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Fayemi mourns Dipo Famakinwa’s death

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with the family of Mr Dipo Famakinwa, the Director General, Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), who passed on Friday. Dr Fayemi in a condolence message signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr Yinka Oyebode, described Famakinwa’s …

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Speaker Dogara urges Northern leaders to invest in education, healthcare ..says tackling illiteracy panacea for progress

 Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has harped on the need to deal with illiteracy for Nigeria to achieve progress. Dogara made the call while commissioning  blocks of Class rooms, named after him in Duka Wuya Special Primary school, Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State. While commending …

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President Buhari congratulates NIMASA DG on election as Chairman of AAMA; Attends Friday prayer with Monguno, Daura, Magu

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, on his election as the new Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrators (AAMA) at the end of the Third Annual Conference of the continental organization in Abuja …

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We’ll begin construction of three new General Hospitals this year – Ambode …Orders contractors handling uncompleted projects back to site …Holds 7th Town Hall meeting in Oto-Awori

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said that plans are already underway to commence construction of three new ultra modern General Hospitals in the State this year to improve healthcare delivery in the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the second quarterly Town Hall Meeting for the year …

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Lagos denies involvement in demolition of Berger retail market …We don’t demolish without adequate notice, Says Commissioner

The Lagos State Government on Friday debunked media reports linking it to the demolition of Berger retail market, saying that the allegation was far from the truth. In a statement by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl. Wasiu Anifowose, the State Government described the media reports as …

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Adeosun engages G24 on tax revenue, inclusive growth, budget transparency .Calls for focus on non-oil revenue growth, tax compliance and budget accountability to drive sustainable economic development

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has met with fellow Finance Ministers at a meeting convened by the G24 Group to discuss strategies to drive non-oil revenue growth and achieve inclusive growth. Speaking after the meetings, the Minister said: “Revenue mobilization is critical to the success of Nigeria’s economic reform …

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