President Buhari Full Speech At 2021 Budget Presentation

PROTOCOLS It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 – 2022 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and passage of the 2020 Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today marks an important occasion in our quest to accord the federal budget process the seriousness it…

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Nigeria @60: PDP Governors’ Call For Dialogue, Lament Worsening Social Contradiction

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum, has harped on the need for a national conversation on the way forward for Nigeria, stressing that the nation can not continue to remain helpless in the face of the challenges confronting her people. The PDP Governors’ Forum cautioned that the worsening social contradictions starring Nigerians in the face must not be allowed to destroy the country. The forum, in its message to Nigerians on the occasion of country’s 60th Independence anniversary celebration signed by its Chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon…

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Nigeria@60: China Awards 49 University Of Abuja Students Education Grant

As part of activities marking Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day celebration and the National Day of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government has awarded the sum of N4.9million to 49 students of the University of Abuja to support their education. The students, who were selected based on best CGP and some indigent ones, cut across the entire 11 faculties in the institution and the 36 states of the country and the FCT and included 42 undergraduates and seven postgraduate students. Presenting the award, the Charge D’Affaires of the Embassy…

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Nigeria @60: President Buhari Addresses Nigerians

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to renew my appreciation to Nigerians for entrusting me with your hopes and aspirations for a better and greater Nigeria. Today, it is my unique privilege to re-commit myself to the service of this great country…

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WHO Says Over 41,000 Health Workers Infected With COVID-19

The World Health Organization, WHO, said about 41,000 health workers across Africa have been infected with the dreaded COVID-19 disease. That lack of safety has caused of 2.6m deaths globallyThat there is the need to make healthcare safer by pursuing patient-centered policies, redesigning processes, ramping-up hygiene practices, and transforming organisational cultures because the lack thereof has led to the death of 2.6 million patients globally. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, to commemorate the World Patient Safety…

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Abuja records another covid-19 case

The Federal government has announced another case of coronavirus case in the FCT. The confirmation of the fresh one case is coming 24 hours after the the city record three cases. The Nigeria centre for disease control NCDC in their verified twitter handle said ” One new case of #COVID19 has been confirmed in FCT, Nigeria As at 11:00 am on the 22nd of March, there are 27 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Of the 27 confirmed cases, 2 have been discharged with no death.” Spread the love

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FG shuts Lagos, Abuja airports Monday Over Coronavirus

The Federal Government says the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos; and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja will be shut effective Monday, March 23. This is contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu. The closure of international flight operations at the Lagos and Abuja airports is in addition to the three other international airports in Kano, Enugu and Port Harcourt shut for flight operations on Saturday. Nuhu said the closure would last till April 23, adding that emergency and essential flights…

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Nigeria Suspends Turkish Airlines

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority NCAA has suspended Turkish Airlines from operating into the country over persistent baggage delays. The suspension takes effect on December 16 The regulatory authority said the airline would remain suspended until it is ready to operate into the country with the right aircraft size and bring passengers into the country together with their checked-in baggage. The NCAA, in a letter: NCAA/ DG/12/16/60 directed to the airline’s Country Manager and dated December 11, 2019 signed by the Acting Director General, Captain Abdullahi Sidi, said the baggage…

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Abuja Broadcast Managers Want FG To Address Power Sector Workers Concern

The Federal Government has been urged to urgently address the concerns raised by the National Union of Electricity Employees NUEE. The Chairman of the Abuja Broadcast Station Managers, Mrs Fatima Abbas Hassan made the call at an emergency meeting of the association on Thursday, expressed displeasure over the untold hardship the strike actions embarked on by the power sector workers has caused Nigerians within the last 24hours. She said; “There is need for a joint meeting to resolve pending issues between the workers, TCN, Gencos, Discos and all stakeholders involved…

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Cyber Crime: Senate Wants Improved Funding To Reverse Threat

The Senate Has Urged The Federal Government To Improve The Budgetary Provisions For The Development Of Digital Technology And Cyber Dependence Safety In The Country. This Is Part Of Resolutions Reached Following Debate On A Motion On The Need To Tackle The Challenges Of Cybercrimes. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe Has More. Spread the love

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