The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed shock over the death of Hon. Bello Sani representing Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency of Katsina State. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Mr. Turaki Hassan, Dogara said he is saddened by the sudden death of Hon.
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The Speaker of the House of
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed belief in the ability of youths to perform exceptionally well and make positive impact in politics and governance if given the opportunity to do so. In a series of tweets, Dogara, who was tweeting about the highlights of his visit to Benue State
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Speaker of the House of Representatives,
Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami express delight with the academic performance of Nigerian scholars sponsored by the Agency to undergo MSC programme at Nottingham Trent University United Kingdom (UK). Pantami made this known when Mrs Selma Toohey, Senior International Officer for African at Nottingham University and
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The Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami restates his commitment towards promotion of IT local content technologies, and daunt dependence on foreign technology in Nigeria. The DG made this known when the management team of National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), paid a working visit
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Joshua Kigbu, Akwanga: Nigerians have been urged to acquire entrepreneurial skills that will enable them become self reliant. Nasarawa North senator, Philip Aruwa Gyunka representing the zone organize two weeks vocational training for the constituency. These were the submissions of resource persons during the flag off of two weeks skills acquisition training programme in Akwanga,
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Power Africa, an initiative by the US government to light up Africa, on Tuesday said it was planning to invest about one billion dollars on the power sector in Nigeria, the programme’s coordinator, Mr Andrew Herscowitz said. Herscowitz announced this in Abuja at a news conference on strengthening the power sector in Nigeria. The coordinator,
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US On Power Sector In Nigeria
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has challenged the National Implementation Committee for the Curtailment of Cattle Rustling in Nigeria to evolve a robust mechanism to track all the cattle coming in from the neighboring countries. The Minister gave this challenge on Tuesday, while receiving members of the Committee led by its chairman, AIG
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: A Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice Zainab B. Abubakar today ordered the forfeiture of the sum of $9,772,000 (Nine Million, Seven Hundred and Seventy Two Thousand United States Dollars) and £74,000 (Seventy Four Thousand Pound Sterling) recovered from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National
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Sources say that the half brother of the North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has been murdered in Malaysia. According to Reuters, a South Korean government source said this on Tuesday. Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of the North Korean leader, was known to spend a significant amount of his time outside the
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Sources say that the half brother of the North Korean Leader
The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare, Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases, on Tuesday urged the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to authenticate the claim of Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, of having a cure for HIV. Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa made the call during the agency’s budget defence in Abuja. Ezeibe, a researcher in Veterinary Medicine at
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Progress has been reported on steps being taken by the Federal Government to address the issue of liquidity in the Power Sector just as the engagement of Niger Delta Communities by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to find lasting solution to pipeline vandalism in the region is also yielding fruitful results. This was stated
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 arraigned the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, Professor Adebiyi G. Daramola and the Bursar, Emmanuel Oresegun before Justice S. A. Bola of the Ondo State High Court, Akure. They were both docked on a 9-count charge bordering on
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The Economic and Financial
. Fika was a former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, . In a telephone call from London to the bereaved Wazirin, the President said the loss of such a devoted wife of many years was particularly a painful and challenging moment in the life of any husband. President Buhari explained that
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Fika was a former
Jolly Nyame, a former governor of Taraba State, has been ordered by a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, to begin his defence on March 8, 2017 after Justice Adebukola Banjoko, on February 14, 2017 dismissed his application for a “no-case” submission. Nyame, who is standing trial for a 41-count charge of criminal misappropriation
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(VON) Nigeria and Egypt will lead 14 other African countries to this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships holding in Dusseldorf, Germany. The qualification of the participating teams was based on their attendance of continental tournament held in Agadir, Morocco last year while other African countries that will join Nigeria and Egypt
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The mayor of a city on Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island on Tuesday raided convenience stores selling condoms on the eve of Valentine’s Day. According to local media the mayor of Makassar, Mohammad Pomanto, complained during snap inspections of mini marts that stores were selling condoms “like they were candy.’’ “Valentine’s Day is a day of love
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Indonesia Raids Condom
The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has called on Nigerians to embrace the whistle blower policy of the Federal Government, saying that the recent recovery of looted funds by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is a proof that the strategy works. Nigerians Expect Speedy Passage of 2017 Budget – BMSG In a statement issued
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The Federal Government does not have any intention of increasing taxes but is working towards increasing its internally generated revenue through the broadening its tax base. Responding to a comment by Senator Ben Bruce at the public hearing of the Joint Session of the National Assembly on the 2017 Budget, the Minister of Budget and
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The Federal Government does
In continuation of a series of interactive engagements with leaders in oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta region, the Ag. President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo interacted with stakeholders in Rivers State. Below is the full text of his address: SPEECH DELIVERED BY H.E. PROF YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON Ag. PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
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GARBA SHEHU, Abuja; President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his sadness over the death of Hajiya Tasallah Fika, the wife of former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Adamu Fika, Wazirin Fika. In a telephone call from London to the bereaved Wazirin, the President said the loss of such a devoted wife
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President Buhari Condoles Dr Fika Over