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Ayo Banjo, Paul Unongo, Emeka Nwajiuba, Zainab Alkali, others are Chairmen as FG reconstitutes Boards of Agencies and Parastatals under Federal Ministry of Education

President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the reconstitution of the boards of 19 Agencies and Parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Education for a period of four years, in the first instance, pursuant to his powers under the laws establishing the Act of each Parastatal under the Ministry. In making …

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President Buhari launches Economic Recovery Plan Wednesday; Receives Gen. Gowon

In furtherance of the current Administration’s drive to sustain and build on the successes so far recorded in tackling corruption, improving security and revamping the economy, President Muhammadu Buhari, will Wednesday, April 5, 2017, formally launch the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020. The ceremony, according to a statement …

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President Buhari receives Senate President, House of Reps Speaker; Congratulates Ebenezer Obey at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, played host to the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara at the State House, Abuja. President Buhari, also Monday, congratulated multi-talented entertainer and gospel music maestro, Evangelist Ebenezer Fabiyi Obey, on his 75th birthday, April 3, 2017. …

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President Buhari approves Executive Management of some government agencies; Duro Onabule, Olusegun Runsewe, Chika Maduekwe, Aliyu Hayatu, others named

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments into the executive management of some government agencies and parastatals. According to a statement by  Femi Adesina,  Special Adviser to the President (Media and publicity), the new chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) is former newspaper editor and ex-presidential spokesman, …

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Senate to receive final report on Petroleum Industry Governance Bill April 25

Barring any last minute changes, the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum (Upstream, Downstream and Gas), will on April 25 lay the final report of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) before the Senate for consideration and approval.   According to a schedule on the final stages of the committee’s work, members of the committee …

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Nigeria to showcase maritime potentials in Norway …As Norwegian Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries visits NIMASA

As part of measures to attract foreign investors to tap into opportunities that abound in the Nigerian maritime industry, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) would be showcasing the potentials of the Nigerian Maritime Sector at the Norway Shipping week that would hold later this year. The Director …

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Tinubu, a made in Nigeria product that is working – Ambode …FG copying Lagos template to revive economy, Says Finance Minister …As Buhari, Osinbajo, Sambo, others honour ex-Lagos Gov At 65

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday described the former Governor of the State and National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a great Nigerian political product and a successful leader who not only mentored many leaders in the country but laid the solid …

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Fashola’s achievements as Governor commendable – Ambode …Pledges to collaborate with FG on projects …As Minister visits Gov, pledges to refund debt owed State

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday lauded his predecessor in office and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for his achievements during the eight years he spent as Governor of the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke when he received Fashola and some top officials of …

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Building believed to belong to House of Assembly Speaker collapses in Enugu; Govt. orders arrest of Site Engineer

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu A two-storied building under construction at Nkpokiti Estate, Independence Layout, Enugu alleged to be owned by the Speaker of the state’s House of Assembly, Edward Ubosi, has collapsed in Enugu, Thursday morning. There was, however, no casualty. Only two workers  sustained minor injuries. The workers told …

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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council meeting; Mourns Gen. Abisoye

  President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in State House Abuja. He also, in a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), extended heartfelt condolences to the family of Major-General Emmanuel Abisoye (Rtd), former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2nd Infantry Division …

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Three more roundabouts to be removed in Lekki next week – Ambode …Says Ajah Flyover ready by May

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday assured that his administration will complete the ongoing construction of Ajah Flyover by the end of May 2017, just as he revealed the plans of government to remove three more roundabouts in the Lekki-Ajah corridor to ease vehicular movement. Governor Ambode, who …

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NIMASA to be rebranded; Hosts Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) conference April

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA,  in conjunction with the International Maritime Organization, IMO, will  organize the 3rd conference of the Association of African Maritime Administrations, AAMA, from April 19  to 21, 2017. The conference, which holds at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria , has as its …

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Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City (ASK your questions LIVE to Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote)

  Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote will host an online press conference on Thursday, March 23 at 14:00 GMT  Halima Aliko Dangote was recently appointed the President of The Africa Center in New York City (www.TheAfricaCenter.org) with the major responsibility of raising capital for the Center. The goal is …

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