Press Releases

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: Vision Impact Institute Encourages Efforts to Link Good Vision to Safer Roads

Inclusion of vision in road safety conversation is crucial to reducing accidents. DALLAS, Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On November 15, the Vision Impact Institute will join organizations around the world to commemorate the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. According to the World Health Organization, 1.35 million people died on the world’s roads […]


House of Reps reiterates commitment to maintain budget calendar

The House of Representatives has reiterated its commitment to uphold the Nigerian January to December budget calendar. Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Mr. Benjamin Kalu, while speaking with National Assembly Correspondents in Abuja said different committees in the House would begin to turn in their 2021 budget report ‪from Wednesday, November 18. Mr. Kalu […]


Nigeria establishes National Centre for Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nigeria has commissioned the National Centre For Artificial Intelligence And Robotics. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy. Dr Isa Pantami who officially performed the commissioning said that the centre is expected to help Nigeria take advantage of emerging technologies, artificial intelligence and data collection as all these are what will drive a digital economy. The Minister said […]


Kebbi Governor inaugurates State Indigent Cancer Patient Fund

The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Bagudu, has inaugurated the State Indigent Cancer Patient Fund, with N30 million naira. The Governor’s Special Adviser on Media, Yahaya Sarki, in a statement said that Bagudu made the inauguration in Birnin Kebbi, the state’s Capital. According to Governor Bagudu, he was delighted to present N20 million graciously appropriated […]


“Federal Government is committed to youth development programmes” – Minister

The Minister of state for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, says the Federal Government is committed to youth development programmes. Senator Saraki stated this while addressing a cross-section of youths and women groups in Kwara state during a roundtable dialogue in Ilorin on Friday. She urged Nigerian youths to show understanding to the present administration of President Muhammadu […]


Defence Minister receives report on Security Debarment Allowance

Nigeria’s Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi has received the report of a nine-man Committee inaugurated by him on Security Debarment Allowance and other welfare matters on the retired members of the Nigerian Armed Forces. While receiving the report,  General Magashi said he will study it and make recommendations for appropriate action that […]