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ACTIONAID FLAYS RISING DEBT PROFILE,INCESSANT STRIKES BY MEDICAL PERSONNEL IN NIGERIA.ACTIONAID

ActionAid Nigeria has decried the increase in public fiscal deficit, financed mostly by domestic and foreign borrowings, with high debt service payments, estimated at more than half of federally collected revenues which now pose a major fiscal risk to Nigeria’s economy. This was the contained in a statement issued by the General Assembly Members of […]

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Benue State Governor Solicits Support for IDPs.

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has solicited  the support of Nigerians to cushion the effect of the humanitarian crisis in the state occasioned by the over five years’ stay of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in camps.   The governor spoke yesterday at separate thanksgiving masses held at St Dominic Catholic Church Sachi and St Joseph’s […]

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Anti Open Grazing Bill Becomes law in Akwa Ibom state

  Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has signed into law the Bill for the Prohibition of open rearing and grazing of livestock in the state.   Mr Emmanuel gave his assent to the Bill in a brief ceremony at Government House, Uyo which was witnessed by the Speaker of the State House of […]

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Resident Doctors seek audience with President Buhari over lingering strike

Striking doctors under the aegis of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to involve them in subsequent meetings with the Nigerian Medical Association.   The association’s Vice President, Adejo Arome made the appeal in an interview and noted that human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, would be leading NARD’s […]

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West Africa bloc, ECOWAS suspends Guinea after coup in the country

West Africa bloc, ECOWAS has suspended Guinea following a recent coup in the country.   Burkinabe Foreign Minister Alpha Barry announced the development after a virtual crisis summit.   Barry told reporters in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, that the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS, will also send a mediation mission to Guinea today. […]

Award winning Afro Pop singer, Davido is set to headline another big stage at Hot 97’s annual summer Jam concert in the American State of New York. An excited Davido broke the news via his twitter page on tuesday, while sharing some of the big stars that will perform at the summer Concert. Artistes billed […]

It is no longer news that the Nigerian Senate has approved N30,000 as the new official minimum wage. According to reports, the approval came subsequent to the submission of the report of the ad hoc committee set up to review the minimum wage. Meanwhile, the committee was headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena. However, the decision […]

News making the rounds in the media space has it that the Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country. According to reports recently released by (NAIIS), about 5.5 per cent of the people living with HIV in Nigeria are in […]

ActionAid Nigeria has decried the increase in public fiscal deficit, financed mostly by domestic and foreign borrowings, with high debt service payments, estimated at more than half of federally collected revenues which now pose a major fiscal risk to Nigeria’s economy. This was the contained in a statement issued by the General Assembly Members of […]

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has solicited  the support of Nigerians to cushion the effect of the humanitarian crisis in the state occasioned by the over five years’ stay of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in camps.   The governor spoke yesterday at separate thanksgiving masses held at St Dominic Catholic Church Sachi and St Joseph’s […]

  Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has signed into law the Bill for the Prohibition of open rearing and grazing of livestock in the state.   Mr Emmanuel gave his assent to the Bill in a brief ceremony at Government House, Uyo which was witnessed by the Speaker of the State House of […]

Striking doctors under the aegis of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to involve them in subsequent meetings with the Nigerian Medical Association.   The association’s Vice President, Adejo Arome made the appeal in an interview and noted that human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, would be leading NARD’s […]

West Africa bloc, ECOWAS has suspended Guinea following a recent coup in the country.   Burkinabe Foreign Minister Alpha Barry announced the development after a virtual crisis summit.   Barry told reporters in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, that the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS, will also send a mediation mission to Guinea today. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Imo State for the commissioning of projects.   Buhari landed at the Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, the state capital and was received by state officials and other dignitaries.   Governor Hope Uzodinma had a few days back disclosed that Buhari would be visiting Imo to commission some  significant projects […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has denied reports that the federal government is owing salaries to doctors under the ageis of the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD.   The Minister described as propaganda the allegations of the striking doctors that its members were being owed salaries for months, Ngige insisted no […]

President Muhammadu Buhari is appealing for state government support, following his approval to set up integrated farm estates in all 109 senatorial districts across the country.   Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, Paul Ikonne, announced this after a meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.   While explaining […]

The Presidency has lauded achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since 2015 and enumerated them in a list.   In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the Presidency said Buhari signed the Petroleum Industry Bill into law and recently declared a 287 billion profit after tax by the Nigerian […]

President Muhammadu Buhari is calling Nigerian graduates to apply for the Jubilee  Fellows Programme.   The programme, a Federal Government initiative in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme UNDP, aims to place 20,000 skilled young Nigerian graduates, under the age of 30 into jobs in private and public sector organizations around the country.   The […]


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