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As the ongoing exercise to sanitize the education system continues, the state government says it will live no stone unturned in the closure of more illegal schools to give the sector a new face. Already, the Ministry of Education has clamped down on one hundred and twelve of such schools across the state. Commissioner for […]

Members of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly led by the Speaker, Aniekan Bassey, are among Nigeria’s delegation at the ongoing 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Africa Regional Conference, billed to end tomorrow, in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The conference, according to the Speaker, has offered members of the state legislature ample opportunity in parliamentary and diplomatic relations, as […]

Amid name calling between Nigeria and South Africa due to xenophobic attacks, President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, today met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to discuss the next line of action to take to tackle the attacks. The meeting considered the recall of the Nigeria High Commissioner to South […]

Nigeria has boycotted the World Economic Forum on Africa 2019, which kicked off today in Cape Town, South Africa. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was expected to attend the conference, but would no longer do so as the relationship between the two countries remain under focus. President Buhari’s aide on New Media, Bashir Ahmed, confirmed the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched a Special Envoy to convey to his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, his concerns about the escalating xenophobia attacks and also to find lasting solutions to the situation. This comes after the President has instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to summon the South African High Commissioner to […]

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha are to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari this week to discuss the ways to end the minimum wage deadlock. Reports say government’s negotiating team and the Joint Public Sector Unions are considering a compromise deal of […]

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Aregbesola says he would continue with the policies and reforms embarked on by his predecessor, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau. The Minister based his reasons on the fact that the polices and reforms were in line with the “SET” objectives of President Buhari-led Administration of improving security, economic revitalization and entrenching transparency […]

By 2021, the Federal Government’s planned electronic border monitoring will commence fully. Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede gave the assurance at the commission’s management retreat in Lagos. Babandede said the e-border would enable officials to see real time online situation of the country’s borders. He explained that the operations would be equipped with […]

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says he has nothing to do with the social media account with the publication that Federal Government is giving out seven hundred thousand naira to youths and young adults to enable them to pay school fees and set up businesses, among others. In a statement by his Special […]

As part of his engagements at the ongoing Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama, Japan, President Muhammadu Buhari today held investment talks with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Toyota Group. During the meeting, the Bank, led by its Deputy Governor, Nobumitsu Hayashi, indicated interest in supporting projects in […]

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