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Another Buhari’s minister resigns

Another Buhari’s minister resigns

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, has resigned her appointment to run for elective positions in the 2019 general elections. She is running to represent the Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani federal constituency of Yobe State in the National Assembly. She defeated her son-in law, Mohammed Bukar Abba Ibrahim, to emerge flagbearer […]
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ECOWAS Protocol aiding rice smuggling to Nigeria – FG

ECOWAS Protocol aiding rice smuggling to Nigeria – FG

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has attributed the spate of rice smuggling into the country to the protocol of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), being abused by most countries, especially, Benin Republic. Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, stated this, at the weekend, when he received the […]
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Nigeria facing worrisome energy crisis – FG

I’ll revive Delta ports if elected —Agbajoh

Uche Usim, Abuja Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday, said there was an urgent need to evolve a sound industry blueprint to energy crisis the country currently faces. Speaking at the 11th Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) conference and exhibition in Abuja, Kachikwu, who was represented by his Senior Technical Adviser  on […]
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World Food Day: FG committed to zero hunger – Lokpobiri

World Food Day: FG committed to zero hunger – Lokpobiri

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has assured Nigerians of its commitment to stamp out hunger by the year 2030 if the present tempo of agricultural activities are sustained in the country. Speaking at a symposium to mark the 2018 World Food Day, in Abuja, with the theme, ‘Our Actions are Our Future: A Zero […]
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I didn’t claim to have obtained First Class in Law, says Kachikwu

I didn’t claim to have obtained First Class in Law, says Kachikwu

Uche Usim, Abuja Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, said he never claimed to have bagged a First Class degree in Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1978, contrary to claims by an online medium, Premium Times. Kachikwu, in a statement signed by the Director, Press of the Ministry, […]
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Female minister defeats son to clinch APC Reps ticket in Yobe

Female minister defeats son to clinch APC Reps ticket in Yobe

NAN Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Hajiya Khadija Ibrahim, has defeated her step son, Mohammed Ibrahim, to clinch the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for Damaturu/Gulani/Gujba/Tarmuwa, Yobe federal constituency. Returning Officer of the election, which ran into the night, Prof Abba Gambo, announced, on Wednesday, that the minister polled 1,295 votes to defeat Mohammed who […]
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How paucity of funds stifled revitalisation of textile industry

How paucity of funds stifled revitalisation of textile industry

The Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar has decried the low production capacity of all the cotton producing companies in the country despite the different reforms initiated. The minister, who disclosed this during a media chat in Abuja, stated that the current administration at inception was determined to revitalise the textileRead More
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