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Nigeria@60: FG Opens Historical Exhibition, Hails Role of Arts in National Unity

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the importance of arts in promoting Nigeria’s togetherness which, he said, is inherited from major cultural streams and is reflected in the diversity of styles. The Minister stated this in Abuja on Monday at the opening ceremony of the Historical Exhibition, one of the […]

NEPZA urges LADOL, Samsung to shun years of attacks on each other

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) had advised the management of Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and LADOL Free Trade zone to without delay shun the years of attacks on each other’s entity. Prof, Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director of NEPZA gave the advice on Monday in Abuja following several unhealthy publications sponsored […]

‘SDGs’ implementation Requires Huge Financial Investments’

Getting more people out of poverty will require a lot of financial investments, improved access to financial services and provision of better healthcare in accordance with the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Access Bank’s Head, Sustainability, Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan said achieving the key points in SDGs would require private-public sector partnerships. READ ALSO: Buhari: […]

ACCI Urges AfCFTA To Promote Sustainable Inclusive Devt

The Director-General of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Victoria Akai has said that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) should support the creation of decent jobs, reduce inequality and promote sustainable inclusive development across the continent. Akai was speaking at the Luncheon organised by the Nigerian Private Sector Alliance (NIPSA) Women in […]

Osinbajo: FG To Concentrate On Autogas

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government would focus on autogas as an alternative to the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). In a statement issued on Saturday by Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, the Vice President disclosed this during a virtual interactive session hosted by the Africa Report magazine on Thursday. READ MORE: Buhari Flags-off […]

Nigeria, USAID Sign Deal on Agricultural Entrepreneurship

By Sophia okiasi The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and federal Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Alhaji Sabo Nanono launched an innovative new activity that will leverage the power of entrepreneurship to improve agricultural outcomes in Nigeria. The new five year, $16.6 million innovative Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services […]

ACCI Encourages Indian Energy Manufacturers To Set-up Factories in Nigeria

The First Vice President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Al-Mujtaba Abubakar has urged Indian energy manufacturing companies to consider coming to Nigeria to establish their factories in Nigeria. Alhaji Abubakar stated this on Friday during a virtual meeting with the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), […]

MOMAN, Other Downstream Players Hail FG, Pledge Support for Deregulation

Press Release …As Kyari Assures of Resolution of Forex Issues Stakeholders in the Downstream Sector of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry, including the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), have lauded the Federal Government for the courage to tackle the challenges in the Downstream Sector frontally. A press release by the Corporation’s spokesman, […]

Kano-Niger Republic Rail: Buhari commitment to Nigeria doubtful- Group

A group of elder statesmen have condemned Federal Government’s $1.9b  commitment to construct Kano – Niger Republic Rail project. The group in a statement Chief E K ClarkChief Ayo Adebanjo, Chief John Nwodo and DR Pogu Bitrus stated that announcement of the building of a $1.9b Rail from Kano to Niger Republic is one more reason that Gen […]

USAID, FG Launch Five Year $16.6 Million Innovation To Improve Delivery In Agric Sector

The Federal Government has partnered with U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to launch an innovative new activity that will leverage the power of entrepreneurship to improve agricultural outcomes in Nigeria. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Alhaji Sabo Nanono led the delegation of the Federal Government, along with Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, and several cabinet […]

UK Makes Attempt To Confiscate $39.3 million from London Lawyer That assisted A Nigerian Politician in Looting

British prosecutors launched an attempt on Thursday to confiscate 30.8 million pounds ($39.3 million) from a London lawyer who assisted a Nigerian politician in looting and laundering funds from the oil state he governed. Bhadresh Gohil was convicted in 2010 of 13 counts of money-laundering and other offences linked to his role in the case […]

Sanwo-Olu Calls On Stakeholders To Consider Monthly Rent

The Lagos state government has urged stakeholders in the real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos state governor, was speaking on Thursday during a policy roundtable dialogue with real estate stakeholders that held in Lekki. The roundtable, which was […]

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