Factors making the APC popular by Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

July 28, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

 Members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum have alleged in the communiqué released on July 2021 after their 11th regular meeting that, some of their former colleagues who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) did so due to coercion and underhand activities by the APC. This allegation is false, unsubstantiated and a mere subterfuge  by members of a Read More

Senate c’ttee urges FG to concession Eleme-Onne road

July 27, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The Senate Committee on Trade and Investment has called on the Federal Government to give out the Eleme-Onne road in Rivers state to a private investor for reconstruction and management, describing the washed-out road as a key transport artery for the nation’s economy. Speaking at the Oil and Gas Free Zone in Onne during an oversight visit, Senator Francis Fadahunsi, Read More

South Korea’s Envoy visits Bayelsa, explores investment opportunities

July 24, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said great opportunities abound in Bayelsa State for foreign investors. The former Nigerian leader stated this at a state banquet  organised by the Bayelsa state government in honour of the South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Kim Young-Chae, on Friday night in Yenagoa. Amb. Young-Chae was on a two-day visit to the state. Describing Bayelsa Read More

PGF boss calls for review of APC manifesto to strengthen national unity

July 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman, has called for the review of manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to strengthen political initiatives for national unity.  The PGF boss made the call amidst the challenge of national unity facing Nigeria. According to him, the big question is whether the Read More

Buhari flags off Kaduna-Kano railway modernization project

July 16, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off 203.8 kilometers of the Kaduna -Kano segment of Lagos – Kano railway modernization project. President Buhari during the ground breaking ceremony in Kano on Thursday said the project is crucial to the establishment of a supply chain in railway transport within its corridor, Kano – Kaduna – Abuja, as it links the major commercial Read More

Centre launches project to empower citizens to demand security sector accountability

July 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The African Centre for Leadership Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) has embarked on a public sensitization project aimed at strengthening citizens’ voices in demanding for accountability in the security sector. Director of Strategy, Centre LSD, Mr Itia Otabor told a news conference in Abuja on Monday that the project, tagged “Strengthening of Security Sector Accountability‘’, would be carried out in Read More

2023 Presidency: It’s the turn of North-east – COPJA

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA) has called on the political class and all political parties to ensure the Presidency of the country is rotated round the six-geo-political zones of the country, rather than only North and South, as a way of ensuring inclusion and national unity. It, however, said North-east should be allowed to produce the next Read More

FG launches projects on erosion control

July 12, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The federal government launched 3 projects at different locations in the nation’s capital, Abuja. The projects bordered on erosion control and were funded and executed by the Ecological Fund Office. Representing the President, the Minister of State Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi said that the projects are in line with President Buhari’s promise that no part of the country Read More

LAPO partners MfB, re-launches integration project

July 9, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

An organisation, Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has re-launched its integration project with LAPO Microfinance Bank (MfB) which ensured that clients of the bank equally had access to health services. LAPO’s executive director, Dr. Honestus Ayo Obadiora, said the project was structured to improve the health status of beneficiaries by reducing hospital attendance and the cost or burden of ill-health Read More

Senate approves Buhari’s N2.343trn external borrowing request

July 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the authourisation of N2.343 trillions! ($6.183 billion USD) as External Borrowing in the 2021 Appropriation Act.  This was just as it directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, the Director General of the Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Read More

Minister urges cooperatives to rebuild Nigerian economy

July 4, 2021 John Oba 0

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark the 2021 International Day of Cooperatives, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, has called on the Nigerian Cooperative Movements to assiduously “work the talk” by cooperating among themselves and with other organizations and people to develop and implement strategies and projects that will lead to Read More

Group tackles Kwara governor over N35 billion loan

June 30, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

–   Kwara Emerging Voice (KEV) has warned Governor Abdulrasaq Abdulrahman against mortgaging the future of present and unborn generations of Kwarans through the proposed N35 billon loan from the capital market. The Non – Governmental Organisation in a press statement signed by its Chairman, Alhaji Ahmed Bayero, on Wednesday  threatened to drag the governor  Abdulrasaq Abdulrahman-led administration to court Read More

APC information managers demand legislation, actions against media abuse, misinformation

June 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Information managers of the federal government and in All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled states have demanded for strengthened legislation, strategies and action plans with consequences for media abuse and misinformation in the country. The media managers also asked for a strengthened advocacy to amplify justifications of government policies and popularise government achievements across board. The demands are contained in a Read More

EnjoyNigeria Expo 2021 to generate jobs, create wealth-FG

June 24, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The federal government has expressed optimism that the forthcoming EnjoyNigeria Expo will scale up the value chain delivery of the creative, entertainment, travel, trade and cultural industries of the Nigerian economy. Director, Investment Department of the Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, Mrs Kemi Arodudu disclosed this in a statement signed by the Head of the Media Subcommittee of Read More

Fintiri’s administration mortgaging Adamawa’s future – Bilal

June 24, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal is the Chairman Adamawa state All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, he tells MUAZU ABARI, how low he rates the current administration in the state saying that Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, in the last two years, has mortgaged the future of the state. Your recent claim that the performance of APC elected representatives and appointed officials Read More

Security agencies now speaking language bandits, IPOB, others understand- APC group

June 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress on the platform of APC Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) said peace has gradually returning to the country because the security agencies are now speaking the languages understood by bandits, terrorists and members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) terrorising the nation. The group said “the fear that has gripped the nation Read More

PDP in panic mood over our 40ms support base – APC

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in panic mood ahead of the 2023 general elections because of its recently increased membership base which is now 40 millions. The ruling party, who described PDP as a sinking party, sajd President Muhammadu Buhari’s government from inception took “a good, progressive, patriotic and apolitical Read More

Insecurity: ‘Buhari’s govt acquires first Landing Ship Tank for Navy 42-yrs after’

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that Nigeria recently acquired its first new Landing Ship Tank (LST) since 1979 under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The APC group also said the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) received anout 23 new aircraft since 2015 as part of commitments of Present administration Read More

Ford foundation, Centre LSD launch grant to bridge gender imbalance gap

June 9, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Ford Foundation in collaboration with the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) have launched a N95m grant to bridge the gender imbalance gap in the natural resources management and women empowerment in Nigeria. The Programme Coordinator, Centre LSD, Mrs. Victoria Udoh, who said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the formal launch of the Centre LSD Read More

Buhari set to commission Lagos-Ibadan gauge rail project

All is set for the commissioning of the much awaited Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line project by President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Wednesday toured the project to see the finishing touches being put to the various stations and other facilities. The president is also expected to commission the Lekki Deep Blue project being Read More

Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

June 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APC-LAC), said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999. The administrations before President Muhammadu Buhari include former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In its weekly reports of Buhari’s legacies through a statement Read More

Dangote Fertilizer to hit local market soon

June 6, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

The scarcity of fertilizer in the nation’s market will soon be over as Dangote Industries Limited has confirmed that it has completed its three million metric tonnes granulated urea fertilizer plant. Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote made the confirmation to the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, who went on a final inspection tour of the facility in Ibeju-Lekki, Read More

Chevron Nigeria commits to ecosystem restoration

June 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

Chevron Nigeria Limited on Thursday reiterated its commitment to the restoration of the environment. Chevron is the operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL.. The statement by the oil major comes on the heel of the World Environment Day scheduled to hold on June 5. The event is celebrated to promote environmental awareness Read More

ActionAid calls for digital literacy among youths to access job opportunities

May 20, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The in-country consultant for Youth Digital Engagement (YDE) project, ActionAid Nigeria, Dr Terfa Abraham, has called for digital literacy among youths to expand their access to job opportunities across the country.  Abraham who stated this on Wednesday in Abuja at ActionAid Nigeria’s Youth Digital Engagement (YDE) report validation, noted that the priority area for the YDE project as determined from Read More