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House Of Representatives Wades Into NEMA Staff Strike

7 hours ago /

Civil servants at the national emergency management agency, NEMA, have called off their industrial action following the intervention of the House of Representatives committee on emergency and disaster preparedness. A truce was reached on Tuesday as NEMA officials promised to attend to the demands of the staff, one of which is...

Death Toll In Borno/Muna Suicide Bombings Rise To 18

8 hours ago /

18 persons have been killed in multiple suicide bomb attacks at Muna garage area, on the Maiduguri-Gamboru Ngala Road, in Maiduguri. 16 others got injured in the attack which occurred slightly after 8pm on Sunday, involving 3 explosions. Commissioner of Police Damian Chukwu told journalists after a visit to the scene that,...

We Have No Hands In Maina's Reinstatement - DSS

8 hours ago /

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has no hands in the recall or reinstatement of Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina, the former chairman of the presidential task force on pension reform. The DSS said there was no correspondence of any sort between the DSS and the head of service with respect...

Immigration Boss Seek Cross River Government’s Collaboration In Managing Cameroon Refugees

16 hours ago /

No fewer than fourth thousand Cameroonian migrants are expected to find their ways into Nigeria for protection says the comptroller general of Immigration, Muhammed Babandede. The immigration boss who visited the main border axis of cross river state however said there was no cause for alarm as governor Ben Ayade has...

Buhari Visits Niamey On Tuesday

16 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari will Tuesday depart for Niamey, republic of Niger, to participate in a meeting on common currency for the west African sub-region.   member countries of the ECOWAS task force on common currency are ‎Nigeria, cote d'ivoire, Ghana and Niger.   The minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun and the central bank of Nigeria governor,...

Judicial Officers Urged To Understand Oil And Gas Matters

16 hours ago /

There was a consensus among participants at an oil and gas conference in the Nigerian capital, Abuja of the need for a strong knowledge and skills acquisition among judicial officers handling legal matters on Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. The executive secretary of petroleum technology development fund, PTDF, Aliyu bello set...

FG Replies Critics Of Its Achievements

17 hours ago /

The federal government says descriptions of its achievements by critics of mere lies and propaganda will be matched with verifiable facts and figures. Minister of information and Culture Lai Mohammed who said this on Monday in Abuja at the Nigeria governors’ forum media conference noted that the criticisms will be the...

Igbo Leaders Of Thought Commend Buhari For Engagement With South East Zonal Leaders

17 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended over his recent engagements with leaders from the southeast zone of Nigeria. Some leaders of thought, under the aegis of Igbo people of Nigeria who gave the commendation during a march to the Aso Rock presidential villa, in  Abuja, said they see the interactions as a...

Buhari Directs Sack Of Maina

18 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate disengagement from service of Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the presidential task force on pension reforms.  in a memo to the head of the civil service of the federation, the president equally demanded a full report of the circumstances of Maina's recall and...

Senate Enacts Enabling Laws For Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation

18 hours ago /

The Nigerian Senate has enacted an enabling law that will fundamentally position the country’s tourism industry to contribute more to the treasury. With the new act, the Nigerian tourism development corporation has now given way to the Nigerian tourism development authority NTDA) After an extensive clause by clause consideration, the senate repealed the Nigerian tourism development corporation,NTDC, act and replaced...

More Calls For The Promotion Of Girl Child Education

19 hours ago /

The international day of the girl-child may have come and gone but key players have continued to engage issues bordering on the welfare of the girl-child. Many say that for Nigeria to achieve success with the sustainable development goals (SDGS) policies aimed at promoting social freedom and financial empowerment for the girl-child...

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary: Governor Ayade Charges Immigration To Protect Citizens Along Border Line

20 hours ago /

The Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has called on the nigerian immigration service to protect the citizens living along the border lines between Nigeria and the republic of Cameroon. Ayade stated this when he received the comptroller general of immigration, Muhammed Babandede who paid him a visit in his...

Nigeria, Pakistan To Revamp Joint Commission

20 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigeria-Pakistan joint commission will be revamped as a veritable platform to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries. President Buhari gave the assurance on Saturday in Istanbul at a bilateral meeting with prime Minister Shahidkhakanabbasi, on the margins of the ninth d-8 summit in turkey. The...

Governor Ayade Promises To Partner Federal Government On Agro-Industry

21 hours ago /

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state says the presidential initiative targeted at developing agriculture and industry in the Niger Delta as alternative source for job creation and income generation in the region will be embraced by the state. Ayade stated this during the official flag-off of the program in calabar,the...

Women Seek More Inclusiveness In Politics

21 hours ago /

A group of Civil Society Organmisations which focuses on gender parity, wants women to be given preference in decision making positions The group believes that this will correct the lopsided representation in decision making in favour of men. Some Nigerian women gathered in Abuja on Friday for the sole reason of appraising...

UNIDO Supports Financial Literacy Initiative In Nigeria

23 hours ago /

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in Nigeria, in partnership with government institutions has commenced the upgrade of the financial literacy of Nigerian entrepreneurs, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMES), women and youths.  The UNIDO senior advisor Stanislaw Pigon said united nation’s (un) call on UNIDO to develop, operationalize...

Nigerian Army To Commence Medical Outreach Exercise In Bayelsa Next Week

23 hours ago /

The Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson is calling on the people of the state to give the Nigerian Army adequate support when it commences it's medical outreach programme in the state next week. Governor Dickson made the call while receiving the Nigerian Army chief of logistics, Major General Rogers Nicholas and other...

Pensioners Accuse FG Of Lack Of Transparency

23 hours ago /

The Association of Contributory Pensioners of Nigeria who are under PENCOM says there is no transparency in the payment template set by the government. The new retirees are accusing the pension fund administrators of deceptive offers designed to extort their hard earned stipends. The pensioners decried the new review of their pensions...

Women Challenged On Ending Poverty In Nigeria

1 day ago /

Women in Nigeria have been urged to see themselves as role models and tools for ending poverty not only in Nigeria but on the African continent. This was the consensus at an international conference organized by the united women and men of empowerment and elevation initiative in Abuja. The quest to see women completely...

Nigeria Beyond Oil; How Is It Prepared To Survive?

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October 22 is set aside globally to celebrate world energy day. With issues of sustainability, conservation, climate change, carbon emission reduction, and environmental protection in the front burner. As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate world energy day on Sunday, how is it prepared to survive beyond oil? In august...


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