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Ikoyi $43million: Rivers State Govt claims ownership ▪Gives FG seven days ultimatum to return the funds ‘diverted by the immediate past Governor’

Rivers State Governor has given the Federal Government  an ultimatum of 7 days to return  the $43million dollars  found in a luxury apartment in Ikoyi  to the Rivers State Government , failing which the State Government  will take legal measures to ensure  that it gets back her stolen  resources   …

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How Lagos reflated economy to overcome recession – Ambode; Receives Management of Unilever; Nigeria-British Chamber of Commerce

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said that his administration took decisive steps, deployed workable strategies and judiciously utilised resources to cushion the effects of the economic recession witnessed across the nation in 2016. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received the management …

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NASS/El-rufai face-off: Speaker Dogara releases 6 months payslips; Challenges Govs. again on security votes; House to publish budget breakdown .. Urges El- Rufai to stop misleading Nigerians …. Calls on him to concentrate on tackling Southern Kaduna crisis

In the spirit of transparency, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has released his payslips for the months of October, 2016 to March, 2016 to the public.  This is just as the House has described as misleading, claims by Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, that …

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President Buhari felicitates with Aliko Dangote at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly felicitated with Africa’s renowned businessman and philanthropist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on his 60th birthday. President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media& Publicity) “joins the business world, Dangote’s friends and family in congratulating the Forbes’ rated richest African and black …

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Dogara challenges El-Rufai, other Governors: Publish your security votes, LG funds; Graces retreat for National Assembly Management Staff

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has challenged Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State, to extend his campaign for transparency in the budget of the National Assembly to other arms of government including how governors spend their security votes. Speaking while closing a retreat for  management of …

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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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Ugwuanyi has made Enugu business-friendly, says US Envoy …seeks more business ties at Trade Fair

The United States of America (USA) has applauded the new face of business environment in Enugu State under the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, saying that the state is now a destination for investment. Speaking during a courtesy visit to Gov. Ugwuanyi at the Government House, Enugu, the U.S Commercial …

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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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