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Gombe Procures Fingerlings for Fish Production

The Gombe State government has procured 30,000 assorted fingerlings for distribution to farmers in the state to boost fish production. This is contained in...

Oil Communities to Own Petroleum Assets

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, H. Odein Ajumogobia has lauded the federal government for taking a bold step towards involving the...

More noise, less action in Buhari’s corruption war

The Peoples Democratic Party recently urged the Federal Government to pay urgent attention to the management of the nation’s economy. The party expressed worry...

Why Oyo, Ekiti, Kwara, others can’t access N64.8b UBE cash

To enable them access the N64.8 billion Universal Basic Education (UBE) funds with ease, the 36 governors have started to lobby President Muhammadu Buhari...

Senate plans law to harvest N3trn from dormant bank accounts

Further pressure is coming on Nigeria’s banks following moves by the National Assembly to mop up an estimated N3 trillion from dormant accounts of...

Rivers Inaugurates N60m Aqua Farm

The Rivers State Government is set to inaugurate the N60million Aqua Culture farms in Ndoni, Opobo and Ubima communities. Special Adviser to the Governor...

NERC Recommends Capacity Building As EKEDC Increases Workforce

NERC Recommends Capacity Building As EKEDC Increases Workforce The Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Prof James Momoh, has said there is a need...

NERFUND’s N17bn Debt Under Investigation

NERFUND’s N17bn Debt Under Investigation The House of Representatives has commenced investigation into the role played by the Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) in...

EFCC Arrests Patience Jonathan’s Sister Over N3bn Accounts

EFCC Arrests Patience Jonathan’s Sister Over N3bn Accounts The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the younger sister to Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the wife...

Debt Servicing Gulps N1.1tr in 2016-FG

The Federal Government spent N1.094 trillion on debt servicing between January and September last year, the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Mrs...

Telecoms subscribers hit 153m, Airtel tops

Telecommunication provider Airtel topped the chat of new subscribers for the month of September with 400,847 new subscriptions. The number topped Globacom who recorded...

FG Commences Process Audit of Parastatals and Agencies

In line with the Federal Government’s agenda to institutionalize fiscal discipline, transparency, probity and accountability in the management of public finances, the Office of...
IMF

IMF Wades into Presidency, National Assembly Budget Impasse

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday waded into the impasse between the executive arm of government and the National Assembly over the...

PRS Officers to Come Under Planning Commission

In what may be a prelude to moving Planning, Research and Statistics Departments (PRS) in the Federal Civil service to be under the supervision...

Early Questions Over On Buhari’s Credibility

It has been observed that when it comes to keeping to promises, especially those made by politicians during electioneering, individuals tend to choose their...

3,000 Farmers Embrace Sorghum Production In Daura LG

3,000 Farmers Embrace Sorghum Production In Daura LG   No fewer than 3,000 farmers have joined the ongoing massive sorghum production programme in Daura Local Government...

Reps Seek Reversal Of Ajaokuta’s Privatisation

Reps Seek Reversal Of Ajaokuta's Privatisation The House of Reps has asked the Federal Government to cancel the privatisation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited...

Oyo-Ita inaugurates e-learning platform

Oyo-Ita inaugurates e-learning platform Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday inaugurated the Public Service Learning Management System (PSLMS), to...

Retirees to earn minimum Pension from 2017

Retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme will from early next year enjoy a minimum pension payment irrespective of the balance in their Retirement Savings Accounts. The...

FG, NLC agree to review minimum wage

The Federaal Government and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have reached a consensus to review the National Minimum Wage. The President of LNC, Mr Ayuba Wabba,...