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 outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic had some adverse effects on the environment sector in the last one year leading to loss biodiversity and other environmental challenges. Minister of Environment Mohammadu Abubakar said this while delivering his key note address at 14th National Council on environment in Abuja.
To grant Local Government Areas autonomy is the best way to ensure sustainable development in the rural areas across the country. The Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Idris Wase said this during a stakeholders meeting to build local government capacity for greater 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 Federal Government says climate change has contributed to rising economic challenges in Nigeria and the African continent at large, with resultant displacement of persons and livelihoods. President Muhammadu Buhari said this during the D-8 virtual meeting on Covid-19 and climate change.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the day to Mark World Health Day, Governments at all levels have been tasked to prioritize health services for women, newborns, children and adolescents during the COVID-19 by strengthening political commitment, policies and financing. The call is contained in a statement signed by the coordinator Africa Health Budget Netwwork Dr. Aminu Magashi he said “This year’s annual celebration is being held at the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which continues to threaten the improvement in health and social services. The theme for this year’s…
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic says failure of the Federal Government to address their demands has necessitated the strikes the union is embarking on. The President of the Union, Anderson Ezeibe said this in a press briefing in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has announced Dig Usman Alkali Baba as Acting Inspector General of Police, with immediate effect. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this to State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa.
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.
There was a high turn out of civil servants at the resumption of work after the Easter holidays in Abuja. Zakari Gabriel was at the Federal Secretariat in Nation’s Capital where he reports most workers as wearing their facemasks.