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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reassured the people of the state that his government would fulfil all promises made during his second term electioneering campaign. Obaseki said the state had commenced the process for the drafting of a 30-year development plan to provide the government with necessary tools, guidelines and milestones for development planning.
The Nigerian Navy yesterday took delivery of a new offshore survey vessel, NNS LANA, in Saint Nazaire, France.
The federal government has urged state governments to domesticate the National Chart of Accounts (NCoA) to qualify for performance-based grants under the States’ Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme for Results 2020 Annual Performance Assessment (APA) and COVID-19 related Disbursement Linked Indicators (DLIs) due in 2021.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has said that the Army will soon move against separatist agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo.
The Senate Committee on Public Accounts, led by Senator Matthew Urhoghide, PDP, Edo South, which raised the alarm, said of the said amount, payment vouchers were raised for the sum of N113,558,372.85, leaving the sum of N2,772,214,120.42 unaccounted for.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal Government of breaching a “no victimisation clause” agreed upon during the dialogue that led to the suspension of the strike they had embarked on.
Lumping nine years of convocation together, the Adamawa State University, Mubi, says it will confer various degrees and certificates on 11,625 graduates.
The UN Women Spotlight Initiative in partnership with Connected Development/Follow The Money (CODE/FTM) has concluded training of stakeholders in Ebonyi state on measures meant to strengthen advocacy and elimination of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV).
Nigeria is now the largest producer of cassava in the world, Karima Babangida, a director in the national federal ministry of agriculture declared Wednesday in Bauchi at a workshop on cassava production organised by the ministry.
The federal government has said Nigeria would establish a Jute industry to meet international best practices for the export of cocoa and sundry agricultural produce.
Ivory Coast has opened a French center in Abidjan that will train more than 10,000 teachers in five years.
The Royal Academy of Engineering, United Kingdom, said it is partnering the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) to assist Nigeria achieve sustainable development in engineering.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja directed the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, to coordinate and lead the deployment of a national plan to address the issue of out-of-school children in the country.
Former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has expressed anger over the incessant security challenges facing the country.
Coordinating committees have been set-up in the thirty-six states nationwide to monitor the implementation and sustainability of the 774,000 jobs under the Special Public Works programme.
This is even as government has given street traders at Obikabia and Opobo junctions in the Ogbor Hill area of the commercial city seven days to vacate the streets and move into approved markets in the city.
YouTube, on Tuesday, announced that 10 Nigerian Creators were among the 23 youtubers from Africa selected to receive grants for the development of their channels from the global #YouTubeBlackVoices fund, an official said.
Although no life was lost, the fire incident, which victims confirmed to this newsmen as the fourth in 11 years, started early Sunday morning. It destroyed furniture items, materials and machines estimated at millions of naira.
Dr. Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General of the National Park Service, says the agency has trained 1,200 officers on basic combat readiness paramilitary by the Nigeria Army.
World football witnessed a momentous event of great significance when the football associations of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a ceremony held in Dubai.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queues across the country, assuring that the situation will normalize in hours.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, has dismissed a claim by a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, Johnson Oghuma, that he appropriated some of his constituency projects.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated assorted food items worth 1.1 million dollars for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara States.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has disclosed that it had received a suspected rape case against one Muhammadu Mailemu.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a N500 billion non-oil export stimulation facility with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) to enable exporters process agriculture commodities into other markets in Africa and globally.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) announced yesterday that it would be reintroducing the park and pay policy in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), from May 1, 2021.
The Clean Cars 2030 measure depends on the state approving a tax on vehicle miles traveled, which would help pay for new transportation infrastructure in the state, according to the bill.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expected to deliver his verdict on the European Super League on Tuesday after the widely condemned breakaway competition triggered threats of legal action and punitive measures.
Newcastle United closed on Premier League survival after winning a five-goal thriller with West Ham at St James’ Park – and dented the visitors’ hopes of playing in the Champions League next season on Saturday afternoon.
More than 770 million of China’s rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty, accounting for more than 70 per cent of the global total over the same period according to the World Bank’s international poverty standard, says a white paper recently released by the State Council Information Office of China.