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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

US to pump $1b into Nigeria’s power sector

Power Africa, an initiative by the US government to light up Africa, on Tuesday said it was planning to invest about one billion dollars...
Governor Ortom

Governor Ortom agonises over N8b wage bill

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue State has appealed for ideas on how to reduce the state’s hefty N8billion wage bill, said to be the highest in...
Udoma Udo Udoma

No FG plans to increase taxes, says Udo Udoma

Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning, says the Federal Government  does not have any intention of increasing taxes, but only  working...
Kaduna Airport

Kaduna Airport will be ready in February

A spokesman for Dari Investment Limited, the contractor handling the new terminal building at Kaduna International Airport, says the project will be ready by...
Lai Mohammed

Whistleblower policy working – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the whistleblower policy introduced recently by the Buhari Government is yielding dividends and...
Adamu Adamu

FG, ASUU begin re-negotiation of 2009 agreement

The Nigerian Government on Monday in Abuja inaugurated a committee to re-negotiate the 2009 FGN/ University Based Staff Unions Agreement. The Minister of Education, Malam...
Adewole

Nigerian doctors rated above foreign counterparts says Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Monday canvassed patronage for Nigerian doctors, declaring their services better than their counterparts abroad. Adewole said this...
donald trump

Donald Trump invites President Buhari to Washington

The much awaited telephone conversation between President Muhammadu Buhari  and US President Donald Trump has taken place, with Buhari now in London, congratulating Trump...

Valentine’s Day banned in Pakistan

A Pakistani court on Monday issued an order banning Valentine's day celebrations in the country. The ruling will take immediate effect. The order prohibits the...

One million pupils now have one meal a day

The Federal Government has now released enough funds to start the serving of one hot meal a day to more than one million primary...