Speaker of the House of Representatives, Abbas Tajudeen said today that the myriad challenges facing Nigeria today, including widespread insecurity, can be linked to the non-existence or weakness of governance at the local government level. Represented by his deputy at a one-day national dialogue on Nigeria’s security challenges and good governance at the local level, […]

President Bola Tinubu has pledged that his administration will spare no effort in ensuring Nigeria’s children have a solid foundation for realising their dreams. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, to mark the 2024 Children’s Day Celebration today, President Tinubu emphasised that society mirrors the collective family units. […]

TINIBU confers second highest national honour,GCON on Awujale President Bola Tinubu on Friday conferred the second highest national honour of Grand Commander of Order of Nigeria on the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, for his immeasurable and invaluable contributions to national development. Tinubu gave the honour at the 90th birthday ceremony […]

The Ministry of Defence, has handed over 20 newly acquired Armored Personnel Carriers to the Defence Headquarters to enhance the professional capabilities of troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces. This is contained in a statement by Dr Ibrahim Kana, Permanent Secretary of the MoD in Abuja today. The APCs were handed over to the Chief […]

Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Uche Nnaji, has said monitoring and performance of the energy sector in implementing policies should be prioritised. This, he said, would open more initiatives under Nigeria’s Energy Transition Plan, making bondholders, beneficiaries, suppliers, manufacturers and other value chain activities bring investment. Nnaji spoke at the unveiling of Energy Commission […]

The Chairman, Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts and Anti-Corruption, Damilare Bello, has urged the management of the State Environmental Protection Agency to begin vigorous campaigns that would help to prevent flooding and the attendant loss of lives and properties in the state. Bello said that there is a need for the […]

The Federal Government is set to commence a fresh audit of the N2.8tn fuel subsidy claim by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. An audit firm, KPMG had conducted an initial audit reducing the claims from N6tn to N2.7tn. The Federal Government is also considering either engaging an external audit firm or directing the Office […]

The Malawi government says Israel has deported 12 Malawian workers who had deserted farms where they had been employed to work. In a statement, Information Minister Moses Kunkuyu said the workers had valid visas to work in specific farms but had breached their contract by going to work at a bakery. The 12 Malawians were […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has described the planned cybersecurity levy introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on all electronic transactions, as another burden on Nigerians. According to a circular issued to various financial institutions, including commercial, merchant, non-interest, and payment service banks, the apex bank indicated that the levy would come into […]

President Bola Tinubu has arrived in Abuja after spending two weeks abroad. Tinubu arrived at his official residence at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, in the early hours of today. Two weeks ago, on April 23, 2024, the President departed Abuja for The Netherlands for a three-day official visit, honouring an invitation from the Dutch […]

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