Revenue generation: Transformation in lottery industry yielding results- Gbajabiamila

October 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Lanre Gbajabiamila has said the country would soon witness a boom in lottery business as the transformation process of the industry commenced in 2017 has started yielding positive results. Speaking with newsmen in his office, Wednesday in Abuja, Gbajabiamila said the boom would lead to significant rise in the nation’s Read More

FCT minister seeks review of revenue sharing formula

October 12, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has called for a new revenue sharing formula that is fair and equitable, considering the roles being played by the city in national development. He stated this during an advocacy and sensitisation meeting on the review of the existing revenue allocation formula Tuesday in Abuja. Bello stated that there Read More

Banditry: FG donates relief items to victims in Zamfara

October 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The federal government has donated relief materials to victims of banditry in Zamfara state. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Faruq, who presented the items to the 36 committee set up by the state government for collection and distribution of relief items to vulnerable victims of banditry Thursday in Gusau. The minister, who Read More

Lobbying shouldn’t stop Buhari from sacking unproductive ministers – APC chieftain

October 9, 2021 Samson Benjamin 0

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Garus Gololo, has advised President Muhammad Buhari not to be distracted in his quest to get rid of some cabinet members in his administration, with the view to repositioning his government. Gololo, while reacting to a publication credited to an online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, on Friday, said it would do the Read More

Minister Dare set to inaugurate Nigeria Taekwondo, Rugby, 20 other sports federations boards

October 8, 2021 Editor 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports development Chief Sunday Dare will on Friday October 8, 2021 inaugurate newly elected 22 sports federations boards. A press statement by the Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Youth and Sports development, Mohammed Manga, on Thursday said, “Arrangements have being concluded for the official inauguration of the newly elected Board Members of the Read More

Killing field close to FCT minister’s residence discovered, victim’s head chopped off, hung on tree, 4 persons killed

October 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Few kilometres away from the Life -Camp official residence of the FCT minister is located a burgeoning slum, known as Kuchibena, where deadly cult activities have turned into a killing field and making life miserable for residents. In the last two months, terrified residents said several persons have died, with about four persons murdered this week in a most gruesome Read More

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Buni’s unassuming leadership reason for massive defection into APC – Akume

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of special duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume, has commended the current leadership of All the Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee under governor Mai Mala Buni. The former governor said Buni’s unassuming leadership has reunited the party and also responsible for the recent massive defection into the APC from opposition party. In a congratulatory Read More

Breaking: Minister Dare hosts 1994 Super Eagles, reveals why Buhari delivered FG’s house promise 27 years after

September 30, 2021 Editor 0

Youth and Sports development Minister Sunday Dare on Thursday hosted 1994 Super Eagles squad inside his office located within the MKO Abiola National stadium Abuja. While playing host to array of the then stars that won 1994 nation’s cup, the Minister recalled that the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari fulfilled the house promise made to them due to Read More

NG Eagle: Avoid repeat of Bellview, FirstNation saga, unions tell Sirika

September 29, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Two aviation unions: Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Branch have advised the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika to stop the issuance of AOC to Nigeria Eagle, until all the total debts of Arik transforming to Nigeria Eagle are settled. In a statement issued Wednesday, signed by Read More

We didn’t demand FG’s pardon for Dariye – Fulani group

September 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Fulani cultural group known as ‘Coalition of Fulani Youths Groups’ (CFYG) has dissociated themselves from the statement credited to its interim president suggesting that they demanded the federal government to grant pardon to a former governor of plateau state Joshua Dariye who is currently facing trial over allegations of corruption. Recall that the group’s president in a letter addressed to Read More

Happening now: Minister Dare hosts Egypt, Algeria Youth and Sports development counterparts as ANOCA celebrates @40 (PICTURES)

September 28, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports development, Chief Sunday Dare, is about now, Tuesday morning, holding bilateral talks with his counterparts from Egypt and Algeria. While Ashraf Sobh is the Youth and Sports Minister in Egypt, Abderezak Sebgag is the number Sports administrator in Algeria. Their bilateral discussion is part of activities marking the 40th anniversary of Association of National Read More

Nigeria animal feed industry can engage 20m workers – Minister

September 23, 2021 John Oba 0

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammed Abubakar, has stated that the Nigeria animal feeds industry is capable of creating 20 million jobs across the nation. This is even as he disclosed that Nigeria targets over 50 million metric tonnes production of animal feed per annum. Abubakar stated this on Thursday while declaring open the 1st National Animal Read More

Breaking: Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau wins election

September 21, 2021 AFP 0

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hung onto power on Monday as his main rival conceded defeat, saying he had won a clear mandate to govern although he fell short of his goal for a majority win. Trudeau, in power since 2015 and governing with a minority of House of Commons seats since 2019, decided to gamble on an early vote Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

Osun ministerial nominees: Alimi lied – Oyetola’s aide

September 17, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The claim by Osun State’s former Commissioner for Local and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Kolapo Alimi, that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola failed to nominate his predecessor for a ministerial slot is not only untrue but also wicked, illogical and mischievous, Ismail Omipidan, Chief Press Secretary to Oyetola, has said. He was reacting to the claim by Alimi in a newspaper interview that Read More

Sports Minister Dare visits Keystone Bank Management team in Lagos

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Honourable Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, has paid a courtesy visit to the management of Keystone Bank Limited at the lender’s headquarters in Lagos. The Minister was received by Mr. Olaniran Olayinka, managing director and chief executive officer, Keystone Bank Limited and Mr Yemi Odusanya, executive director of the bank.

Onu: Indigenous herbs can be used to cure diseases

September 16, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that indigenous plants and herbs can be used to find cure to epilepsy and different forms of cancer, for the benefit of Nigerians and other countries. Dr. Onu made this known at a working visit of the Director UNESCO regional office Dakar and OIC UNESCO regional office Abuja, Read More

Breaking: EFCC chairman Bawa slumps at Villa

September 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has slumped at the third National Identity Day celebration at the Banquet Hall Villa. According to the Nigeria Tribune, Bawa was reportedly delivering a goodwill message suddenly stopped, staggered back to his seat, and laid down. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami, and other Read More

LG congress: APC group denies irregularities in Benue chapter

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of patriotic APC members in Ado, Okpokwu and Ogbadibo Federal Constituency Benue state on the aiges of Likeminds, has frowned at a report  published by an online alleging irregularities in the last Local Government Area congress in the state The report, which quoted unknown sources, had claimed that the consensus APC Chairman for Ado Local Government Area Hon. Read More

Mpape: FCTA continues war against illegal structures, remove markets

September 8, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has Wednesday, continued with its ongoing war against criminalities at Mpape community, where several illegal markets, warehouses and scrap dumps were removed. Chairman , FCT Ministerial Committee on City Sanitation, Ikharo Attah, while fielding questions from journalists in Mpape, in Abuja, said the demolition in Mpape will enter the 2nd quarter of next year or untill when Read More

Forum tasks new minister on sector’s repositioning

September 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

A consumer advocacy forum known as Nigeria Consumer Protection Network (NCPN) has urged the new Minister of the Power, Engr Abubakar Aliyu, to deliver on the reform programmes put on in place towards repositioning the sector. The forum in a statement made public by its President, Kunle Olubiyo, attributed the quagmire still being experienced in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry Read More

PIA: We’ve arrived at watershed moment – Sylva

September 7, 2021 Benjamin Umutme 0

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has described the recent passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and the eventual signing of the bill into law as a watershed moment for Nigeria. The minister made the remark at an event tagged; “Nigerian-Equatorial Guinea bi-lateral meeting” held Monday in Abuja. Sylva said, “Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria share Read More