Minister Urges More Workers’ Contribution To National Development

Minister Urges More Workers’ Contribution To National Development

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, on Saturday urged workers to contribute their quota toward economic, social and political developments of the country.  Tallen made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in commemoration of the...
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Minister, NPA Boss Harp On Early Completion Of Rail Projects At Seaport

Minister, NPA Boss Harp On Early Completion Of Rail Projects At Seaport

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday urged the Management of APM Terminal, Apapa Port to provide right of way for the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to finish the laying of the standard gauge track. ...
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Lalong Mourns Domkat Bali

Lalong Mourns Domkat Bali

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has described the demise of former Minister of Defence, retired Gen. Domkat Bali, as a huge loss to the state and Nigeria as a whole.  Lalong said this in a condolence message by his Director...
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Transport Minister Proposes N205b Budget For 2021

Transport Minister Proposes N205b Budget For 2021

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has proposed N205 billion as capital budget for 2021 to enable the ministry make significant progress on all its ongoing projects.  Amaechi in a statement during  his presentation bef...
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Minister: Customs Yet To Release 110 Trucks Of Rice

Minister: Customs Yet To Release 110 Trucks Of Rice

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq on Tuesday said 110. trucks of seized rice have not been handed over to the Ministry  by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). According to the minister, only ...
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Finance Minister: N285b So Far Released For 2020 Capital Projects

Finance Minister: N285b So Far Released For 2020 Capital Projects

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Friday revealed that about N285 billion has so far been released for capital projects in the 2020 budget. Speaking with Journalists after the Presidential Committee on the review...
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Minister To Nigeria: Don’t Shake hands, Don’t Hug

Minister To Nigeria: Don’t Shake hands, Don’t Hug

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has cautioned Nigerians to reduce the culture of handshakes and hugs to avoid contracting coronavirus (COVID-19). Aregbesola said this at the ground-breaking ceremony of a 3000-capacity custodial centre in Karshi, A...
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Reps To Invite Minister, SON, Others Over Influx Of Fake Products

Reps To Invite Minister, SON, Others Over Influx Of Fake Products

The House of Representatives has resolved to invite the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, the Director-General, Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the Director-General, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission over influx of sub...
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Reps To Fashola: Declare State Of Emergency On Federal Roads

Reps To Fashola: Declare State Of Emergency On Federal Roads

A member representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr Tajudeen Adefisoye has urged the Minister of Works, Mr Babatunde Fashola to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country. Adefisoye, in a statement issued on Friday in Akure...
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Commonwealth Ministers Target $2tri  Trade By 2030

Commonwealth Ministers Target $2tri Trade By 2030

Trade ministers and senior officials from 53 Commonwealth countries will gather in London on October 10, 2019 to explore modalities on how to achieve $2trillion trade by 2030.  The Minister are also expected to put  strategies in place for deepening....
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Timipre Sylva Assumes Duty As Minister of State For Petroleum

Timipre Sylva Assumes Duty As Minister of State For Petroleum

The newly appointed Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has assumed duties with a pledge to reposition and chart a way forward for the Nigerian petroleum sector. A press release Wednesday by the NNPC Group General Manager,...
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NPA Boss Seeks Improved Security At Seaports

NPA Boss Seeks Improved Security At Seaports

To curb high level of insecurity and threats in Nigeria’s Maritime domain, the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has called on all Ports Facility Security Officers (PFSOs) to double their efforts and remain ever vigilant....
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Minister: Nigeria To Partner Other African Countries On Blue Economy

Minister: Nigeria To Partner Other African Countries On Blue Economy

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to cooperate with sister countries and development bodies to advance Africa’s prosperity through the safe and sustainable use of the continent’s vast sea and ocean resources.  The Minister of T...
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At Book Launch, Jonathan Expresses Concern Over Vote Buying

At Book Launch, Jonathan Expresses Concern Over Vote Buying

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