President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for the winning the 2017 World Food Prize. Adesina, who is the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), will today be presented with the $250,000 prize and Laureate sculpture at a ceremony in […]

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has authorised the establishment of special court to fast track the prosecution of those indicted in the payroll fraud in the state civil service. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that Dickson had set up a prosecution team following staff verification exercise that uncovered […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senate Caucus on Wednesday, met with the party’s, minority leaders of State Assemblies, assuring that the party was stronger and set to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), from power in 2019. Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio made this known while briefing newsmen […]

Dr Suraj Abdulkarim, Programme Manager, Gombe State Agency for the Control of HIVand AIDS (GOMSACA) says 50 per cent of people in the state do not know their status. The Programme Manager, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Thursday, stressed the need for […]

Nigeria’s erstwhile finance minister Ngozi Okonjo Iweala disclosed in 2012 that SURE-P would “mitigate the immediate impact of the removal of fuel subsidy and accelerate economic growth through investments in critically-needed infrastructure”. Transportation was one of the projects in the programme. A sum of 10.45 Billion Naira was earmarked in […]

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