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NIF to create annual peoples budget initiative - Prof. Gambari

Chairman of the National Issues Forum, NIF, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has disclosed that plans are on the way to create an annual peoples budget initiative to ensure inclusive participation in governance.

Gambari made this known when he led officials of the NIF to the National Orientation Agency, [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Looters should face the consequences – Royal fathers

Despite calls in some quarters that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari should soft pedal on its anti-corruption war, the Association of Royal Traditional Rulers of Nigeria has stated that treasury looters should face the consequences. 

National president of the association, E [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Kwara pays N2.4bn to road contractors for 35 roads

The Kwara State Government said it has paid over N2.4 billion to various contractors handling over 35 state road projects in the state.

State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Aro Yahaya, disclosed in llorin while speaking with journalists on Friday after the inspection of some of th [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Rights group faults Lai Mohammed on weapons for military

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has faulted the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for his offensive comments on the quality of weapons in use by Nigeria in the ongoing counter-terror war.

In a media statement jointly signed by HURIWA national coo [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Senate applauds NPA revenue generation

The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has applauded the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, over its improvement in revenue generation.

The commendation was made by Senator Ahmed Yerima, chairman of the committee during its oversight function in Lagos.

In a statement made [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


APC warned to stop insulting Supreme Court justices

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has been cautioned against insulting and using derogatory remarks on the nation’s judiciary.

Delta State Peoples Democratic Party speaking through its publicity secretary, Hon Ray Macaulay, gave the caution while speaking with journalists in Asaba.

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Sun, 14 February 2016


Germany expresses interest in Nigeria LNG

German Vice Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Mr. Uwe Beckmeyer, has said his country is seeking business relationship to accelerate the supply of Nigeria’s Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, in the German ship building industry.

Beckmeyer, who stated this during a visit to the Minister [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Our plans to fully equip the police – Arase

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Solomon Arase, has unveiled plans to equip the Nigeria Police in line with international best practices as the present leadership places high priority on the welfare of officers and men.

Arase, warned state commissioners of police against mounting of ro [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


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