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Alleged 206bn Padding: Minister Of Finance Admits Error In 2023 Budget Coding

The Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed has admitted that there was an error in the budget of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs as the 206 billion naira captured in the budget proposal of the ministry was wrongly coded by the Budget Office. The Minister disclosed this during an investigative hearing by the House of Representatives […]

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President Buhari Urges ECOWAS Parliament To Sustain Founding Fathers Programmes

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has reminded legislators of the ECOWAS parliament on the need to align their programmes to those of the founding fathers of the regional body. The President, who stated this on Monday at the opening session of 2022 Second Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament, said “the vision of the founding fathers of […]

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Kwara Governor Appoints New Special Adviser, Jiddah

The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed a new Special Adviser on Special Duties, Abdul-Razhaq Jiddah A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Rafiu Ajakaye disclosed that Jiddah was until his appointment the chairman of the Kwara State Environmental Task Force in the Office of the Governor. The new appointee, […]

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Guzape: Provision of infrastructure will enhance Abuja aesthetic- Minister

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, says the ongoing provision of engineering infrastructure to Guzape II District would enhance Abuja’s aesthetics. Bello, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, on Sunday in Abuja also said the infrastructure would open up the area for development and provide direct and indirect jobs to […]

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Dangote plans 300,000 fresh jobs for Nigerians

Africa’s foremost industrialist, Aliko Dangote, is optimistic that the new multibillion Naira investment in the sugar sub-sector would help provide no fewer than 300,000 jobs in Nigeria. A statement from the Corporate Communication Department of the company, said that the Group’s President, Dangote said the company was providing fresh funds for expanding its operations in […]

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Osun Governor Leaves N14bn In State Coffers, Pays N97bn Debt

As the outgoing Governor of Osun State, Adeboyega Oyetola hands over to the newly-elected Governor, Ademola Adeleke on Sunday, the governor said his administration has left a large sum of N14 billlion in the state coffers, even as he paid N97billion out of the debt he inherited in 2018 when he assumed office.   He […]

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Abuja: Infrastructure Development To Create Jobs – FCT Minister

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello has said that the provision of engineering infrastructure development in Abuja would create direct and indirect jobs for many Nigerians. He stated this during a tour of engineering infrastructure projects in the Guzape II District to ascertain the progress of work and challenges therein, over the weekend. Speaking […]

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Transport Industry Experts To Outline Economic Rescue Measures

The Ministers of Transportation and Aviation, alongside renowned experts in the aviation, rail and maritime sectors have been lined up to speak on measures required to rescue the Nigerian economy through the country’s various modes of transportation. The industry professionals are to outline these measures at the 2022 Annual Seminar of the Abuja Transport and […]

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European Investors Open N4.5 Billion Training Centre In Enugu

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development, ICMPD and other European investors have officially opened a vocational training centre and a business park in Enugu State, eastern Nigeria. The vocational training facilities, worth N4.5 billion is known as the Centre of Practical Skills, as well as the Godfrey Okoye University European Business Park. They are […]

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Broadband Penetration:Nigerian Government Disburses N16bn To Academic Institutions, MSMEs

The Nigerian government has disbursed 16.7 billion Naira for the provision of broadband infrastructure in 18 higher academic institutions and  20 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the six geo political zones of the country.   The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami said the initiative was aimed at boosting the […]