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Minister lauds Academy Press, says N2B investment shows confidence in economy

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lauded the Lagos-based printers Academy Press Plc for showing great confidence in the country’s economy through the investment of N2 billion in acquiring modern equipment within one year. The Minister, who said this in Lagos on Monday while commissioning some …

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Aka Ikenga presents new Charles Odunukwe-led EXCO; Holds end of year party

Igbo socio-cultural organization, Aka Ikenga, has held a historic end of the year party where a new Executive Committee, led by lawyer, industrialist and celebrated hospitality personality, Mr. Charles Odunukwe was presented. The Chief Goddy Uwazuruike-led Executive has completed its tenure and it is expected that the Odunukwe Executive will …

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President Buhari calls Gov. Emmanuel; Expresses sadness over Uyo church building collapse; Saraki, Ambode, Umahi, Udoma, others send solidarity messages; All thank God for Governor’s narrow escape

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel and his family on their lucky escape from the tragic collapse of the building of the Reigners Bible Church, Uyo. The President, who conveyed these sentiments in a conversation with the Governor, according to a statement by …

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Ambode links economic growth to strong democratic institutions…Receives new American Ambassador to Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday advocated the need for strong democratic institutions in Nigeria, saying that such was critical to economic growth and overall development. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received on courtesy visit the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, …

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Gov. Wike to IGP: Your withdrawal of my CSO is embarrassment to due process; Support security agencies to deliver peaceful polls- IGP

Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has told the Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris  that the  withdrawal of his Chief Security Officer, CSO, has exposed his life to danger. This is as the governor  asked the Inspector General of Police to transfer the Assistant Commissioner of Police …

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RCCG holds Holy Ghost Congress 2016: Theme- Complete Restoration; Winners holds Shiloh 2016: Theme- My Case is Different

Two major Christian programmes are taking place this week (December 5-10, 2016) in different parts of Ogun State, Nigeria. They are the Holy Ghost Congress of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, and Shiloh of Living Faith Church World –Wide, also known as Winners Church. The theme of the …

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President Buhari receives Liberian President, Mrs Ellen Sirleaf in State House, Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, December 5, 2016, received Her Excellency, Mrs Ellen Sirleaf, President of Liberia in State House, Abuja. Among the government functionaries who were on hand to receive Mrs Sirleaf with President Buhari were Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Hajia Khadija Bukar Ibrahim, Minister of Education Adamu Adamu, …

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President Buhari asks separatists to drop idea of Nigeria’s break-up; Receives Letter of Credence from Ambassadors Designate of USA and Morocco; Hosts Saraki, Akeredolu, Lalong

President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated the essence of the unity of Nigeria, urging those contemplating its break-up to have a rethink. Speaking at a meeting with the Council of South-East Traditional Rulers at the State House on Thursday, President Buhari warned that the question of having another country out …

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President Buhari becomes Grand Patron, Nigerian Academy of Engineers; Promises to heavily utilize local engineers; Wants Internally Displaced Persons properly resettled

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said his administration will heavily utilize talents and skills of local engineers to rebuild ailing infrastructure across the country, describing the engineers as ‘‘competent and cost effective.’’ Speaking at an investiture ceremony by the Nigerian Academy of Engineers (NAE) at the State House, President …

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Our reforms will ease pensioners’ hardships, President Buhari assures; Receives Letters of Credence from South Sudan, Saharawi

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday assured that his administration’s reforms will ensure that Nigerians who spent the productive years of their lives serving the nation will not experience difficulties in getting their pensions. Speaking at a meeting with Barrister Sharon Ikeazor, the Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) at the …

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Fasheun, Mustapha, Uwazurike, Bianca, others honour Odimegwu-Ojukwu at 5th memorial anniversary

The fifth memorial anniversary of Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu was held over the weekend at the Ojukwu Memorial Library Owerri, Imo State. Dignitaries from across the country thronged the venue of the event to honour the departed, highly respected leader. Among those who graced the occasion were Dr. Fredrick Fasheun, …

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224 companies bid for Nigerian crude grades …..As Baru restates commitment to transparency

The gale of transparency in the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, was sustained on Thursday with the public opening of 224 bids submitted by companies seeking to purchase and lift Nigerian crude oil grades for the period 2016/2017. Successful companies would participate in the lifting of about …

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President Buhari participates at opening ceremony, working session of Africa-Arab Summit; Calls on Ondo people to support Akeredolu in Saturday’s guber polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all the people of Ondo State to go out to the polling stations on Saturday, November 26, and cast their votes for CHANGE. A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) said “The right to vote is not …

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