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UBA holds Africa Day Conversations 2020 today; Presidents Macky Sall of Senegal, George Weah of Liberia, others to speak

Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, GMD/CEO of UBA invites all   to join the Chairman of the frontline bank, Tony Elumelu, at the second edition of the UBA Africa Conversations in celebration of Africa Day, which will bring together senior political leaders and policymakers to define an African response to COVID. Uzoka says, with …

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NNPC says professional competence, transparency, accountability, national spread are bases for employment, Management progression in Corporation

  The Nigerian National Corporation (NNPC) has explained the parameters for employment as well as career progression in the corporation, using the recently concluded Graduate Trainee employment process as well as top Management promotion exercise executed by the corporation as an illustration. The National Oil company says unblemished academic competence, …

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T.Y. Danjuma visits Buhari in Aso Villa; Work closely with PTF on COVID-19, President urges Governors

Abuja, May 18, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with retired Gen. T. Y. Danjuma at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is as the President same Monday charged Governors to work closely with the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, to engender better harmony in the …

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COVID-19: SGF applauds NNPC over COVID-19 intervention initiatives … As Corporation promises to construct 14 permanent medical facilities across 14 states

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19, Boss Mustapha, has applauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for her unwavering support and several medical interventions, geared towards providing a lasting solution to the novel coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, saying the gesture …

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Buhari orders military operations against bandits, kidnappers in Katsina; Receives Madagascars COVID drug; Task Force

  Abuja, May 17, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the commencement of a major military operation to sweep bandits and kidnappers out of Katsina State. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. He said: ”A …

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COVID-19: EFCC hands over Diezani Allison-Madueke’s property to Lagos for Isolation Centre

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, May 15, 2020, handed over a property forfeited by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke to the Lagos State government for use as an isolation centre for COVID-19 patients. The property consisting six flats of three bedrooms and a boys’ …

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Mambilla Power, East-West road projects won’t benefit from Abacha loot – Presidency

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, May 13, 2020 Presidency says the recently repatriated Sani Abacha loot will go towards three of the Federal Government’s five priority projects, excluding the Mambilla power and East-West road projects. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, gave this clarification in …

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Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of 42 nominees career ambassadors; Law Reform Commission, NDIC nominees (see full lists)

By Kingsley Okoye Abuja, May 12, 2020 President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sought the confirmation of the Senate for appointment of 42 nominees as career ambassadors to Nigerian foreign missions. Buhari’s request is contained in a letter addressed to President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan and read at plenary on Tuesday. …

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