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Friday, March 22, 2019

NEMA: Disaster situations in 2011 and beyond

The year 2011 wrapped up on disastrous note with the occurrences of separate deadly explosions on Christmas morning that claimed many lives in Madala,...

BPP Embarks on Categorization and Classification of Contractors

As part of the effort of government to further enhance transparency in public procurement, the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) embarked on the first...

Nigeria Urges GECF on Growth of Domestic Gas Markets

Nigeria has urged members of the Gas Exporting Countries’ Forum (GECF) to develop policies that support accelerated growth of efficient domestic gas economy. This...

Roads Carry 95% Freight and Passengers in Nigeria

Nigeria’s roads carry about 95% of all freights and passengers nationwide, against the background of other modes of transportation being in a crippled state....

UK Announces 150million Pounds To Develop Green Urban Transport In Nigeria

  The Minister of Environment and leader of the Nigerian Government Delegation to the Climate Change Conference, Mrs Hadiza Ibrahim Hadiza underscored the need...

Obasanjo Decries Over dependence on Oil Revenue

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has decried the continued over dependence on oil revenue by the federating units...

PPP to Rescue the Transportation Sector

Concerned with paucity of fund, the Federal Government of Nigeria has identified and adopted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework to enable the private...

Universities to Commercialize Inventions

Management of Universities in the country have been directed to leverage on their strength to seek relevant partnerships with the private sector to commercialize...

ICT Centres for MDAs

The Federal Government is to establish Information, Communication and Technology Learning Centre in all its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The Head of the...

New Benchmarks for Postgraduate Programmes in Nigeria

The Federal Government has rolled-out Benchmarks Minimum Academic Standard (BMAS) for Post-graduate programmes in Nigerian Universities to give the needed guide on the framework...

N166bn Proposed for Education Under Vision 2020

  The Federal Government has proposed to spend N116 billion as the total investment cost for the education sector in the 1st NIP 2010...

Cybersecurity Out to Address Computer Risk in Africa

A magazine CyberSecurity-Africa magazine, also known as CSA magazine has debut in Nigeria to offer exclusive reports on cyberspace, cybercrime and cyber security from...

Nigerians abroad remitted N1.7tr in 2011

  Nigerians living abroad are estimated to have remitted home N1.727 trillion ($11 billion), the highest for any African country, says a World Bank...

Rationality of Joint State and Local Government Accounts

Recently, the Chairman of Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Engr. Elias Mbam, recommended the abolision State and Local government Joint Accounts (JAC)...

Doctor brain drain costs Africa $2 billion

Sub-Saharan African countries that invest in training doctors have ended up losing $2 billion as the expert clinicians leave home to find work in...

Nigeria: National Honours Awards 2010 and 2011

The Federal government of Nigeria has released the list of 2010 and 2011 National Honours Award recipients. The Economic Confidential has discovered that over...

NITEL to Present Report Of Its Liabilities to National Council On Privatisation

The Vice President, Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo has directed the management of the Nigerian Telecommunication Ltd. (NITEL/M-TEL) to present detailed power point presentation of...

Integrated Awareness Programme on Ecological Issues

The Permanent Secretary Ecological Fund Office, Dr. MacJohn Nwaobiala has given a hint that the Ecological Fund Office in conjunction with the Federal Ministry...

NCI Communique

COMMUNIQUE ON THE 42ND MEETING OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON INFORMATION (NCI) HELD AT THE TRANSCORP METROPOLITAN HOTEL, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE, ON FRIDAY,...

AGF Tasks Institute of Taxation on Prompt Collection of Taxes

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Jonah Ogunniyi Otunla, has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive about tax...