75% Internet users in Nigeria are on social media - Shittu

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has identified the social media as a veritable tool for information gathering and dissemination, hinting that at least 75 percent of internet users in Nigeria are on the social media.

Shittu disclosed this at a retreat on ‘Social Media and Good [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017

FG to revamp textile industry in Nigeria

The federal government has expressed its commitment towards revamping the cotton and textile industry in Nigeria.

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, recently gave the assurance when she received a delegation from the Dutch textile and design company, Vlisco Group. 

Adeos [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017

Ikoyi loot: FG denies withholding whistle-blower’s reward

The federal government has denied media reports alleging government’s refusal to make payment to the whistleblower who provided the tips that led to the recovery of funds stashed away in a property in Ikoyi, Lagos State.  

Explaining the procedure around payment of whistle blowe [...]

Mon, 20 November 2017

Delta plans agro-industrial park

The Delta state government has approved the establishment of an agro-industrial park at Aboh Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area.

Also approved is the construction of Ayakoromo Bridge across River Forcados in Burutu Local Government Area.

Commissioner for Information, Mr. [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017

NITEL Securities Protest Non-Payment Of Over N4bn Salary Arrears

Former security staffers of Nigeria Telecommunications, NITEL, have staged a peaceful protest in Abuja to draw the attention of government to their plight over the non-payment of their salary arrears since 2011.

A member of the disengaged NITEL security, Mr. Cyril Ugwuoso, said government shoul [...]

Thu, 16 November 2017

NNPC to promote in-country technology

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has pledged to promote the development and commercialization of home-grown technology in collaboration with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB.

A statement by the Corporation's spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, s [...]

Mon, 13 November 2017

NDE kickstarts agric training for 600 youths

The National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has launched a new employment creation scheme known as the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme, SADTS. 

The scheme which will be pilot tested in 19 states of the federation and the FCT is to enhance food production, employment a [...]

Fri, 10 November 2017


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