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Ganduje to receive African Value Award

Ganduje to receive African Value Award

Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje will today, Friday be presented the Africa Value Award for “effective leadership and economic empowerment”. The award is scheduled to hold in Abuja, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo named as the special guest of honor. The organisers of the award said it was established to recognise African citizens and also honour […] …

FG, General Electric never signed railway agreement, says Amaechi

Nigeria’s transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi has said the supposed federal government and General Electric railway concession agreement ended at the negotiation stage. The Nigerian government had in April 2018 announced an agreement with four companies led by General Electric to start the interim phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. “General Electric did not pull […] …

House of Reps adjourns plenary over faulty microphones

House of Reps adjourns plenary over faulty microphones

Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Wednesday h adjourned its plenary session for the day over faulty microphone system. The House had on Tuesday adjourned plenary to Wednesday due to the same reason. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, said the problem has not been fixed because it can only be done by the manufacturers of […] …

NNPC discovers dead man in oil pipeline

A man suspected to have tried vandalising an oil pipeline Gbaga axis of Ogijo, in Ogun State was discovered dead by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). After the discovery, NNPC warned persons engaged in vandalising pipelines to desist such actions and steer clear of its facilities. NNPC spokesperson Ndu Ughamadu cautioned that anyone who […] …

N-Power to accommodate 1 million beneficiaries, says Osinbajo

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Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said government’s N-Power programme will be expanded to accommodate 1 million beneficiaries in the next phase in 2019. Osinbajo said it was important for more citizens to benefit from the social intervention programme to curb the growing rate of unemployment in the country. “The idea of N-Power is […] …

Ondo government denies expelling journalists

Ondo state government on Tuesday denied expelling some journalist from covering its activities as earlier reported in different news platforms. Online news platforms on Monday had reported that the state government expelled journalists of African Independent Television (AIT), Channels Television, Raypower and Cable Television. The government has, however, insisted they were screened out impostors rather […] …

Farmers to pay five percent interest rate on government loans

The Nigerian Government said local farmers would pay five per cent interest rate for loans collected through the reforming of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA). Agriculture and rural development minister, Audu Ogbe who spoke at Town Hall meeting on Agriculture in Dutse, Jigawa State, said the interest rate was part of government plans to ensure […] …

Buratai assures Nigerians of ‘absolute victory’ over Boko Haram

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Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai on Friday assured Nigerians of ‘absolute victory’ over the terrorist group Boko Haram. Boko Haram, since 2012 have carried out series of attacks on Nigerian communities, displacing, abducting and killing scores of the Nigeria citizens. The insurgency group has killed over 20,000 people and has left an estimated […] …

Minister assures Nigerians of internet connectivity in all 774 LGs in 4years

Nigeria’s minister for budget and national planning Udoma Udo Udoma said all 774 local government areas in the country will have internet connectivity in the next four years. The minister gave the assurance while speaking at the 42nd Annual Conference of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) in Lagos on Thursday. “One […] …

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