N14.3bn for NSEZCO still in CBN account -Enelamah

By Franca Ofili Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, says that the N14.3 billion meant for Nigeria Special Economic Zones Company (NSEZCO) is still in Central Bank of Nigeria account. Enelamah made the clarification in Abuja on Thursday at a news conference. “The Federal Government has already released N14.3 billion as […]

UNGA presidency: Nigeria remains unopposed – Gravley

Nigeria remains unopposed in its bid for the presidency of the 74th United Nations  General Assembly (UNGA). Ms Monica Gravley, spokesperson to the President of the outgoing 73rd UNGA, Ms Maria Espinosa, disclosed this to UN correspondents in New York on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country is represented in […]

Breaking: Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II gets new UN job

By Emmanuel Afonne UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020. A statement by UN quoted Guterres as saying that the appointment was sequel to the UN Member States […]

Naira remains stable at parallel market

By Fabian Ekeruche The Naira on Thursday remained stable at the parallel market in Lagos, exchanging at N359.3 to the dollar. The Pound Sterling and the Euro traded at N472 and N402, respectively. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the naira was sold at N360 to the dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the […]

cloudy weather to prevail on Friday – NiMET

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Friday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook on Thursday in Abuja, predicted cloudy morning and thunderstorms over the central states with day and night temperatures of 29 to 39 and 17 to […]

IN CASE YOU MISSED THIS… FUNCTIONAL EDUCATION: GOV SANI-BELLO RENEWS COMMITMENT TO TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SAYS GOVT WILL CONTINUE TO PRIORITIZE GIRL-CHILD EDUCATION

Niger State Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has renewed the administration’s commitment to technical and vocational education in the next four years as a deliberate step toward checking growing unemployment. The Governor stated this today when he received the members of the World Bank team on Girls Education in Government House, Minna. The Governor noted that […]

HEALTH RESTORATION AGENDA: GOV SANI-BELLO RESTATES COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING RURAL HEALTHCARE CENTRES IN THE STATE AS NIPSS PARTICIPANTS COMMENDS HIS DEVELOPMENTAL STRIDES

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has restated his commitment towards improving the state of primary healthcare centers in the state in the next four years. The Governor gave this commitment when he played host to members of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, who were on Presidential assignment on a study […]

Ana sakin mata 179 a kowane wata a Saudiyya – Hukumomi

Wasu alkaluma da aka fitar na baya-bayanan sun nuna cewa ana sakin mata 58,000 a Saudiyya, wanda kashi 24% daga ciki na aure 158,000 da aka yi ne a bara a kasar, kamar yadda jaridar Saudi Gazzette ta ruwaito. Alkaluman da hukumar kididdiga ta kasar ta fitar sun nuna cewa a kowane wata ana sakin […]

JUST IN: Buhari returns Emefiele as CBN governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele for a second term in office. A letter for the tenure renewal was signed by Buhari on Wednesday and has now been sent to the senate for confirmation. The CBN Act stipulates that the senate must confirm the nomination of […]