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President Jonathan Launches Cassava Bread

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has called on Nigerians to join hands with the government to unlock the economic potentials of the nation by embracing...

Southerners to Benefit from Almajiri Education- VP

The Vice President, Arc Mohammed Namadi Sambo, has said that a meeting with State Governors and traditional rulers has been convened as a forum...

EU/FG to Expend 71 million Euro on Micro-Project in Niger Delta

The Minister of National Planning Commission, Dr Shamsudeen Usman has disclosed that more than 71.5 million Euros would be spent on Micro-Project Programme (MPP9)...

Nigeria Made N428bn From Non-Oil Export In One Year -Aganga

The Minister of Trade and Investment Olusegun Aganga has pointed out that Nigeria made  N428bn from non-oil export in the last one yearThis feat,...

NEMA Offers Automatic Scholarship for Corps Member on DRR

The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Muhammad Sani-Sidi has offered a scholarship award to a youth corps member, Abubakar Jimoh who...

Britain and Germany Provides Billions of Naira to Nigeria

The British government has approved N61bn for development programmes in Nigeria while Germany also provided N3 Billion for renewable energy and job creation....

FG Urges Private Sector To Invest In Sports Development

Supervising Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the Federal Government was set to ensure a...

President Jonathan Inaugurates NDDC Advisory Committee.

President Goodluck Jonathan today inaugurated an 11-man advisory committee comprising nine Governors of the Niger- Delta States and two others as members with the...

New Posting of Perm Secretaries: An Officer in Multi-Billion Naira Pension Scam also Affected

With the recent scandals involving top public officers in some agencies of government, President Goodluck Jonathan has approved new posting of 16 Federal Permanent...

Still on NIMASA's Maritime Contract with Ex-Warlord

While the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is trying to justify its alleged concession of the nation’s maritime security to a private...

Every State is Entitled to 13% Derivation Revenue – RMAFC

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has disclosed that every state in Nigeria is entitled to derivation revenue from their natural resources...

PENCOM to Prosecute Employers over Pension Fraud

Concerned about the recent N700billion fraud rocking the Pension unit of the Office of Head of Service of Federation and related negative reports in...

ACAP/Swede Control Acquire Law Union & Rock Insurance

…New Core Investor Targets Top Five Position In Insurance Industry By 2015Alternative Capital Partners (“ACAP”) in consortium with Swede Control Intertek Limited have acquired...

CAC Registers 2 Million Business Names

The Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, has registered over two million business names as at December 31, 2011. The Registrar General and chief executive officer...

Igbo Businessmen Refuse to Relocate from the North

After the directive by Movement for the Actualization of the Soveriegn State of Biafra (MASSOB) for Igbos in the North to return to their...

Islamic Bank: After $370mn, Nigeria Seeks Additional $600mn Loan

After receiving a sum of $370 million from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for education, health and agriculture sector, the federal government of Nigeria has...

NEXIM Targets N1.6bn Profit -Orya

In line with President Goodluck Jonathan’s transformation agenda, Nigeria is steadily realising her export promotion targets in the non-oil sector which have been elusive...

Finally a Bill on Made in Nigeria Underway

After so much publicity on the made-in-Nigeria campaign, the federal government is putting finishing touches to a bill that will enforce compliance and give...

Fuel Subsidy Pallatives and Past Rhetoric on Debt Relief in 2005

Similar promises were made in 2005 over debt relief as the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan has now listed a number of palliatives to...

Why Fuel Subsidy Removal is Necessary- President Goodluck Jonathan

A week ago, I had cause to address Nigerians on the security challenges we are facing in parts of the country, which necessitated the...