In a bid to reduce importation of electrical fittings from other countries, Excel LED Centre has opened for business in Abuja. Speaking during the Inauguration, the owner says the aim is to create job opportunities for Nigerian youths. Alhassan Bala reports some friends of the business owner as commending the development.
The FCT Minister of State Doctor Ramatu Tijjani said the administration is prepared to transform Jabi Lake into a tourism destination as part of its short term strategic development plan. John Terna reports that the minister said this while receiving an outlined business case certificate of compliance on implementation of Jabi Lake tourism project issued by Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission.
The Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has debunked the allegation that his office and the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari forced the Central Bank of Nigeria to pay 133 Billion Naira Judgement debt.
As a way of improving food security in Nigeria and creating jobs for the teeming youths, Al-Andalus Rice Mills, has set up a rice mill company in Kuje, Abuja. Senior pastor of Restoration Life Assembly Rev Udochi Majesty Odikanwa who inaugurated the new mill at the weekend says it will add to the country’s GDP.
All is now set for the delivery of 27,000 tractors that will fast track the full implementation of the National Agriculture Mechanisation of the country. Belarus Ambassador To Nigeria gave the assurance at a technical meeting with keyplayers in Agric Mechanization in Nigeria.
The Federal Government is seeking the collaboration of State Governments to address challenges affecting development planning in Nigeria. Minister Of State For Budget And National Planning, Clem Agba said this while declaring open the 19 Joint Planning Board And National Council on development planning meeting visually in Abuja. the minister explained that out comes from this meeting will contribute to formulation of the medium term national development plan 2021 to 2050 and Nigeria Agenda 2050. The theme for the meeting is national development planning in Nigeria, issues and challenges.
The House Of Representatives has mandated it’s committee on Petroleum Downstream to investigate and conduct a comprehensive audit of funds spent on rehabilitation and maintenance of refineries in the country.
The Former Governor of Edo state, His Excellency Chief Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion today officially launched the test transmission of Independent Radio 89.7 FM Abuja. John Terna reports that the test transmission launch is coming a week after the inspection and approval of the radio facility by the National Broadcasting Commission.
The Senate on Tuesday passed for Second Reading a Bill for an Act to establish an Agency for Solid Mineral Resources. Senators believe that the Establishment of the Solid Minerals Corporation will help create employment opportunities for Nigeria’s teeming youths.
President Buhari Said This On Today While Receiving The Outgoing Special Representative Of The United Nations Secretary-General And Head Of The United Nations Office For West Africa And The Sahel, Mohammed Ibn Chambas. The President Said An Unstable Libya Will Remain A Problem For The Sahel Region Of Africa With The Existence Of Armed Guards Recruited By The Late Leader. President Buhari Warned That Illegal Arms And Ammunition Will Continue To Flow In The Sahel Region Of The African Continent As Far As Libya Remained Unstable. He Said Muammar Gadaffi…