as an alternative to cell towers, is not commercially viable, Google’s parent company said on Thursday.
Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello of Niger state has assured investors doing business in any part of the state of their safety and that of their investments.
Kebbi, Yobe and Zamfara states have the highest number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, according to Nigeria Education Data Survey (NEDS) 2020.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Tuesday reassured that only competent persons with character and proven integrity would be elected as chairmen and councillors in the forthcoming local government election in the state.
Ten startups innovations in information technology selected by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will represent Nigeria at this year’s Feature Stars competition as part of the annual Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Nigerian broadcast media to take the lead in telling the Nigerian story in order to guard against distortion of facts by a section of the foreign media.
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said some people are scared that restructuring would affect their political viability.
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated a 13-member committee to critically examine and recommend to the government the viability and economic sustainability of the planned creation of Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) from the existing 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in State.
The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to end open defecation in the country.
The Senate on Monday urged the Federal Government to provide substantial bailout fund to airline operators in the country to revamp the aviation sector in view of the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Saturday said the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria after terrorists abducted hundreds of school girls in Zamfara State.
Speaking to Betfair, the Barca hero said: “Pep Guardiola has one of the best squads in Europe and Manchester City are in incredible form right now after 19 consecutive wins, jumping to a 10-point lead in the league and taking a solid step forward in Europe this week.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, leading indigenous energy company, has identified its fast-growing gas business as a strong catalyst for sustainable development in Nigeria.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has received the 24 Kagara students freed after their abduction by gunmen for 10 days
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as heart-warming the safe release of school children, teachers and their family members abducted from Government Science College, Kagara, in Niger State.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, has directed commanding officers across all formations to commence immediate impoundment, arrest and prosecution of owners of rickety vehicles nationwide.
Moses Ogbu has signed a two-year contract with Chinese club Wuhan FC, who also parade former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins.
Joined as respondents in the suit are the Attorney General of the Federation, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy; Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC); the DG NIMC, and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).
The office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (AuGF) has expressed concerns over irregularities and weaknesses in financial regulations across ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government, especially in the disbursement and utilisation of public funds.
Fourteen people, including at least two civilians, were killed inside a “religious site” as government and rebel forces fought for control of a Central African Republic (CAR) town, rights group Amnesty International said Thursday.