Why Buhari Has Not Signed 2018 Budget

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has given reasons as to why President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to sign the Appropriation Bill, passed by the National Assembly on May 10.   According to him, the president has decided to carry out a thorough review of the 2018 budget.   The National Assembly […]

Lagos: Ambode clears N37.54bn pension arrears

The Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) said Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, has paid a total of N37, 546 billion to pensioners since 2015. According to a statement signed by the Director-General of LASPEC, Mrs Folashade Onanuga, on Sunday in Lagos, the figure represented the total pension paid to 9,045 retirees of the state. […]

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Take Advantage Of Buhari’s Visit To start Making Friends For Rivers People, Senator Uchendu Advises Wike

The senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Andrew Uchendu, has urged Governor Nyesom Wike, to take advantage of the proposed visit of President Muhammadu Buhari, to start making friends for Rivers people across borders. In a statement released to journalists in Port Harcourt, Senator Uchendu, who noted that past political leaders […]

Gov Wike presents N510bn 2018 budget proposal to Rivers Assembly

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N510billion to the Rivers State House of Assembly for consideration and subsequent approval. Christened the budget of “Budget of Consolidation, advancement and empowerment”, Governor Wike said the budget will consolidate and advance the state’s investments in infrastructure, education, healthcare, and security, […]

BREAKING:President Buhari orders immediate disengagement of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina from service. Asks for full report on circumstances of his recall.

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate disengagement from service of Mr Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms. In a memo to the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, the President equally demanded a full report of the circumstances of Maina’s recall and posting to the […]

Lai Mohammed Inaugurates Mass Comm., Broadcasting Buildings at BUK

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has commended the authorities of the Bayero University, Kano (BUK) for elevating the institution’s Mass Communication Department to a Faculty. The Minister made the commendation in Kano on Wednesday while inaugurating some projects at the new site of the university. “They (BUK) have elevated Mass Communication […]

Sovereign Wealth Fund Resuscitates 11 Fertilizer Blending Firms, Crashes Fertilizer Price

The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), also known as the Sovereign Wealth Fund, has resuscitated 11 fertilizer blending plants across the country, which substantially brought down the price of fertilizer, ended fertilizer subsidy and ensured the availability of the commodity. The Fund’s Managing Director Uche Orji disclosed this in Abuja on Monday, while receiving the […]