President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order prohibiting issuance of visas to foreign workers whose skills are readily available in Nigeria. The executive order, signed on Monday in Abuja, is “to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components”. “The executive order is expected to Continue Reading
Governor Rochas Okorcha of Imo state has announced that he would erect three more statues. He made this known when he addressed newsmen in Owerri, the Imo state capital on the letters written by both ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida. The governor informed that Imo state Continue Reading
The Minister of State For Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu on Thursday said the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has incurred a cumulative loss of N85.5 billion in importing petrol and selling at the current retail price of N145 per litre. Kachikwu said the price was fixed in the first Continue Reading
IPOB Is A Threat To National Unity More Than Herdsmen, Lai Muhammed Tells BBC – FFK Reacts Former Aviation Minister and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out at the minister for information and culture, Lai Muhammed for the statements he made on BBC World. Mr. Lai Continue Reading
Buhari’s speech provides hope for development – Nigerians A cross section of Nigerians in Damaturu on Monday say President Muhammadu Buhari’s new year speech provides hope for accelerated infrastructural development. Alhaji Usman Habibu, a retired civil servant, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu that government’s commitment to Continue Reading
Senator Francis Okpozo, who died at 81, in 2016, has been named Chairman, Nigerian Press Council (NPC). Also on the list is late retired Deputy Inspector General of Police and elder statesman, Donald Ugbaja. Senator Francis Okpozo, who died at 81, in 2016, has been named Chairman, Nigerian Press Council Continue Reading
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos for Christmas made surprise visits to two petrol stations at the Lekki-Ajah Expressway on Sunday. He even helped out to dispense petrol to some motorists. Accompanied by minister of state for petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, he discussed with the owners of the stations and Continue Reading
Governor Fayose of Ekiti State, has stepped in to salvage the lingering fuel scarcity in the country by selling Ekiti Government House fuel at N145 per litre, to distressed Nigerians who have been affected by the increased fuel price. Governor Fayose who announced this on Twitter, tweeted;
An aggrieved Nigerian lady who regrets voting for President Buhari in 2015 Presidential election, took to Twitter to call out the Nigerian President for failing her and the increased hardship in the country. Her tweet read; ‘You’ve failed me sir, I don’t know about any other person but you failed me @MBuhari. To think Continue Reading
Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, Najeem Salam was seen throwing Gala and Lipton Tea to his constituents in Ejigbo.
Desmond Elliot who recently stormed his Surulere constituency in Lagos State as Santa Claus to distribute gifts directly to people, has donated power transformers. One of the donated electricity transformers Nollywood actor turned politician, Desmond Elliot gives out 500 KVA transformer as a way to celebrate the christmas Continue Reading
The President’s and the Vice-President’s pay is low, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday. He criticised the private sector for not respecting the national minimum wage law, which puts the lowest pay at N18,000. Speaking at the end-of-year seminar of the State House Press Corps at the old Banquet Hall of Continue Reading
President Buhari was treated to a suprise party as he turned 75 yesterday .Vice President, Yemi Osibajo,Governors and other well wishers surprise him with Birthday Cakes, Cards and Songs.
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, yesterday presented the state assembly with a N190billion budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year. Okorocha presented the appropriation bill at the hallowed chambers of the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday in Owerri, the state capital. According to him in the proposal, titled ‘Budget Continue Reading
The Osun State House of Assembly has issued a warrant for arrest of the immediate past Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in the state, Mr. Muyiwa Ige, over his alleged refusal to honour the lawmakers’ invitation. Muyiwa is a son of a former Governor of old Oyo Continue Reading