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The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma says the Federal government is committed to the diversification of the country’s economy away from dependence on oil and gas.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, said that the revitalisation of fertiliser blending plants had saved the country over $200 million annually in foreign exchange and over N60 billion in budgetary provisions for fertiliser subsidies.
Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, on Thursday urged states’ ministries of agriculture to support farmers in producing competitive and qualitative goods for export in order to achieve the “Zero Oil Plan’’ (ZOP).
The Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, on Thursday alleged of plans by some political thugs and people believed to be mercenaries by politicians to bomb the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the 13 local government area headquarters in the state.
The world football governing body, FIFA, has placed a ban on Chelsea Football Club from signing players for the next two transfer windows.
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad in the Lagos State Police Command has reportedly arrested 16 armed robbery suspects at Ajegunle area of Lagos State with the help of a Close Circuit Television (CCTV).
The quake struck 17 kilometers (10 miles) from the town of Montalvo in eastern Ecuador near the border with Peru, the agency said.
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the Kwara state police command of arresting its Kwara South senatorial candidate, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme(kg) cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) decreased from N2,052.79 in December 2018 to N2,039.82 in January.
Precious metal palladium on Wednesday reached above $1,500 per ounce for the first time in trading thanks to supply deficit worries, according to analysts.
The Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Abdulrazak Namdas (APC-Adamawa), on Saturday decried the postponement of the general elections.
Shanghai Shenhua new signing Odion Ighalo says the opportunity to play for Quique Sanchez Flores again was the reason he joined the Chinese Super League giants.
Alhaji Abdullahi Abubakar, Federal Commissioner, Code of Conduct Bureau in charge of North East Zone, has advised political office holders to declare their assets immediately after the end of their tenure.