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Many LPG outlets in FCT have no operating approvals- Fact Finding Committee

Many LPG outlets in FCT have no operating approvals- Fact Finding Committee

By Baba Mohammed Concerned about the incident of gas explosion which claimed several lives in Lafia, Nasarawa state last year, the FCT Administration has set up a Ministerial committee comprising of officers from relevant departments and agencies within the FCTA to examine the causes of the disaster, appraise the situation in the FCT and make appropriate recommendations. The Committee chaired ... Read More »

We’ll Work Closely With Buhari Without Compromising  Independence of Legislature –Senator  Lawan

We’ll Work Closely With Buhari Without Compromising Independence of Legislature –Senator Lawan

By Haruna Salami The President of the Senate,  Senator Ahmed Lawan has said the 9th Senate will work closely with the executive arm of the government without compromising the integrity and independence of the legislature in the interest of Nigerian people. Lawan disclosed  this as the upper chamber of the National Assembly resumed plenary Tuesday. In  his welcome address, Lawan  pledged ... Read More »

BORNO NSHIP TRAINS CBOs, HEALTH WORKERS ON DHIS2 MOBILE DATA CAPTURE

BORNO NSHIP TRAINS CBOs, HEALTH WORKERS ON DHIS2 MOBILE DATA CAPTURE

Photo: Dr Meleh* BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BoSPHCDA) under the leadership of the Executive Director, Dr. Sule Meleh and Nigeria State Health Investment Project- Additional Financing (NSHIP-AF), through the Project Coordinator, Hajiya Habiba Saidu have embarked on Intensive training on District Health Information System (DHIS2) Mobile Data Capture for Community Based Organizations ... Read More »

Kalu, Boroface, Others Emerge Senate Principal Officers

Kalu, Boroface, Others Emerge Senate Principal Officers

By Haruna Salami The  Senate at plenary on Tuesday announced Senator Abdullahi Yahaya from Kebbi South as Senate Leader and Senator Ajayi Boroface as Deputy Senate Leader. In the same vein Senator Orji Uzor Kalu became the Senate Chief Whip and Senator Ali Sahabi as Deputy Chief Whip. On the minority side Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe as Senate Minority Leader and ... Read More »

Expecting development without female participation is like clapping with one hand- Mrs Fayemi

Expecting development without female participation is like clapping with one hand- Mrs Fayemi

First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi has said no country can achieve development goals without the activitive and full participation of it’s female folks. She spoke in Abuja on Monday while moderating a panel discussion on “The Transformation Women Want :Galvanising for a Common Agenda” at the launch of the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN). *Erelu Bisi Fayemi ... Read More »

Enugu community, Miyetti Allah, others deny herders, cattle expulsion…as Gov. Ugwuanyi, heads of security agencies visit

The people of Agbada Nenwe in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State, members of the Hausa/Fulani community and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the South East zone, have denied the video trending on social media over the purported expulsion of some herders and their cattle out of the community. It would be recalled that the ... Read More »

Don’t appoint people of questionable characters into your cabinet, CSOs tell Buhari

Don’t appoint people of questionable characters into your cabinet, CSOs tell Buhari

…Seek assent to Act to check illicit financial flows Ahead of the much awaited ministerial appointment, a coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against appointing people of questionable character into his cabinet. The CSOs also urged him to, as a matter of urgency, signed into law the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) transmitted to ... Read More »

NHIS: Buhari approves sack of Yusuf, appoints new Executive Secretary

NHIS: Buhari approves sack of Yusuf, appoints new Executive Secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of Prof. Usman Yusuf as Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This followed the recommendations of report by an Independent Fact Finding Panel on the NHIS. The president has consequently approved the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo as the new Executive Secretary of the agency. Similarly, President ... Read More »

Our motivation for National Discourse on Food Security- The Companion

Our motivation for National Discourse on Food Security- The Companion

As the countdown for the all-important discourse on food security organized by a Muslim professional group The Companion ticks, the hosts have explained that its motivation was to get the nation thinking about the potentials of agriculture as a revenue earner for the country. The immediate past Lagos District Amir (Chairman) of the organization, Imam Nojeem Jimoh explained to stakeholders ... Read More »

Ogun Govt. maps out strategies for religion as a vehicle to drive economic viability

Ogun Govt. maps out strategies for religion as a vehicle to drive economic viability

Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Monday disclosed that his administration has mapped out strategies in engaging religious leaders and the entire people of the state to see religion not just as a tool of spiritual fulfillment, but also as a vehicle that drives economic viability of the State. He stated this in an address he delivered at ... Read More »