2017 MTEF as panacea for workable budget


Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) is a three – year rolling framework according to the Fiscal Responsibility Act (2007). DAVID AGBA writes on its processes and pinpoints More...

House committee calls for amendment of Procurement Act


… Wants agriculture ministry removed from normal budgetary process Stories by John Oba Abuja The House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture has called for the amendment More...

Perm sec assures ministerial SERVICOM Committee of adequate support


The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Shehu Ahmed, has assured members of the ministerial SERVICOM committee of the ministry necessary More...


Revisiting accolades for Atiku @ 70

BODE OLAGOKE examines comments made by some prominent Nigerians to mark the 70th birthday of a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and sums up that only time will reveal More...

Umahi has uplifted Ebonyi — Ex-NUJ Chair

Mr. Goddy Okafor is a former aspirant to the House of Representatives and also past  Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ebonyi Council. In this interview with EMEKA More...

90% APC members are PDP thieves – Lamido


By Bayo Alabira Dutse The former Governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Sule lamido said it was the impunity within the Peoples More...

NOUN conducts proficiency test for Kaduna teachers


By Martin Paul Abuja National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) at the weekend conducted a mandatory proficiency More...

abubakar-adam-ibrahim Dreams and other dangerous pursuits

By Abubakar Adam Ibrahim The other day I got a message from a young woman in...

soyinka Elechi Amadi was captive of conscience – Soyinka

Stories by Ibrahim Ramalan Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has said the late renowned writer, Captain...

untitled-1 Jigawa fights against illiteracy with Jolly Phonics

As part of efforts to boost education as well as promoting quality education in the state,...

Abuja Carnival records poor turnout

Pic1. A Cross-section of Vulma Dancer from Adamawa during a Street Procession at the Abuja Carnival which kicked-off on Saturday (3/12/16).
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The Abuja Carnival which began on Saturday recorded poor turnout. Some of the residents, who spoke with the More...

Call for police commissioner’s sack baseless – NYCN

By John Oba The president, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comrade Murtala Muhammed Garba, has condemned the call by the..

Herders, 31 charged to court over grazing violations

By Donald Iorchir Herdsmen, 31 cattle, 53 sheep have been charged to court for illegal grazing in the Federal Capital Territory..

No evidence of corruption in Drogba’s charity


A lengthy investigation by the Charities Commission has cleared the charity foundation of Ivory Coast legend More...

‘Everything wrong’ is wrong with Leicester – Ranieri

“Everything is wrong” with Leicester City’s Premier League title defence and they are in a relegation battle after losing to Sunderland..

Kane signs new Spurs deal

Harry Kane has signed a new contract at Tottenham that will keep him at the club until 2022. Kane, who was..

House committee calls for amendment of Procurement Act

… Wants agriculture ministry removed from normal budgetary process Stories by John Oba Abuja The House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture..

Libya crisis talks held in London as economy ‘nears collapse’

John Kerry and Boris Johnson have hosted crisis talks with Libya’s leaders in London in an attempt to ward off the..

Nigerians need a pin to the buttocks

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity-Martin Luther King, Jr. Her name, simply Mama..

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