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President Buhari’s Speech at the Signing of the 2018 Appropriation Bill into Law

President Buhari’s Speech at the Signing of the 2018 Appropriation Bill into Law at Presidential Villa, Abuja. June 20, 2018 Protocols I would like to thank the leadership of the National Assembly, particularly the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as well as all the Distinguished Senators and Honourable

Umahi condemns renaming of Abakaliki Street in Anambra

* Warns against discriminating Ebonyians in Anambra The Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman, South East Governors Forum, Mr. David Umahi, has condemned the renaming of a street initially named after Abakaliki, by his Anambra State counterpart, Mr. Willie Obiano. Obiano had recently renamed the popular Abakaliki Street, housing most of the

Three Dead, Two Injured In Ojuelegba Truck Accident

Three people were killed and two others injured in the truck accident that occurred on the Ojuelegba bridge in Lagos State. The General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed this to Channels Television on Tuesday. He made the disclosure after a truck with an unknown registration

Government To Train Candidates On Rail Engineering In China

The Federal Government has concluded plans to train qualified candidates on rail engineering in China for five years. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, S. Zakari, in a letter to the Minister of Trade, Investment and Industry, Okechukwu Enelamah, said the government is seeking for nomination of suitable candidates for training

Over 70% LASU Budget Spent On Diesel – VC

The Lagos State University (LASU) says it spent more than 70 per cent of its annual budget on purchase of diesel due to erratic power supply to the institution. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of the university made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday

Currency-in-circulation Drops To N1.668 Trillion

The total value of currency-in-circulation in the country reduced by N269 billion year-on-year to N1.668trillion as of the end of March thisyear, down from the N1.937 trillionrecorded in February 2018, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)revealed in its latest money and credit statistics for March. Currency- in- circulation refers to the

BOI Losses Court Case In Loan Dispute 

A firm, Austin Laz and Company has obtained a judgment against the Bank of Industry (BoI) in a loan dispute. In his lead judgment dated May 17, 2018, Justice Mudashiru Nasiru Oniyangi of the Court of Appeal, Benin, Edo State, set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court, Benin delivered

CAN Rejects Ex-boko Haram Recruit Into Army, Police

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has opposed reported moves by the Federal Government directing the Nigerian Army and Police to recruit some former members of Boko Haram terrorists who recently underwent deradicalisation programme. The President of CAN, Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, said on Tuesday that if it is true, it

FG To Disburse $322m Abacha Loot To Nigerians

The Federal Government is making final preparation to disburse $322 million fund repatriated from the accounts of former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha in Switzerland to Nigerians. The National Coordinator of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Nigeria and Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reforms, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu disclosed