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The Federal Government has inaugurated the reconstituted National Productivity Order of Merit Award Committee, for the purpose of selecting deserving awardees for conferment. The Committee is tasked with the responsibility of selecting and recommending individuals and organisations for confernment of the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award by Mr...
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved a number of projects including the change of scope for the construction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano highway from N155b to N797.2b and a N10.4b for the procurement of fire fighting vehicles and equipment for the Federal Fire...
Amidst rising insecurity in Nigeria and the clamour by citizens for the sack of heads of the nation's security agencies, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of Ambassador-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad. A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the list includes 43 career ambassadors and 52 non-career ambassadors. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday by its Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda. While Aduda...
Nigeria's secret police, Department of State Services (DSS) has raised the alarm over plot by some Nigerians who have connived with external forces to incite religious violence in the country. DSS confirmed this on Monday in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, stating that those individuals target...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mota- Engil Group for the construction of $1.959billion dollars Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway lines. In a statement by Eric Ojiekwe, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the project...
Nigeria's Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that the sum of $5.3 billion loan request by the Federal Government is yet to be approved by the Chinese Government. The Minister, who disclosed this during an interview on a television programme in Abuja on Saturday clarified that contrary to the...
The Nigerian Army Saturday night announced a major redeployment of senior officers to intensify the war against terrorism and other forms of criminality that is ravaging the peace of the country. The Director, Army Public Relations Brigadier General Sagir Musa, while disclosing the redeployment said the move was to rekindle...
Normal activities regarding the registration of Nigerians for the National Identity Numbers have now resumed across the country after activities were suspended at the various offices of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) nationwide during the week due to strike action by workers. The resumption followed the intervention of the Federal...
Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Coronavirus (COVID-19), Boss Mustapha, has revealed that no fewer than 731 of the 34,418 Batch B members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 2020, tested positive for the deadly disease. Speaking on Tuesday at a briefing by the task force, Mustapha said...