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Status Report & Key Achievements of the Debt Management Office (DMO)

Status Report & Key Achievements of the Debt Management Office (DMO) (April, 2015)   1.0         Institutional Background Before the year 2000, the management of Nigeria’s debt was characterized by systemic and structural deficiencies. The debt management functions were split across several Government departments, including the Federal Ministry of Finance, …

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Assist accident victims and persons with gunshot injuries before reporting to Police- IGP; Recruitment of 10,000 Police yet to begin

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, has enjoined members of the public including medical personnel to attend to accident victims and persons with gunshot injuries and thereafter, inform the Police for necessary action. This became imperative, following neglects and consequent untimely death of victims in this regard out …

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Ambode seeks collaborative efforts to end child trafficking; tasks mothers on good nutrition for children

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has ‎urged the Association of Orphanage and Homes Operators in Nigeria (ASOHON) to assist in regulating home operations according to best practices. She also called for the strengthening of collaboration with government and other NGOs to eradicate the social evils of child …

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Odusile sworn-in as new NUJ President

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) now has a new National President. He is Mr. Waheed Odusile, who has just been sworn-in as 16th President of the union alongside his executive elected at NUJ’s 5th National Triennial Delegates Conference in Abuja. Odusile beat five other presidential contenders, namely, Rotimi Obamuwagun, …

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Ambode reaffirms commitment to bi-lateral trade relations with UK, others; establishes Office of the Overseas Affairs and Investment

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, at the weekend received envoys from the United States of America, Britain and Australia on courtesy visits, where he reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to strengthen trade relations with their countries. The Governor, who received the trio separately in his office in Alausa, Ikeja, said …

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No hiding place for cultists—IGP vows

AKHERE Godwin, Benin The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, Saturday said that the Nigeria Police would continue to crack down on cultism and other forms of criminality in different states of the country in order to ensure and maintain peace in the Nigerian society. It will be recalled that‎ …

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UK appoints New High Commissioner to Nigeria

Mr Paul Arkwright has been appointed the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, to succeed Sir Andrew Pocock KCMG, who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service soon. The newly-appointed High Commissioner, Arkwright, would officially assume office from September 2015. He is married to Patricia Anne Holland, and their marriage has …

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